The Science

Why Flywheels suck – a quick lesson in the science of indoor cycling

By |2024-07-11T10:40:10+02:0025 October 2023|The Science|

It's a widely-held belief that the size, weight, and shape of the flywheel on your smart bike or smart trainer has the most impact when it comes to creating a realistic road feel experience on smart bikes and trainers. But a quick high school science refresher will explain why achieving a realistic road feel with a flywheel is practically impossible. And, more importantly, why you should care.

Virtual Shifting: How we created a lifelike shifting experience for an indoor smart bike

By |2024-07-11T10:35:13+02:006 June 2023|The Science|

For the ultimate cycling experience on an indoor smart bike, cycling should feel as much as possible like outdoor cycling. An important part is that shifting gears on an indoor smart bike really should feel like you are on your road bike.So how do you still simulate the feeling of real shifting? In this blog we'll explain how we tackled this.

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