Which indoor smart trainer Cyber Monday deal is right for you? Wahoo Kickr and Core vs Tacx Neo 2T and Flux - what are the key differences between models?

There's plenty of cash to be saved - but which model actually suits your needs the best? We explain the differences and key features that you need know

Wahoo Kickr and Core vs Tacx Neo 2T and Flux
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Black Friday itself may be over, but there's big savings to be found on smart trainers in the Cyber Monday sales. Tacx and Wahoo both have some hefty discounts on their high-end indoor training equipment - but choosing between them can be tricky.

With deals running out of stock fast, here is our summary: for mid-range trainers in both the US and UK, the Wahoo Kickr Core and Tacx Flux 2 are similar when it comes to features, but the Wahoo just edges it out on price.

Tacx Flux 2

Tacx Flux 2

US:  was $899.99, now $599.99 at REI

UK: was £699.99, now £524.99 at Swinnerton Cycles

The Tacx Flux is Tacx's mid-range smart trainer. It features newer internals than the Tacx Flux S, but it still has a different drive unit to the one found in the Neo 2T.

Wahoo Kickr Core

Wahoo Kickr Core

US: was $599.99, now $499.99 at Competitive Cyclist

UK: was £699.99, now £449.00 at Sigma Sports

The Wahoo Kickr Core is Wahoo's entry-level direct drive trainer. For those looking into Zwifting, it is also worth checking out UK deals and US deals which include 12 months of Zwift membership.

Tacx Neo 2T

Tacx Neo 2T

USA: was $1,399.99, now $899.99 at Amazon

UK: was £1,199.00, now £1,099.00 at Sigma Sports

The Tacx Neo 2t is Tacx's flagship trainer, and offers an incredibly powerful drive unit. It also features a virtual flywheel that can simulate different surfaces on supported software applications.

Wahoo Kickr V6

Wahoo Kickr V6

USA: was $1,299.99 now $999.99 at Competitive Cyclist

UK: was £1,099.99 now £999.99 at Condor Cycles

The Wahoo Kickr v6 features Wahoo's latest high end internals, and includeS race mode functionality, aimed at high data refresh speeds for maximum e-racing efficiency.

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