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max speed on a turbo trainer

Danny MDanny M Posts: 132
edited January 2011 in Road beginners
just checked max speed after 1st turbo session 47mph

is that fast/slow/average?

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  • thats pretty fast mate! depends how strong you are :)

    it's at the point for me now where i can just spin my legs like a loony upto 60mph then i just dont have the power to get any faster!!

    im probs younger then you though :)
    Coveryourcar.co.uk RT Tester
    north west of england.
  • jonmackjonmack Posts: 522
    Haha on resistance setting 2/7 I can get mine up to over 80km/h. However on my intervals I aim to hit 50k, which I consider to be a much more realistic pace.
  • sungodsungod Posts: 14,360
    depends how much resistance when you did it, you can reach amazing 'speed' on a turbo

    it's much harder on the road with the air resistance, but that's what descents are for :-)
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    12kph faster than you.
  • cougiecougie Posts: 22,512
    I remember there was a record set for this - Bruce bursford I think ? Involved a high tech bike, oakleys and best of all Uri Geller.
    Pretty pointless really - if you Can hit high speeds on the turbo - you probably haven't enough resistance.
  • cougiecougie Posts: 22,512
    I remember there was a record set for this - Bruce bursford I think ? Involved a high tech bike, oakleys and best of all Uri Geller.
    Pretty pointless really - if you Can hit high speeds on the turbo - you probably haven't enough resistance.
  • P_TuckerP_Tucker Posts: 1,878
    I did about 120 kmh the other day when I forgot to clip the roller onto the wheel. I'm now thinking about entering the TdF as most people I know can't go nearly that fast.
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