The Best Smart Trainer To Use With Strava

Strava works seamlessly with the Wattbike Atom smart bike: the fitness app that lets you track and analyse every aspect of your cycling performance.
see your data in strava with a bluetooth compatible smart device

The Best Smart Trainer To Use With Strava

The Atom smart bike is a Strava compatible trainer. Connect your indoor trainer to the Strava app by pairing it with the Wattbike Hub. Using a Bluetooth compatible device, you can link your account. All future indoor cycling sessions will push to the app automatically. You can then monitor your cycling performance with tailored data. You can also push session data onto Strava once you’ve completed your ride.


Get started: Connect your Wattbike Atom to Strava.

Why Strava?

Swedish for ‘Strive’, Strava enables you to track your indoor bike trainer sessions. Using your smart device, track your activity. Whether winter training or out for rides in the summer. Open the Strava app before your workout to track performance stats and review ride data. Join clubs and build your own virtual cycling community. Share with friends in the app and discuss your favourite ways to train.


Equipment required: Bluetooth smart phone or device. 

the benefits of the wattbike atom make it ideal for use with strava
track your performance with wattbike data and built in gear shifters

Why Partner Strava with the Wattbike Atom?

The Wattbike Atom’s unparalleled performance combines to give you more than just another exercise bike. Ideal for use with Strava, and other smart bike compatible cycling apps.
Never lose a watt
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Within a ±1% range, the Wattbike Atom delivers a new level of data accuracy to make it the best smart trainer to track your cycling performance.
Automatic resistance
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With built-in electromagnetic resistance, the Wattbike Atom automatically adjusts to elevations on your virtual training route or workout. Or switch to ergo mode and the resistance unit adjusts 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.

Real Ride Feel technology
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Replicate the feeling of riding your outdoor bike indoors. Thanks to real ride feel technology built into the mechanical drive.

Using Strava on a Smart Bike vs Turbo Trainer

When looking for the best turbo trainer for Strava, 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 reach your training goals.

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 Strava 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 shiftersUsing 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 compatibilityYes.Yes. Limited functionality.
Bike requiredNo.Yes.

Try the Wattbike Hub Alongside Strava

At Wattbike, we have created unparalleled insight to your riding with our free Wattbike Hub app. Review your races and training sessions data in the Hub to gain a host of additional insights. This includes full analysis of your right and left leg balance with Polar View, helping you improve your Pedal Effectiveness Score, and much more. With all this available for your indoor cycling, the Wattbike Atom is one of the best compatible trainers to use with Strava.


Recommended equipment: Wattbike floor mat.

improve pedalling and fitness with wattbike hub data on your smart bike
monitor your heart rate and track your outdoor route with strava

Effortless Compatibility Between Strava & Wattbike

To use Strava alongside your Atom, simply download to a computer, iOS or Android device, or Apple TV. Tie your experience together with the Companion App. Then, connect your Atom smart trainer to the app to track the performance of your structured workout. Connect your smart bike to Strava and get you riding in no time. Compatible with a range of devices, you can track your location if you venture outdoors, or monitor your heart rate as you train indoors.


Recommended equipment: Wattbike heart rate strap.

Upgrade to Wattbike Indoor Trainers

Improving your cycling performance is easier than ever thanks to Wattbike cycling data. You’ll find tailored insights to your training every time you ride. We will send you free trials for Zwift, TrainerRoad, TrainingPeaks and Fulgaz when you purchase a Wattbike Atom.