Riding on the trainer can be brutal. You can try reading, or throw on a training DVD, but sometimes, those still aren’t enough to overcome the mind-numbing boredom of riding a bike without going anywhere for hours at a time.

We found this Google Earth hack from Instructables which lets you hook your bike and trainer up to the computer and virtually navigate anywhere with Google street view by bicycle.

Check out the step by step instructions here, and if any of you are tech-savvy enough to try it, let us know how it works in the comment section below.

What do you think?