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  1. str8shooter

    Life expectancy of a tire.

    I'm riding a 2004 Trek 5000 with Bontrager 700x25 tires. With 2100 miles on it the I see the rear tire is substantially worn compared to the front. I know the rear will wear faster than the front especially when I look in the mirror and see what it has to deal with:eek: . I don't see any cord...
  2. str8shooter

    Cycleops Fluid 2

    I just finished my first session on my Fluid 2. I hooked it up to Trek 7200 hybrid. After 50 minutes I must admit I worked up a pretty good sweat. I have to do a little research on the proper way to use it. Tonight I tried to keep my cadence between 90-95 RPM. That put and kept my heart rate...
  3. str8shooter

    Performance or Cycleops

    I'm looking into buying a trainer this year. I have it pretty much narrowed down to the PerformancTravelTrac Fluid Plus or the CycleOps Fluid 2. I have no experience with them at all, but I hear the fluid trainers are the quietest and give the most realistic feel. Anyone using either of these...
  4. str8shooter

    What to train on?

    I'm planning to train indoors this winter. Not so much for racing, just to keep my weight down and stay toned for next season. Two questions come to mind. 1. What trainer should I buy magnetic, fluid or the combination of both? Has anyone used the Performance Fluid Plus trainer? Any...