Fixed Turbo Training

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by OldSeagul, 19 Apr 2008.

  1. OldSeagul

    OldSeagul New Member

    West Yorkshire
    Is there any benefit in using a fixed gear bike on a turbo trainer, or would I be better using a geared bike?
  2. RedBike

    RedBike New Member

    Beside the road
    As the flywheel on my turbo trainers is so light (relative to a rider+bike) it will probably just feel very similar to a bike with a freewheel.
  3. campagman

    campagman Über Member

    at home
    I presume that your Turbo has some way of adjusting the load? Not all do.
  4. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    I used fixed on a Turbo that has an adjustable load and it works just fine. Can even pedal backwards...though why you might want to is a mystery!
  5. Madcyclist

    Madcyclist New Member

    Guard clearance

    Hi all,

    Back on the bike after 20 years off (Giant SCR3) and looking for decent steel framed fixie for winter riding and cimmuting. I particularly like the look of the Charge Plug, does anyone know if it will take full mudgaurds as the track like design makes the clearances look to tight ?

    Also considering a Paddy Wagon but have read that the paintwork is liable to chipping, has anyone experienced this ?

  6. RedBike

    RedBike New Member

    Beside the road
    You'd probably be better off asking this question in a new post.

    I'm afraid i can't help you with either of those two bikes.
  7. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    Be better off on rollers, I suspect
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