The Road Machine Control Trainer is in Excellent condition. The Kinetic Road Machine Control Trainer is in Excellent condition. The trainer was previously owned for approximately 2 weeks. The following observation has been made about this item: " The trainer is very clean. There are light tire marks on the roller from what appears to be very little use. The firmware is up to date." Item sold as is. All warranties void.
Size: Unisex One Size
Retail Cost: $499.00
Infuse some extra motivation into your winter training regimen with Kinetic's Road Machine Smart Control Trainer. Taking the form of a traditional wheel-on trainer and stealthily outfitted with Bluetooth Smart capability, the Road Machine lets you connect to a variety of third-party apps, including Zwift and TrainerRoad for a more interactive indoor ride experience. As an added touch, it comes packaged with its own quick-release trainer skewer so you ride assured that your race skewers will remain unscratched, while bikes with rear thru-axles require Kinetic's Traxle thru-axle adapter for use on any trainer.
Kinetic's Road Resistance Unit boasts a stainless steel roller with a beefy 2.5in (6.35cm) diameter, which is a good bit larger than much of the competition. The larger roller means less wear on your tire and it reduces the temperature of the spinning elements. The right side has a 14.4-pound flywheel, one of the heaviest around, that gives the satisfying feeling of momentum when you're spinning up to speed, holding speed, and slowing down. On the left side is a unique two-part fluid resistance unit, which is the heart of their system, replicating a max slope of 10% and max resistance of 1800 watts at 30 mph.
As with all trainers, this system builds heat from friction as your ride, and your energy has to go somewhere. To counteract this, Kinetic adds an internal fan and 80 cooling fins on the outside to help dissipate heat. It's almost impossible to overheat the unit or reach a point where performance is diminished. The silicone fluid retains its physical properties, even up to the normal operating temperature of 325-degrees Fahrenheit while riding at 25mph, resulting in a consistent road-like power curve that increases as your speed increases.
Road Machine Smart Control Trainer (DWGAQ6D)