Bike rollers are the most classic type of bike trainers. They have been used by cyclists for multiple decades, long before smart trainers and virtual training, for indoor training or for use before competitive events, particularily track cycling.
What is a bike roller?
Bike rollers are a type of bike trainer that use 3 cylindrical parabolic rollers to create rolling momentum. Bike rollers are a great way to work on balance et pedaling technique, however they typically provide low resistance, with the exception of certain specific models. They are easy to transport due to their lightweight, fold-down design and can be setup anywhere without requiring the use of a trainer specific tire.
Not sure which bike trainer is best for you? check out our indoor trainer buying guide to help you choose the best trainer for your needs. Once you have made your choice, check out how to get started with indoor training.
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