Turbo trainers, which turn your own bike into an indoor exercise machine, are notoriously soul destroying yet a must to keep serious training going when the weather's bad. "The iMagic is the pick of the bunch of the new generation," Tony says. "Hook it up to a computer and you can ride some of the world's most famous climbs, with the electromagnetic brake mimicking changes in gradient as you roll ."
Where: Sigma Sport (020-8943 4443; www.sigmasport.co.uk)
How much: £455