Vortex Smart

The Vortex Smart offers all the necessary features you need for a fully interactive indoor cycling experience. It connects to most popular training apps, like Zwift, Tacx and Trainerroad. The resistance unit is enclosed to absorb sounds. And its wheel-on design allows for easy setup and storage. This trainer is the perfect winter training tool.

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SMART TRAINER

The Flow Smart pairs seamlessly with most popular training apps and software to create the ultimate indoor training environment. Easily connect to cycling apps like Zwift, Tacx and Trainerroad.

SPEED, POWER & CADENCE

All Tacx smart trainers measure speed, power and cadence accurately without the need for external sensors. However, when an external sensor is preferred it can be used and connected easily.

SMOOTH RIDE FEEL

Even though the Vortex Smart has a small flywheel, it still has a very decent and smooth ride feel. The 1,6 kg (3.5 lbs) flywheel is able to replicate a mass inertia effect of 11,8 kg (26 lbs), enough to give you the feeling of riding outdoors.

ENCLOSED RESISTANCE UNIT

Compared to the Flow Smart, the Vortex Smart has an enclosed resistance unit. Minimizing noise levels by absorbing sounds as much as possible.

SMART TRAINER

Connect to popular training apps, like Zwift & Tacx

FOLDABLE

A foldable frame for easy storage.

WHEEL-ON

Wheel-on design for easy setup and storage.

 

INTERACTIVE

A fully interactive Smart trainer simulating inclines up to 7%.

DATA

Measures speed, power and cadence.

FLYWHEEL

A 1,6 kg flywheel ensures the best ride feel

SECURELY LOCKED IN

Tacx wheel-on trainers are easy to setup. With two easy clicks your bike is securely locked in the trainer frame, making sure that your bike is safely fixed and doesn’t go anywhere.

DUAL MATERIAL ROLL

The roll is made from two materials: a hardened steel sleeve with a soft core of elastogel. The steel sleeve prevents wear of the trainer, while the elastogel absorbs vibrations to reduce noise.

SKYLINER AS A HANDLE

The Skyliner not only serves as a front wheel support for a natural cycling position, but can also be used as a handle for your trainer.

STABLE FRAME

Designed with a large footprint and strong materials, this bike trainer is able to withstand the most intense training sessions.

TACX CYCLING SOFTWARE

Explore the world with high quality Films and GPS workouts while challenging your friends. Train efficiently with structured training plans and cycling workouts. Analyse your data, export your activity to Strava, and make use of many more features. Read more about our software at the webpage.

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YOUR FAVOURITE APP

Train with your favourite cycling software like Zwift, TrainerRoad and Sufferfest. The Tacx Smart trainers are easily connected to and controlled by most popular training apps. Race online in the virtual worlds of Zwift, achieve your cycling goals with the training plans of TrainerRoad, or anything else.

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TACX UTILITY APP

With the Tacx Utility App you can easily upgrade the firmware, test and calibrate your Tacx Smart trainer. Download this app for free from the App store or Google play.

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BIKE COMPUTERS & WATCHES

Easily connect your Smart trainer to your bike computer or sports watch. Display your workout data on these devices. A selection of bike computers and sports watches are also able to control the resistance of your Smart bike trainer.

1 MONTH FREE PREMIUM

All Tacx Smart trainers come with a free month subscription of the Tacx Premium software.
Check out what the possibilities are at the Tacx software webpage.

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
Suitable axles Width of rear fork: Race 130 mm, MTB 135 mm. Adapters for other widths available
Supplied with Front wheel support , Quick release for road bikes and mountain bikes (5mm)
specifications
Max. power (40 km/h) 950 Watt
Max. incline 7%
Simulation of descent No
Max. torque 16.3 Nm
Max. brake force 48 N
Flywheel Actual of 1,6 kg
Mass inertia 11.8kg
Calibration Spin down
Footprint (lxw) 675 × 650 mm (26.6 × 25.6 in)
Height 410 mm (16.1 in)
Dimensions when folded 565 × 410 × 245 mm (22.2 × 16.1 × 9.65 in)
Weight 9.08 kg (20 lbs)
Article number T2180
data output and control
Wireless communication ANT+ FE-C , Bluetooth Smart open
Control by Smartphone , Tablet , ANT+FE-C bike computers , Stand alone , Connect to computer via ANT+antenna
Output Speed , Cadence , Power
Read out on Smartphone , Tablet , Bike computer , Sports watch , Computer with ANT+ antenna
Accuracy <5%

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Where to buy?

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Please note: it might take longer to deliver the products ordered at this website due to the busy days at the logistics company. Also, orders placed between December 21nd and January 1st will not be processed until January 2nd. So order your Tacx products in time! Dismiss