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ZwiftPower - The coding behind Zwift Community Racing

Zwift has grown from the brainchild of Jon Mayfield into an arguably recognised cycling powerhouse which, I don’t think it is an understatement to say, has revolutionised indoor cycling. In the early days of Zwift, the priority of the company was on…
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Cycleops Hammer Turbo Trainer Review - Zwift Gear Test - TitaniumGeek

Having been using the Cycleops Hammer for a couple of months now after ZwiftCon, I’m in a much better place to give an idea as to how the latest Cycleops unit feels, and more importantly, how it responds to race conditions, in order to be able to class…
Having been using the Cycleops Hammer for a couple of months now after ZwiftCon, I’m in a much better place to give an idea as to how the latest Cycleops unit feels, and more importantly, how…
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Cycleops has come back to the direct drive turbo market with the Hammer, but in a one, two blow, they have also released a wheel on trainer in the form of the Cycleops Magnus, coming in at under half the price of the bigger Hammer. I’ve been using the…
Cycleops has come back to the direct drive turbo market with the Hammer, but in a one, two blow, they have also released a wheel on trainer in the form of the Cycleops Magnus, coming in at under ha…
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Tacx Flux Smart Turbo Trainer Review - Zwift Gear Test - TitaniumGeek

Following in the glut of direct mount turbo trainers this year, is the Tacx Flux. We’ve got very similar internals of the TacX Neo but without the headline-grabbing features like road feel and downhill simulation. Instead, we save a considerable chunk of…
The Tacx Flux is at an amazing price point for a direct mount trainer. Does this mean that the Flux is the new Zwift darling? Or has that price point come at a cost?
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Zwift has iOS currently in beta form, and is rapidly heading towards the official release via the Apple App store. However, the Zwift team are a group who could NEVER be accused of sitting still. As a result, they have also developed a running module for…
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Tacx Flux Review - Followup on issues and response from Tacx HQ

My original review of the Tacx Flux did highlight a few issues with the system – namely a bricked trainer from myself and some discrepancies with the inbuilt power meter. Since then I have been furnished with a replacement trainer, new firmware, and a…
My original review of the Tacx Flux did highlight a few issues with the system – namely a bricked trainer from myself and some discrepancies with the inbuilt power meter. Since then I have be…
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Many turbo manufacturers produce own branded mats for use with their trainers. While brand loyalty is nice, and my OCD plays well with a trainer matched to the manufacturer mat, they are rarely bundled with a turbo, so the price is thus a major factor. So…
Many turbo manufacturers produce own branded mats for use with their trainers. While brand loyalty is nice, and my OCD plays well with a trainer matched to the manufacturer mat, they are rarely bun…
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With the launch of Zwift iOS at the weekend any user with a stable of ANT+ only sensors is going to be faced with a decision. Buy new dual channel BLE/ANT+ devices, or use a bridge device.  The CABLE, literally standing for Connect ANT Bluetooth Low…
With the launch of Zwift iOS at the weekend any user with a stable of ANT+ only sensors is going to be faced with a decision. Buy new dual channel Continue Reading →
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Cycleops Hammer Turbo Trainer Preview - TitaniumGeek

For myself, the biggest product announcements of 2016 have been the new direct mount trainers from Tacx, Elite and Cycleops. I have finally managed to get my hands on a Cycleops Hammer – There will be a full review and Zwift Gear Test, shortly, but for…
The Cycleops Hammer is one of the latest smart turbo trainers to market. Here my preview of the Hammer before the full Zwift Gear Test later in the month
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