Kinetic Stationary Trainers

The foundations for successful riding

Kinetic Stationary Trainers

Postby stevodevo » Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:24 pm

Hi Guys,

Now it's getting cold I'm looking at buying an indoor trainer and have read some good things about the Kinetic by Kurt trainers. There are 2 models I'm looking at - the Road Machine ( http://www.ozbergs.com.au/products/Kine ... ainer.html ) and the Rock and Roll Trainer ( http://www.ozbergs.com.au/products/Kurt ... ainer.html ). They both look pretty good, but the Road Machine is about half the price of the Rock and Roll. In your opinion is it worth spending the extra $400 odd for the Rock and Roll with the side to side motion?

Appreciate the advice! :)

Stevo
stevodevo
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Wed Jun 08, 2011 4:07 pm

by BNA » Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:20 am

BNA
 

Re: Kinetic Stationary Trainers

Postby nescius » Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:20 am

I have the Road Machine and I like it a lot, I haven't tried the Rock and Roll but I have heard good things about it. The Road Machine is definitely nice to use, it feels quite realistic, and I would happily recommend one to anyone looking for a good indoor trainer. If I was looking to buy a trainer and I had the cash I would probably go for the Rock and Roll for an even more realistic experience.
Giant Reign 3 | Trek 8000 | Trek Madone 4.5 | Look 695 SR ipack | Fuji Track 1.1
User avatar
nescius
 
Posts: 428
Joined: Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:11 pm
Location: Canberra

Re: Kinetic Stationary Trainers

Postby Nobody » Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:26 pm

I also have a Road Machine and although also having not tried the other would recommend you look closely at rollers if you are willing to pay twice the price for a more realistic experience.
Nobody
 
Posts: 6647
Joined: Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:10 pm
Location: Sydney

Kinetic Stationary Trainers

Postby waggarider » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:38 pm

I've got the Rock & Roll with the additional flywheel. Best trainer I've ever owned in 20+ years of riding. The sprung ride makes it less arduous on your butt and the ride is smooth as silk. With the big flywheel, long rides are very manageable. Plus you can get out of the saddle quite readily, useful for breaks and for massive efforts.
waggarider
 
Posts: 4
Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:28 am

Re: Kinetic Stationary Trainers

Postby XClemX » Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:43 pm

For $800 I would have thought the LeMond Trainer would have been the better buy..
XClemX
 
Posts: 40
Joined: Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:08 am


Return to Training

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users



Popular Bike Shops
Torpedo 7 Torpedo7 AU
Ground Effect Ground Effect NZ
Chain Reaction Cycles CRC UK
Wiggle Wiggle UK
Ebay Ebay AU

“Bicycles BNA Twitter
“Bicycles BNA Facebook
“Google+ BNA Google+
“Bicycles BNA Newsletter

> FREE BNA Stickers
> BNA Cycling Kit