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    Tour de Giro online cycling for home trainer/computrainer

    Just wondering if any other users are online here. New program developed by local Burlington area guys for using trainer at home to race online. You can use various trainers with either ant stick/garmin speed sensor or powercurvesensor to connect computer. Takes home riding to new level competing with other online racers.
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    Why the heck did they call it Tour de Giro???

    Giro is Italian for Tour.

    "Let's call our company Tour of Tour."
    "We will call you Cygnus, the god of balance you shall be."

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    Why the heck did they call it Tour de Giro???

    Giro is Italian for Tour.

    "Let's call our company Tour of Tour."

    Thatshowiroll, I have no idea. Does seem like odd name thou.

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    I was kinda joking. They can name it Tour de Specialized... sit back and watch the sparks fly.
    "We will call you Cygnus, the god of balance you shall be."

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    BTW, I'm going to check this out.
    I'm already using a similar program with Sufferfast/Trainerroad.
    "We will call you Cygnus, the god of balance you shall be."

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    The Trainerroad looks pretty cool too. Tour de Giro is little bit different in that you are racing against other online users or computer generated ai's. You can design your own race by picking course and setting all the ai power ranges. You can schedule a race so others can join in. There is real world drafting that makes you want to ride with others and stay in packs. The downsides: graphics are not amazing, little bit of lag between when you spool up compared to racer moving on course. Both you get used to pretty quick and don't really bother you. I use powercurvesensor($40) with kurt kinetic road machine. The powercurve lets you calibrate press on force(similar to computrainer setup) so you get consistant power readings.

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    They've been doing this for rowing machines for years. It's a cool idea.

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