Last chance to bag a turbo trainer as Europe sells out

Elite Direto X smart trainer
(Image credit: Aaron Borrill)

With the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic meaning cyclists around Europe are on some form of lockdown, online retailers are struggling to keep up with demand for turbo trainers.

Numerous countries – including Spain, France and Italy – have enforced restrictions on riding outside, meaning more and more cyclists have turned to indoor cycling over the past several weeks.

Elite Direto X | 20% off at Competitive Cyclist

Elite Direto X | 20% off at Competitive Cyclist
Was $899.99 | Now $719.99
With power accuracy of less than 1.5% variance, the bluetooth-enabled trainer has 2,100 watts of resistance on tap, and it can simulate grades of up to 18%. It's compatible with QR and thru-axles of both the road and MTB variety.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Cyclingnews is the world's leader in English-language coverage of professional cycling. Started in 1995 by University of Newcastle professor Bill Mitchell, the site was one of the first to provide breaking news and results over the internet in English. The site was purchased by Knapp Communications in 1999, and owner Gerard Knapp built it into the definitive voice of pro cycling. Since then, major publishing house Future PLC has owned the site and expanded it to include top features, news, results, photos and tech reporting. The site continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative English voice in professional cycling.