Tacx Neo Smart Direct Driver Trainer

TheTacx Neo Smart Direct Driver Trainer is a tech-savvy, realistic, and comfortable option that provides a road-like feel for the avid outdoor cyclist. Despite not letting you sway the bike during out of the saddle efforts, and costing an extreme amount of money, if you are a dedicated cyclist, the extra cash might not deter you from this functional choice. With tech compatibility and virtually-no noise generated during use, this driver trainer is quiet, high-quality, and progressive.

Wahoo Fitness KICKR Smart Power Trainer – 2018

The Wahoo Fitness KICKR Smart Power Trainer – 2018 is a smooth, high-quality, and functional trainer that provides a great solution for inclement-weather training. Despite not having some of the more expensive features and needing a power socket, this trainer provides stability, accurate data, and software compatibility, making this a smart option for those who frequently ride indoors.

CycleOps Fluid 2 Trainer

The CycleOps Fluid 2 Trainer is a consistent, easy to use, and portable indoor option that is well-suited for colder months. This trainer is good for those who want a quiet, progressive-resistance, and convenient choice. Despite being expensive and lacking some technology, like power data output, this trainer is a good choice for those who want a functional and easy to set option.

Garmin Index Smart Scale

The Garmin Index Smart Scale is designed for compatibility with Garmin software in mind. The ability to connect the data from the scale to your Garmin account wirelessly allows for enhanced technological capabilities; however, the multiple reports of the software not being accurate, the WiFi not connecting, and the set-up being unreliable, we wouldn’t recommend this scale for consistent and accurate results.

Kinetic Road Machine 2.0 Fluid Trainer

The Kinetic Road Machine 2.0 Fluid Trainer is a durable, quiet, and road-type trainer that provides the feel of riding outside, with the comfort of cycling indoors. The high price tag is worth it, especially if you live in a daunting climate, and the added features, like technology-compatible abilities and ease-of-set-up, makes this a great choice for any level of cyclist.

Feedback Sports Omnium Portable Trainer

The Feedback Sports Omnium Portable Trainer is an adjustable, easy-to-set-up, and sturdy option for cyclists who want consistent feedback and a portable trainer. The limited ability to do high powered efforts makes this not great for bigger riders or those who perform multiple sprint workouts, but for cyclists who use trainers for warmups and lower-resistance riders, this is a great choice.