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KICKR Smart Trainer

£999.99
KICKR Smart Trainer

The ultimate indoor bike trainer experience

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KICKR Smart Trainer is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 151.
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Product Overview

Building on the proven success of Wahoo’s line of KICKR Smart Trainers, the new 2018 edition delivers a virtually silent experience and a specially engineered, heavier flywheel to provide cyclists with the exact inertia they need to recreate the feeling of riding outdoors. The KICKR continues to provide the best in class indoor smart trainer design with carbon steel body for the durability. Its unmatched compatibility expands to include our new indoor grade simulator, the Wahoo KICKR CLIMB, and our new Bluetooth and ANT+ powered fan, the KICKR HEADWIND. The KICKR includes an 11 speed cassette for easy setup and an RPM cadence sensor.

NOTE: The KICKR only ships to select countries. Signature required for delivery of all KICKR shipments.

Features

OPTIMIZED FLYWHEEL TECHNOLOGY
KICKR features a 16lb flywheel specifically engineered to provide riders with a more precise inertia needed to recreate an outdoor ride feel while training indoors.
VIRTUALLY SILENT OPERATION
The belt motor drivetrain on the KICKR was designed specifically to provide a smooth and virtually silent riding experience.
CONTROLLED RESISTANCE
When connected to your smartphone, tablet or computer, KICKR automatically sets your resistance via your favorite app or software
REALISTIC RIDE FEEL
The KICKR flywheel is innovative and proven technology that emulates the power and inertia experienced during outdoor riding. It provides the most realistic ride feel especially when using virtual riding/training platforms like Zwift, The Sufferfest, and Trainer Road.
20% MAXIMUM GRADE SIMULATION
The resistance of the KICKR automatically adjusts to simulate climbs up to a 20% incline./td>
+/- 2% POWER ACCURACY
Enhanced power accuracy to provide accurate power measurement of +/- 2% and generate up to 2200W of resistance.
THRU AXLE COMPATIBLE
The KICKR features 12x142 and 12x148 thru axle compatibility in addition to standard 130/135mm quick release. Click to find out if your bike is compatible.
DISC BRAKE CLEARANCE
The design of the KICKR's main mast ensures clearance for flat mount and disk brake equipped bikes.
ANT+, ANT+ FE-C AND BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY
ANT+ and Bluetooth capabilities allow it to connect to both smartphones and GPS devices simultaneously or separately. An ANT+ FE-C connection allows the KICKR to be controlled from any FE-C enabled device or application.
MULTIPLE SIMULTANEOUS BLUETOOTH CONNECTIONS
KICKR supports up to three simultaneous Bluetooth connections for a trouble-free start to your workout.
ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT BASED ON WHEEL SIZE
Ability to adjust the height of the KICKR to match your wheel sizing so that your bike is level and no front wheel block is necessary. Settings match 24", 650c, 700c, 26", 27.5", and 29" wheels.
LED INDICATOR LIGHTS
Visual confirmation that KICKR is powered, connected and transmitting via Bluetooth and / or ANT+
PROFESSIONAL GRADE DURABILITY
Robust steel construction ensures the KICKR stays in place while you crank out the watts and stands up to years of heavy use.
MEASURES SPEED, DISTANCE, POWER, AND CADENCE
Get these vital cycling metrics on your indoor ride on the KICKR without connecting any extra sensors
KICKR HEADWIND COMPATIBLE
KICKR HEADWIND brings innovative climate control to your indoor training experience. Pair to your KICKR BIKE and as your speed or heart rate increases, so will the fan speed.
ELEMNT BIKE COMPUTER COMPATIBLE
Connect the KICKR to any ELEMNT Bike Computer to relive rides or perform planned workouts.
KICKR CLIMB COMPATIBLE
When paired with the KICKR smart trainer, the KICKR CLIMB indoor grade simulator will match ascents up to 20% and descents up to -10% with physical grade changes. It takes your training to the next level - literally.
THIRD PARTY APP COMPATIBILITY
Works with popular training apps such as Zwift, The Sufferfest, and TrainerRoad. For more details on which apps are compatible with the KICKR, download our in-depth KICKR app comparison chart.
THIRD PARTY POWER METER SUPPORT
Compatible with a third party power meter as another method of power measurement.
BONUS FEATURE! FREE TRIALS FROM OUR FAVORITE APP PARTNERS
When you register your KICKR in the Wahoo Fitness app, you'll receive these awesome offers from our partners:
Click here for KICKR instructions

