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In the photo below, what is the trainer that is attached to the bike? Are these custom fab?

spinning device

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What is it? It's weird! –  Daniel R Hicks Jan 29 at 21:04
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It's made by Cinelli. Still looking for more info when I find time. –  Kibbee Jan 29 at 21:33
    
All I can say is that guy looks silly as hell wearing full road kit laying down with a weird trainer. A pair of old shorts and t-shirt would have done just fine without dirtying expensive bike clothes. –  Carey Gregory Jan 30 at 2:50
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A Cinelli sponsored athlete using a Cinelli manufactured home trainer while wearing full kit with Cinelli all over it. I'd suggest this is some sort of promo photo or interview. –  John Nye Mar 12 at 13:35
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It does look a bit like a 'creeper' used for sliding under cars to do mechanic work, with a custom frame bolted on. –  Benzo Mar 12 at 14:17

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The guy using it apparently is Hans-Henrik Oersted who was sponsered by chinelli. The company recently did a rerun of two jerseys to honor him. The picture can also be found on cinellis website about the jerseys so i wrote a request for information to their customer service. They answered it is a handmade trainer build especially for Hans-Henrik Oersted in the 80's. It was never for sale.

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