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The roads on the second half of our trip, from San Francisco up highway 101 to the southern Oregon coast, feature a lot of corners and the asphalt dips and sags in many places due to incessant land movement. Handling and suspension tuning flaws are exposed easily up here, even when driven at the posted speed limits.

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Of course, the answer is, no, you haven't seen our long-term 2012 Honda CR-V for the last week, because I've been on vacation withit. It wasn't anything like aheroic road trip, rather the week of insanityleading up to my wedding.Honestly, I'velost count ofhow many times we went toTarget.

Sure, a long road trip doesn't hurt, but our 2012 Honda CR-V has already covered 5,000 miles. It happened a couple of days ago on the way home as we passed Mount Shasta headed south on Interstate 5. We'll add at least 600 more by the time we arrive back at home base.

There's nothing like a desert road trip in the fall, when the heat of summer starts to slack off and the sky gets a little more interesting. I grabbed the keys to our 2012 Honda CR-V and joined 10 of my friends for a few days of hiking and exploring near Tonopah, Nevada and the ET Highway, some 405 miles away from home base.

Four of us are travelling in the CR-V, and since we're not staying in the same hotel twice we're toting around our luggage and hiking gear the whole way. The Oregon road trip I took some weeks back left little doubt that the CR-V would have no trouble on this trip.

Our 2012 Honda CR-V quietly rolled past the 10,000-mile mark on the way to work after a few eventful days under gorgeous skies in Nevada. This trip alone accounted for 1,100 of those miles, but with all the dirt roads and the start-stop driving we did they weren't particularly efficient ones.

Our CR-V's oil life is down to 15 percent now. We're at nearly 11,000 miles. In-house Jedi wrench Dan Edmunds changed the oil at around 3,100 miles, ahead of the recommended interval due to our initial track test regimen and Dan's subsequent road trip (read his post for a fuller explanation).

It's time once again for my family's annual holiday road trip up the California coast to Oregon, and this time we're taking the 2012 Honda CR-V. Thing is, cargo space is going to be at a premium, what with all the presents and all.

At this point you're set to go, and if you won't be towing more than a few hours you don't need to pull any interior fuses, especially if you make sure nothing is plugged into the cigarette lighter and the dome light is off. Don't laugh. During my last Oregon road trip I actually saw an RV towing a CR-V in the wee hours with the dome light still on. Don't be that guy.

Why? Anyone who has owned a CR-V will know the answer. It's practical, versatile, efficient and affordable, and the new generation ushered in with the 2012 model year may be the best example of the species to date. It also helps that the CR-V is a good road trip vehicle, as numerous road test editors in the office can attest.

I found this particularly handy on my road trip to Mammoth because it meant I could let Trip B keep a running tally of both miles covered and average mpg for the entire trip, while Trip A took care of each fuel fill-up segment.

During March, we put about 1,200 miles on our Honda CR-V and we're closing in quick on 20,000 miles. Despite only average four-cylinder sauce (especially on long grades), this versatile crossover remains a staff favorite and a go-to road tripper. In March, we used the CR-V mainly in and around town, except for a ski run to the Sierra Nevada mountains which accounted for about 700 miles.

Of course, I'm not suggesting that everyone else on staff agrees with me on these points, but they've voted with their feet: We've used our long-term CR-V for absolutely everything. Everyone commutes in it, several of us have taken road trips, and lately it has become a favorite of our video team. And indeed, we were out on a video shoot when I snapped this photo and jotted down these thoughts.

The wife and I just took a "let's get the heck out of L.A." road trip. We were looking for something relaxing, so we went with San Luis Obispo for an overnighter. It was about a 400-mile round trip, as it included a side trip to Solvang. The latter is a quaint Danish town located in the wine country of Santa Ynez valley. It's only about 130 miles north of L.A. The CR-V was available, and as expected was an amiable ally during our journey.

Thanks for all the great tips, mirrors in the right spot to see well, I almost took out a car my first trip, my mirrors tended to shift in transit so check them as part of your departure check list. In my defense he was driving too fast weaving in and out of traffic, so watch out for the speed demons. Also I like to stay in the inside lane and let others who feel the need for speed fly by, and gives you only one lane to worry about. I also try to stay off major hi ways and toll roads, the road less traveled is much less stressful in a big rig.

The game starts off with the aforementioned sequence, a dream as it turns out, as the hero prepares to take a shuttle down to a planet to explore for valuable minerals prior to the entire planet being stripped of all its resources by some big mega-company.

