Category: Equipment

Rowenta Turbo Silence Fan

Rowenta VU5551 Turbo Silence 4-Speed Oscillating Pedestal Fan with Remote Control, 16-Inch, Bronze I bought my Rowenta fan from Amazon.co.uk but they haven’t had any in stock since early 2015.  However it’s still available from amazon.com in the US. Having used rather cheap fans a friend insisted that I invest in a ‘decent’ one so …

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Kinetic Rock and Roll Review

I bought one of these trainers in September as it had good reviews for its fluid resistance unit and I wanted to see what the side to side movement was like and thought it might add a new dimension to riding to the TurboTripping videos.  I’ve been using a Wattbike for the last three years. …

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Hi-Tech Turbo Trainers

These turbo trainers link into a computer and enable to ride along to videos with data on the screen and the resistance changing to correspond with the gradient of the road. Model Characteristics Price Bkool The Bkool links to your laptop and shows you your data.  You can subscribe to their website where you can …

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Buying an Indoor Trainer

There’s an ever increasing number and variety of indoor trainers on the market making the choice of buying a trainer quite complicated, especially if you’ve never used on before. A useful site is Turbobiketrainer.com which has plenty of useful information on what’s currently available along with some useful reviews. When buying an indoor trainer you …

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Basic Indoor Bicycles

Basic turbo trainers are suitable for occasional use.      Model               Characteristics       Approx Price Elite Novo Force mag A plastic frame which not very stable. Has resistance 5 settings which can be fine tuned by changing gear on the bike.  The roller grips the tyre well and is …

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