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…
Autumn is upon us, and that means turbo trainers reviews. The Elite Drivo II is the first up in the TG cave, and this preview gives my first impressions of the Italians lastest indoor bike trainer, along with a report of my 2018 Elite Factory visit and the Elite Fuoripista. So let’s get into things!
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…