Tag Archives: $300+

My review of the Tacx Vortex Smart ErgoTrainer: an awesome smart trainer!

Tacx Vortex Smart Review

The Tacx Vortex Smart ErgoTrainer delivers an intuitive and effective indoor training experience, one you’re seriously going to enjoy! I’d actually gone through a couple of cheaper smart trainers before this and was beginning to question what all the “smart” hype was about. But before I was ready to give up and dismiss the entire smart trainer craze as a passing …

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My review of the CycleOps Silencer: an amazing Direct Drive indoor trainer!

CycleOps Silencer Review

Ever since I first tested the CycleOps Silencer Direct Drive indoor trainer, my other stationary bike stands been gathering dust, lying in the cupboard, unloved and unused. This trainer has been touted as the very best all-round performer in the CycleOps pantheon – an impressive achievement, considering the array of top-end products this esteemed company has put out in the past few …

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Our review of the Lemond Revolution 1.1 – it’s all about the ride!

lemond revolution 1.1

The Lemond Revolution 1.1 is seriously all about the cycling experience. One of the pioneers of the “wheel-off” direct drive design, this celebrated indoor cycle trainer delivers the most realistic road cycling simulation in its price category (we’re talking a reasonable $600-ish – and yes, it out-rivals the road-like experience of the Kinetic RocknRoller). If you’re willing to overlook the …

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How to update a classic: the new mighty Kinetic Rock n Roll Smart Trainer with InRide Sensor!

kurt kinetic rock n roll smart

The Kinetic Rock n Roll Smart Trainer – complete with a unique InRide Sensor – is an absolute triumph, updating the timeless Kinetic Rock n Roll design for the smartphone age, while preserving the smooth, fluid trainer-powered cycling experience that has made Kinetic a stalwart in a competitive industry. I was a little dubious myself, fearful that something that had worked …

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