The Best Smart Trainer to Use with TrainingPeaks

TrainingPeaks works seamlessly with the Wattbike Atom smart bike: the training app pairs you with accredited coaches to walk you through your fitness plan every step of the way.

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How Can I Use TrainingPeaks with my Smart Bike?

The Atom smart bike is a TrainingPeaks compatible virtual trainer. Connect yours to TrainingPeaks using your Bluetooth smart device, or ANT+ connectivity. Once connected you can stay on track thanks to the colour coded workout cards that show you how close they are to completing each workout. With powerful analytics tools, you can follow your progress to improve on past performances to reach your peak.


Equipment required: Bluetooth smart devic or, ANT+ Dongle

Why TrainingPeaks?

TrainingPeaks helps you reach your goals with top-rated training plans for smart bikes. Once you’ve chosen your cycling training plan, you can be matched with an accredited coach to take you through it, no matter if you’re a beginner or an advanced cyclist. You can easily follow your progress, assess your performance, and stay on track to reach your cycling goals.


Get started: Connect TrainingPeaks to your Wattbike.

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Why Use TrainingPeaks with the Wattbike Atom?

Wattbike is the great training partner for any cyclist. The Atom is ideal for use with TrainingPeaks, and other smart bike compatible cycling apps. You’ll also have access to all the latest training advice, to make the most of the features of your smart bike.
Automated resistance
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Featuring our innovative Climb Mode that adds to the Real Ride Feel, getting you to train harder, smarter, and more effectively.
Real Ride Feel technology
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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.
Built-in shifters
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You can instantly change between 22 gears at the push of a button.
Precision data and analysis
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You can rely on the data from your smart bike with the Wattbike Atom. It delivers ±1% accuracy, making it the best smart trainer for TrainingPeaks.

Using TrainingPeaks on a Smart Bike vs Turbo Trainer

When looking for the best trainer to use with TrainingPeaks, 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 comparison

Wattbike Atom Smart trainer

Turbo trainer

Set upPlug & Play.Requires a road bike, 5-10 mins to attach.
ConnectivityBluetooth, 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 measuredPower, speed and cadence.Power, speed and cadence (model dependant).
Additional metrics measuredConnect to the Wattbike Hub to capture 40+ additional metrics on your TrainingPeaks session.None.
Resistance typeAutomatic magnetic resistance with Real Ride Feel technology.Varies between magnetic and direct drive. Resistance needs to be applied manually.
ERG modeYes.No.
Gear shifters22 gears.Campagnolo/Shimano/SRAM 9/10/11 speed (model dependant).
3rd-party app compatibilityYes.Yes. Limited functionality.
Bike requiredNo.Yes.

Harness the Wattbike Hub in Collaboration with TrainingPeaks

The free Wattbike Hub app is a fitness coach and data analyst, combined in an easy-to-use app designed to help you achieve your training goals. With every training session with TrainingPeaks and Wattbike, thousands of data points get uploaded to your Hub account. These include: Polar View, Pedal Effectiveness Score, and more. This real-time insight means you can hone your technique and improve your performance. Explore all the features on offer with the Atom smart trainer, giving you the tools you need to reach the top.


Recommended equipment: Wattbike floor mat.

capture additional data with the Wattbike Hub and the TrainingPeaks cycling app
see your cycling data all in one place with TrainingPeaks and Wattbike

Effortless Compatibility Between TrainingPeaks & Wattbike

Get started on levelling up your fitness journey by connecting your smart bike to TrainingPeaks. Log in via the Hub app, and see your data appear all in one, easy-to-use place. Select what it is you’re training towards, and find the workout or structured plan perfect for you. Whatever your skill level, how frequently you hop on the bike, learn how to use TrainingPeaks with our guide to the Wattbike Hub.


Recommended equipment: Wattbike heart rate strap.

Upgrading to the Wattbike Smart Bike

Upgrading your cycling training is easier than ever thanks to Wattbike cycling data. Each time you ride you’ll have tailored insights into your performance to help you reach your peak. Easily connect your Wattbike Atom to TrainingPeaks, Zwift, TrainerRoad, and Fulgaz to level up your cycling.