What does a Wahoo Kickr do?

What does a Wahoo Kickr do? The Kickr transmits speed, distance, power and cadence data, and has a max power of 2,200 watts, compared to the 1,800 watt ceiling of Wahoo’s cheaper Kickr Core.

How do you use a Wahoo Kickr? 

Is the Wahoo Kickr bike worth it? OUR VERDICT. There are a lot of indoor bikes and trainers out there, and from our perspective, the Wahoo KICKR bike is undoubtedly one of the top contenders. The sleek design and ability to raise and lower a rider from +20 degrees to -10 degrees is undeniably fun.

Can Wahoo Kickr be used without app? It is possible to use your Wahoo Kickr without running any app. You can just hop on your trainer and ride. In this case, you won’t have access to all the features, especially the ERG mode where the resistance of your bike is directly set up by the software to match a given value for your workout.

What does a Wahoo Kickr do? – Additional Questions

How do I use Wahoo KICKR without internet?

The SYSTM app can be used without an internet connection, even for extended periods. Your workouts will be saved on your device until the internet connection is restored. At that time, the workouts will sync to the server.

Do you need Zwift for Wahoo?

If you don’t want to use the Zwift app, you can download Wahoo’s fitness app instead to raise or lower the resistance during the workout. The company also just released a hill simulator (Kickr Climb) that connects to the front of your bike and raises and lowers the bike depending on what is happening in game.

Can a smart trainer be used without an app?

They typically require a monthly subscription. These obviously require an internet connection, and you can access the app through an Ipad, computer, an Apple TV (in some cases) or sometimes via a bike computer. If you are not going to use an app, there isn’t much reason to use a smart trainer.

How do I connect my Wahoo KICKR to my computer?

Make sure your trainer is powered on and the blue and red LEDs are illuminated. On your Android device, turn on your Bluetooth, if it is not already. While standing next to your trainer, open the Wahoo Fitness app. Select the icon.


  1. Select icon.
  2. When it loads, select your KICKR from the list.
  3. Follow the prompts.

Can you use Wahoo KICKR without power?

You can ride it without power but you obviously can’t control the resistance or connect it to your favourite app. While the Kickr transmits power via Bluetooth or ANT+, it does not transmit cadence. For that data, you’ll need to use the supplied Wahoo RPM2 pod that is easily attached to the cranks of your bike.

How do you make a workout for Wahoo KICKR?

To create a new workout type, follow these steps:
  1. From the home screen, select “Settings”.
  2. Scroll down and select “Create Workout Profile”.
  3. Select a workout type from the list.
  4. You may rename the workout if you wish.
  5. You will now be shown a list of sensors you currently have paired to other workout profiles.

Does Wahoo require a subscription?

Pricing. Wahoo X Subscription prices are as follows: Monthly Subscription: $14.99 USD + taxes. Annual Subscription: $129 USD + taxes.

Is Wahoo Fitness free?

The Wahoo Fitness app is free, and available on both iTunes and Android .

How much does Wahoo app cost?

Your subscription price will continue at $9.99/month until Sept 1, 2022, when prices will increase to the standard Wahoo X subscription price which is currently $14.99/month.

Is Wahoo system better than Zwift?

If you are looking to get the most out of the money you spend, Wahoo X is definitely the better option. At the exact same price as Zwift, $14.99, Wahoo X gives you both structured training and gamification. However, many will still be attracted to Zwift for many reasons: socialism, gamification, larger platform.

Is there a free alternative to Zwift?

RGT Cycling Review: RGT Cycling, the new virtual cycling platform, has announced that it is making all of its Premium features available for free to all indoor cyclists, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Can you ride Zwift for free?

How much does Zwift cost? Initially, it’s free; though long term, sadly not. You can get a free seven-day trial if you register for a Zwift account online, but after your trial period ends it costs £12.99 / $14.99 per month to continue using it.

How much does Zwift cost per month?

Q: How much does it cost to ride on Zwift? A: USD $14.99/month (or local equivalent) plus sales/local taxes based on regions/postal codes.

Why am I so slow on Zwift?

The physics of group workouts on Zwift are modified in order to keep all riders together. For most riders, this results in a Zwift ride that feels slower than normal.

Do you change gears on Zwift?

No need to change gear here, Zwift tells the trainer what the resistance should be at any given moment, you just have to keep those pedals spinning.

Is Zwift harder than riding outside?

Training on your kickr vs training outside can feel harder since on the trainer you don’t have physical advantage (even the lowest little downhills save watts outdoor). So it’s somewhat normal.

How often should I Zwift?

If your riding schedule includes racing on Zwift, consider racing no more than three times per week, with recovery rides, days off, and lighter training in between. And even if your training load is more steady (with few “race day efforts”) taking a day or two for recovery per week is smart.