Tacx Neo 2T Smart Trainer

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Product Description

The iconic, progressive and popular Tacx NEO 2 Smart turbo trainer is optimized into an even quieter and more powerful Smart direct drive. The motor is redesigned in order to provide a better indoor cycling experience and ride feel, especially during climbs and sprints. The NEO 2T Smart is more silent than you ever thought possible and without question is the most powerful, realistic and accurate bike trainer to date.

Perfect for serious fun and boosting your bike fitness, the Tacx Neo 2T is compatible with both quick release and thru axles. 8 -12 speed Shimano compatible cassettes are accommodated as standard, SRAM XD and XD-R cassettes are compatible with an adaptor (not supplied).

Improved Ride Feel:
More motor power resulted in a better ride feel during climbs and sprints.

Improved Axle Compatibility:
Directly compatible with 135×10, 142×12 and 148×12 mm axles.

Complete Stillness:
Significant reduction of noise from air displacements or vibrations. By redesigning the magnets, we significantly improved the stillness of the NEO 2T. The noise coming from internal air displacements is reduced as well as vibrations noticed at a low cadence, that were being transferred to the floor. Resulting in a more silent Smart trainer then ever thought possible.

Powerful Climbs and Sprints:
The new motor design of the NEO 2T also improves the ride feel during a climb or acceleration. We were able to give the motor of the NEO 2T more power, resulting in the ability to generate higher resistance levels under specific conditions, like in a sprint or at low speeds.

Road Feel:
Experience the vibrating sensation of riding on cobblestones, gravel an many other road surfaces. This immersive feature is unique to the NEO series and can be used in Tacx Films and Zwift.

Descent Simulation:
At the top of a hill or mountain, there is always that exciting feeling of accelerating into a descent. Exactly that feeling is what this bike trainer gives you. The NEO 2T Smart accelerates in a descent.

Pedal Stroke Analysis:
The NEO 2 was already equipped with a capacitive left and right detection sensor that accurately measures the exact position of both your legs. By adding standard ANT+ Cycling dynamics, you can now analyse your pedal stroke via the software of third parties; for example on a Garmin Edge bike computer.

Stable Yet Flexible:
The design of the NEO 2T Smart allows a few degrees of movement to the left and right while cycling. Its frame follows the natural course of your body, bringing you a certain freedom of movement that improves the cycling feeling.

Accurate:
The Tacx NEO 2T Smart measures your power with incredible precision, making sure that your data is accurate and reliable. This Smart trainers is the only trainers that doesn’t require calibration process. This Smart trainer measures your power accurately within 1%.

Smooth Ride Feel:
The NEO 2T Smart is very responsive and reacts instantly to speed or incline changes. It also features Dynamic inertia which it compensates for weight, speed and angle of inclination to ensure the most realistic and smooth ride feel possible.

Self Powered:
The NEO 2T Smart doesn’t require an external power source as it generates its own energy from your cycling movement. This direct drive trainer can easily be used anywhere you like. When connected to an external power source, the Descent simulation feature is enabled.

Key Features:

  • Type of trainer: Interactive Smart direct drive with motor brake
  • Magnets: 32 Neodymium magnets
  • Transmission: None
  • Electrical requirements: 110-240 Volt , Mains power optional
  • Power indicator: Multicolour LED , Spot on floor
  • Connection indicator (ANT/BT): 2 LEDs
  • Firmware upgradable: Yes
  • Suitable cassettes: Not suitable for Specialized SCS system , Shimano & SRAM: 8 - 12 speed. Campagnolo, SRAM XD and XD-R body sold separately
  • Suitable axles: Width of rear fork: Race 130 mm, MTB 135 mm, 142 mm & 148 mm. Adapter for 135 x 10 mm available.
  • Supplied with: Front wheel support , Quick release for road bikes and mountain bikes (5mm) , Direct drive quick release with adapter set 142x12mm & 148x12mm , 1 month Tacx Premium software

Specifications:

  • Max. power (40 km/h): 2200 Watt
  • Max. incline: 25%
  • Simulation of descent: Yes
  • Max. torque: 85 Nm
  • Max. brake force: 250 N
  • Flywheel: Virtual
  • Mass inertia: Variable to 125kg (275.6lbs)
  • Calibration: No calibration required
  • Footprint: (lxw) 575 × 750 mm (22.6 × 29.5 in)
  • Height: 550 mm (21.7 in)
  • Dimensions when folded: 620 × 260 × 440 mm (24.4 × 10.2 × 17.3 in)
  • Weight: 21.5 kg (47.3 lbs)

Data Output and Control:

  • Wireless communication: ANT+ FE-C , Bluetooth Smart open
  • Control by: ANT+FE-C bike computers , Connect to computer via ANT+antenna , Smartphone , Stand alone Tablet
  • Output: Cadence , Power , Speed
  • Read out on: Bike computer , Computer with ANT+ antenna , Smartphone , Sports watch , Tablet
  • Accuracy: <1%

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

Smart Turbo Trainer Guide

 

Smart Turbo Trainers Guide 

How do turbo trainers work?

