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How do you roll? .. Roller questions

Old 09-29-07, 01:27 PM
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How do you roll? .. Roller questions

So I am thinking I should get a set of Rollers. I have heard that they will improve your technique & efficiency. For those of you who have and use rollers. What is your experience?
The next question would be which rollers, and why? What is a reasonable price to expect to pay for a set of rollers?

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Originally Posted by Fixitman View Post
So I am thinking I should get a set of Rollers.
don't think, do.

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I have heard that they will improve your technique & efficiency.
correct.

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For those of you who have and use rollers. What is your experience?
very good.

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The next question would be which rollers, and why?
if you've got the coin, kreitlers. otherwise something like travel trac will do fine.

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What is a reasonable price to expect to pay for a set of rollers?

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100$ for the travel trac. considerably more for kreitlers.
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What Botto said.

Wow, I never thought I would say that.
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Originally Posted by jamiewilson3 View Post
What Botto said.

Wow, I never thought I would say that.
pay attention, there's plenty where that comes from.

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i have a set of the kreitler 2.25in rollers; good workout to be had with these with miminal noise. two thumbs up from me.
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if you've got the coin, kreitlers. otherwise something like travel trac will do fine.


Can't seem to find info on the travel trac on line. Could they be under another name? The only thing I come up with is a recall notice on travel trac trainers.


i have a set of the kreitler 2.25in rollers; good workout to be had with these with miminal noise. two thumbs up from me.
So just how tuff are the smaller rollers, It would be nice to be able to get a good workout in while using the rollers, Kreiter's site kind of indicates that you have to be King Cong on cocain to use them though.

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Can't seem to find info on the travel trac on line. Could they be under another name? The only thing I come up with is a recall notice on travel trac trainers.
https://www.performancebike.com/shop/...tegory_ID=4121

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So just how tuff are the smaller rollers, It would be nice to be able to get a good workout in while using the rollers, Kreiter's site kind of indicates that you have to be King Cong on cocain to use them though.

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which kreitlers?
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which kreitlers?
Here is the verbage off their site: The 2.25 drums have approximately 90% more resistance compared to the 4.5 drums. Only the strongest of riders are able to ride the 2.25 drums. The 2.25 rollers were originally designed for the USA Cycling Team when they were looking for smaller rollers for travel that also provided enough resistance for interval workouts or sprint warm-ups. If you do not routinely average over 20-25mph on your solo road rides, look to the 3.0?s or 4.5?s.

So apparently any of the frames with the 2.25 rollers

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i only have the traditional, wide drum kreitlers.
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What botto said, and get the Kreitlers they are worth the extra money.
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What botto said, and get the Kreitlers they are worth the extra money.
What makes them worth the extra $$$? I'm in the market.
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