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"It offers brilliant connectivity, linking to apps like Zwift in seconds and, in my experience, providing a solid connection throughout your rides. Plus, Wattbike’s clever pedalling analysis helps you to refine your technique.
"The Wattbike Atom was recently updated, with the latest version getting a new electromagnetic resistance system that reacts faster to gear changes, as well as gradient changes in apps like Zwift – the latter a crucial function that smart bikes need to get right."
“The Wattbike boasts exceptional build quality and an array of smart features. Chief amongst these is seamless connectivity to virtual training apps like Zwift and TrainerRoad, which automatically control the resistance as you race through real life cycling trials. Another clever tool is the Pedal Effectiveness Score, which tells you how well your pedalling is balanced between your left and right legs.
“Obviously, for many people this is way over the top, but those looking to really push themselves to the limits will love the Wattbike Atom. It's a very serious bit of kit.”
“As a training tool, I see plenty of merit in owning a Wattbike Atom. The standalone nature of the system makes for a very easy get-on-and-go smart bike. I definitely prefer not to have to set up a bike prior to every ride, and the Atom is factory calibrated meaning you don't even have to worry about that.
“By improving the responsiveness, it's now back in line with the ride quality of today's best turbo trainers and competitor smart bikes and makes for more accurate and productive training sessions.”
“The Wattbike Atom is made for stress-free connected training and that’s exactly what you get. It worked seamlessly with apps and other devices I paired it up with. The improvements to inject a more realistic ride clearly paid off here too. If you’ve got space in the pain cave for it and already own a display to show off the software, the next-generation Wattbike Atom is well worth the money to smarten up those indoor rides.”
“Arguably the bikes are aimed at slightly different audiences – one is more concerned with motivational spin-style classes and entertaining encouragement, while the other is better suited to keen cyclists looking for something that will mimic the feel of being on a road bike.
“If you're a serious cyclist looking to improve your performance and track improvements, it's got to be the Wattbike Atom; its ability to mimic road racing and the analytics on offer are faultless.”
The next generation Wattbike Atom is an evolution of the award-winning smart bike. Introducing an electromagnetic resistance motor for a smoother and more realistic ride, the best indoor smart bike trainer just got better.
With Wattbike DNA at its core, the Atom improves your performance in real time with precision data and analysis like no smart indoor bike ever has before. Next generation Wattbike Atom reads your data 1000 times per second for an accuracy level of +/- 1%.
This is the next generation Wattbike Atom. The best just got better.
RRP: £1,899. Finance available from £90 per month
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