Happy New Year!
December has been a quiet month. Zwift added running races and now you can find them under the event page in the Companion App. Giant entered the smart bike trainer market with a smart direct drive trainer and I unsuccessfully tried to test the all-new Kinetic R1 direct drive trainer.
Also, this time of the year seems to be a popular month for people looking for a new trainer. If you’ve been thinking of upgrading or getting your first smart trainer, here are My Top 3 Smart Trainers:
FROM SMART BIKE TRAINERS
- GIANT Introduces CYCLOSMART Smart Direct Drive Trainer
GIANT entered the smart trainers market with a direct drive trainer called CYCLOSMART
- Kinetic R1 Smart Trainer Semi-Review and Noise Demo
This is a semi-review of the Kinetic R1 smart trainer and a noise demo. The unit I received won’t turn on so I couldn’t do a full test. But if you were thinking of getting this trainer, you might want to watch the video.
- Understanding Your Power Meter
There is a lot more to your powermeter than your instant power or average power. This article walks you through all the important metrics and how to interpret them. You can also watch a video on this here.
- Zwift Introduced Running Races and I did my first ever virtual run race.