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Wheel off turbo trainer vs nut axle

I am looking at buying a wahoo kickr v5 wheel off trainer. The bike I have is a falcon grand tour. It is a 3x7 cassette which I understand well take washers to make work, no problem. The problem I am ...
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inexpensive bike for Wahoo Kickr

I bought a Wahoo Kickr trainer in 2020 and have been using it almost daily with my Trek Madone 4.5. But I also ride the bike 3x times per week and I am getting tired of taking the rear tire on and off ...
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Adjusting road bike to Wahoo Kickr: is this chain noise from cross-chaining, or do I need to index the gears?

I've got an 8-speed Mérida road bike (that is, 2x8, 2 front, 8 rear) that I'm fitting to a 2020 (v5) Kickr that I just bought new. I am learning about some bike mechanic stuff that despite many years ...
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What does this screw do (on my bicycle)?

I was trying to adjust the "H" and "L" screws on my rear derailleur to as to adjust the gears better to a Wahoo Kickr I just set up. However I accidentally gave a turn to another, ...
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Correct Quick Release Hub Size for Kickr trainer and Merida Road Bike?

This is a very specific question, which I hope is OK here. I just bought a Kickr trainer, V5 (2020). I want to know what Quick Release Hub size (130mm or 135mm) to choose for my Merida Scultura 100 (...
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Wahoo Kickr with 8 speed cassette?

I've put an order in on a new Wahoo Kickr v5 (2020) which I got on a good sale. I've bought a relatively inexpensive road bike (also on sale) to be (more or less) permanently mounted on the Kickr. ...
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Is the Kickr V5 (2020) wheel height setting for 700c wheels too high?

I was pretty much set to get a Kickr v5 / 2020 (considering it and the Kickr Core), but ran across this post on Reddit, where they say that the wheel height setting for 700c wheels is too high. I'm ...
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Direct drive trainers vs smart stationary bikes?

I ride up to about 175km / 3500m ascent a week (although lately less as I’ve been doing other sports as well). Basically I’m in good shape, but not a pro. I’m looking to get a biking setup at home, ...
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Anyone heard of the ZCycle ZBike? How would it (or any stationary bike) compare to a Kickr Core setup? [closed]

I've been looking for some time to get an at-home training set-up (I ride about 175km a week, 3500m ascent, but need something for when I don't want to/can't go out), and had finally settled on an ...
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Wahoo Kickr Snap vs Kickr Core: both good for at home training? Is the Snap suitable for hard workouts?

I'm a regular rider -- I average 175 km with 3500 meters ascent a week. I'm looking to be able to do some training at home, for rainy days, and also because during the summer the area where I train ...
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Wahoo Kickr Core power cable snapped

So after a few years of a dodgey power cable connection, the cable has finally snapped off. The turbo is perfectly functional otherwise and so I wouldn't want to replace the whole thing. I was ...
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How do you adjust a first gen Di2 for the Wahoo Kickr?

I have a first gen Dura-Ace Di2 and recently switched from a wheel-on smart trainer to the Wahoo Kickr. I've replaced the 11-speed cassette that came with the Kickr to the same 10-speed cassette as I ...
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Tacx / Wahoo / Zwift turbo trainer advice/recommendations?

I was looking for a good stationary exercise bike to use for days when I can't/don't want to take my bike out and train. I was convinced that a better option than a stationary bicycle would be a ...
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