CompuTrainer provides the most interesting indoor bike experience yet created. It increases your cycling power by 20 to 30% and your speed by 2 to 4 MPH. Whatever your starting point, you’ll improve significantly. CompuTrainer is best in its class by a wide margin. It sets the industry standard for accuracy (± 2.5%), power (1500 watts), quality, and service lifetime (10+ years). Exclusive performance features like SpinScan electronic pedal stroke analysis and Adjustable Aerodynamic Drag Factor are unique to CompuTrainer. Cycling and triathlon coaches worldwide use CompuTrainer as their primary testing instrument. USA Triathlon and USA Cycling test and train their team athletes with CompuTrainer.
The CompuTrainer simulates real courses, pre-programmed or imported from GPS, measuring wattage, speed, cadence, and even pedal efficiency. Manufactured by RacerMate in Seattle, WA, CompuTrainer is offered in a few different versions. All built on the same basic hardware and technology, you can chose from the basic trainer (solo), a 2 person system, or the multi-rider system that accommodates up to 8 riders (A popular option with many of the larger coaching companies like Carmichael Training). Continue reading →
Any coaches out there actively using Computrainer SpinScan to productively improve your clients' pedal motion?
I have an opportunity to pick up a used one and would like to apply it to my bike fit practice.Read More »
Anyone have real facts supporting the use of a Computrainer vs. using a good fluid trainer with a PT, Quarq or SRM?
What would the Computrainer's old technology provide more (or less)? other than pre-programmed courses adding wind and hills and other stuff you can do by shifting to higher gears on ... Read More »
I get to choose one for Christmas!
Purpose is to stay in shape during fall & spring when roads are slushy and some use during winter on days when I can't ski (x-c). Boredom is a huge major awful issue for me on rollers so I'm hoping this will relieve some of it.
A local training center where ... Read More »
So I have had a CompuTrainer for a year. I rarely use it as I ride outside except under the absolutely harshest of conditions. When I do use it I simply ride on the flat course and do intervals since they are totally repeatable and a good measure of increased fitness. All that said I know you can ... Read More »