Wahoo Kickr smart turbo trainer review

The latest version of the Wahoo Kickr has improved ride feel thanks to a larger flywheel but is it enough to improve overall?

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

Wahoo has improved the Kickr nicely and although it has a weight increase, thanks to good ergonomics and well placed weight it isn't that hard to move around. It also folds nicely to slot into a small space. It isn't totally silent and you still get a lot of gear noise but it is a good improvement over the previous model.

Reasons to buy
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    Easy to set-up

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    Comes with Shimano 105 cassette

Reasons to avoid
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    Needs a power socket

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The Wahoo Kickr was already a hit with us at Cycling Weekly but it did have some limitations in terms of outright performance and ride quality.

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Symon Lewis joined Cycling Weekly as an Editorial Assistant in 2010, he went on to become a Tech Writer in 2014 before being promoted to Tech Editor in 2015 before taking on a role managing Video and Tech in 2019. Lewis discovered cycling via Herne Hill Velodrome, where he was renowned for his prolific performances, and spent two years as a coach at the South London velodrome.