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?”
A question most commonly asked and I’ll put at the top of my FAQs is “Will a turbo trainer damage my tyre?” The answer is YES they will wear out quicker on a cycle trainer stand, but what you really need to know is “How quickly will my tire wear out on a turbo trainer?”
Below I will go through: Continue reading “Will a turbo trainer damage my tyre? Do I need trainer tire?”
Will a turbo trainer fit a mountain bike? If your mountain bike is a full sized, adult bike it should fit into a turbo trainer YES, but there are thinks to look out for when looking for a turbo trainer. Also the next question you probably ask yourself is “Do I need a new tire?” and the answer is… Depends!!! Continue reading “Will a turbo trainer fit a mountain bike? What to look for”
My Turbo trainer is loud… and I’m not alone with this problem. After talking to other cyclists and internet research I have found ways how to make my indoor bike turbo trainer quieter.
I’ll be covering ways to quieten the resistance unit, silence the tires and reduce vibration through the floor. Continue reading “How Do I Make My Indoor Bike Turbo Trainer Quieter?”
Will a turbo trainer get me fit?
I was talking to my friend about this site and he surprised me by asking “Will a turbo trainer get me fit?” The answer is a resounding “Yes”
Other questions he asked that I answer below were:
- What’s the best turbo trainer for me?
- How often do I have to train?
- Is there a right or wrong way to train?
- What do I need to train with a Turbo trainer?
- I also told him of ways to stay focused and motivated.
I have also added helpful videos below Continue reading “Will a Turbo Trainer Get Me Fit And Help Lose Weight”
I have been asked if it is safe to use a turbo trainer with an expensive carbon framed bike. Short answer to “Will a Turbo Trainer damage my Bike?”…NO… But surprisingly carbon fiber bikes are at risk during intense indoor cycling because of sweat! Read on to find out how to prevent this. Continue reading “Will a Turbo Trainer Damage my Bike? Protect your Carbon”
A lot of these bike trainer stands all look the same so why is there such a wide range of prices? In this post I’ll be looking at the sub £40 stands, I’ll let you know why they are so cheap and which is the better one. Continue reading “UK Best indoor bike trainer for under £40 | 2016”
If you are looking for the best stationary bike stand for under £100 that you can use for easy exercise in the comfort of your own home, then you can’t go wrong with Amazons best seller the BDBikes Bike Magnetic Turbo Trainer, I’ll tell you why below. Continue reading “The best stationary bike stand of 2016 for under £100”
Let me start again, I started my research into bike trainer stands at the beginning of June, now Continue reading “When is the best time to buy bike trainer stand from Amazon?”