turbo charge me

daveywastaken
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turbo charge me

Postby daveywastaken » Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:30 pm

im in the market for some sort of trainer. rain is scheduled for the next week in sydney and really want to up my training. ive read a few threads, still a little indecisive etc...

trainer vs roller? i am aware of the benefits of rollers with technique etc but can u get ur heart rate up there and smash urself?

only looking to spend around $200 atm so mayb ill get a set of rollers atm and do an emotion conversion. spend more money on a trainer later.

this is on special atm
http://www.catchoftheday.com.au/smallfi ... ts_id=8512

how does it compare with the t7 which i know is popular
http://www.torpedo7.com.au/products/T7T ... er-trainer

worried about wheel base length, i have an XXL frame with a wheel base of approx 101cm.

cheers

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Re: turbo charge me

Postby foo on patrol » Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:49 pm

They're the same rollers from the looks. I have the Torpedo7 rollers and am very happy. :)

You won't have any trouble getting your heart rate up, as you are only limited by the size of the gear you can push. :wink:
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Re: turbo charge me

Postby Robdog » Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:35 pm

Tacx Antares from CRC do the job for me and were $217 landed about 4 months ago
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