looks like a nice bit of kit, ive not seen a turbo type trainer where you dont need the rear wheel
Yes, real pedaling, seems to be on the road. It's very stable and the tire does not consume.
There is no possibility to "harden" the resistance, like the normal kind, you can only downshft the rear box and push more than you can!
I'm waiting the end of this holiday for start seriously to train...yesterday night we have a dinner with collegues, for was soy pizza with tomato and vegatable, beer...ad in the end we taste a kind of ruhm 30 years old. They want 10 euro for a little glass. Results: night without sleep, burning stomach, weak legs. Bad idea....