/ tyre slippage on turbo

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lost1977 - on 30 Dec 2012
everything is great with my turbo trainer except when i start to really crank up the resistance and it feels like the tyre keeps on slipping, at the moment i am just using an old 700c road tyre would a special turbo tyre make much difference
Bimbler - on 30 Dec 2012
sleavesley on 31 Dec 2012
In reply to lost1977: I use Vitoria Rubio pro slicks (I think) I got them off eBay for 20 for two. I know wiggles price is about 15 which is a lot cheaper than a turbo tyre. Just have them on a spare wheel that I swap when using the turbo.
Might be a cheaper option?
Radioactiveman - on 31 Dec 2012
In reply to lost1977:

turbo specific tyre , schwalbe,tacx make them about 20. they dont leave a black stripe up the wall behind the turbo and last longer than normal tyres on a turbo.

pita swapping ,but ideally a spare wheel would alleviate that problem
lost1977 - on 31 Dec 2012
In reply to Radioactiveman:

not worried about the swapping as i have a 2nd bike., worth noting that the turbo isnt shredding tyres more polishing them
lost1977 - on 01 Jan 2013
In reply to lost1977:

think i have pretty much sorted out the slippage now just needed a bit of adjustment

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