Zwift Launches a Direct Drive Smart Trainer: Zwift HUB

Today, Zwift announced that it’s launching a smart bike trainer, and they are calling it the HUB. The Zwift Hub costs $499 and offers a simple and cost-effective way to get online and training.

Available in the United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union starting October 3rd. You can find more information via Zwift.

KEY SPECS

  • PRICE: $499 with cassette.
  • DESIGN: Compact and lightweight design. Features two feet and a physical flywheel.
  • Max Power: 1,800 watts.
  • ACCURACY:  +/-2.5%. 
  • MAXIMUM SLOPE: 16%
  • CALIBRATION REQUIRED: Yes (Auto-Calibration coming soon).
  • METRICS: Transmits power, speed, and cadence.
  • AXLE: Supports 130 and 135mm quick release, 142-148mm thru axle. All adapters are included.
  • CASSETTE COMPATIBILITY: 8 to 12 SRAM/Shimano compatible cassette included.
  • CONNECTIONS: Bluetooth FTMS and ANT+ FE-C.
  • FLYWHEEL: 10.4lbs (4.7kg).
  • Unit Weight: 33lbs (15kg).
  • Supported Rider Weight: 254lbs (130kg)

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