What fluid is in a fluid bike trainer?

What fluid is in a fluid bike trainer?

Kinetic uses a thermodynamically neutral medical grade silicone fluid in our trainers because it provides consistent, repeatable workloads and is not affected by temperature. Kinetic fluid trainers feature an engineering breakthrough – our patented magnetic drive system for a lifetime of leak-proof performance.

What do I put under my bike trainer?

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Do bike trainers wear out tires?

Does a bike trainer wear out your tire? Yes. Unfortunately, a bike trainer will wear out your rear bicycle tire more quickly than bicycling on the road or a similar flat surface. You can even see this damage in the debris the trainer leaves behind on the floor.

Do bike trainers wear out?

Can you use a yoga mat under a bike trainer?

Can you use a yoga mat for your exercise bike? A yoga mat has the same rubber material as an exercise bike mat, but it might not be big enough or have the required thickness. Your mat might still tear when you’re moving the exercise bike or any other heavy equipment off it.

Can you put a bike trainer on carpet?

It should “work” on a carpet, unless the carpet’s so thick it makes the trainer unstable, but it will not be kind to the carpet. Trainers are heavy, and over time it will leave a deep impression in the carpet.

What is the difference between fluid and magnetic bike trainers?

In a fluid trainer, the “roller” on the trainer connects to an impeller that rotates through fluid, providing the resistance for your pedal stroke. In a magnetic trainer, there is no fluid involved. Rather, there is a magneto which you can manually adjust to the desired resistance level.