The Thule Passage 2 Bike Strap Rack w/ Cradles is a durable, convenient, and easy-to-use bike transportation option that securely holds 2 bikes in tough terrain. Despite issues with the cinch straps and some reports of scratching the car, the rack is designed with padding to protect the car and the bikes, to adjust to various bike frames, and to securely strap down the bikes. This bike rack works well for those who carry their bikes over bumpy terrain, want a durable apparatus, and will take advantage of the quick and easy installation.
The RockyMounts MonoRail Platform Hitch Rack is a durable, high-quality, and easy-to-use rack that provides secure holding for various types of bikes. Despite the limited wheel-base adjustment and the locks not being the best quality, the other security and safety measures, like the high-quality construction and sturdy carrying, makes this a stable and durable product. This is a great choice for those who carry a wide range of bikes over bumpy terrain, and who don’t want to break the bank with their purchase.
The Kuat Transfer 2 Bike Rack is a durable, high-quality, and lower-priced option that is well-suited for those that want a sturdy rack without breaking the bank. Despite lacking some features that higher-end options have, the easy-to-use mechanism, adaptability to various tire sizes, and lighter-weight make this a great option for any amount of use.
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.
The Thule Insta-Gator Truck Mount is a functional, well-constructed, and easy to set up truck bed rack. Despite being expensive and some reports of the rack scratching the frame of some bikes, this is a good choice for those who care more about a secure hold, stability, and an efficient setup.
The Park Tool TS-2.2 Professional Wheel Truing Stand is simply the industry standard. The solid steel construction is durable and will last a lifetime and longer stand arms increase the amount of wheels that can be trued and the ease of doing so. Although the stand might require some calibration before use and isn’t immediately compatible with thru axle wheels, the versatility, durability, and truing accuracy outweigh any difficulties the setup might present.
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.
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.
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.
The Wahoo Fitness KICKR SNAP Smart Power Trainer is an easy-to-use, durable, and stable trainer that is compatible with various technology, tracks various data, and comes fully assembled. The issues with getting an accurate power calibration are the main challenge, but once you have this figured out, you can rest assured that this bike will become a staple in your training regimen.