Trainers Reviews and News

Blackburn Trakstand Mag Trainer Pro Review

Blackburn Trakstand Mag Trainer Review by Gary Lee Frame Material: CrMo Steel Resistance Setting: Three Magnetic “Three quiet, silky-smooth magnetic resistance settings in a reliable, affordable package” Weight: 21 pounds MSRP: $159 The Blackburn Trakstand Mag Trainer is Blackburn’s most affordable trainer and has 3 adjustable tension settings on the flywheel. Out of the box […]

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Elite Fluid Primo Trainer Pro Review

The Elite Fluid Primo is a US only trainer that utilizes a fluid resistance unit with the company’s Elastogel 45mm diameter roller in their CRONO frame. They tout it as the smoothest, quietest and easiest to use trainer ever built. So I put it to the test. The preliminary impression of the unit is that […]

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Minoura VFS-G Trainer Pro Review

Fluid + Mag Hybrid Resistance System Product Description: Weight: 9.0 kgs (~20lbs) Wheel size: 26″-29″ Type of Resistance: Hybrid (Uses a Fluid + Magnetic”) MSRP: $249 Assembly Required: The VFS-G came in more pieces than other units we’ve tested, but even though it took us a bit, was pretty straight forward to put together. It […]

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Tacx Cosmos – first look

One of the new trainers we are testing out at the shop is the Tacx Cosmos. I’d seen this product at Interbike and it usually draws a crowd, especially with the Virtual Reality package hooked up. I’m always hearing people say “wouldn’t it be cool if you could ride a race course on your trainer” […]

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