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Tacx Flux Smart Trainer Review

The Flux models, the Flux 2 and Flux S by Tacx, are solid smart trainer options at their price point. Tacx is a legitimate leader in the connected smart trainer market. Best known for the “hold nothing back” Neo 2T, a high-end trainer, Tacx has a ...

Indoor Bike Trainers

If you are like us, a good bike ride can make your day.  Getting outside, exploring, and having some sun on your face are all part of what we define as a great ride.  One of the problems with cycling, though, is that when the weather gets bad, ...

Saris H3 Smart Trainer Review

When it comes to smart trainers, there are really three that we consider top contenders.  The Saris H3 just might be our favorite of the bunch right now, especially when factoring-in the price tag. A few big changes have happened at CycleOps over ...

Best Smart Bike Trainers and Cycling Apps Buying Guide

If 2020 taught us anything, it is that we should all have ways to get quality workouts inside our own homes. While the "smart bike trainer" phenomenon had been gradually building for years, a worldwide pandemic really shifted it in to high gear. ...

Tacx Neo 2T Review

The Tacx Neo 2T -- Tacx's latest and highest end smart trainer model is a great smart bike trainer.  We view it as the Cadillac of all bike trainers -- or maybe we should get with the times, and say it is the Tesla.  Actually, the Neo is the Tesla ...

5 Great Entry-Level Road Bikes

We love seeing people get into cycling – whether it is purely recreational, or to build up to longer rides, or to ultimately compete in a bike race or triathlon.  Our attitude is that the more cyclists there are, the more trails and bike amenities ...

Zwift vs. Sufferfest vs. Trainerroad vs. Peloton

The market for streaming cycling and bike training apps has exploded in the past three years.  A worldwide pandemic in 2020 only reminded people how important it was to be able to get a good workout without leaving home. With increases in bandwidth ...

2 Great Quick Indoor Workouts for Winter Training

We often get asked about offseason training ideas. While we address the topic of offseason training in our triathlon and training ebooks, we wanted to provide you with two of our favorite, quick, easy offseason workouts that you can use right now. ...

Perfect Zwift Setup

Getting setup with your indoor biking system at home seems simple.  You choose the device first. Smart trainer? Old-Fashioned trainer?  Integrated, higher-end system like Peloton? You will make the right call, we are sure of it. Then you choose ...

How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Bike?

For bike buyers, sellers, online retailers, and cyclists who may want to bring their bike to a destination race or vacation, it's important knowing how to ship a bike, and how much it might cost. In the realm of online buying and selling, or ...