Updated November 09, 2018 by Gregg Parker

The 10 Best Smart Bike Trainers

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in November of 2018. 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 choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. 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.


Gregg Parker
Last updated on November 09, 2018 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is a writer and puppy enthusiast who divides his time between Los Angeles and the rest of the world. A graduate of the University of Southern California, his eclectic career has involved positions in education, health care, entertainment, nonprofit fundraising, technology, and literature. A points and miles expert, he's well-versed in all topics related to travel, including luggage and travel accessories. Other areas of expertise include pet care products, teaching resources, kitchen appliances, and anything related to coffee or barbecue.


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