Which turbo is best

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ImRio    pirate
03/10/2009 at 21:08

I have (I think) won some money on a lottery scratch card and it is enough to buy a better turbo than I have now. 

Any recommedations for around £500 please

<edited for my appauling spelling!>

Edited: 03/10/2009 at 21:08
03/10/2009 at 21:13

How about this one. It is only £250 !

ImRio    pirate
03/10/2009 at 21:18

LOL  Typical!!! 

Ok maybe I need to qualify that with the word trainer just for Alex's benefit

Though that would certainly help me loads!!!

03/10/2009 at 21:21

It helped me in Bala, I had a nifty little one from a 'Ford Escort RS' concealed up my butt.

Race ref didn't spot it either despite the noxious emissions and having to stop for Petrol half way !

Edited: 03/10/2009 at 21:22
ImRio    pirate
03/10/2009 at 21:23

I will bear that in mind then

Bet he thought the noxious emissions were a result of the pie the night before

03/10/2009 at 22:09

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Turbo Pie

03/10/2009 at 22:30

I'd love one of these (linky) , which must make turbo training more interesting but couldn't afford it, even with a lucky win!

If that means you might have a spare entry level one for sale, one careful owner etc etc....

Bouncing Barlist    pirate
04/10/2009 at 18:17

Rio, I have a Fortius I-Magic, its pretty good with all the bells and whistles, you can race against other people online, download/buy WR routes etc. 

Im not actually sure if it works without being plugged into a PC, also only worth it if you get good use from it. 

As you already have a turbo would it be a better idea to maybe buy a MTB or some sexy races wheels?

JD.    pirate
04/10/2009 at 19:42
nice holiday in the sun.
Edited: 04/10/2009 at 19:44
05/10/2009 at 08:13
Rio I bought one yesterday one of these but I paid £40 less than that price at Talbot Green. They also have one of Carls all singing & dancing models with £130 off here it is
ImRio    pirate
05/10/2009 at 08:22
Thanks for your input guys.  I will bear it in mind for when I do actually win something.   I got it wrong as usual. (Glad I didn't spend the money before I had it )
Gyraffe    pirate
05/10/2009 at 09:34

Rio - bad luck.  Will keep my fingers crossed your lottery numbers come up this weekend instead!

I got a turbo for my birthday - it's not a fancy one but I quite like it. You're welcome to come round and have a go any time you like for comparative purposes. 

Yesterday I discovered the happy combination of turboing and watching telly - I can't believe it took me so long! And to think I used to turbo in silence looking out of the window......... (we live in a very quiet cul de sac)

05/10/2009 at 10:55
Rio how much did you think you won then? Go on do tell, we wont laugh, honest
ImRio    pirate
05/10/2009 at 10:58

£1000   But should have known with my luck it was too good to be true.  Only thing I have ever won was two entries to the GNR and when I went there to do it my dog had to be put down!

Waff I have a few spinervals dvd's which I use when I am on my turbo

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