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Tacx debuts PC virtual reality trainer

A normal trainer just hooks up to the frame and rear wheel; the I-Magic trainer from Tacx - distributed by Fisher Outdoor Leisure Plc - also has a handlebar attachment so you can 'steer' around the PC's screen, following the action
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Using computer graphics and 3D sound, Tacx has created a virtual reality trainer that is interactive, removing some of the boredom from churning out the miles indoors.

Unlike other 'virtual reality' cycle trainers, the I-magic set-up has the capability of allowing the rider to steer the bike, receiving instant resistance feed back when climbing hills, drafting other riders or changing road surface.

It has also the facility of being a serious training aid, monitoring power output, heart rate, cadence and speed.

http://www.tacx.nl

Tel: 0208 805 3088.

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