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    Default Smallest trainer out there?

    I'm going to be in Asia at least 6x next year for some QC + development stuff.

    Part of that time I'm in a city with horrible air quality and in a hotel with a bunch of karaoke bars but no fitness center.

    Does a suitcase friendly trainer exist?

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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    Feedback Omnium?

    The weight alone of a lot of trainers makes them difficult to travel with on a plane.
     

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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    Feedback Omnium.

    Kreitler Kompact or Kreitler Hot Dog.

    A 1UP fits in a small suitcase with room to spare.

    It's heavy but a Wahoo Kickr plus a front fork stand. With that combination you don't need wheels. Use a basic bike with bars, saddle, and gear train and you can fit it all into a box you'd otherwise use for a frame with wheels.

    You're apparently towing along a bike. The trainer can't be the biggest problem here.
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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    May I suggest a training alternative?

    Climb stairs. If you're lucky, the hotel will be tall. Your quads will be jello.

    Play games on the stairs. Take two stairs at a time. Hop up a flight on one leg. Don't use the railing. Think of other games.

    I've done such things when my bike or other training means weren't available. I felt so fulfilled after a "workout" because I didn't let circumstances control me, or my training.

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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    Quote Originally Posted by 11.4 View Post
    You're apparently towing along a bike. The trainer can't be the biggest problem here.
    I'm usually doing work at an assembly factory so I've got a pretty decent choice for a bike to use. And for the times I don't . . . I've got this travel bike I've been working on (not exactly how I envisioned using it though . . . trying to avoid AQI # that is regularly above 120)



    #blessed
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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    You're really being literal posting about air quality in the 'Oxygen Depraved' sub-forum, I like it.

    Feedback Omnium seems the most logical choice.

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    Switch hotels?
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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    My Minoura B60D is pretty darn small. I believe it would fit in a large suitcase. Probably not in a carry-on though.
     

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    Default Re: Smallest trainer out there?

    Thanks for the help ya'll. Looks like I'll be grabbing an Omnium when they're back in stock.
    elysian
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