Most turbo trainers work by fixing to your bike frame with a clamp around the quick release skewer of your rear wheel. This puts your bike into a position where the rear tyre will sit on the turbo trainer’s roller drum. As you begin to pedal, your rear wheel spins and the roller drum turns. However,  If you want to have the full training experience and feel the resistance change as you ride through virtual worlds like Zwift, you will need a Smart Trainer.


What is a smart turbo trainer?

Every big turbo trainer brand now has a range of smart turbo trainers. They are the new big thing in the indoor cycle training market. These turbos use electromagnetic resistance and can be synced wirelessly with ANT+ and/or Bluetooth Smart to your 3rd party training apps, devices, power meters and sensors. This connectivity can greatly enhance your training regime and open up fun virtual training apps to keep you motivated.

Zwift, BKOOL and other training apps can automatically change the resistance of your turbo trainer opening up the possibility of sprint training, intervals and even simulate climbs of up to 20% gradients.

You can also use apps to pre-load a set training plan to follow or plug-in GPS data and ride famous cycling routes from around world while viewing the route on your computer or smart T.V.

 


Zwift virtual training app

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Zwift is powerful training app where you can challenge yourself against other real-world riders to a race in a 3D virtual environment. Zwift distinguishes itself from other training apps by offering a video game-like experience with immersive virtual worlds for you to ride in. As well as structured workouts, Zwift gives you the opportunity to join group rides with other riders of a similar ability and even compete in online races. It’s a great way to mix up your training and have a bit of fun.

Your power is measured by the watts you produce, which is then used to move you forward through the 3D environment. Speed is also adjusted by your height, weight and even the road gradient for added realism. We have made a Zwift guide that gives a more detailed breakdown of virtual training with Zwift

Zwift is compatible with a wide range of turbo trainers, indoor bikes and rollers with ANT+ or BLE enabled. Read our Zwift Compatibility guide for more information.


What is a direct drive turbo trainer?

The best smart turbo trainers use Direct drive. These "wheel on" turbo trainers work in a different way to a traditional turbo trainer. Your bike is attached to the drive unit via the cassette, so you do away with the rear wheel entirely. This does mean it takes a bit longer to setup than a traditional turbo, but you get some useful benefits in return.

1

The flywheel is moved to a central position

This offers a more lifelike feel compared to a traditional turbo where the flywheel is placed behind the rear wheel.

2

Precision performance metrics

Most direct drive turbos are compatible with a range of power meters, sensors, apps and devices to let you track your performance data. With no rear wheel, there is no tyre slippage or roller drum tension to cause inconsistencies in your data.

3

Quiet operation

Direct drive turbos are much quieter than a standard turbo trainer as there is no roller or tyre friction to create noise.

4

No tyre wear

No rear wheel means no tyre. No need for a second rear wheel and trainer tyre, making it that much easier to set your bike up for riding outside.


Direct Drive - Easier to live with

Once the additional cassette that matches the speed and range of your existing one is mounted to the trainer, there is no need for any extra parts. One of the most important benefits of a direct drive trainer is that there is no need for a dedicated trainer tyre or extra wheel.

With a traditional wheel-on trainer there is significant wearing to the rear tyre, so a harder compound dedicated trainer tyre is used, the tyre would need to be changed every time you ride outdoors, and again when back indoors. Some even purchase an additional rear wheel for the other tyre to avoid changing tyres regularly, there is no need for an extra wheel or training tyre when using a direct drive trainer.



Bolt-thru axle compatibility

For bikes that use a bolt-thru rear axle, a compatible axle must be purchased to fit your trainer. These are brand specific to the trainer, the thread pitch and diameter must be the same type used on your bike. Click here to identify your pitch thread


What accessories are available?

Training mat

Training mat

A training mat will protect your floor from marks and damage, as well as sweat. These mats help prevent you skidding around when you’re really powering through and they will soak up some noise.

Sweat towel

Sweat towel

Indoor cycle training will make you sweat. These small towels will cover your top tube to prevent damage and corrosion.

Riser blocks

Riser blocks

With a standard turbo trainer, your rear wheel will be slightly raised, giving the feeling of descending. A riser block will lift your front wheel for a more realistic cycling position.

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