Wahoo Launches Cheaper Kickr, Plus Trainer-Controlled Fan

Wahoo launches cheaper Kickr, plus trainer-controlled fan

Wahoo's Kickr revolutionized indoor training, but the power-measuring smart trainer that works with third-party apps to control resistance is cost-prohibitive for many. Now, Wahoo has a £699 / $899 Kickr Core that uses the same technology and flywheel but with a different leg configuration. The company also has a new category of product: the smart fan, with the speed determined by your effort level (heart rate, power or speed, via ANT+). Best smart trainers of 2018 Wahoo Kickr Core Built using the same main internals and construction as the original Kickr, the Kickr Core is a direct-drive smart trainer, meaning that you remove your rear wheel and mount the bike directly on the trainer. This style of smart trainer is more accurate in power measurement and resistance delivery than wheel-on smart trainers that resemble traditional trainers, where your rear tire presses against a roller. To get the cost down to ...

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