Tacx Vortex Smart trainer

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  • Regular price $549.99

The Vortex was Tacx’s first interactive Smart trainer. In our view, the best "Budget" smart trainer on the market. The electric brake makes this trainer highly accessible and ideal for keeping in tip-top condition during the winter, for instance.

The electro brake of the Vortex generates a realistic cycling feeling while offering all interactive functionalities like being able to use Zwift.

Features & specifications

features
Type of trainer Interactive Smart trainer with electric brake
Magnets 8 Permanent ferrite magnets & 8 electromagnets
Transmission Roller, 30 mm
Electrical requirements 110-240 Volt
Power indicator None
Connection indicator (ANT/BT) None
Firmware upgradable Yes
Suitable bikes Race, Tri & MTB , if necessary with axle skewer , 29ʺ wheel with Tacx trainer tyre
Supplied with Front wheel support , Quick release for road bikes and mountain bikes (5mm)
specifications
Max. power (40 km/h) 950 Watt
Max. slope 7%
Simulation of descent No
Max. torque 16.3Nm
Max. brake force 48N
Flywheel Actual of 1.65kg
Flywheel effect 11.8kg
Calibration Spin down
Footprint (lxw) 675×650mm (26.6×25.6in)
Height 410mm (16.1in)
Dimensions when folded 565×410×245mm (22.2×16.1×9.65in)
Weight 9.08kg (20lbs)
Article number T2180
data output and control
Wireless communication ANT+ FE-C , Bluetooth Smart open
Control by Smartphone, tablet, ANT+ FE-C bike computers and stand-alone Connect to computer via ANT+ antenna
Output Speed, cadence and power
Read out on Smartphone, tablet, bike computer, sports watch, computer with ANT+ antenna
Accuracy <10%