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Hi,

I'm scoping out some fluid trainers for indoor use. Some have handlebar-mount levers that offer 5 resistance settings and some don't. Wondering if these additional settings are really necessary for a very hard/powerful workout.

Also wondering if any of you use the handlebar-mount levers with 31.8mm (oversized) bars. The clamps look like they're made to fit 26.0mm bars.

Anyone use trainers with the Elastogel or Softtel/Softrac rollers? They allegedly reduce tire wear and significantly reduce noise. I'd love some insight into this.

Huge thanks!
Nige
 

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I don't think the adjustment is necessary. (unless your bike is a single speed and you need the adjustment) shifting does it for you.

the only adjustment rollers have is the addition of a wind resistance fan.
 

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that is actually false...

cycleops, has an alloy roller, that has a mag resistance set-up on it....i dont know the part number, but check the site...we had a demo at our shop, and it kicked my ass, so if you want a roller, and want resistance, check it out.


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