Anything to do with stationary training tools where the bike's rear wheel has to be removed, and the chain is interfaced with a cassette in the trainer.

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Popular brands of Turbo include:

  • tacx
  • kickr
  • elite
  • saris

Turbos may be smart, or dumb machines that simply resist your tyre with a variable resistance.

Smart trainers have electronics that interface with a phone, computer or straight to an internet-connected service, so that you can "ride" a virtual course and the trainer reacts to gradients and winds and even draughting other virtual riders.

Example Turbo