Sometimes with sports tech, it is the internals of a product which undergoes considerable updates, but the exterior…well just the colour changes. ANT+ FEC and Bluetooth FTMS now mean you have ask how will the unit perform in a Zwift Gear Test?
If you have spent ANY time in the Zwift Facebook Groups, one of the most significant discussion points is, which is the best turbo trainer of Zwift? So let’s start of the Zwift Turbotrainer Wars series by having the Wahoo KICKR 2017 and the Tacx Neo go head to head! 3…2…1… FIGHT!
The Garmin Vector 3 pedals have undergone a dramatic change since Vector 2 – the comms pods have gone, and in has come Bluetooth, making this these pedals the first Bluetooth SENSORS from Garmin. So looks stylish, and good on paper, but should consider them fro Zwift? – Start the Zwift Gear Test!
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!
Wahoo has a range of heart rate monitors in the TICKR line, all using the standard chest strap. As optical heart rate devices have proliferated on smartwatches, we are also seeing the growth of stand-alone optical HRM units. How has Wahoo tried to differentiate themselves with the Wahoo TICKR fit?
Tacx Neo Smart Trainer Isokinetic / Isotonic Functions Whilst the Tacx Neo was initially released in 2015, the nature of the electronic-magnetic core of the unit has means that Tacx has been able to add new features over time via firmware updates. The biggest of these was probably the road feel, which people experience quite…
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
This was my first time attending Eurobike in Germany, and it’s been an utter blast.So one week after returning to the shores of Blighty, these are my highlights from Friedrichshafen, covering tech, cycling, and life – in no particular order!
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…
Wahoo KICKR Climb – Indoor Cycling Grade Simulator PREVIEW The world of indoor training has changed a lot over the last few years, and Zwift has largely been a proponent of that change. The change from a classic or “dumb” trainer when cycling through Watopia is huge, not least of all when you hit that…