2022 Wahoo KICKR Climb Indoor Grade SimulatorWahoo Fitness
The latest innovation from Wahoo will literally take your indoor training to the next level! KICKR CLIMB indoor grade simulator is designed to work exclusively with the Wahoo KICKR Smart Trainers and when paired, it will add physical grade changes to your indoor training. The KICKR CLIMB is compatible with Third Party Apps, so whether riding a virtual course or performing a structured workout, KICKR CLIMB blends ascents and descents with resistance changes for a truly immersive indoor training experience. The world isn’t flat; now, neither is your ride!
THE KICKR CLIMB IS ONLY COMPATIBLE WITH WAHOO SMART TRAINERS 2017 EDITION AND NEWER.
- Optimized Flywheel Technology
KICKR BIKE has a unique combination of a 13lb flywheel and enhanced motor that offer unrivaled accuracy, responsiveness, and realism while training indoors.
- Virtually Silent Operation
The balanced, belt driven motor on KICKR BIKE combines years of engineering knowledge to create a virtually silent riding experience.
- Controlled Resistance
When connected to your smartphone, tablet or computer, KICKR BIKE automatically sets your resistance via your favorite app or software
- Realistic Ride Feel
The KICKR BIKE flywheel and enhanced motor is an innovative technology that emulates the power and inertia experienced during outdoor riding. It provides the most realistic ride feel especially when using virtual riding/training platforms like Zwift, The Sufferfest, and TrainerRoad.
- Real-Time Physical Grade Changes
The KICKR BIKE simulates grade changes in real-time both with changes in resistence and in physically raising and lowering the bike to match ascents of up to 20% and decents of -15%.
- +/- 1% Power Accuracy
Proven power accuracy that provides our most accurate power measurement of +/- 1% and generates up to 2200W.
- Calibration Free
KICKR BIKE continuously offers accurate power and doesn't require a calibration procedure.
- Easy App Set-Up
Our simple and intuitive Wahoo Fitness app offers guided instructions on how to set-up the KICKR BIKE and personalize the fit to mirror the geometry of your outdoor bike using 3 options - professional fit, measure my bike, and measure my body.
- 5 Points Of Adjustabile Fit
Adjust the fit of the KICKR BIKE with easy access quick-release levers across 5 points - stack, reach, setback, saddle height, and frame height.
- Adjustable Crank Arm
KICKR BIKE supports 165, 167.5, 170, 172.5 and 175mm crank lengths
- Programmable Virtual Shifting
Customize the KICKR BIKE shifting controls to match shifters from the leading manufacturers - SRAM, Shimano, and Campagnolo
- Programmable Gearing
Replicate your outdoor bike down to the exact gearing configuration by selecting the number of speeds and cassette tooth count.
- Virtual Braking
A combined electromagnetic flywheel and motor allow for quick braking to create a precise feel while shifting and while riding downhill.
- Customizable Kit
Customize the KICKR BIKE with your favorite saddle, bars, and pedals to dial in the perfect setup.
- Ant+, Ant+ Fe-C And Bluetooth Connectivity
ANT+ and Bluetooth capabilities allow it to connect to both smartphones and GPS devices simultaneously or separately. An ANT+ FE-C connection allows the KICKR BIKE to be controlled from any FE-C enabled device or application.
- Multiple Simultaneous Bluetooth Connections
KICKR BIKE supports up to three simultaneous Bluetooth connections for a trouble-tree start to your workout
- Manual Control Of Grade Changes
The control unit on the KICKR BIKE contains an lock/unlock button, which allows you to turn on and off the physical tilt control of an app while still allowing the app to control the resistence.
- Digital Led Display
LED display indicates gear selection and grade percentage, so you can get information with just a quick glance during your ride.
- Professional Grade Durability
Robust aluminum and steel construction ensures the KICKR BIKE will withstand years of heavy abuse.
- Measures Speed, Distance, Power, And Cadence
Get these vital cycling metrics on your indoor ride on the KICKR BIKE without connecting any extra sensors
- Kickr Headwind Compatible
KICKR HEADWIND brings innovative climate control to your indoor training experience. Pair to your KICKR BIKE and as your speed or heart rate increases, so will the fan speed.
- Elemnt Bike Computer Compatible
Connect the KICKR BIKE to any ELEMNT Bike Computer to relive rides or perform planned workouts.
