CycleOps Reviews and News

The Best Indoor Cycling Trainers of 2020

With the winter solstice just around the corner, the reality of riding indoors for a few months is coming fast (if it’s not already here). That’s why it helps to have one of the best bike trainers.

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CycleOps Hammer smart trainer review

CycleOps has entered the smart trainer market with a user friendly, thru axle compatible, direct-drive Hammer trainer.

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CycleOps unveils Hammer smart trainer

The notion of what is an indoor trainer and what it can do is ever evolving. Once simple machines, the new generation of training devices are literally becoming smarter and smarter. The new CycleOps Hammer is no exception.

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CycleOps Fluid 2 Training Kit Contest Giveaway

CycleOps Fluid 2 Training Kit Giveaway courtesy of Art’s Cyclery!

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Contest: CycleOps Phantom 3 Indoor Cycle Giveaway

Enter Your Email for a Chance to Win a CycleOps Phantom 3 Indoor Cycle. You could win your own indoor bike worth over $2000!

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Interbike 2015: Saris launches new power meters, GPS, racks and more

The parent company of CycleOps, PowerTap, and Saris Racks is celebrating its 25th anniversary, launching a slew of new products.

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Roundup: Best Indoor Bicycle Trainers

Most cyclists loathe the indoor trainer. It’s unnatural. It lacks the pure visceral feeling we get when we’re out on the open road pushing ourselves to the limit, whether it be on a climb or trying for our fastest time on a particular stretch of pavement. Once you get into the benefits of cycling though, […]

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CycleOps SuperMagneto Pro Trainer Review

CycleOps SuperMagneto Pro Trainer – MSRP $399 If you’ve been researching indoor trainers, it’s almost a certainty you’ve come across CycleOps in your research. CycleOps makes training products ranging from the PowerTap on the road to full on indoor cycles to rear wheel trainers and rollers. They offer a range of trainers from their classic […]

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Write a Review Contest Winner: froze – Featured User Review: CycleOps Fluid2 Trainer

Congrats to froze, the first winner of the Write a Review Contest and the new proud owner of a Philips SafeRide LED Bike Light! Featured User Review: Featured User Review: CycleOps Fluid2 Trainer by froze Price Paid: $220.00 at Summit Cycling Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup Most of […]

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2012 CycleOps Power Meters

Jesse from CycleOps shows us the 2012 lineup of power meters, including the all new G3 powertap rear hub and several wheelset offerings. CycleOps PowerTap G3 Hub Brand new 80 grams lighter Smaller and stiffer Wider flanges for stiffer wheel build New cap for extra level of serviceability for firmware updates Hub is available with different […]

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Breaking Away From Diabetes with the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4 – part 3

By Russ Bartholet With a little over three weeks worth of illness and only three rides during that time it is good to be back on the road to recovery. Anyone that has tried to ride when sick knows how difficult and frustrating it can be. Looking back I can now see when I started […]

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Intro to Power Meters – CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4

Karl from Silicon Valley Cycling Center continues our series of intros to power meters by giving his next brief introduction, the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4. The PowerTap measures torque and rotational velocity much like the SRM Powermeter, only it does it wirelessly from the rear hub. Because it’s wireless it presents a very clean and […]

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Breaking Away From Diabetes with the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4 – part 2

By Russ Bartholet For the past month that I have been “riding with power” my CycleOps PowerTap 2.4 SL is has been a great tool. After the first few weeks of getting familiar with the functions of the PowerTap system and learning what it takes to produce and sustain the different levels of power it […]

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Intro to Power Meters – SRM Professional Powermeter

Karl and Alex from Silicon Valley Cycling Center give a brief introduction to the three most popular power meters on the market. In Part 1, Karl goes over the pro peleton favorite SRM PowerMeter. Stay tuned for Part 2, where Karl will be going over the features and benefits of the CycleOps PowerTap 2.4SL!

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Breaking Away From Diabetes with the CycleOps PowerTap SL 2.4

By Russ Bartholet The Introduction. I have never raced my road bike and do not have any plans to do so. I ride for exercise and as a means to control my diabetes. Any “training” that I have done to get ready for the few charity-type rides that I have participated in has just been […]

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