Kurt Kinetic Trainers Road Machine | Smart Trainer
Turn your basement into a hellish winter sweat cavern as you dream of summer climbs and fitting back into your spandex. With a little help from the Kurt Kinetic Road Machine | Smart Trainer, you'll be creating puddles beneath your stallion and engaging in endless suffering of your own free will. With on-board power training, the Road Machine Smart App links up with Siri (or the faceless automaton Android AI) to make sure you ain't kidding yourself with those intervals you're "throwing down." When you're screaming, "There's no more?!" at your television after binge-riding through all four seasons of Battlestar Galactica, the Road Machine | Smart Trainer will even hold your interest with tailored workouts. So, let's not hear anymore of that "It's too cold to ride" business. The Road Machine | Smart Trainer will have none of it!
- Stable, durable trainer frame
- Unconditional lifetime warrantly
- Frame fits 22-inch to 29-inch wheels
- Large diameter roller
- Pairs with devices using Bluetooth Smart
- Ergonomic rubberized knobs and feet
- Progressive fluid resistance
- Fully assembled
- Folds flat for easy storage
To prepare for winter months I wanted to buy a quiet(er) smart trainer. I wanted to try Zwift. The Kinetic trainer was quick and easy to set up although I needed to purchase an additional axle (skewer) for $50, to put my 2016 Raleigh on the trainer. Once that was squared away, I was off to the races. It's a solid ride, no sway, no creaking...just solid. Although I'm somewhat of a beginner, I've sprinted up to 500 watts and this rig didn't wiggle or creak a bit. I also purchased the kinetic pad that goes under the trainer and I think it was also worth purchasing.
The only reason I didn't give this a 5 star rating is because I have yet to experience the wheel off model that runs for $1000+. I imagine that's gotta be as realistic as it gets.
Bottom LineYes, I would recommend this to a friend