Resistance setting.

Hi new to the forum and new to home training. I have a tacx manual trainer with a 10 position resistance. What position will replicate normal flat road ? Thanks.


  • fenix
    fenix Posts: 5,437
    Depends on so many things.

    Do you have a Heart Rate Monitor ? See what your average flat road (tail or headwind though) does for your HR and then try and match cadence and gearing inside.

  • diamonddog
    diamonddog Posts: 3,426
    As above many variables but if you don’t have any way of checking HR or Power when I had a ‘dumb trainer’ I used the 5 position resistance at level 2 or 3.
    Try this method then move up and down the levels until you get the right feel, a bit basic but it may help.