There is a whole world of smart trainers now. With options for every person and every budget. But when it comes to budget, coming in at around £500 with offers, the Elite Direto has been the best trainer in terms of price and features. Will Elite be able to maintain that with the new Elite Direto X?
The Elite TUO trainer shows that there is still life in the class bike trainer market. Given that Elite is very much committed to direct-drive units like the Suito and Direto X, what have Elite done to draw buyers eyes to the wheel-on Elite TUO?
The Elite Nero Smart Rollers are my first ride in the world of parabolic rollers. This is my preview of the Elite Nero system, and initial feels as to Elite new training tool.
Another year and another crop of turbo trainers. It looks like this is going to be a big one, Elite, Tacx, Cycleops, Kinetic all have new units this year. One of the first on the shelves is the Elite Drivo II – now in black
Autumn is upon us, and that means turbo trainers reviews. This is my first hands-on impression of the stunning Elite Fuoripista as I visited the Elite Factory. So let’s get into things!
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!
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
Elite Cycling is a cycling accessory company which needs no introduction. This month I have been lucky enough to have Elite open their factory doors to me in Italy, to see how the company is injecting Italian style into cycling accessories… and the next generation of turbo trainers
Power meter vs. Power estimator. Does it matter? Rather than a strain gauge, the Elite Rampa uses a power estimator, Elite have previously championed the optical power meter with the Drivo, so what effect does that bring to the Elite Rampa? We look at power accuracy as we try to answer the common question “How…
Having been using the Cycleops Hammer for a couple of months now after ZwiftCon, I’m in a much better place to give an idea as to how the latest Cycleops unit feels, and more importantly, how it responds to race conditions, in order to be able to class this review as a proper Zwift Gear…
Many turbo manufacturers produce own branded mats for use with their trainers. While brand loyalty is nice, and my OCD plays well with a trainer matched to the manufacturer mat, they are rarely bundled with a turbo, so the price is thus a major factor. So assuming you are opening your own wallet which is…