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Given the miserable weather I am slowly coming round to the idea of a turbo trainer.
I don't want to spend loads as I prefer to be out than indoors but at little over 70 quid at Merlin, is this worth the money?
Any owner experiences?
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Hi Super Domestique,
I would advice you to go first to Cadence Performance in Crystal Palace (South London) to try one up there. And then you choose what to do.
Cadence Cycling Performance Centre - South London's best cycling community.
0208 676 8825
posted by bicicleta [8 posts] 28th November 2012 - 20:02
Do you have basic models like that?
posted by Super Domestique [1681 posts] 28th November 2012 - 20:08
Well, Cadence use Genius Multiplayer, the latest generation of turbo trainer from Tacx.
The Genius has a wireless motor brake with a computer-driven flywheel that generates high power at low speeds. This makes climbing of hills and mountains even more realistic.
I attach photos so you can see.
As i say, it is worth trying to see at least how it feels to use one.
posted by bicicleta [8 posts] 28th November 2012 - 22:59
I did comment on your you tube vid that I might pop by one day.
That said, its this bargain bucket model I am interested in atm.
posted by Super Domestique [1681 posts] 28th November 2012 - 23:21
or a similar priced alternative?
posted by Super Domestique [1681 posts] 29th November 2012 - 14:11
Ok chaps you had your chance
Just pulled the trigger on one.
Will keep you posted.
posted by Super Domestique [1681 posts] 29th November 2012 - 22:42
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