Category: Turbo Trainer Reviews

CycleOps PowerBeam Pro Trainer Review

CycleOps PowerBeam Pro Trainer Review The CycleOps PowerBeam Pro trainer has been around some time now and was one of the original power trainers available on the market. It’s an expensive unit at retail but, spend a little time looking around, and you can always manage to find one at a great discount, making the CycleOps PowerBeam Pro a potential steal in terms of value for money. Before upgrading to a direct drive unit my turbo trainer of choice was a PowerBeam Pro. I rode the Cycleops for several years and can personally testify to what a fantastic unit...

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Blackburn Tech Mag 6 Trainer Review

Blackburn Tech Mag 6 Trainer Review If you’re looking for a decent turbo trainer but short on funds, the Blackburn Tech Mag 6 Trainer could well be the answer. Featuring height adjustable legs, lifetime guarantee, and (for this price range), a great smooth ride sensation, the Tech Mag 6 is an excellent choice for those on a budget looking to get in shape over the winter months. Out of the box, set up of the Tech Mag 6 turbo trainer is a relatively straightforward process. Just fold out the legs, level the unit on the floor using the adjustable...

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Tacx Vortex Smart Turbo Trainer Review

Tacx Vortex Smart Turbo Trainer Review The Tacx Vortex smart turbo trainer is one of the most popular interactive ergo trainers currently available, and for a good reason. For what is comparatively, a low price, users get a highly functional ANT+/Bluetooth compatible smart turbo trainer allowing for easy set up with popular third party training apps such as Zwift and Trainer Road. Set up of the Vortex ergo trainer is a simple and straightforward process. Built upon Tacx’s staple sturdy design used throughout most it’s range, the Tacx Vortex smart turbo trainer legs lock-out securely into place under rider...

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Elite Turbo Muin Trainer Review

Elite Turbo Muin Trainer Review The Elite Turbo Muin trainer is a direct drive unit utilizing fluid resistance. This combination is well known to create a more realistic ride feel than standard turbo trainers and also offer a much quieter ride. Very useful if you have neighbors in close proximity. The Elite Turbo Muin trainer has a large 197mm flywheel weighing in at 6kg that creates a super smooth ride and has a max power output value of 2000 watts making it suitable for even the most powerful riders out there. Being a fluid trainer there are no resistance...

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Tacx Blue Motion T2600 Turbo Trainer Review

Tacx Blue Motion T2600 Turbo Trainer Review The Tacx Blue Motion T2600 turbo trainer is one of Tacx’s lower end entry level trainers, offering fewer features than some of their more expensive models such as the Vortex. The lower price, however, doesn’t mean the T2600 trainer is of poor quality. In fact, the unit offers a very high level of build quality, simple set up, straightforward use and fantastic compact folding design, great when space is limited. When it comes to resistance, the Tacx Blue Motion 2600 turbo trainer has a whopping 10 levels of resistance which are controlled...

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