CycleOps Fluid 2 Trainers

3.95/5 (37 Reviews)
MSRP : $299.00

Product Description

  • New design with "Power Band" Technology allows for distinct resistance level changes without reaching to a lever on the unit.
  • Resistancne level varies automatically based on your cadence and wheel speed directly by using your bikes own gears.
  • More power allows for intense interval and strength building workouts.
  • Cooling mechanism increases life of the resistance unit (patent pending)
  • Power varies from less than 20 watts to over 725 watts (at 22.5 mph)

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by chris a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: November 9, 2010

    Strengths:    Collapsible for storage, sturdy design.

    Weaknesses:    None.

    Bottom Line:   
    The CycleOps indoor training unit is quiet and works great. Slicks work best. Regular treads tend to "spit" out the back.

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    Favorite Ride:   cross country (N.J. - C.A.)

    Price Paid:    $300.00

    Purchased At:   Bicycle Bob's in Por

    Bike Setup:   I use both road bikes and mountain bikes on my CycleOps.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by NZRaglan a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: August 12, 2010

    Strengths:    Very little noise, portability, look

    Weaknesses:    Developed a knock / ticking noise, but was replaced... so, not really a weakness due to superior customer service

    Bottom Line:   
    Purchased this for Winter Sleet / Hail / Ice... hate using them, but this is about as good as it gets... nice a quiet. Recently it developed a 'ticking' noise inside the unit... the entire unit was replaced when I returned it for a service. Awesome product, awesome after sales service... thanks Matt @ cycleways and Cycleops

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    Favorite Ride:   Short Bays

    Price Paid:    $300.00

    Purchased At:   Cycleways

    Bike Setup:   various road bikes

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by shrinkingfootprint a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: April 6, 2010

    Strengths:    Easy to use and set up.

    Weaknesses:    None.

    Bottom Line:   
    My original Cycleops Fluid 2 developed a vibration after years of hard use.
    Saris gave excellent warranty advise, looking for solutions, and when none worked, they did not hesitate to send a replacement unit free of charge.
    The new unit has a winter's use and works perfectly well with no vibration. Years ago I bought a second one for my son and his has remained problem free.

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    Purchased At:   Spokes Etc., VA

    Similar Products Used:   Cheap Performance trainer, not worth the time or money.

    Bike Setup:   Seven Ti Axiom
    dura ace
    mavic xsyrium

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by roybikerdude a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: November 16, 2009

    Strengths:    True road resistance, solid frame and excelent build quality

    Weaknesses:    True road resistance, wheel clamping mechanism seems a little cumbersome and somewhat loose.

    Bottom Line:   
    Replaced my aging magnetic trainer with this model to teach a spin class with. What a world of difference. High quality and progressive resistence make for a HARD workout. Great machine, but the clamping mechanism for the wheel could be a little better

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    Favorite Ride:   Outside

    Purchased At:   Cyclist Connection

    Similar Products Used:   Magnura Trainer, Cyclops PVC rollers

    Bike Setup:   Various

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by crisbay a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: May 3, 2009

    Strengths:    Silent

    Weaknesses:    Resistance does not simulate actual road workout. My stats just went beyond my actual road average on this trainer.

    Bottom Line:   
    I agree with a previous review that this may not be the trainer for a high wattage cyclist as the resistance forces to spin the biggest chain ring and the smallest cogs.

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    Favorite Ride:   Centennial Trail

    Price Paid:    $202.00

    Purchased At:   Ebay

    Similar Products Used:   Performance's Ascent and Kurt Kinetic Road Machine

    Bike Setup:   2006 Orbea Orca

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    Used Cyclops Fluid 2 kit or Travel Track Fluid Unit

    This will be my 1st trainer I found a kit on craigslist (Cyclops Fluid 2) with mat, wheel block, and frame sweat protector for $275....Guy used it 5 times, so he sez....I was gonna offer $200 for the kit ( would go $250) Or do I just but a NEW travel track fluid trainer for 169.00 from PB W ... Read More »

    Cycleops Fluid 2 "TT"?

    A friend is offering to sell me his old trainer which he says is about 7 or so years old, little used. He says the model is "Cycleops Fluid 2 TT" This is a discontinued model, I guess. My question is: If I were to buy a current model, would it be "better" or will this thing be essentially the ... Read More »

    Thumbs up for Cycleops Fluid 2 Trainer

    I did some research on this site and in general to locate the cost-effective trainer for my needs. I just picked this up at Performance during their Labor Day weekend sale for $270. Just put it together and tested it out for a while and it works like a charm. Very simple, compact, folds up, quiet, a ... Read More »

    CycleOps Fluid 2 trainer problem

    Hey guys, I'm having a big problem with my CycleOps Fluid 2 trainer. It used to be really quiet (just depended on the tire being used), but now I am getting a click in the flywheel on every rotation that when I am up-and-running gets really REALLY noisy. The flywheel also seems a bit uneven in it ... Read More »

    KK road machine or Cycleops Fluid 2 for my scenario?

    I've read countless reviews/threads and it appears the KK road machine provides a slightly more stable and realistic feel than the Fluid 2. However, it appears the quick release available on the Fluid 2 allows for easier mount/dismount of the bike. My bike's not going to be sitting in the trainer ev ... Read More »

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