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I have to spend quite a bit of time on a turbo trainer as i work 2 weeks at a time on an offshore oil rig.

I normally just spin to music but the other day i decided to watch a movie and i was able to go for much longer and i found it (almost) enjoyable.

I have found a few websites that sell training dvd's (sufferfest seems ok) there are also training films on TDF climbs etc.

Does anyone have any experience of these? is it a worthwhile investment? are they really just a load of shite?  39

Your thoughts would be appreciated.

Cheers

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Raleigh [1665 posts] 3 years ago
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Sufferfest.

They can sometimes, sometimes, be more fun that riding in real life.

I say fun...

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keith roberts [204 posts] 3 years ago
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just bought a training dvd..havent tried it yet, but i'll pop back and report on how it goes..its one of the cycleops ones- i thought i'd try this one in particular as it focuses on "force" which i want to improve for some time trials in the early part of '13..we'll see....  39

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stepho [90 posts] 3 years ago
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Thanks Chaps.

I like the look of the ones where you can ride part of a stage on the TDF.

Better than staring at a wall me thinks  26