- Third Party App Compatibility
Works with popular training apps, including Zwift, The Sufferfest, and TrainerRoad. For more details on which apps are compatible with the KICKR BIKE, download our in-depth KICKR comparison chart.
- Bonus Feature! Free Trials From Our Favorite App Partners
When you register your KICKR in the Wahoo Fitness app, you'll receive these awesome offers from our partners: 30 Days FREE of Zwift for new members 60 Days FREE of Strava Summit for new Strava members 30 Days FREE of TrainerRoad for new users 60 Days FREE of The Sufferfest Training Center for new Sufferfest members 10% off annual subscription of Fulgaz for new subscribers 30 Days FREE of Rouvy for new premium subscribers
- Real-Time Grade Changes
KICKR CLIMB physically adjusts your bike position to mimic real roads and mountain climbing. This allows you to naturally change position on the bike, engage climbing muscles, and improve pedaling technique to become more efficient and powerful climber.
- App Controlled
Through the KICKR Smart Trainers, your KICKR CLIMB will replicate inclines and declines depicted in online training programs and mobile apps.
- 20% Maximum Incline
Through app control or manual control, the KICKR CLIMB can simulate inclines at a 20% grade *Exact grade changes dependent on bicycle size, wheel size and trainer type.
- -10% Maximum Decline
Through app control or manual control, the KICKR CLIMB can simulate declines at a -10% grade *Exact grade changes dependent on bicycle size, wheel size and trainer type.
- Kickr Smart Trainer Compatible
KICKR CLIMB was designed to work exclusively with Wahoo KICKR, KICKR CORE, and KICKR SNAP (2017 Editions and newer) to deliver the best possible riding experience. It pairs directly to the smart trainer for a connection that allows the trainer to control the KICKR CLIMB.
- Kickr Desk Compatible
With proper placement, you can position the KICKR CLIMB under your KICKR DESK to complete your Wahoo ecosystem.
- Wahoo Elemnt Bike Computer Compatible
Connect an ELEMNT or ELEMNT BOLT to your KICKR and KICKR CLIMB system to relive the ascents and descents from your favorite rides or routes while training indoors.
- Direct Proximity Pairing
Use the KICKR CLIMB’s remote to quickly and directly pair it to your Wahoo KICKR Smart Trainer. Press the remote button and you are ready to go!
- Locked And Unlocked Climbing Modes
Unlock Mode allows the CLIMB to react to grade changes from external sources such as Zwift or TrainerRoad, or from your ELEMNT or ELEMNT BOLT GPS bike computer. Lock Mode ensures the KICKR CLIMB will only respond to commands received from the remote.
- Manual Grade Adjustments With Remote Control
KICKR CLIMB’s remote attaches to your handlebars so you can adjust the grade manually with a simple press of a button. When not in use the remote conveniently stores away in the top of the KICKR CLIMB.
- Quick Release And Thru-Axle Bike Compatibility
In addition to standard quick release hubs KICKR CLIMB also supports 12x100, 15x100, and 15x110 thru axle hubs.
- Led Indicator Lights
The LED indicator light on the remote control alerts you as to when the KICKR CLIMB is searching and/or paired with a compatible KICKR Smart Trainer.
- Professional Grade Durability
Designed to withstand your toughest climbs and hardest efforts.
- Third Party App Compatibility
The KICKR CLIMB can match grade changes from select training platforms, such as The Sufferfest, Zwift and TrainerRoad, to create a truly immersive ride experience for virtual riding and structured workouts. Visit our FAQs, for a full list of compatible apps.
- Part Number: WFBKTR5
- Max Incline: 20%
- Max Decline: -10%
- *Exact grade changes dependent on bicycle size, wheel size and trainer type.
- Compatible Trainers: Wahoo Smart Trainers (KICKR, KICKR CORE, and KICKR SNAP) 2017 Edition and newer
- Metrics: Current Grade
- Dimensions: 25.75" H x 5.1" W x 7" L
- Supported Hubs: QR, 12x100, 15x100, 15x110
- Wireless Software Updates: Yes
- 3rd Party App Compatible: Yes, when paired to a Wahoo smart trainer
In The Box
- KICKR CLIMB Unit
- Power Adapter
- Adapters for quick release, 12x100, 15x100, and 15x110 Hubs
The KICKR CLIMB works exclusively with the following Wahoo Smart Trainers:
- KICKR 2018 Edition released July 2018
- KICKR 2017 Edition released August 2017
- KICKR CORE: Edition released July 2018.
- KICKR SNAP: Edition released July 2017.