quiet turbo trainer

7 messages
20/01/2004 at 15:23
Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced indoor trainer that is quiet? I have never used an indoor trainer so am a bit in the dark.
Many thanks
20/01/2004 at 15:32
elite elastogel ones are good, and pretty quiet

20/01/2004 at 15:32
I have a lovely quiet turbo trainer - it has to be quiet, we live in an apartment, and have to think of our neighbours.

It's a GIST fluid turbo trainer (fluid trainers are quiet but very heavy).

It cost £125 and I got it from www.oldhamcyclecentre.co.uk.

It has a very interesting picture on the box, boys....
20/01/2004 at 15:38
yep my elastogel one is fluid

they are quite good too as resistance increases with speed - just like being on the road, innit lizzie
20/01/2004 at 16:18
'cept my living room doesn't have wind, rain, midges, homicidal drivers, suicidal dogs, tourists who stop in front of me in their hire cars and take my photo, Mr B shouting at me to increase my speed and asking why I let myself be dropped...

Nor does it allow me to have the joy of doing a 'two up' and screaming past an unwary cyclist/moped rider.

Aaah, roll on the spring ...
cougie    pirate
20/01/2004 at 16:25
John - go for the gist and show us the box !
20/01/2004 at 16:41
Many thanks for the recommendations. cycleexpress have the elastogel one at £109 which looks a good deal.

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