Virtual Pool 4 Virtual Pool 4 uses eye-popping graphics and an advanced physics simulation to create the most realistic simulation pool game ever. Any shot, spin, jump shot or trick-shot that can be performed on a real pool table can also be performed on VP4 with true to life results. Enjoy thousands of hours of play-time competing head to head with friends or against the computer. Play up to 17, adrenalin packed pool games on customizable tables and equipment using your favorite cue from the 'cue shop'. Improve your skills with Steve Daking's video lessons and virtual practice scenarios or even use the training aids during practice. 'Become a trick-shot artist with pre-selected shots or new shots, which you can invent. VP4 is the closest thing to real life play that will actually improve your real pool game. If and when you think you are ready, VP4 also features two Career Modes of play. Go on a 'pro-tour' to compete with real professional pool players or travel the road and gamble as a 'hustler' for rankings and achievements. Record your matches or shots and watch the later from any angle of view. Share pics and recordings of your favorite moments, shots and matches with friends or on Facebook.Since pool is such a great sport, we decided to make Virtual Pool 4 just like playing real pool.

If you\u2019ve taken to indoor training in recent years, you\u2019re not alone. More and more riders are moving indoors for quality training time on a smart trainer, lured by the lack of traffic to contend with, better quality equipment, immersive training apps such as Zwift, RGT Cycling and Rouvy \u2013 and better weather conditions.\nThere are numerous benefits to indoor cycling and your bike won\u2019t get as dirty either \u2013 but it will still be subjected to wear and tear. \u201cIn the same way going out on the road carries risks, using your bike on a turbo carries a different set of risks more focused on your bike,\u201d says Will Smith, a mechanic at Havebike, which offers a collect and return bike repair service.\nHere are four reasons why you need to look after your bike, even if you\u2019re riding indoors.\n1. Sweat isn\u2019t good for your bike\n\n Riding on the turbo is sweaty business. Place a towel over your handlebar and top tube to collect sweat. Justin Tallis \/ Getty Images\nEven in a cold garage and with a gale-force fan blowing on you during a session, or with your windows wide open, you\u2019ll get hot and sweaty.\nThat sweat can find its way into expensive parts and the salt that it contains can corrode them over time.\nHavebike\u2019s Smith points out that it\u2019s very easy for sweat to find its way into headset bearings, shift levers and bar tape, and it can also cause metal cable guides to seize to the frame.\n\u201cWe\u2019ve seen a few examples recently where levers and bars have corroded to such an extent, they needed totally replacing,\u201d he says.\nHe advocates placing a towel over your bars to collect the sweat; you can also buy \u201cbike bras\u201d to cover the top of the bike, and frame protector sprays, but there\u2019s still a risk to bar tape and shifters.\nAs with riding outside, you still need to keep your bike clean and dry.\n\u201cIn an ideal world you would wash your bike after every session, but this isn\u2019t practical for many so if you can do it after every third session, this should stop the build-up,\u201d says Smith.\n2. A turbo could damage your frame\n\n Full-gas efforts could be putting unexpected stress on your frame. If you\u2019re concerned, check your bike manufacturer\u2019s warranty. Simon Bromley \/ Immediate Media\nWhen you\u2019re putting in a big effort, particularly out of the saddle, it\u2019s natural to swing your weight from side to side.\nSome trainers, like those from Kurt Kinetic or the latest Wahoo Kickr, allow a bit of side-to-side motion, but if your bike is held rigidly in the trainer, you\u2019re putting side loads on your frame, bottom bracket, seatstays and chainstays that they weren\u2019t necessarily designed for.\n\u201cDepending on the trainer type and use, it may potentially apply unusual forces on your bicycle, wear parts and\/or weaken or damage your bicycle,\u201d reads an addendum to Specialized\u2019s owner\u2019s manual on trainer use.\n\u201cThis is especially true for carbon fibre bicycles rigidly attached to the trainer.\u201d\nSmith says normal seated efforts shouldn\u2019t be a problem, but issues a word of caution over more vigorous efforts. \u201cOut of the saddle, the bike won\u2019t move from side-to-side as it does on the road, so that energy has got to go somewhere.\u201d\nTurbo trainer platforms, including the MP1 from Saris, can help the bike rock in a similar manner to riding on the road, Smith adds.\nRegardless, it\u2019s worth checking whether your bike brand\u2019s guarantee will cover damage specifically caused by using your bike on an indoor trainer.\n\u201cUntil recently some of the very big brands said in their T&Cs that warranties were invalidated if you were using your bike on a turbo or any type of mounting,\u201d says Smith.