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Kickr Snap - Couple of Queries

Discussion in 'Virtual Training: Bkool, Zwift, CycleOps & others' started by mrrodge, 14 Nov 2017.

  1. mrrodge

    mrrodge Member

    Hi all,

    I have a kickr snap coming in the next few days and have a couple of queries:

    I'm wanting to share it with my other half and can't seem to find the answers:

    The Bkool trainer I had before had a special skewer, but I can't find an extra one for the Snap. Is there any particular one to get that fits properly?

    Also, how does the thing handle multiple users from a software and calibration perspective? I gather a brake strength is set depending on spin down results, but is this stored in the app or on the actual device? I'm thinking an iPad each, with our own wahoo apps and advanced spin down. Or will we have to share an iPad and do the advanced spin down every time we switch bike?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. CXRAndy

    CXRAndy Veteran

    Location:
    Lincs
    Is it
    this https://uk.wahoofitness.com/devices/accessories/kickr-skewer-and-hub#

    You will need to do a spin down test for each new bike/tyre. Keep tyre pressure consistent. The app does the spin down test, the trainer will store it. It only takes a few minutes to do spin down, it can be completed after you've warmed up but before workout begins
     
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    mrrodge

    mrrodge Member

    Got it - thanks!
     
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    mrrodge

    mrrodge Member

    Taken a look at that - one of the reviews says that it's not the original one and is just a bog standard skewer - if that's the case I'll buy a bog standard skewer from elsewhere for a fraction of the price. Any suggestions on which will fit?
     
  5. theboxers

    theboxers TheBoxers on Bkool

    Location:
    OTC (on the couch)
    There are essentially 2 shapes that will fit trainers, like below.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tacx-Rea...305127&hash=item41d3a6b25e:g:5KgAAOSwYeRaANL7
    and this
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-QUIC...170220?hash=item51cab4622c:g:3PcAAOSwt7ZXo3zL

    The bkool classic uses the top one non sloped end, the pro uses the bottom one sloped end. Both can be used on the road. For the price get one of each and if you break the one you need (unlikely) just move the non leaver end to the other skewer.
     
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  6. Heltor Chasca

    Heltor Chasca Out-Riding the Black Dog

    Has it come yet? What do you think?
     
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    mrrodge

    mrrodge Member

    Nope not arrived yet - must be the Christmas rush! Can't believe the zwift pricing as well...
     
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