It's cold, it's wet and frankly the last thing you want to do is head out into the storm to clock up those winter miles. Happily, a turbo trainer or indoor trainer means you can ride come rain or shine – then wipe the floor with the competition when race season comes around. And the best part? With these deals, you won't need to break the bank to do it.
CycleOps Silencer Direct Drive Mag Trainer (no cassette) –
CycleOps boasts that this trainer, with its 10 adjustment settings, gives a real-world feel when riding. The wide platform is nice and stable for those high-power workouts, and it's also designed to be as quiet as possible, so you won't wake the whole household with your early-morning training sessions.
Elite Qubo Power Fluid ElastoGel –
Fluid trainers provide steady resistance and are one of the quieter types of indoor trainer. With a a good third off this one, it's a solid starter option for the first-time user.
Minoura B60-R Trainer –
The Minoura B60 indoor trainer comes with a remote shifter, and is a magenetic resistance trainer with seven different levels of resistance to switch between.
Giant Cyclotron Fluid Trainer – £197.99
This aluminium turbo trainer can produce up to 2,000 watts of resistance, and a dial adjust systems allows it to take most wheel sizes – including 29ers, for any mountain bikers out there who like a spot of indoor training.
Tacx Bushido Smart Trainer –
If you like having all the bells and whistles for your indoor training, then the Tacx Bushido Smart Trainer can give you them. Using wireless technology, you can train with various online programs and apps such as Zwift and Virtual Training, or ride routes using Google Earth. You can even work on your pedal stroke technique as the Bushido features LED lights that indicate the intensity of your pedal stroke on each side.