Tacx NEO 2 Smart Trainer

Silent, Accurate and Powerful Smart Direct Drive trainer

  • Next-to-silent smart bike trainer with improved accuracy within 1%; measures power and cadence
  • Enables accurate pedal stroke analysis with left and right balance and power distribution
  • Dynamic inertia compensates for weight and other factors to ensure a realistic and smooth ride feel
  • Unique motor design allows for a maximum sprint resistance of 2,200 watts and simulates climbs up to a 25% incline
  • Only bike trainer with road feel, a feature that lets you experience the sensation of different road surfaces, such as cobblestone and gravel

Meet Tacx® NEO 2 Smart, the pinnacle of indoor bike training. In addition to immersive features that truly make you feel like you’re riding outdoors, this new direct drive also features pedal stroke analysis and a number of other refinements that make it one of the most quiet, realistic and accurate bike trainers available.

A More Realistic Ride

NEO 2 Smart is designed to simulate an outdoor ride indoors as realistically as possible. This trainer features dynamic inertia — which controls your mass inertia and compensates for weight, speed and angle of inclination — to make your ride feel as realistic as possible. Use the Tacx software or Zwift app, and experience the road feel feature, which lets the trainer vibrate and simulate the feeling of riding as you ride on different road surfaces, such as cobblestone and gravel. And descent simulation accurately simulates a downhill drive.

Smooth, Silent and Convenient

Ride hard without disturbing others nearby. While other direct drive trainers have a belt that runs from the motor to the rear axle, the NEO 2 Smart trainer has no physical transmission, which makes it one of the most silent indoor bike trainers available. NEO 2 Smart has a foldable design that makes for convenient storage, doesn’t require maintenance and can be used with or without main power.

Powerfully Built

NEO 2 Smart is able to deliver during the most intense training sessions. Its design integrates 32 neodymium magnets that allow for a high brake force and high power levels. It can resist sprints up to 2,200 watts and simulate climbs up to a 25% incline. No matter how intense your workout, this bike trainer is built to last.

Accurate and Reliable

The NEO 2 Smart trainer is designed to provide a reliable, accurate and consistent measurement of your speed, cadence and power, so you can keep track of your performance and progress. This smart trainer doesn’t require a calibration process, and it measures your data with a maximum deviation of 1%. NEO 2 Smart also measures the position of your left and right legs to analyze your pedaling technique and help you develop a more effective pedal stroke.

Fully Connected

The trainer communicates via BLUETOOTH® Smart technology and ANT+® FE-C protocol, making it compatible with a number of popular training apps. So whether you want to ride a famous cycling ride in the Tacx software, take on the virtual worlds of Zwift or utilize other platforms such as TrainerRoad, this bike trainer lets you ride smarter than ever before. You can also opt to use the trainer in stand-alone mode. When not connected, it will simulate a flat road; the faster you ride, the higher the resistance. And it can be connected to multiple devices simultaneously, so you can enjoy the software and track your performance on your Garmin bike computer at the same time.

Train Your Way

The NEO 2 Smart harnesses the innovative power of the Tacx indoor training software. Enjoy your time in the saddle with a library filled with more than 100 high-quality, real-life videos that let you experience the rush of riding the steep hills of the Alps or the cobblestone roads of Milan. Take advantage of efficiently structured training plans, designed for your fitness level to help you meet your unique goals. Race against live opponents, upload GPS data and ride on 3-D maps, create your own workouts based on slope, power, heart rate or FTP, and show off on Strava.


Magnets 32 neodymium magnets
Electrical requirement 110-240 V
Power indicator Multicolor LED, spot on floor
Connection indicator (ANT+/BLUETOOTH) 2 LEDs
Suitable cassettes Shimano & SRAM: 8-11 speed.
Campagnolo, SRAM XD and XD-R body (sold separately). Not suitable for specialized SCS system
Suitable axles Front wheel support. Quick release for road bikes and mountain bikes (5 mm); direct drive quick release with adapter set 142 x 12 mm and  148 x 12 mm, 1 month Tacx Premium software
Max power 2200 watt
Max incline 25%
Simulation of decent Yes
Max torque 85 Nm
Max brake force 250 N
Flywheel Virtual
Mass inertia Variable to 275.6 lbs (125 kg)
Calibration No calibration needed
Footprint 22.6″ x 29.5″ (575 x 750 mm)
Height 21.7″ (550 mm)
Dimensions when folded 24.4″ x 10.2″ x 17.3″ (620 x 260 x 440 MM)
Weight 47.3 lbs (21.5 kg)
Wireless communication ANT+ connectivity, BLUETOOTH wireless technology
Control by Smartphone, tablet, ANT+ bike computers, stand alone, computer connection via ANT+ antenna
Output Speed, cadence, power
Read out on Smartphone, tablet, bike computer, computer
with ANT+ antenna
Accuracy <1%