The CycleOps Fluid 2 Trainer is indoor bike trainer that uses fluid resistance. It is a simple trainer with no advanced features, but it's sturdy, has a lifetime warranty and offers a great workout for anyone from beginner to advanced rider.
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Pro Smooth performance
The flywheel on this bike trainer uses fluid resistance. So the harder you pedal, the more resistance you get from the trainer. This gives a road-like feel to your workouts.
Pro Doesn’t make a lot of noise
The harder you ride the more noise it will make, but at 20 mph the CycleOps Fluid 2 Trainer produces 64-68 dB of noise, which is about the same as an air conditioner.
Pro Works with almost any size tires
The resistance unit roller is 2 in wide and it allows for 650b, 700c, 26", 27" and 29" wheel sizes – up to a 2.0 tire.
Pro Lifetime warranty
The warranty of this bike trainer doesn’t expire after few years. As long as original buyer owns this trainer, it is under warranty.
Pro Adjustable footpads provide stable riding
The footpads on this trainer can be adjusted so you can have a stable ride on an uneven surface.
Pro Can be folded for easier storage
The foot pads can be folded down so it can be more easily stored when not being used.
Con Wears out tires
Because of the friction between the flywheel and your bike, the treads on your tire may wear out to the point where your tire can eventually fail.
Con Resistance can’t be increased on the trainer itself
To add more resistance you have to change gears on the bike.