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    Need good moderately priced magnetic trainer

    Years ago, the answer was most always Nashbar. That one is gone, apparently.
    What you would suggest, $200-250?
    It's a little too late to do the right thing now.

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    I was wrong, months ago I looked at the Nashbar website, and the plain jane
    magnetic trainer was gone. But it's back now, And at 150ish, the price is right.
    If no one has a better idea, I guess that's the way to go.
    It's a little too late to do the right thing now.

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    I'd actually suggest going for the fluid trainer.

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    +1. If you're planning on using this very much, it might well be worth it to buy something nicer: Robot Check Not much more than your original price range. I've been really happy with my Kurt Kinetic Road Machine.

    EDIT: I'm not sure why my link says "robot check", as it's a link to the Road Machine on Amazon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spld cyclist View Post
    +1. If you're planning on using this very much, it might well be worth it to buy something nicer: Robot Check Not much more than your original price range. I've been really happy with my Kurt Kinetic Road Machine.

    EDIT: I'm not sure why my link says "robot check", as it's a link to the Road Machine on Amazon.
    Yep. Go with the fluid trainers late.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdon View Post

    Yep. Go with the fluid trainers late.
    That's what I meant. This is for my nephew, he was here, and
    I didn't take the care I usually do. My bad.

    This is what I had in mind... a fluid for $160+ ship. Used to be the trainer we suggested for people
    on a budget.


    Nashbar Fluid Trainer - Trainers

    They also have the Ascent trainer on sale for $150, it gets good reviews.
    http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...72_-1___204678

    Performance has the Travel Trac Comp Trainer for $140.
    http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...72_-1___204678
    Last edited by late; 07-07-14 at 08:22 AM.
    It's a little too late to do the right thing now.

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