Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Bopomofo » 31 Jan 2013 12:26

Bendy Ben wrote:Right

I Can't have both

Rollers or turbo?


Both.
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Seasider71 » 31 Jan 2013 12:55

Both.
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Kevy427 » 31 Jan 2013 17:55

Both, then two members will have the chance to buy some 'previously owned' kit
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Tritans » 31 Jan 2013 22:38

Both
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Bendy Ben » 01 Feb 2013 00:01

Fuckers :lol:
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Bopomofo » 01 Feb 2013 00:19

Bendy Ben wrote:Fuckers :lol:


What the f@ck did you expect? :lol: :lol: :lol:

If you can only go for one, Ben, then go for a turbo. Preferably one that has a known good calibration curve on Trainer Road. Kurt Kinetic seems to be top of the list. I've got a mate who is in love with his KK Rock & Roll turbo 'cos the flexing it allows means you aren't trying to twist your lovely carbon frame about the rear spindle.

Oh, and sign up for trainer road, obviously. It keeps you honest.
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby M005 » 01 Feb 2013 09:35

I'll second the Kurt Kinetic recommendation, I've not got the rick & roll one, but the fluid resistance is very realistic.
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby Jack Hughes » 02 Feb 2013 13:24

Kk is on my shopping list. Just trying to decide on 4.5" or 3" rollers.
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby IanM » 04 Feb 2013 15:18

Just seen a review of the rollers I have - http://roadcyclinguk.com/news/gear-news ... ml#slide-1
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Re: Tacx Antares Rollers - Product Review

Postby TRIumphant » 12 Feb 2013 12:06

Picked up a set of the Antares over the weekend, and tried the TT bike out in them. A few 'issues' I initially, but didn't take too long. Haven't plucked up the courage to move the out of the doorway, but will do soon

Really do need to be smoothing them, the slightest off movement, and it's a wobble.
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