Wahoo and Zwift settle patent infringement dispute over 'copycat' indoor trainer

Wahoo sued Zwift and JetBlack last October, stating that the new Zwift Hub Trainer was ‘identical’ to its KICKR CORE product

Image shows the Zwift Hub turbo trainer
(Image credit: Future)

Wahoo and Zwift have both come to a settlement agreement over the former’s legal action against Zwift for alleged patent infringement over its Hub stationary trainer. 

According to a report from Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, a court filing in the US last Thursday showed that both sides of the dispute are asking the court to dismiss Wahoo’s patent infringement lawsuit and any subsequent counterclaims.

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.