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That said, I have also just ordered a PT Pro. While I am making serious headway using the CT, and I have been known to ride on one for 4.5 hours at a time, that becomes a very MENTAL workout. There just aren't enough cycling videos out there to entertain me week in and week out while cycling indoors. It starts to take the fun out of training after a while. Nothing can replace being out on the road. I'm looking very forward to transferring most of my bike workouts to the open road. Not only that, my long workouts will now be power based rather than HR based. Power seems much more precise to me, as far as accomplishing workout intent. I'll probably only use HR only in the offseason now when I need the effort to stay really low.
Although I'm still waiting delivery of my PT Pro, I have to recommend that piece first. As the first response noted, the CT is hard to take out on the road. On the other hand, a mag trainer will still work with the PT, AND you'll get downloadable info from the PT regardless of whether you train indoors or out. I'm even thinking the PT might alleviate 90% of the need for a CT in the first place (although the spinscan is a great feature for teaching/learning proper pedal stroke. That is about the only thing you'd be missing)
The Only downside IMO is the trainer stand - IMO it is outdated and could be made better.
I have hear great things about the Powertap, but don't have any direct knowledge.
IMO I would opt for the computrainer for the simple fact that it can act like your own personal sports lab. You can play with different positions and setups viewing the effects on your Computer real time. You can also use the Spinscan to really tweak your pedal stroke. The New software now lets you create any course in the US. I am not sure what they have for the rest of the world though.