The Wahoo Fitness app is designed to keep KICKR BIKE up to date and leverage your smartphone during running, cycling, or other workouts, delivering data-driven power that fuels your training and fitness goals. Get the app now to register your KICKR BIKE and get cranking.
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The Wahoo KICKR BIKE is designed to work with the Wahoo Fitness app which supports devices running iOS 11 and newer.
The Wahoo KICKR BIKE is designed to work with the Wahoo Fitness app which supports most Bluetooth® compliant Android devices running Android version 6 or newer.
Note: Since Android devices vary widely, compatibility cannot be assured for all devices. Please download and install the Wahoo Fitness Android app from the Google Play Store before purchasing a Wahoo Fitness product to ensure compatibility.
WINDOWS / MAC
The Wahoo KICKR BIKE supports various Windows and Mac applications with Bluetooth and/or ANT+ capabilities. An ANT+ connection is strongly recommended on Windows PCs.
Note: the Wahoo Fitness app (required for important firmware updates) is only available on iOS and Android mobile devices.
3RD PARTY APPLICATIONS
The Wahoo KICKR BIKE is compatible with many 3rd party iOS, Android, Windows and Mac apps. For a list of confirmed compatible 3rd party apps, please see the chart at the end of this guide.
Part Number: WFBIKE1
Shipping Dimensions: 54" x 14" x 35" (135 x 34 x 88 cm)
Weight: 93 lbs (42 kg)
Drivetrain: Belt Drive
KICKR HEADWIND Compatible: Yes
Resistance Type: Electromagnetic and Enhanced Motor
Accuracy: + / - 1%
Connectivity: Bluetooth®, ANT+, ANT+ FEC
Wireless Software Updates: Yes
Compatible Devices: iOS, Android, PC (Mac and Windows)
User Height Range: 5 feet (152 cm) to 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm)
Max User Weight: 250 lbs (113 kg)
Power Requirements: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 2.5A Max
Flywheel Weight: 13 lbs plus enhanced motor
Crank Arm Lengths: 165, 167.5, 170, 172.5,175
Maximum Simulated Grade: 20%
Minimum Simulated Grade: -15%
Maximum Power Output: 2200 Watts
IN THE BOX
KICKR BIKE Main Assembly
Rear Stabilizing Legs
Seatpost and Saddle Assembly
AC power adapter*
Allen Wrenches (4, 5, 6mm)
5mm Hex Bolts (x4)
*Caution: use of third party power adapters not supplied by Wahoo Fitness may cause permanent damage to KICKR BIKE
Always observe these precautions when riding the KICKR BIKE to avoid serious bodily injury or equipment damage.
Consult your physician before beginning or modifying any exercise program. The Wahoo App KICKR BIKE Fit algorithm(s) do not guarantee injury prevention.
Contact with the moving parts of the KICKR BIKE could result in serious injury.
- Do not put hands or objects near moving parts of the KICKR BIKE.
- Keep children and pets away from the KICKR BIKE.
- Do not dismount the KICKR BIKE while the flywheel is in motion.
- Do not wear loose clothing or shoes with loose laces that could result in unintended contact with moving parts.
Do not exceed the 250 lbs (113.5 KG) weight limit. Excessive weight on KICKR BIKE may cause failures and/or permanent damage.
Instability of KICKR BIKE could result in serious injury. Only use KICKR BIKE on stable, level surfaces.
KICKR BIKE is intended for indoor use only. Do not store outdoors or near water.
Certain KICKR BIKE components may become hot to the touch when used for extended periods of time. Allow components to cool before touching.
To avoid risk of fire or electric shock, only use the included power adapter with the KICKR BIKE.
Unplug the KICKR BIKE when not in use and prior to cleaning and/or maintenance.
Device alterations, improper and/or incomplete use, assembly or operation can result in serious injury.
Follow the instructions provided in this guide when assembling the product.
Read all safety information and ensure understanding of assembly instructions before assembling and using the KICKR BIKE.
Improper assembly, maintenance or use may void your KICKR BIKE warranty.
KICKR BIKE may be placed on a mat to protect floor or carpet if desired.
Riders are responsible for reading instructions completely before riding. Wahoo Fitness is not liable for any damages from improper or incomplete assembly of KICKR BIKE.
BEFORE EACH RIDE
Check to ensure that stem bolts are tight and that handlebars cannot rotate.
Confirm that your saddle is properly installed and all bolts are properly tightened.
Ensure that both the levers for adjusting reach and setback are fully closed.
Check that the seatpost and steer tube quick release clamps are tightened and fully closed.
Ensure that the standover height pin is properly seated and resting in the corresponding height position hole and that the lever is fully closed.
Ensure both pedals are properly installed and adequately tightened.
Ensure the torque spec on all components is in spec with this guide or the included product manual.
Ensure that the riding area is clear and allows both rider and KICKR BIKE full range of tilt and motion.
Always keep KICKR BIKE’s feet level and make sure the floor is clear of any debris.
Check the power cord and brick for any damage before plugging it in.
Ensure the KICKR BIKE is in locked mode before starting your ride.
PRODUCT CARE, MAINTENANCE, AND STORAGE
It is important to follow the below maintenance tips after each training session to ensure optimal performance of your KICKR BIKE:
Use a soft cloth to wipe the KICKR BIKE dry or remove any sweat or water.
