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Winter Cycling Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.

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Old 11-15-12, 05:53 PM   #1
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best bicycle trainer?

Looking for a good bicycle trainer. Not looking to spend a lot. Just quality and something that I can use to ride during the cold months.
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Old 11-15-12, 06:16 PM   #2
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Ask in the 41. We're likely to tell your to ride the bike on roads, where it belongs, and if you want to spin in place, go to the gym.
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Old 11-15-12, 07:29 PM   #3
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Best trainer is an icy car tire rut that punishes you mercilessly for failing to hold your line.
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Old 11-16-12, 12:19 AM   #4
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I certainly agree with the above posters and would suggest investing that money into good winter gear because "There is no such thing as bad weather, just bad equipment". But if you must spin indoors anything from these guys is very nice so just pick the one that fits your budget. http://www.cycleops.com/en/products/trainers.html
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Ask in the 41. We're likely to tell your to ride the bike on roads, where it belongs, and if you want to spin in place, go to the gym.
We got a hardcore rider over here.

I would rather not ride in the pitch black and rain. Being safe is more important to me than looking cool on the internet.

I picked up a cheap magnetic trainer off of craigslist and it has worked great for me
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Great post for the winter cycling forum.
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Old 11-21-12, 07:34 AM   #8
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Studded tyres, good lights, fenders and tons of reflective material.
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This is my winter trainer. It also happens to be a spin bike.

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Ask in the 41. We're likely to tell your to ride the bike on roads, where it belongs, and if you want to spin in place, go to the gym.
What's the 41 mean?
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The roadie subforum, so named for its ID number:

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php/41-Road-Cycling
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