We’ve been waiting a while… Reportedly held up by legal regulatory issues, the Tacx Neo Bike Smart is now in the wild! These are my initial thoughts after a week
An additional letter, and some fiddling under the skin. The Tacx NEO 2 was previously the best smart trainer on the market. Are the Tacx NEO 2T changes enough to justify Tacx keeping the crown? Read on for the lastest Tacx NEO 2T review to find out!
It’s 2018 trainer season, and Tacx has updated their flagship trainer. The Tacx Neo 2 has been developed as a result of engineering feedback from the Tacx NEO Smart Bike and a deeper understanding of the complex magnets which go to give the unique characteristics of the Tacx NEO 2. So let’s see what is…
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!
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!
The Smart Bike Revolution is here, and one of the first to show was Tacx. Here is their Tacx NEO Smart Bike Eurobike offering
Within the cycling world, Tacx is one of THE biggest manufacturer names NOT associated with the production of a bike frame. Tacx is a hardware company making components as “simple” as jockey wheels and drinks bottles, through to state of the art turbo trainers, built using input from global leaders in the field of electromagnetics….
The original Tacx Flux reviewed highlighted a few issues – Not least a bricked trainer. A long phone call to Tacx & HQ visit found the source
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…
Following in the glut of direct mount turbo trainers releases this year, Tacx has launched to Tacx Flux. With very similar internals to that of the TacX Neo but without headline-grabbing features such as road feel and downhill simulation. Instead, we save a considerable chunk of money and gain a smaller package. So have Tacx made the…
Another year and another crop of turbo trainers. While we’re still waiting for TacX to release the Flux, Elite got in with an early punch bringing a slew of new turbo trainers to the market. Here is a full blow by blow Zwift Gear Test looking at the new Elite Drivo Turbo from just about every angle
For myself, one of the biggest product announcements of 2015 has been the TacX Neo. Many people have championed the devices 6dB noise level. On my first encounter with the device, during my TacX Neo preview, I think I’ve found a MUCH more important feature… and its amazing!