Tag Archives: CompuTrainer

My 2012 Trainer Recommendations: Early Edition

[Just as a head up: My 2013 recommendations can be found here] In time for the winter season (northern hemisphere), or the bulk of the southern hemisphere training season – I’ve got my full list of trainer recommendations.  Before you … Read More Here

RacerMate (CompuTrainer) resolves RacerMate One contract issues, might release this summer

Just a brief post to relay some information that is definitely of interest to some of you out there.  This afternoon an e-mail went out from the company notifying folks that they have resolved the contractual issues that have kept … Read More Here

An update on the CompuTrainer RacerMate One Suite

It was a year ago this week where we got one of the first public looks at the RacerMate One suite, during Interbike last year.  Since then it’s been a long road for the Seattle based company as they’ve sought … Read More Here

A look at CompuTrainer ANT+ integration via ctANT+

On Wednesday an application developer jumped onto the scene with what is probably the coolest new completed CompuTrainer development in years: The ability to use ANT+ sensors directly with CompuTrainer.  This replaces much of the cabling that is typically required … Read More Here

Going old school: Using a bike trainer from 1976

As I’ve mentioned in the past, I have an eBay alert setup for any time the word ‘CompuTrainer’ is listed within a description on eBay.  While I’m not really in the market for a 3rd CompuTrainer, I’m always entertained by … Read More Here

Umpteen ways to measure your heart rate

For reasons unclear to me, this week has turned out to be the week of heart rate related devices plopping onto my doorstep.  So let’s rundown a quick preview of stuff I’ll be posting more in depth over the next … Read More Here

A bit of time playing with the Tacx VR Trainer

Over the past few months I’ve received more and more e-mail asking what I thought about the Tacx trainers, and how I thought they compared to RacerMate’s CompuTrainer.  And it wasn’t until I started poking at the Tacx trainers that … Read More Here

A look at CompuTrainer’s new RacerMate One software suite

Back in July RacerMate announced a complete overhaul of their existing CompuTrainer software, which came in multiple pieces.  The new software suite – dubbed RacerMate One – would integrate all of the existing software components together under one roof, while … Read More Here

The New (CompuTrainer) Training Room

As I alluded to a week or so ago, the Girl and I were a bit busy transforming an unused room in the townhouse. See, when I bought the place some 6 years ago, there was always this room downstairs … Read More Here

In Depth CompuTrainer Review

Over 18 months ago (September 07), I bought a CompuTrainer as my primary indoor trainer.  All last winter I meant to write up a review of it.  But alas, it never happened.  Until now. The CompuTrainer is like most other … Read More Here

My Arch Nemesis: Indoor Trainer Workout #2

There are three workouts each week that give me pause.  Not surprisingly, all three are long.  Not necessarily hard or painful – just…long.  They are: Tuesday 20-miler (technically it’s a 2 hr 30m run, but it ends up being about … Read More Here

Review of new Computrainer Interactive Real Course Video’s

I have impeccable timing. I choose to get one of the new CompuTrainer Interactive Real Course Video’s during one of the last weeks that I’ll regularly use my trainer this year. With the weather today hitting 70*, and with daylight … Read More Here