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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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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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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Types of Indoor bicycle

Turbo trainer Ergometer Rollers Indoor Cycling Turbo Trainers Your basic turbo trainer consists of a metal frame which clamps onto the rear of your bicycle with a roller that presses onto the rear wheel to provide resistance. There are three main types of turbo trainer: Fan – In the early days a fan was used to …

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