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Yep been using this on the turbo since mid November good point must be lower rolling resistance than normal tyre so can use higher resistance and higher gears.Major bad point wore flat after 12 45minute sessions.Dont know how much longer it will last.Advice just buy a cheap road tyre for your Turbo sessions.
I bought this for use on my Tacx Satori. Reason for purchase was because the turbo trainer was wearing out my rear tyre at an alarming rate. The tyre was easy to fit, I put it on my 622 x 15C rim with no problems. I definitely noticed a difference in noise levels after using this turbo trainer specific tyre. Much quieter and also less prone to slipping. Only had for 2 weeks so no long term discoveries, but good so far and I am pleased with the purchase.
Previously used a hybrid low profile tyre on my turbo, noise levels were comparable to a washing machine on full spin. After the upgrade the tyre runs practically silent and the loudest noise is the sound of the chain/cranks. With the new tyre it is possible to watch the tv or listen to music at a medium volume without any issues.
As someone has already said make sure you get yourself a 26" x 1.25-1.5" inner tube. I managed to squeeze a 1.75" tube in however the ride was very lumpy and uncomfortable/annoying. With a bigger tube there is insufficient room for the inner tube to inflate evenly.
My only criticism is cost, for the same price you can get a good pair of conventional tyres.]
I used a normal road tyre but it eventually gave up on me. I took a gamble on this tyre but was sceptical regarding the claim of reduced noise. Well, time to eat humble pie. I was amazed at the difference. I only rode for 30mins on my trainer yesterday but what a difference. Almost no noise at all, tyre performed well and was not warm after 30mins of constant use. Impressed? Yes :-)
I've been running a Tacx Flow trainer for a while with an old, rigid mountain bike with road tyres. Changing to this tyre has totally eliminated any slipping when applying power and the roll is much smoother. I found it slightly difficult to fit to the rim, though some of that was due to the larger inner tube that I had for the original tyres, I must change it to a proper size one day! Definitely recommended and half the price of a Tacx version.