\n\n Indoor training is more popular than ever \u2013 it\u2019s still important to consider any wear and tear to your bike. Robert Cianflone \/ Getty Images\nWith the massive increase in the number of riders taking to the indoor trainer, that position has started to change, with some bike makers now building and testing their frames so that they can cope with use in a turbo trainer.\nSpecialized has tested and certified all model year 2020 (and onwards) road bikes for trainer use, though the brand\u2019s other bikes, and those road bikes prior to MY2020, are \u201cused on trainers at your own risk\u201d.\nThe brand does, however, suggest riders \u201cconsider using an old bike with a metal frame and components you are not using on the road\u201d.\nMeanwhile, since 2019, Canyon has provided a list of models approved for use on turbo trainers \u2013 as well as those models that are explicitly not compatible with specific turbo trainers.\nThe brand has also issued guidelines for trainer use. For example, only non-motorised models are approved for use and Canyon bikes with thru-axles are only approved for use with direct-drive trainers.\nThe bottom line, however, is to check any brand guidelines and your warranty before you clamp your \u00a310,000 bike to your trainer for a flat-out interval training session.\n3. You can damage your components\n\n If you use a direct-drive smart trainer, use a cassette with the same ratios as your regular rear wheel. Simon Bromley \/ Immediate Media\nIf you mount your bike using a skewer, make sure you use the one that\u2019s specific to your trainer; a skewer from a wheel may not hold your bike securely.\n\u201cWorst case scenario could result in the bike slipping and falling out of the turbo,\u201d says Smith.\nTake particular care when mounting your bike on a trainer, to ensure the frame is securely and flushly attached via the quick-release or thru-axle, and that no other part of the trainer and bike are in contact with one another.\n\u201cAlso, be careful to avoid clamping the bike too tightly,\u201d he continues. \u201cIt\u2019s human nature to tighten it up as much as possible but this can result in crushed bearings, a damaged freehub or ultimately a damaged or even cracked frame.\u201d\nIf you\u2019re riding a direct-drive trainer, Smith also advises using a cassette with the same ratios as on your regular wheel, so the different setup doesn\u2019t damage your rear mech.\nSmith is less concerned with damage to the front wheel from it sitting static on the floor or in a riser block.\nHe advises keeping your tyres pumped up and rotating the front wheel occasionally, so the pressure isn\u2019t always in one place. It\u2019s a good idea to check that riding in one spot hasn\u2019t affected spoke tension and wheel truing as well.\n4. You still need to check for wear\n\n A trainer-specific tyre helps keep noise to a minimum and protects your precious race tyres. Tacx\nKeep your drivetrain clean and lubricated. Sweat may end up on your chain and you may also be putting high loads through it during high-intensity workouts.\nSmith also points out that you\u2019re not coasting or freewheeling on a descent much on a turbo, so your gears are turning for longer than on a comparable length ride \u2013 great for your fitness, but possibly leading to more wear and tear than you think.\n\u201cYou may see some higher-than-normal wear rates on the drivetrain, so check chains and cassettes for wear,\u201d he says.\nAnd if you\u2019re using a wheel-on trainer, rather than a direct-drive smart trainer, fit a turbo trainer tyre at the rear. Turbo-specific tyres are made from a tougher compound capable of standing up to more wear and tear.\n\u201cOtherwise, your nice new fast rubber will be a squared-off mess with a polished surface in no time,\u201d he says. \u201cThat outdoor ride you\u2019ve been training for could be a disappointment as the rear wheel slips from under you on every corner or you puncture more easily.\u201d","image":"@type":"ImageObject","url":"https:\/\/\/production\/volatile\/sites\/21\/2021\/02\/Indoor-training-cddb854.jpg?quality=90&resize=768,574","width":768,"height":574,"headline":"Can a turbo trainer damage a carbon frame? How to look after your bike when riding indoors","author":["@type":"Person","name":"Paul Norman"],"publisher":"@type":"Organization","name":"BikeRadar","url":"https:\/\/","logo":"@type":"ImageObject","url":"https:\/\/\/production\/volatile\/sites\/21\/2019\/03\/cropped-White-Orange-da60b0b-04d8ff9.png?quality=90&resize=265,53","width":182,"height":60,"speakable":"@type":"SpeakableSpecification","xpath":["\/html\/head\/title","\/html\/head\/meta[@name='description']\/@content"],"url":"https:\/\/\/advice\/fitness-and-training\/using-bike-on-turbo-trainer\/","datePublished":"2021-02-04T16:30:33+00:00","dateModified":"2021-10-20T10:15:59+00:00"}] Can a turbo trainer damage a carbon frame? How to look after your bike when riding indoors It's not just hard on you, using the turbo trainer can hurt your bike too 350c69d7ab


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