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Old 03-26-13, 03:10 PM
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Tacx Bushido question

Looking for someone who has an experience with the Tacx Bushido trainer. It seems, this trainer supports some kind of leg balancing feature. Does it really works? Can you really get notification when your pedaling is not efficient?
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The Bushido gives you a graphic at the bottom of the display like a bar graph that shows your leg distribution. The wider the bar, the less even your pedal strokes. It doesn't tell you which leg is producing more or less power, though and doesn't record it. It's just an instant feedback thing.
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Originally Posted by Silvercivic27 View Post
The Bushido gives you a graphic at the bottom of the display like a bar graph that shows your leg distribution. The wider the bar, the less even your pedal strokes. It doesn't tell you which leg is producing more or less power, though and doesn't record it. It's just an instant feedback thing.
Do you own one? I saw the same explanation at Tacx web site and was looking for real experience.

Does it help you to improve your pedaling? To have a more effecient "round" strokes?
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Yes. I own one. No, in my experience, you don't need it to figure out if your pedal stroke is suplesse. The best device for that is rollers. That'll tell you how good your pedal stroke is with instant feedback. If it's no good, you'll fall on your a$$. If you want to improve your pedaling technique, just use your brain to concentrate, ride a lot, and it should develop naturally.
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