The clocks have gone back and winter is now officially upon us, with the inclement weather, poor roads and early nights it brings with it.
If the prospect of hitting the roads this winter doesn’t sound too appealing however, perhaps it’s time to invest in a turbo trainer and rack up the indoor ‘miles’ instead to stay in shape for the summer.
It’s the training partner of choice for British time trial champion Alex Dowsett and an easy way to complete a demanding session without the worry of traffic lights, road furniture and cars.
But where to start? Check out our buyer’s guide here to find out the dos and don’ts when looking for a turbo trainer, and a few of our handy tips too.