Product Comparison: CycleOps Fluid2 vs Kinetic Sports Road Machine (T-6100)

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General Specifications
About the Product
The large, precision-balanced flywheel (with patented fan design) lets you easily customize each ride simply by shifting gears, just as you would outside. This design also helps keep your Fluid² working better – longer. And thanks to our built-to-last manufacturing process, the Fluid² can help you conquer one goal after the next.
The T-6100 Kinetic Rock Machine | Smart Control bike trainer is one of our older interactive models. It’s an app-controlled electronic trainer that is Bluetooth Smart compatible, automatically controls resistance and works with the best bike training apps.
Kinetic Sports
Road Machine Smart Control (T-6100)
Key Specs
Trainer Type
Tyre Drive
Tyre Drive
Resistance Type
Resistance Features
Progressive resistance
Max slope: 10% | Max resistance: 1800 watts at 30 mph
650b, 700c, 26", 27", 29", up to a 2.0 tire
22", 23", 24", 25", 26", 27", 28", 29"
Max. Weight Supported
300 lbs.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
CycleOps Fluid2 Indoor Trainer
  • I wanted a solid, well built machine that would provide a smooth road-like feel when pedaling and so I was willing to pay a bit more. This device does all of that and I'm very happy with it.
  • Great trainer and easy to setup. Took about 10 minutes from out of the box to ready to use. Smooth and road like feel.
  • This is a great trainer for some serious training. During the week it get hard to go out and do the miles.
  • Not only is the trainer great, the company is amazing!! Bought one of these about 4-5 years ago and use it at least 3 times a week for 45 minutes each time.
  • For many years I would ride wind resistance rollers in the winter but now I'm blind in one eye and have no depth perception so the rollers have become very difficult, not to mention riding outdoors. I decided to buy this trainer as a replacement.
Kinetic Sports Road Machine (T-6100) Smart Control Bike Trainer
  • The KK Smart control trainer has been great so far! A lot of people complain that it doesn't have ANT+, but that has not been an issue for me.
  • This machine is very robust except, especially compared to my last trainer. I gave it four starts instead of five because there are two things that could be improved.
  • No burnt rubber, leaking fluid, nothing (as opposed to some other trainers, such as TACX) works great with Zwift's (and Rouvy's) smart features.
  • I do set the Trainer Difficulty in the Zwift app to 100%. This means an 8% climb will be simulated at 100%.
  • Eventually the trainer would only work for about 15 minutes before making a loud buzzing and eventually locking up.
  • THE ONLY ISSUE which is super minor, but still annoying - it doesn't work with my fancy-pants Shimano rear axle.
Size & Weight
10.4 in.
10 in.
13.4 in.
23.8 in.
17.9 in.
23.8 in.
17.64 in.
37.8 in.
Frame Material
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Foldable Design
Front Tire Block/Ring
Quick Release
Maximum Noise Level
68 db
Self-cooling mechanisms, Eccentric leveling feet, Precision-machined alloy roller, Adjustable footpads
Ergonomic rubberized knobs and feet, Controlled resistance to simulate terrain or interval workouts, Pairs with devices using Bluetooth smart
Accesories Included
Trainer skewer, Front wheel support
What customers say about "Features"
CycleOps Fluid2 Indoor Trainer
  • Also very quiet at 76db around 80rpm. I had this trainer for a little over a week now and only put on a few miles because I still ride outdoors.
  • Obviously this doesn't come with whatever smart features, but I could do without those.
  • Once u connect bike there is noise from wind (wheel spinning) and from tire friction against device so advertising is not being truly honest about overall noise.
  • The only possible downfall would be that there is some noise associated with the bicycle's wheel's contact with the drive wheel. Very happy with purchase.
  • Mechanical things make noise and this one does also.
Kinetic Sports Road Machine (T-6100) Smart Control Bike Trainer
  • Out of the box, assembled, bike installed, calibrated, and synced with Zwift running on my MacBook Pro in 15 minutes. Super simple.
  • The trainer itself is virtually noiseless, too. The only noise that you hear is from your bike.
  • The package was delivered on time and in good shape. The trainer was easy to set up and was ready for a ride within 10 minutes.
  • Extremely quiet and the frame and build seems very solid.
  • I would not recommend this product for its smart features since there are better products on the market for that aspect.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
Other Information
299.99 $
499.00 $

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