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Title: Trainer Setups
Post by: mgrogan on May 07, 2018, 10:01:19 PM
What indoor bike trainer are you all using?

I switched from a cycleops fluid 2 to a wahoo kickr for this season. Really makes the Zwift experience come alive and you can really feel the road. What a nice trainer.

Wahoo has a built in watt meter and a strap on cadence sensor on the crank. I just always forget to use my hr strap when I
Title: Re: Trainer Setups
Post by: ACE on May 14, 2018, 09:31:38 PM
I had a Kinetic Road Machine, which I really liked, but switched to the Wahoo Kikr last year and LOVE IT!  I am also using Zwift currently, but I might start using TrainerRoad so I can ride the Lake Placid course a few times virtually.
Title: Re: Trainer Setups
Post by: mgrogan on May 22, 2018, 01:35:22 PM
How does trainer road work with actual courses? Do they have a library of course profiles? Sounds pretty awesome if that is how it works.

Title: Re: Trainer Setups
Post by: ACE on May 22, 2018, 01:50:29 PM
How does trainer road work with actual courses? Do they have a library of course profiles? Sounds pretty awesome if that is how it works.

Unfortunately no.  You have to get course files from actual rides and then convert them.  I haven't quite figured out the process yes, but I am working on it and will post a "how-to" once I get it done.
Title: Re: Trainer Setups
Post by: mgrogan on May 22, 2018, 02:06:59 PM
That will be a great resource for this site if you post up a how to... nice! I look forward to following your advice on this one.

Matt