Unplug the KICKR BIKE when stored or not in use, or power off by switch by plugging into a surge protector which supports this feature.
Routinely check for signs of rust, corrosion, or excessive wear.
Inspect all bolts and screws for rust or damage.
To move and store your KICKR BIKE, use the castors (wheels on the legs) to move the KICKR BIKE to a safe place for storage:
Grab the handlebars and lift, then grab the front foot. Hold the front foot to navigate KICKR BIKE to your desired storage location.
QUICK START GUIDE
Download the Full Wahoo KICKR BIKE Quick Start Guide as a PDF for instructions in English and other languages.
KICKR BIKE PARTS AND ADJUSTMENT POINTS
SETTING UP KICKR BIKE
KICKR BIKE setup and assembly requires two people. Follow the instructions in the video above, the steps below, or connect your KICKR BIKE to the Wahoo App for a fully integrated setup experience!
Remove and lay out all items from the accessory box to ensure all items are included.
Next, team lift the KICKR BIKE to remove it from the box.
Have one person tilt the frame of the main assembly to one side for easy access, then attach the first stabilizer leg to the lower frame using the supplied 5mm hex bolts and Allen Key. Repeat the process for the other side.
Attach the handlebar assembly to the KICKR BIKE using the quick release.
The handlebars come installed in a tipped down position for shipping. Use the 4mm Allen wrench to loosen (but not remove) the stem bolts on the face plate. Rotate the handlebars to your desired position, then tighten the bolts evenly.
Plug both of the shifter cords into the bottom of the LED display screen. Shifter cords may be connected to any of the 3 available ports. The LED display also features a USB port for convenient device charging, if desired.
Insert the seatpost assembly into the KICKR BIKE by loosening, then tightening the rear extension quick release.
Attach included pedals (or your own, if preferred) to the crank arms. Some pedal axles may require the use of washers (included) for necessary clearances to KICKR BIKE housings. KICKR BIKE is designed to accommodate 165mm, 167.5mm, 170mm, 172.5mm and 175mm crank lengths by simply installing the pedals to the corresponding hole on the crank arm. Be sure to identify the left and right pedals and grease the threads on both. Thread the right pedal into the drive side crank using the washer for correct spacing (if needed). Wrench until snug. Repeat on the non drive side. The included pedals require a 6mm Allen wrench.
Use the included AC power adapter to connect the KICKR BIKE to a standard wall outlet.
KICKR BIKE LED DISPLAY
KICKR BIKE includes a built in LED Display which provides the following data on demand:
Whether KICKR BIKE is currently in LOCKED or UNLOCKED Mode
Which gears you're currently riding in
Your current grade percentage (after manually changing grades)
A connection indicator which illuminates when paired to an external device
LOCKED AND UNLOCKED MODES
Use the button (shown above) on the side of the LED Display to toggle between LOCKED and UNLOCKED modes.
LOCKED Mode: Use the shifter’s manual controls for direct tilt control. While the lock LED is illuminated, external software will not move the KICKR BIKE.
UNLOCKED Mode: KICKR BIKE reacts to grade changes from external either software (like Zwift and Sufferfest) or from a connected ELEMNT GPS bike computer. If the shifters are used to change the grade manually in UNLOCKED Mode, KICKR BIKE will automatically switch to LOCKED Mode.
PAIRING & USING THE APP
Use the Wahoo App to complete your setup, customize your fit, and update and control your KICKR BIKE. Download the Wahoo App for free from the Apple App Store or from the Android Google Play Store now!
SETUP: The Wahoo App offers step by step KICKR BIKE assembly instructions as well as Wahoo Cloud account login and automatic product registration to ensure you get all the latest information for your KICKR BIKE.
FIT: Use the Wahoo App to get your exact fit on KICKR BIKE. The in-app fit calculation walks you through recreating your outdoor bike fit indoors using a variety of sources and information, including your current bike!
CUSTOMIZE: Once your fit is dialed in, use the Wahoo App to further customize your KICKR BIKE. From number of speeds to gear ratio and shifter configuration, KICKR BIKE is designed to fully mirror your outdoor ride.
UPDATE: The Wahoo App keeps your KICKR BIKE always up to date with the latest firmware for maximum accuracy and all of the latest features.
CONTROL: The Wahoo App supports the following workout modes for use on the KICKR BIKE:
- LEVEL: Just like riding on a fluid or wind trainer, the faster you go, the harder it gets. The level you select determines the progression of your power curve.
- ERG: Set your desired power, the KICKR BIKE will increase or decrease the resistance to maintain a constant power output, regardless of speed.
- SIM: Enter your weight, bike type, riding position, headwind and grade and the KICKR BIKE will accurately model the power curve just as if you were riding outdoors.
Wahoo offers the most connected ecosystem for indoor and outdoor cycling. Complete your pain cave by pairing KICKR BIKE with an ELEMNT Bike Computer, TICKR Heart Rate Monitor, KICKR Mat, and KICKR HEADWIND for the ultimate indoor riding experience!
KICKR BIKE APP COMPATIBILITY
APPS AND FEATURES COMPARED
Download this KICKR App Comparison Chart in PDF format.
Have more questions? Visit support.wahoofitness.com for additional support.