The Kurt Kinetic Roll and Roll Smart Control is quite unique in the world of smart trainers, as the elastomer feet allow you to, well Rock and Roll. But is that extra movement a good thing in a Zwift race, or an hindrance in our favourite e-sport? Sounds like we need a Zwift Gear Test!
Tag: power meter
Stryd PowerRace Garmin IQ app Stryd has figuratively and literally made huge leaps (I’ll resist any further stride based puns) when it comes to the science of monitoring your training and performance. Using power as a way of gauging your run has been a huge boon to many people, and personally, I have found a real…
At the end of July Wahoo pushed out an update to the Wahoo KICKR SNAP. Certainly not enough to trigger a debate as to whether this should be a version 2.0 update, but something to keep in mind if you are looking to upgrade to a smart trainer in 2017
Tacx Neo Smart Bike – The Smart Bike Had Landed… Nearly Every trainer company and his dog are working in secret on a smart trainer. Well, that is what the world rumour mill seems to suggest if you spend enough time on the Zwift forums and listen to Simon Schofield on the ZwiftCast (or watch…
The Elite Direto is the latest turbo trainer to come from the Italian cycling company, but the turbo trainer market has changed considerably since their top of the range smart trainer, the Elite Drivo, launched. How will their junior direct drive model fair in 2017? We need a Zwift Gear Test!
The Favero BePro pedals basically came out of nowhere on the power meter market in 2015. But two years later they have launched their successor to the BePro the ASSIOMA – let’s take a look at what has changed, and should you consider them for use in your Zwift Cave, with a Zwift Gear Test!
Making turbo trainers is one thing, but building accurate and robust trainers is an entirely different matter. Elite recently opened their factory doors to me to see what goes into building an Elite trainer, and to take a look at their latest trainer the Elite Direto
It is not often that you get new players coming in the power meter market, and pretty much getting it right straight out of the gate, but Favero, an electronics giant in Italy happens to have managed that with the BePro pedals. Given these are a relatively inexpensive power meter pedal, sounds like we need…
The VeloReality Lynx turbo trainer is an indoor cycling system created by a software company. So we had a device produced from a different mindset than the usual turbo. As a result a very different product! The real question though, is how does the Lynx perform on Zwift? Time for a #ZwiftGearTest!