Specs

  • Part Number: WFBKTR118
  • KICKR Version: 4 (produced starting July 2018)
  • Dimensions (legs open): 20"L x 28"W x 17"H
  • Dimensions (legs closed): 20"L x 9"W x 17"H
  • Weight (unboxed): 47 lb
  • Rear Wheel Size: 24" RD / 24" MTB / 650c RD / 26" MTB / 700c RD / 650b MTB / 29" MTB
  • Hub Types: 130/135mm QR, 12x142, and 12x148 Thru Axle - Adapters included
  • Drivetrain:
    • Out of Box: 11 Speed Cassette with 11-28 ratio
    • Requires Purchase/Installation of New Cassette: 8/9/10 Speed SRAM/Shimano
  • KICKR CLIMB Compatible: Yes
  • KICKR HEADWIND Compatible: Yes
  • Cadence: RPM Cadence Sensor included
  • Front Wheel Block: Not needed
  • Resistance Type: Electromagnetic
  • Accuracy: + / - 2%
  • Wireless Software Updates: Yes
  • 3rd Party Power Meter Support: Yes
  • Connectivity: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, and Bluetooth
  • Devices: iOS, Android, PC (Mac and Windows)
  • Max User Weight: 250 lb
  • Power Requirements: 100-240V~1.5A 50-60 Hz
  • Flywheel Weight: 16 lb
  • Maximum Simulated Grade: 20%
  • Maximum Power Output: 2200W


