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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 204.
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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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my review Working well for the few times I have been on it. It's sturdy which holds my 220 pound frame.
Date published: 2020-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kickr smart trainer I would like to thank James and Kevin on your support team for getting every thing rolling. Easy setup, sturdy and quiet.
Date published: 2019-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes the Peloton look like a cheap imitation Love my KICKR Smart Trainer! Easy to setup and use, and great workout.
Date published: 2019-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Completely changes indoor training! We have used the Kicker a few times now and it has completely changed our view of indoor training! Set up was easy - about 15 mins from opening the box to spinning. The workouts in the Wahoo app are great, but when we connected to Zwift - the household competition began!
Date published: 2019-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent trainer Extremely happy with this trainer. It’s my first time to own one and I’m glad I got the KICKR. Easy to set up and use.
Date published: 2019-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great trainer! I have no complaints and would easily make the purchase again! I have paired the Kickr Smart Trainer with Zwift, and now really enjoy riding and training indoors!
Date published: 2019-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased with refurbished KICKR Works perfect, no strange noises. I have a refurbished 2018 model.
Date published: 2019-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Game changer I never thought winter would be the peak of my competitive cycling season. Any night of the week I can battle serious athletes from all over the world. The kickr is an amazing tool. When I did have issues, the support team was second to none keeping me going. I love it!
Date published: 2019-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so sweet So happy with this purchase. Enjoying my new kickr.
Date published: 2019-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So quiet! I migrated from the the Gen 2 version. There high pitched whine is gone. This version is almost silent. You can also use you own through axles instead of the QR versions that came with the through axle kit. Much improved. Worthy upgrade.
Date published: 2019-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2018 Wahoo Kickr I've been riding indoors for a month now with the 2018 Wahoo KICKR hooked up to Zwift and I have been very happy. The trainer is very smooth and *really* quiet! I do have a few lessons learned though. All of the road bikes in my garage run with Shimano 105 group sets but only one has the 'newer' 11 speed cassette. I decided to put my wife's road bike - with a 10 speed cassette - on the KICKR but immediately realized I had to get a new cassette for the KICKR, which I did. I then found that the old(er) chain on the bike did not mesh well with the new cassette so I also had to replace the chain. There were also some necessary adjustments of the rear derailleur to get it to run smoothly. All of this is to say that if I had gone with the Wahoo SNAP wheel on trainer, these additional expenses and time would not have been necessary. Also, note that while the 2018 KICKR comes with an external cadence sensor, it is no longer necessary since a recent firmware update to the KICKR now includes cadence as a built-in function.
Date published: 2019-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KICKR Smart Trainer Outstanding trainer, well designed, quiet and smooth operation. The set up was a breeze. Have been looking at the KICKR for some time and based on the reviews and recommendations from riders that I know I decided to buy one. Should off done it sooner...
Date published: 2019-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very impressed! For the past several years I’ve been using a CycleOps Pro Super Magneto for all my indoor training. I purchased a Wahoo Kickr because I wanted to update to a smart trainer for use with Zwift during the upcoming winter season. The set up couldn’t be easier and the construction of the Kickr smart trainer is very impressive. It gives the feeling of nice quality product. After a month of using it and several hundred miles my feelings have only been reinforced. Great job Wahoo I’m hooked!
Date published: 2019-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great New Generation! I owned the previous generation KICKR Smart Trainer (2017) and now own the 2019 version and it was well worth updating Besides my son got an early Christmas present with my KICKR! But this one is so much quieter, plus you get Cadence and the ability to add the Climber accessory. What's not to like about this trainer? Nada. It's beautiful day in the neighborhood to ride.
Date published: 2019-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG!!! I hate trainers. I hate riding indoors. Until now. The Wahoo Kickr and Zwift have me dedicated.
Date published: 2019-11-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Had no idea how great the upgrade would be The size, silence, ease of use and the 'smartness' really changed indoor training for me. I work with computers all day so it used to hurt my eyes coming home, jumping on the trainer and staring at a screen to make sure my power was on target. Now, with the smart erg mode, I can put a TrainerRoad session on look away from the screen and know I'm hitting my targets. Also it's nearly silent so don't have to blast the speakers or my eardrums with headphones and I'm sure the neighbors appreciate it. Folds and fits nicely in my small apartment.
