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Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Taafe May 17. 5 Replies

Hi Guys,Looking for a trainer max around $500 for zwifting/online stuff (never done it before though).At this stage been looking at the below:…Continue

Tags: zwift, trainer

Front or Rear Camera Options for Safety Purposes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bhanu Loku Jul 29, 2016. 6 Replies

So after having an incident on my last long distance ride, I've been considering some sort of recording device for safety/accountability purposes.I'd like some advice on front or rear camera options…Continue

Tags: video, camera

GPS For Audax - Another Discussion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Parker Nov 30, 2016. 49 Replies

After having used a Garmin 500 since I started 'road' cycling pretty much with mixed success especially on the longer rides I started doing a couple years ago, it has come time to upgrade this.Mainly…Continue

Converting a Rs010 wheel from 10 speed to 11 speed

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Knight Mar 9, 2016. 5 Replies

My newer bike came with Fulcrum wheels - I believe their equiv to Racing 4 or so. Specialized call them S4.The rear bearings have gone on them and they are making a racket. Replacement for bearings…Continue

 

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Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Yes its a tough ride, even the 100 is a difficult one for sure. The ferrymaster was very insistent riders use the little swing gate on the side early this morning, interesting to see how they will manoeuvre large groups of 50+ riders through the…"
Jul 14
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Admittedly the elements were against us, but I did enjoy the ride, despite the conditions and the idiots in a ute who cut us off and gave us a hard time. The flat ones with big groups can be a lot of fun and adventure, but alas no time to go on that…"
Jul 6
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"am a bit of a confused soul these days Rob :( Wish I went to Lade Vale or some of the country rides"
Jul 6
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Should be a fun day out Bill, lots of bike paths probably. I am not one to enjoy too much suburban riding to be honest, I only ride to get out of the city really. I have been doing a bit of indoor riding with zwift, very interesting stuff. And can…"
Jul 6
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Poke poke poke So i have a day off on Friday and signed up to do dog trap 200 solo. What else is happening, no one chatting here for a long time!"
Jul 5
Andrew Taafe replied to Bhanu Loku's discussion Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc
"I use a training tyre because the MTB knobblies just aren't any fun indoors :).  Road tyres square off very quickly, so I'd use an old one if you have it"
May 17
Bhanu Loku replied to Bhanu Loku's discussion Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc
"I really should, been averaging one ride a week this entire year i think"
May 16
Bhanu Loku replied to Bhanu Loku's discussion Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc
"I'd probably end up with the same bike on it. How about training wheels/tyre. Do you use a special one, or just the same as the one you use normally on the road?"
May 16
Andrew Taafe replied to Bhanu Loku's discussion Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc
"Very solid unit. I've had no issues with stability, even with a slightly uneven floor which the manual trainer didn't like. Setup was a bit fiddly but hasn't required changes since. Not the best if you use bikes with different size…"
May 15
Bill Parker replied to Bhanu Loku's discussion Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc
"Infernal machines Bhanu, go for a ride instead, cold, wet, dark is good training, you are of course blessed with all those nice hilly routes within an easy ride of your place, I am stuck with mostly flat."
May 15
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Looks like I am going to miss the Wyong ride Rob, have an afternoon with guests planned which I cannot get out of. Its a shame cause I was all geared up with the new tires for it as well. I might have to do a perm of the Wheelbarrow sometime, its…"
May 15
Bhanu Loku posted a discussion

Mid / Low cost Trainer for Zwift etc

Hi Guys,Looking for a trainer max around $500 for zwifting/online stuff (never done it before though).At this stage been looking at the below:https://www.pushys.com.au/tacx-t2180-vortex-smart-trainer.htmlAny ideas if standing and pedaling is steady on it?Any alternatives for a similar cost?All advice appreciated as I have never used a trainer before, only spin bikes.Thanks!BSee More
May 15
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Well done Bill, you really have been keeping busy :) Is a pair of specialized 33mm tyres, my friend Pete uses them on mixed terrain/gravel rides with my same bike. I would have got the compass ones, but I am not organised enough to get them in…"
May 11
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"I'd say atleast the 6 - 6.5 hours after, so 1 to 1.30pm probably...Not sure if I can hang on to the main groups, not in great condition after my trip to India. Yes I will get the larger tires and keep, I will need them if I can come for your W…"
May 11
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Guys, I am planning on doing the gravel ride for the river ride. Wanted to know, is this section as bumpy as all hell? I think i did part of this on the convict trail,and remember it was nasty. Am wondering if I should be shelling out $110 for the…"
May 11
Bhanu Loku commented on Adrian's group Audax Riders
"Terrible news on the Tiki tour - japanese rider Micky killed in collision with a truck. English rider is stable after airlift to Christchurch hospital, initially he was in critical as…"
Mar 16

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Wahroonga
Tell us about your bikes
1 x Azzurri Forza Pro Di2 - my first proper Bike!!!
1 x Gaint MTB - my first reasonable bike!!!
1 x Cyclops Road Bike - my first waste of money on a Bike!!!
About Me:
Dangerous, sly, commonly thought to be friendly and decent but actually seriously insidious and devious.

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