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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant real road feel I brought a KICKR initially back in 2016, I was impressed with it back then. Wattbike then realised the Atom and I thought that might be the better option for me so sold my KICKR and brought one, I noticed straight away the big difference in the two, the wattbike felt horrible compared to the KICKR road bike feel. I saw sense and decided to go back to wahoo and I’m glad I did it, great for workouts great for zwift and the new one feels even more road like. Well done Wahoo
Date published: 2019-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KICKR Smart Trainer Review I have had the KICKR Smart Trainer and KICKR Climb for 2 weeks. Setup with the Wahoo apps and Zwift was simple. The simulation to riding outdoors is realistic (resistance changes are on the mark), and I am getting more out of my training using these products. Using these products with Zwift is a lot of fun. I never thought that I would say this but I am now looking forward to the winter months here in New York so I can ride the KICKR Smart Trainer and the KICKR Climb everyday! My only advise is, get a fan!
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Received about three weeks ago. Have set up with FULGAZ via Apple TV, Big Screen 4K TV and using the TICKR X which enables HR & Cadence - so Apple TV has Power, Cadence and HR. Simply Awesome - supplementing outdoor rides with challenging hills on FULGAZ with KICKR has increased my VO2 from 50 to 53 and average power to 230w+.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Kit Purchased the Kickr last week I have now had 2 sessions and I’m am amazed, replicates the road perfectly, hope no problems arise, + I had the bonus of £100 off aswell.
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible realism I am very satisfied with the realistic Kickr gives me, I really feel like I'm on the road. As soon as I took it out of the box, I knew I had just acquired a higher quality product that I could use for several years.
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth, Quite and so sweet.. First indoor trainer I have had that I love, and adding the Climb to this Kickr makes it a game changer if you like the feel of more real life accents and decent.
Date published: 2019-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Use, Great Ride Feel Have been riding my kickr now for about 5 months and absolutely love it. Wasn’t sure if I needed a smart trainer or not - definitely worth the extra cost. Paired with Zwift, this is a fantastic alternative to riding outdoors when the weather isn’t cooperating or you need to be efficient with your time. The erg features and automatic adjustments as you ride make for an extremely realistic feel. Would also note that it folds up easily and neatly, such that using it in a tiny apartment is quick and practical. Nevertheless, no stability has been sacrificed to achieve such a portable trainer.
Date published: 2019-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best indoor trainer setup available - The Wahoo KICKR has taken my indoor training to another level. I've been using an indoor trainer for the past 5 years as an option for when weather conditions or my schedule did not permit riding my bike outdoors. The KICKR was super easy to setup out of the box, paired instantly with the KICKR CLIMB as well as Zwift (my app of choice) and off I went. The responsiveness to the app adds a lot of realism to the virtual environment -- climbs feel like climbs, drafting and descents feel like they do on the road. There's not a better setup out there -- proud to be a Wahooligan!! :)
Date published: 2019-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent with Zwift I bought this about 3 weeks ago and have ridden over 300 miles paired with Zwift. Love the rather realistic road ride experience this offers. Well worth it's cost !
Date published: 2019-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best I bought it 3 weeks ago, it´s really amazing, excellent experience compared with the Tacx
Date published: 2019-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! I bought the kickr about a month ago and I could not be happier. It’s very silent which was what I was looking for. When you’re not pedaling it’s a bit noisy, but manageable. In ERG mode it responds very quickly to power changes. My only issue is that even if you are consciously putting more watts, it won’t change the value displayed.
Date published: 2019-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Used the 2018 Kickr from November through March, and absolutely loved it. There was a problem with vibration and noise that was addressed quickly and professionaly by Wahoo. I put over 1,000 miles on the Kickr, and almost felt sad to leave it for the open road. It is smooth, quiet, sturdy and very effective. It paired well with Zwift, which allowed me to log many enjoyable miles on various terrain. It definitely gives me something to look forward to next winter.
Date published: 2019-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! This trainer outperforms me in every way. I use it with zwift as well as the kickr climb and headwind. It is all amazing. I was going to get a peloton bike but for the same price I would take a trainer any day of the week. Group rides on Zwift have me excited to ride even on snowy days when I otherwise wouldn't be able to.
Date published: 2019-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes indoor training fun, yes fun I have had all kinds of trainers from rollers to peloton. None of them were really fun. This is fun and safe unlike the rollers, lol! Teamed w zwift and you can do fun rides and training plans. Very pleased and worth the cost. Everything worked right out of the box.
