Wahoo sues Zwift for patent infringement over turbo trainer

American company says Zwift's new Hub trainer is 'identical, in all material respects, to the KICKR CORE'

Wahoo Kickr V6 and Bike V2
(Image credit: Wahoo)

Wahoo has launched legal action against Zwift for alleged patent infringement in the smart trainers which are produced by both companies.

Documents filed in the US District Court for the District of Delaware on October 3 show that Wahoo Fitness LLC believes that three patents related to its smart trainers have been infringed upon by Zwift. These are:

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.