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what indoor trainer is solid and gets the job done , that isnt overpriced??

Old 09-04-06, 03:52 PM
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what indoor trainer is solid and gets the job done , that isnt overpriced??

i ahve ben looking at trainers and i am going to use a dvd to train with, have noticed that even someof teh best such as 1up and kurt kinetis do not have remotes or readouts on the bars etc... so it seems to me i need a solid trainer that i am not paying for extras that are really just for frills.
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'rollers' is only half the answer. There are over-priced rollers *COUGH* *KREITLER* *COUGH*
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Originally Posted by Doggus
'rollers' is only half the answer. There are over-priced rollers *COUGH* *KREITLER* *COUGH*

I've never ridden a set of Kreitlers....I'd love to try out the little 2 1/4" set......I wonder what you're getting for all the extra $$$$ for them sometimes....

For now my old Performance rollers still get the job done........that said.....don't rush it !!!
I hate having nothing to look foward to other than 5 straight (week)days of rollers before I can get out on the dark cold sandy roads of winter....
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Suppose you don't want rollers?
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Originally Posted by screamtone
Suppose you don't want rollers?

Your back tire is going to be rolling on SOMETHING..why wouldn't you want rollers?

you can get a part to make the front wheel stationary...what's the diff?
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the kurt kinetic has a computer which displays speed and wattage,
it is supposed to be accurately aligned as if you were using a powertap
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i have some old minora trainer that was $150 or so. i know there are more high tech machines i can get that will most likely develope me into a better rider. but if i spend time on this machine and work hard that works too.
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I use the CycleOps Fluid 2 trainer. I've been riding on it for two winter seasons and I don't have any complaints so far.

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