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well for my purpose I was using much louder Elite model before, and my bike shop recommended Wahoo Trainer + Climb combo. After switching, my family can fall a sleep without any disruption or vibration noise. Also, the Climb combination work great together with the Zwift map. The VR world is nothing compare to the real riding, but with cold weather and micro dust in the air, the indoor work out with these units are perfect for me in winter season.
Date published: 2018-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Smart Trainer I actually bought a Wahoo Snap at first and fell in love with what a riding on a Smart Trainer was going to be like. Unfortunately the Snap was to noisy for my daughter and wife who slept above my riding area. I returned the Snap and got a Kickr. The Kickr is not only quiet the accuracy and road like feel a leaps and bounds ahead of the Snap. I read some really concerning reviews and wondered if my unit would start to make loud clunking or worse yet grind to a halt. However, after 300 miles of riding on my Kickr it is still kicking and I love the experience and it has been a great alternative to road riding and being away from my family. The smart trainer has helped my balance my training with my family time which is a win/win.
Date published: 2018-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really Great Trainer I am very pleased with my Kickr 2018. Had an earlier iteration of Kickr and was fairly well satisfied. The 2018 is so much better, though. It is smoother, quieter, more responsive, and is solid throughout my rides. If your're committed to indoor training and realize the time devoted to it, it is well worth it to upgrade to the 2018 model. I use the Kickr with Apple TV and Zwift and the two play really well together.
Date published: 2018-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great equipment for the price I wanted a trainer I could use with apps and keep the rear wheel on for quick disconnect to ride outside. This fits the bill. I like the wahoo fitness app used with my cadence sensor. The only downside is that I ended up having to purchase the ant+ dongle so the apps could pair consistently.
Date published: 2018-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from solid build, great performance I bought this to replace an old trainer I've been using for 10 years and am very pleased with my purchase. Trainer was very easy to assemble and begin using with smart apps. Seems built to last, which is a must given the big sticker price. Hope to be using this for another 10 years
Date published: 2018-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sleek I have only used this half a dozen times. Seems to work as advertised
Date published: 2018-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love my Wahoo Easy to use, smooth, quite, the blue tooth feature is amazing
Date published: 2018-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great so far Finally replaced our 15 year old CT with a wahoo smart trainer and combined with Zwift. It has been great so far.
Date published: 2018-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing feeling It cannot get more real! I enjoy my trainer every day. Great performance, one of my best purchases....
Date published: 2018-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality product This beast is heavy! The flywheel immense. The thru axle adaptors are handy, but they are not fixed to the kickr so after each use you need to carefully collect them.
Date published: 2018-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent silent trainer The KICKR is an excellent smart trainer that is very quiet. I'm really happy with my purchase and I would recommend it to anyone considering buying it. No more excuses not to train during winter time!
Date published: 2018-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beat expectations This is my first trainer and I'm glad that I picked the 2018 KICKR. This is a top of the line trainer. There is nothing like riding outside but since I just moved to MO from FL I knew I was going to need one. Combined with Zwift and I've been riding almost every day. I have lost so much weight that the problem now is not to lose more. I'm satisfied with the KICKR so far since I bought it 2 weeks ago. My only concern now is how much maintenance requires. There is not much information about it out there.
Date published: 2018-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works just fine I recently got the 2018 Edition KICKR Smart Trainer. I have a NORCO 11 speed bike, and it set up without a hitch. This unit includes a cadence sensor, which isn't mentioned in the owner's manual. But, everything set up perfectly with ZWIFT. Also, I didn't have to make adjustments to my derailleur for it to work. My first ride with ZWIFT went fine. ZWIFT walked me through the components of the app.The workout absolutely kicked my butt - far more than a street ride. I look forward to using the trainer and becoming a better rider.
Date published: 2018-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Major improvement over the first gen Kickr I bought the first generation Kickr in 2014. It was amazing and served me well. I just purchased the 2018 Edition Kickr and WOW! What a difference. Changes in resistance are much smoother. More importantly … it’s virtually silent … and that was my main reason to upgrade. My Kickr workout space is right under our bedroom. The original Kickr was loud and make early morning workouts a problem. The 2018 Edition is so quiet, all I can really hear is the chain on the cassette. Very pleased with the upgrade.
Date published: 2018-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KICKR 2018 So much quieter than 2017 model! This is a great upgrade. I will always be a Wahooiagn! You won't be disappointed!!!
Date published: 2018-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it really kicks your axx! omg its the best item that I spent money for in 2018! it really works well and doesn't produce much noise at all and super easy to set up! I'vr been using only for 2 weeks and already lost 4kg. If I knew this earlier, I would be able to join for Tour De France.
Date published: 2018-11-19
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Product Overview

