The Best Smart Trainer To Use With TrainerRoad

Why Use TrainerRoad with the Wattbike Atom?

Within a ±1% range, the Wattbike Atom delivers a new level of data accuracy to make it the best smart trainer for training apps.

With built-in electromagnetic resistance, the Wattbike Atom automatically adjusts to elevations on your indoor training app course. Or switch to ERG mode and the smart resistance unit is adjusted to correspond with the power output required for each interval.

You can instantly change between 22 gears at the push of a button.

This brings the outside inside for a genuine cycling experience.

Using TrainerRoad on a Smart Bike vs Turbo Trainer

When looking for the best trainer to use with TrainerRoad, not just any bike trainer will do - you'll need to get the most out of your training plans and sessions. If you’re currently using a turbo trainer, see why upgrading to a Wattbike smart bike can help you further your training.

Feature Wattbike Atom Smart Trainer Turbo trainer
Set up Plug & Play Requires a road bike, 5-10 mins to attach
Connectivity Wifi, Bluetooth, ANT+, and FE-C Bluetooth, ANT+ (model dependant)
Data accuracy ±1% accuracy across the full power range of 0-2500w ±1-2% accuracy across a power range between 0-2500w (model dependant)
Metrics measured Power, speed and cadence Power, speed and cadence (model dependant)
Additional metrics measured Connect to the Wattbike Hub to capture 40+ additional metrics on your 3rd party session None
Resistance type Automatic magnetic resistance with Real Ride Feel technology Various resistant mechanics for turbos with smart, magnetic and direct drive being the most common. Resistance usually needs to be applied manually
Gear shifters Using the Wattbike Hub - Choose from 5 different groupsets: compact, semi-compact, climbing, 11 speed or 22 speed Campagnolo/Shimano/SRAM 9/10/11 speed (model dependant)
3rd-party app compatibility Yes Yes (Limited functionality)
Bike required No Yes

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