Looking for a cheap turbo trainer this winter? While some folks will happily battle the elements, cold and wet riding isn’t for everyone. That doesn’t mean you have to spend the next few months undoing this year’s hard work though, time to invest in an indoor trainer.
Turbo trainers come with a variety of features and at a range of price points, from simple setups that provide resistance, to smart options that monitor your output and link up to apps and even online training programs.
We’ve put together a selection of indoor trainer deals to help you save money while you work out your legs. There are some significant bargains to be had, but be quick, these offers don’t usually last that long.
Once you’re all set up, check out our selection of training videos to help you focus your workout for maximum gains.
Cheap turbo trainers and accessories, the latest deals
Minoura Mag 60R Turbo Trainer: up to 27% off £149.99 RRP
Tacx Bushido Smart Trainer: up to 49% off £549 RRP
Elite Arion Parabolic Rollers: up to 25% off £199.99 RRP
CycleOps Fluid 2 Turbo Trainer: up to 36% off £249.99 RRP
Tacx Trainer Tyre 1.25 folding bead: up to 37% off £34.99 RRP
Muc-Off Bike Mat: up to 18% off £10.99 RRP
CycleOps H2 Direct Drive Smart Trainer: up to 36% off £1,000 RRP
Minoura Mag 60R Turbo Trainer – up to 27% off £149.99 RRP
The Minoura Mag 60R comes with seven levels of resistance. Minoura
A great turbo trainer for those who don’t need all the frills. The Mag 60R from Minoura generates 425 watts of magnetic resistance over seven levels, and has a 600g freewheel.
Tacx Bushido Smart Trainer – up to 49% off £549 RRP
The Tacx Bushido smart trainer is currently half price on Wiggle: £275, down from the £549 RRP. Tacx
A wireless trainer that powers itself with resistance courtesy of a virtual flywheel. Smart trainers like this from Tacx allow you to sync your training with various online programs such as Zwift and Training Peaks.
Elite Arion Parabolic Rollers – up to 25% off £199.99 RRP
Once you’ve got the hang of them, rollers are a great indoor training option. Elite
Once you’ve got the hang of rollers, they’re are an excellent training tool that helps develop pedalling technique and balance.
This version from Elite is formed from three thermoplastic drums on an adjustable frame, so you can adjust it to suit different bikes. The slight parabolic shape helps the wheels stay centred.
CycleOps Fluid 2 Turbo Trainer – up to 36% off £249.99 RRP
We loved the CycleOps Fluid 2 turbo trainer so much we gave it 5 stars. CycleOps
Scoring a whopping 5/5 when we reviewed them, the CycleOps Fluid 2 is in a class of its own. It offers broad, steady support, smooth resistance and has large metal rollers that are less damaging on tyres.
The flywheel may be a little noisy, but it also provides a welcome cooling breeze.
Tacx Trainer Tyre 1.25 folding bead – up to 37% off £34.99 RRP
Don’t wear out your precious tyres indoors, use a trainer-specific one. Tacx
Indoor trainers may be great for the body, but they can wear away those expensive road and mountain bike tyres quicker than is ideal.
Tacx has produced tyres specifically for use with indoor trainers for exactly this purpose. If you have a spare wheel, pop this on it so you have a training wheel ready to use.
Muc-Off Bike Mat – up to 18% off £10.99 RRP
Keep your floor sweat-free with a bike mat, like this one from Muc-Off. Muc-Off
A good mat helps keep your turbo securely placed, and of course means less mess to clear up after a hard training session.
This one from Muc-Off is waterproof and foldable, so you can also use it as a protective sheet for any indoor bike maintenance you need to do.
CycleOps H2 Direct Drive Smart Trainer – up to 36% off £1,000 RRP
For the truly dedicated, a smart trainer is a no-brainer. CycleOps
A trainer for the truly dedicated, with bags of features and a price tag to match. The CycleOps H2 Smart Trainer features direct drive with no physical transmission.
It’s designed to provide an incredibly realistic road feel with a resistance up to 2,000 watts and simulate slopes up to 20 per cent.
The lack of transmission makes it quiet, plus it’s ANT+ and Bluetooth device compatible.