Building on the proven success of Wahoo’s line of KICKR Smart Trainers, the new 2018 edition delivers a virtually silent experience and a specially engineered, heavier flywheel to provide cyclists with the exact inertia they need to recreate the feeling of riding outdoors. The KICKR continues to provide the best in class indoor smart trainer design with carbon steel body for the durability. Its unmatched compatibility expands to include our new indoor grade simulator, the Wahoo KICKR CLIMB, and our new Bluetooth and ANT+ powered fan, the KICKR HEADWIND. The KICKR includes an 11 speed cassette for easy setup and an RPM cadence sensor.

NOTE: The KICKR only ships to select countries. Signature required for delivery of all KICKR shipments.

Features

OPTIMIZED FLYWHEEL TECHNOLOGY
KICKR features a 16lb flywheel specifically engineered to provide riders with a more precise inertia needed to recreate an outdoor ride feel while training indoors.
VIRTUALLY SILENT OPERATION
The belt motor drivetrain on the KICKR was designed specifically to provide a smooth and virtually silent riding experience.
CONTROLLED RESISTANCE
When connected to your smartphone, tablet or computer, KICKR automatically sets your resistance via your favorite app or software
REALISTIC RIDE FEEL
The KICKR flywheel is innovative and proven technology that emulates the power and inertia experienced during outdoor riding. It provides the most realistic ride feel especially when using virtual riding/training platforms like Zwift, The Sufferfest, and Trainer Road.
20% MAXIMUM GRADE SIMULATION
The resistance of the KICKR automatically adjusts to simulate climbs up to a 20% incline./td>
+/- 2% POWER ACCURACY
Enhanced power accuracy to provide accurate power measurement of +/- 2% and generate up to 2200W of resistance.
THRU AXLE COMPATIBLE
The KICKR features 12x142 and 12x148 thru axle compatibility in addition to standard 130/135mm quick release. Click to find out if your bike is compatible.
DISC BRAKE CLEARANCE
The design of the KICKR's main mast ensures clearance for flat mount and disk brake equipped bikes.
ANT+, ANT+ FE-C AND BLUETOOTH CONNECTIVITY
ANT+ and Bluetooth capabilities allow it to connect to both smartphones and GPS devices simultaneously or separately. An ANT+ FE-C connection allows the KICKR to be controlled from any FE-C enabled device or application.
MULTIPLE SIMULTANEOUS BLUETOOTH CONNECTIONS
KICKR supports up to three simultaneous Bluetooth connections for a trouble-free start to your workout.
ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT BASED ON WHEEL SIZE
Ability to adjust the height of the KICKR to match your wheel sizing so that your bike is level and no front wheel block is necessary. Settings match 24", 650c, 700c, 26", 27.5", and 29" wheels.
LED INDICATOR LIGHTS
Visual confirmation that KICKR is powered, connected and transmitting via Bluetooth and / or ANT+
PROFESSIONAL GRADE DURABILITY
Robust steel construction ensures the KICKR stays in place while you crank out the watts and stands up to years of heavy use.
MEASURES SPEED, DISTANCE, POWER, AND CADENCE
Get these vital cycling metrics on your indoor ride on the KICKR without connecting any extra sensors
KICKR HEADWIND COMPATIBLE
KICKR HEADWIND brings innovative climate control to your indoor training experience. Pair to your KICKR BIKE and as your speed or heart rate increases, so will the fan speed.
ELEMNT BIKE COMPUTER COMPATIBLE
Connect the KICKR to any ELEMNT Bike Computer to relive rides or perform planned workouts.
KICKR CLIMB COMPATIBLE
When paired with the KICKR smart trainer, the KICKR CLIMB indoor grade simulator will match ascents up to 20% and descents up to -10% with physical grade changes. It takes your training to the next level - literally.
THIRD PARTY APP COMPATIBILITY
Works with popular training apps such as Zwift, The Sufferfest, and TrainerRoad. For more details on which apps are compatible with the KICKR, download our in-depth KICKR app comparison chart.
THIRD PARTY POWER METER SUPPORT
Compatible with a third party power meter as another method of power measurement.
BONUS FEATURE! FREE TRIALS FROM OUR FAVORITE APP PARTNERS
When you register your KICKR in the Wahoo Fitness app, you'll receive these awesome offers from our partners:
Click here for KICKR instructions
For more info, see Faq

Specs

  • Part Number: WFBKTR118
  • KICKR Version: 4 (produced starting July 2018)
  • Dimensions (legs open): 20"L x 28"W x 17"H
  • Dimensions (legs closed): 20"L x 9"W x 17"H
  • Weight (unboxed): 47 lb
  • Rear Wheel Size: 24" RD / 24" MTB / 650c RD / 26" MTB / 700c RD / 650b MTB / 29" MTB
  • Hub Types: 130/135mm QR, 12x142, and 12x148 Thru Axle - Adapters included
  • Drivetrain:
    • Out of Box: 11 Speed Cassette with 11-28 ratio
    • Requires Purchase/Installation of New Cassette: 8/9/10 Speed SRAM/Shimano
  • KICKR CLIMB Compatible: Yes
  • KICKR HEADWIND Compatible: Yes
  • Cadence: RPM Cadence Sensor included
  • Front Wheel Block: Not needed
  • Resistance Type: Electromagnetic
  • Accuracy: + / - 2%
  • Wireless Software Updates: Yes
  • 3rd Party Power Meter Support: Yes
  • Connectivity: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, and Bluetooth
  • Devices: iOS, Android, PC (Mac and Windows)
  • Max User Weight: 250 lb
  • Power Requirements: 100-240V~1.5A 50-60 Hz
  • Flywheel Weight: 16 lb
  • Maximum Simulated Grade: 20%
  • Maximum Power Output: 2200W


California residents: See the California Proposition 65 WARNING

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