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The turbo trainer beckons as the weather worsens. Mike Cotty shares his top tips

As we wrote earlier this month in our top tips for winter training, there is no substituting the hard miles of a base ride, or for sessions on the turbo trainer.

As uninspiring as an hour on the turbo trainer may seem, with the correct preparation, it can become a tolerable experience, and one that will pay dividends next sprint .

One man who knows all about such rides is Mike Cotty – a multiple participant in L’Etape du Tour and sportive veteran.

See what he had to say about planning the perfect turbo session here.

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