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Tacx Blue Twist Basic Trainer

  • Manually controlled trainer features seven resistance levels
  • Easily locks into place for a steady ride
  • Virtually silent flywheel lets you ride without disturbing others
  • 2.64 lb (1.2 kg) flywheel simulates the feel of riding outdoors
  • Sturdy design allows for a maximum sprint resistance of 700 watts

Tacx Blue Matic Trainer

The Tacx® Blue Twist trainer takes the complications out of indoor training and provides a stable, realistic ride. It features manual resistance, so you can control the intensity of your workout while a compact flywheel generates a realistic road feel.

You’re in Control

Set your desired resistance ahead of your ride with a lever on the resistance unit. With seven positions and a maximum power of 700 watts, this trainer is perfect for your daily workouts.

Smooth and Silent

Blue Twist features a sturdy roll core with soft plastic to absorb vibrations. This dramatically reduces noise, so you can ride without disturbing others nearby.

A Realistic Ride

The 2.64 lb (1.2 kg) flywheel is able to replicate a mass inertial effect of 17.6 lbs (8 kg), giving you the feel of riding outdoors.

Made to Last

No matter how intense your workout, this bike trainer is stable and built to last. It securely locks your bike into place with two easy clicks, so you can ride hard and know you’re not going anywhere. The Blue Twist trainer also features a single roll made from a hardened steel sleeve to prevent wear.

Virtual Power

With the addition of the Tacx speed and cadence sensor, you can train with popular apps — based on virtual power — such as Zwift, TrainerRoad and Tacx software. The sensor transmits your speed and cadence wirelessly to your compatible smartphone, tablet or computer.


Magnets 2 x 8 permanent ferrite magnets
Transmission Roller, 30 mm
Electrical requirement No power required
Suitable axles Width of rear fork: Race 130 mm, MTB 135 mm.
Adapters for other widths available
Max power 700 watt
Max torque 12.2 Nm
Max brake force 36 N
Flywheel 2.6 lbs (1.2 kg)
Mass inertia 17.6 lbs (8.0 kg)
Footprint 25.2″ x 25.0″ (640 x 635 mm)
Height 17.3″ (440 mm)
Dimensions when folded 24.0″ x 16.5″ x 9.8″ (610 x 420 x 250 mm)
Weight 18.5 lbs (8.4 kg)
Control by Switch on brake with 7 positions