The flagship direct drive trainer from TACX gets an update with the Neo 2T. With a more powerful motor/resistance unit, quieter operation, and native thru-axle support. Pedal stroke analysis is soon to be implemented in the form of Cycling Dynamics. My video contains all the details, the unboxing, and my initial review (not final review) of the Neo 2T Smart.
Updates to the NEO 2T at a glance:
- Native thru-axle support (no adapter required)
- More powerful resistance unit (Addressing “virtual tyre slip”)
- Even quieter operation (Internal neodymium magnets realigned)
- Pedal Analysis supporting open standards (More compatibility)
NEO 2T Unit Specifications:
- Direct Drive Interactive Smart Trainer
- Bike compatibility: QR 130/135mm. 142x12mm and 148x12mm Native Thru-Axle.
- Shimano/SRAM compatible freehub. (No cassette supplied)
- Wireless protocols: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, Bluetooth Smart, Bluetooth FTMS
- Data Transmission: Speed, Cadence, Power, (+ trainer control)
- Power Accuracy Claims: Lower than 1% error
- Calibration: Not required! Nice!
- Grade simulation: 25%
- Max wattage: 2200W
- Downhill Drive / Road Surface Simulation.
- Flywheel size/weight: “Mass inertia” 125kg / 275.6lbs
- Noise level: Really quiet. Really. (Magnet realignment)
- Unit weight: 24.8kgs/54.7lbs (whole box)
- Works with or without a power supply (no downhill drive w/o)
- Front wheel riser block supplied
Tacx Neo on Amazon: http://bit.ly/tacxazon