Tacx Flux Smart turbo trainer review

Tacx’s latest addition to the direct drive trainer category brings most of the features of its range topping big brother, the Neo, at a more wallet friendly price.

Tacx Flux Smart Turbo Trainer
Cycling Weekly Verdict

For the rider wanting a more simplified introduction to the world of direct drive trainers, the Flux is the perfect choice. Out of the box the simple set up and easy to use smartphone app enable simple control of the smooth, powered resistance unit. Interactivity and realistic resistance changes with third party software such as Zwift really allow the Flux to shine.

Reasons to buy
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    Realistic ride feel

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    Very stable and quiet

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    Simple connectivity with third party devices/software

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Reasons to avoid
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    Non-folding design

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    Needs external power

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The Tacx Flux Smart is the second in a duet of direct drive trainers from Tacx. Following on from the all-singing Tacx Neo Smart, the indoor trainer giant has managed to package up the benefits of direct drive into a very competitively priced trainer.

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