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  • Wahoo Wahoo Kickr Trainer and CORE Body Sensor

Wahoo Kickr Trainer and CORE Body Sensor

C$1,549.00 C$1,399.00 Excl. tax

You're ready to take the next level with your training. Performing training indoors helps create the heat environment to increase your body heat and make adaptations to increase performance.

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The KICKR CORE is the latest in Wahoo's line of smart indoor bike trainers. It delivers a realistic, accurate, and quiet indoor training experience by using the proven flywheel technology and advanced algorithms of Wahoo's legendary indoor bike trainers. The KICKR CORE indoor trainer is built with the durabilty to withstand all of your indoor training sessions and no other brand of smart trainers has more apps and software training options, including Zwift and Trainer Road.

  • Dimensions (legs open): 20"L x 23"W x 19"H
  • Dimensions (legs closed): 9"L x 23"W x 21"H
  • Weight (unboxed): 40 lb
  • Rear Wheel Size: 24" RD / 24" MTB / 650c RD / 26" MTB / 700c RD / 650b MTB / 29" MTB
  • Hub Types: 130/135mm QR, 12x142, and 12x148 Thru Axle
  • Adapters: Included
  • KICKR CLIMB: Compatible Yes
  • RPM Cadence: Not Included
  • Front Wheel Block: Not Included
  • Resistance Type: Electromagnetic
  • Wireless Software Updates: Yes
  • 3rd Party Power Meter Support: Yes
  • Connectivity: ANT+, ANT+ FE-C, and Bluetooth
  • Devices: iOS, Android, PC (Mac and Windows)
  • Max User Weight: 250 lb
  • Power Requirements: 100-240V~1.5A 50-60 Hz
  • Flywheel Weight: 12 lb
  • Maximum Power Output: 1800W

*Cassette not included*

CORE Body Sensor Details
 
The innovative sensor technology is built into a compact waterproof device that can be comfortably worn during sports activities, at work, or all day long.
 
  • Compact: 50 mm x 40 mm x 8.35 mm and weighs 12 grams
  • Provides medical-grade accuracy according to ISO_80601-2-56, Mean Absolute Deviation of 0.21 °C
  • Non-invasive (used on the chest)
  • Not impacted by environment thermal influences
  • Battery life: 6 days continuous transmission time (up to 6 weeks with sleep mode)
  • Rechargeable lithium-polymer battery (via USB cable supplied)

In addition:

  • Waterproof up to 1.5m (refer to IPX7)
  • Bluetooth BLE & ANT+ Connectivity
  • APP support: iOS, Android, WatchOS, Wear OS, and Garmin ConnectIQ.

CORE includes:

  • CORE 
  • USB charging cable
  • Adhesive patches
  • Strap securing clips
  • Android/iOS App for data downloading

Wireless Connectivity

CORE has accompanying Smart Phone Apps available for iOS and Android.
Apps for selected Smartwatches including Garmin, AppleWatch, some wearOS watches. 

CORE connects to Garmin devices with the CORE ConnectIQ App. 
Wahoo devices can also be connected to CORE. 

CORE also connects with COROS watches.

It is also compatible with selected popular third-party software and integration with more devices and software is continuing.
 

VIDEO: Introducing CORE Body Temperature Monitoring 

Avoiding Heat Stress and Temperature Awareness

It is worthwhile beginning by using the CORE sensor during training and getting familiar with your temperature behavior and collecting your data. Each person is individual, knowing how your own body behaves and gaining an awareness is an invaluable first step from which you can then applying new training and cooling approaches.

With the experience in training you can start to correlate your performance against your core body temperature and begin to identify your thresholds. Learn More about avoiding heat stress >

core body temperature heat stress
 

Heat Training, Adaptation and Acclimation

It is suggested to first gain some awareness before then doing a Heat Ramp Test. This test allows you to determine your individual temperature range that is most effective for your heat training. It takes out the guessing and also ensures you are not wasting time and energy training too hold or too cold.

Heat Training is a fundamental building block for improving your performance when you get hot during sports. Usually it includes an initial intensive phase (Heat Block training) and then integration into the training plan to maintain your conditioning. The result of heat training is that you have more power available and can sustain power output longer.

Live data from the CORE sensor and historical data is an ongoing a reference to confirm that you spending enough time training in the right temperature ranges to gain the performance benefits. Learn more about heat training >

core body temperature heat training
 

Active Cooling and Race Strategy

When race-day finally arrives, body temperature has a role to play regardless of hot or cold weather conditions. Sustained physical activity results in rising core body temperature and the aim is to keep as cool as possible so your body can divert more energy to generating power than to trying to keep cool.

During training cooling approaches can be tested to identify which which ones and which combinations work most effectively. Active cooling includes hydration, sport wear selection, cooling with water, enhancing wind flow and sweating but also race strategy.

core body temperature active cooling

For example a hilly course will usually mean the core temperature rises on the hills and fall on the descents. Using known (or expected) course profile information and weather conditions a race strategy can include pre-cooling and then specific cooling approaches such as check-points for hydration and, for example, to pour water over the head and body to foster cooling.

 

 

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