Date published: 2019-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I waited too long. I was on a KK road machine for years. This trainer along with Zwift is a whole new experience. Absolutely love it! Nothing else to say!
Date published: 2019-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SWeeeeet Trainer Hands-Down the Absolute Best Trainer On the market!
Date published: 2019-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very good, quiet and smooth riding smart trainer I really enjoy using this trainer in combi with other apps
Date published: 2019-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome machine Excellent training machine realistic ride feel and egr mode gets your watts perfect, it’s a must have for winter training
Date published: 2019-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Responsive I bought this a Month Ago and glad that I did! It was easy to setup / loading the KICKR app was smooth / mounted the bike / read the ant+ and bluetooth devices and did the Calibration...all without a hitch! I am very happy with the response from the KICKR, it transitions to varied inclines and declines as if it was in real life...no lag at all!
Date published: 2019-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product Having had a very basic turbo trainer for 10 years we are incredibly impressed with the spec on this Kickr. Zwift pairs up with it perfectly and makes the whole workout a lot harder and worthwhile. Both our bikes fit on quickly and easily and i just love it!
Date published: 2019-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fitness investment I like to make myself with new "toys" - anything that I can incentivize me to work out and get more data on my performance. However, this smart trainer is much better than I had anticipated - it truly is making me better. Set up was more complicated than I'd like, but that's only because I had to install a cassette compatible with my bike transmission. However, what was impressive is the level of detail of documentation and the ease of use of their online manuals. I found everything I needed to know on their website. Once the trainer was fully adjusted and ready to use, I only had to troubleshoot a few connectivity issues - I learned (also through the wahoo support website and forum) that bluetooth has limitations and multiple devices can create noise that prevents a good experience. In the end, I had to divide and conquer and use the ANT+ connection to connect to all wahoo devices (kickr, tickr, cadence) and bluetooth for audio (I use a soundbar or my wireless earphones). This said, these are limitations of the connectivity technology, nothing that wahoo could ever solve (other than providing BOTH options: bluetooth and ANT+) After a couple of sessions learning about all these challenges, troubleshooting and testing, everything is working as expected and with no issues... and I'm loving it.
Date published: 2019-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Smart Trainer I bought this to replace a really old computrainer. Wow how things have advanced .Easy set up. Worked right out of the box. Up and running in 30 minutes. Lot's of programs to train with. Blue tooth working flawlessly. Highly recommend .
Date published: 2019-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great workout I bought this a few weeks ago and right out of the box it was ready to go without any issues.
Date published: 2019-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bullet Proof Smart Trainer I have a Generation 1 Wahoo Kickr with 11,000 miles logged thus far and ZERO issues. I run a spin down about once a week and have updated the firmware. Other than cleaning the exterior of the unit, I have done nothing, but ride. In addition, my wife has a 2016 Wahoo Kickr with about 10,000 miles on it, and again, no issues whatsoever. Just clean it, update the firmware & ride.
Date published: 2019-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As advertised once early issues sorted Wahoo customer service is no joke. It’s the only reason I purchased and stuck with wahoo after 3 failed units early in 2019. It’s been great and works as advertised since April. Works flawlessly with Sufferfest
Date published: 2019-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great After the first 500km, so far there’s absolutely nothing wrong with this. It’s rock solid and it just works. It pairs really well with Zwift and the whole experience is reliable and realistic.
Date published: 2019-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Complement to road riding Feel its a must companion to road riding, no training wasted due to bad weather and better yet will give you a better workout. Workout is followed to the letter for best results. At the start it was difficult since saddle feels more uncomfortable and effort seems greater ... however, in little time its all positive as you see the road results. One last thing, service can not be any better !!!! al
Date published: 2019-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always setting the bar... This is my second kickr and I would not have upgraded if I didn’t now need to run an xdr cassette. The most recent model is dear I say silent and the only sounds I hear are from my bikes drivetrain and my deconditioned cardiovascular system. Thank you wahoo fitness for staying at the fore front of indoor training aids.
Date published: 2019-09-09
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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

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