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Poll: Can you get onto your rollers without a wall?(11 posts)

Poll: Can you get onto your rollers without a wall?PODIUMBOUNDdotCA
Aug 14, 2002 9:14 AM
Just a poll to see who can get onto rollers without the use of a wall or chair or whatever else people use to get them up.

Nope. (nm)gs6769
Aug 14, 2002 9:36 AM
re: Poll: Can you get onto your rollers without a wall?zero1
Aug 14, 2002 11:25 AM
yep....but i will not ride them unless i have something next to me, like a wall or a bed, in case i fall....ride safe
yes. by the way...gwendolynofthemountain
Aug 14, 2002 11:38 AM
did you pay the shirt guy?
Yes he was payedPODIUMBOUNDdotCA
Aug 14, 2002 1:08 PM
Ya I payed him. It sucks cus I'm on the hook for my team and I'm paying it at a time where I can't afford it but both my mom and him were acting in good faith. Thanks for everyones advice.

Its all about the indoor bunnyhop!!!akatdog
Aug 14, 2002 1:43 PM
Just kidding

Ride On
Yes, with a footstooljtlmd
Aug 14, 2002 2:39 PM
I use a short stool to stand on to get on them. I'll use the same stool to put my foot down when I unclip. Other than that no chair or wall to hang on.

Why are you concerned about roller technique in the middle of summer?
Discussion about rollers and trainersPODIUMBOUNDdotCA
Aug 14, 2002 6:03 PM
The discussion about rollers vs. trainers below brought it to mind.
no, but with a sloping top tube I might :-) nmDougSloan
Aug 14, 2002 2:50 PM
First day on rollers...funny/painful experiencecabinfever
Aug 15, 2002 6:18 AM
I was housesitting, and decided to bring my new rollers to try. I'm out on the deck, and I get the bike on the rollers and I put a plastic deck chair next to me. I hold onto the chair with one hand, and put another hand on the bar. Then I begin pedalling, and get the nerve to let go of the chair. That poor plastic deck chair, may it rest in piece...or at least in the 4 pieces it was in after a crushed it.
I use a minivan.djg
Aug 15, 2002 7:05 AM
I keep the rollers in the garage next to the wife's van, which provides a nice step-up and a decent cd collection.