The 10 Best Smart Bike Trainers

Updated November 09, 2018 by Gregg Parker

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Cyclists gearing up for a big ride sometimes need to practice when the weather isn't ideal, but still want to use those expensive bikes they purchased instead of an indoor model. And even if you're not hoping to be the next Greg LeMond, increasing resistance by working with the apps and virtual ride programs available for these smart trainers will improve endurance as well as strength. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best smart bike trainer on Amazon.

10. Travel Trac

9. Kinetic Rock and Roll

8. Tacx Satori

7. Bkool Go

6. CycleOps Magnus

5. Elite Direto

4. Tacx Neo

3. Kinetic Road Machine

2. Bkool Smart Pro 2

1. CycleOps M2

Editor's Notes

November 05, 2018: Special consideration needs to be given to the ease of setup. While many drive trainers have a wealth of features, they won't do the user any good if the device just sits in a box because they don't know how to set it up. That's why the top items on the list are those that allow riders to easily attach their bikes and get riding.


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Last updated on November 09, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is an author, screenwriter, and comedian who divides his time between Los Angeles, California, and Osaka, Japan. When he’s not watching sports, he spends most of his free time on his artistic pursuits or collecting miles for his next international journey.


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