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Bike Trainer Guide
Interactive: Offering the ultimate training experience, interactive trainers feature Bluetooth Smart and/or ANT+ compatibility to capture and share data from each ride as well as allow you to connect to sensors for even more metrics.
Basic: This style of trainer has the least advanced capabilities, perfect for the cyclists who is just looking to get some extra miles in indoors.
Direct Drive: Back wheels can be tossed across the room; Direct drive functionality connects the chain directly to the trainer’s cassette to prevent wheel slippage issues, reduce noise and lessen wear and tear on your tire.
FE-C Compatible: Or Fitness Equipment Control, is all about controlling your trainer through another device, as in your cycling computer or an app.