Is a smart trainer really better than a dumb trainer? I look at the difference of smart trainer vs dumb trainer and which is best for the Zwift. Does a smart trainer give you a better experience when you can do it yourself on a dumb trainer? Continue reading “Smart trainer vs dumb trainer Do I need a smart trainer?”
This indoor cycling training is working… I’m fitter, I’m finding it easier and I’m losing weight, but “Oh my, is it boring!” there must be a better way to train… Some people do this for hours on end… How do they do it? There must be a cycle app for this.
And there is… In fact there are loads of them but the most popular and interactive leader is the Zwift. I show you how to connect your non-smart trainer to Zwift. Continue reading “Make it smart How to connect your non-smart trainer to Zwift”
Do you need a smart trainer? A smart cycle trainer is the next evolution in cycle training… Do you want one? I find out what is a smart indoor cycle trainer and how they can benefit you. Are they a good investment for your fitness and cycle training? Continue reading “What is a smart indoor cycle trainer? should you get one?”
I need my laptop in front of me while I train… I’ve tried the DIY route of making a platform cable tied to the handlebar (fail). Now it’s time to find a good stable laptop stand for cycle trainer.
How annoying! If you have tried to train while using a laptop for entertainment to while away the time, but having it just out of reach so you have to stop pedaling every time you need to click on the next thing… Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh! Frustrating or what?
Time to get everything you need within reach… And there are solutions out there. Continue reading “Get Closer Best Laptop Stand for Cycle Trainer.”
A good workout will make you sweat but this could ruin your bike! There is a cheap and easy solution to protect your bike from sweat damage and that’s by the fitting of a sweat net. I give you a roundup of the best cycle thong and let you know what to look for and avoid and alternatives. Continue reading “Best Cycle thong. Do you even need a sweat net?”
It’s hard to guess, you’ve pedalled for ages but just how far have you gone? Cycle trainers don’t come with an odometer, but this is a quick and easy fix to see how many miles you have done on a turbo trainer. Continue reading “How to tell how many miles you have done on a turbo trainer?”
Yes you can save time with an interchangeable wheel and they are a great idea but they do come with their own problems and pitfalls. Check out below what these problems are and if you even need a spare wheel for indoor turbo trainer. Continue reading “Do I need a spare wheel for indoor turbo trainer? Save time?”
Silence, sweat collectors, floor protection and even style, turbo trainer mats have many uses. I have grouped together an assortment of commonly used cycle trainer mats, compared them and found the pros and cons of each to find which is the best turbo trainer mat in each group. Continue reading “Which is the Best turbo trainer mat? Cleaner quiet training”
The sun is shining the roads are dry but your bike is still in the damn turbo trainer. No time to change the tires… and you’re off. Literally! You are a stain on the road and your bike is under a car! NO you can’t use a turbo trainer tyre on the road. Continue reading “Can I use a turbo trainer tyre on the road? Get out quicker”
Your bike has quick release wheels and you are wondering if you can use a turbo trainer with quick release wheels? Good news YES you can.
In fact I have seen high-end trainers that will accept no other type of fitting. Warning: some quick release fasteners are not suitable for training stands and there are still other problems you may encounter which I will address below. Continue reading “Can I use a turbo trainer with quick release wheels?”