Today, Zwift announced their first-ever smart bike trainer, and they are calling it the HUB. This news came in just a few months after zwift announced they were pausing their hardware plans and said that they did not think that it was a “wise move to launch a high-end trainer or a high-end smart bike at this time”

So here we are today, we have Zwift’s first-ever direct drive trainer that might look similar to other direct drive trainers out there, but Zwift made a few things to make the purchasing experience unique and make it their own. I had a chance to see it in person and try it out at Zwift HQ in Long Beach, California.


  • PRICE: $499 with cassette.
  • DESIGN: Compact and lightweight design. Features two feet and a physical flywheel.
  • Max Power: 1,800 watts.
  • ACCURACY:  +/-2.5%. 
  • CALIBRATION REQUIRED: Yes (Auto-Calibration coming soon).
  • METRICS: Transmits power, speed, and cadence.
  • AXLE: Supports 130 and 135mm quick release, 142-148mm thru axle. All adapters are included.
  • CASSETTE COMPATIBILITY: 8 to 12 SRAM/Shimano compatible cassette included.
  • CONNECTIONS: Bluetooth FTMS and ANT+ FE-C.
  • FLYWHEEL: 10.4lbs (4.7kg).
  • Unit Weight: 33lbs (15kg).
  • Supported Rider Weight: 254lbs (130kg)

Watch the full video on YouTube for full details and my thoughts on Zwift’s first entry into the smart bike trainer market.

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