Tacx Neo T2800

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by JohnnyNeo » Thu Nov 03, 2016 2:35 pm

yeah I just got the neo myself... butt dyno says the watts are low. Going to put my bike on today (vectors) and compare.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by JohnnyNeo » Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:18 am

Vectors ~200W
Neo ~180W

I'd be happy with 190w (Drivetrain loss) but not 180w

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by gplama » Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:20 am

What was your testing protocol? Are you confident your Vectors are accurate?

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by kostyap » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:03 am

JohnnyNeo wrote:...I'd be happy with 190w...
Here is some info on drivetrain losses: http://www.cyclingpowerlab.com/Drivetra ... iency.aspx

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by JohnnyNeo » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:39 am

gplama wrote:What was your testing protocol? Are you confident your Vectors are accurate?
nothing formal... when I get more time I will try 200-300-400(not for long) :D Honestly I feel like the vectors might be a few watts high, but for certain the Neo "feels" pretty hard..harder then the Kickr I also have.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by gplama » Fri Nov 11, 2016 6:00 am

I love science... and indoor trainers. Let us know your results.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by JohnnyNeo » Sat Nov 12, 2016 4:34 pm

gplama wrote:I love science... and indoor trainers. Let us know your results.
Have you found anything interesting ? I know you have experience with the high end direct drive trainers as well. Frankly too much sunshine where I am..so I'd rather ride outside them compare power meters. :D

Nevermind.. just found your video on related subject.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by buzzie13 » Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:27 pm

Had an issue with my Tacx Neo last night. After I set up my bike as per usual and getting my Trainerroad app ready on my laptop I noticed two things:
(1) It is no longer sending a power signal (neither to the TR app on my laptop via ANT+, nor to my phone on the Tacx utility app via bluetooth)
(2) Whenever I spin the pedals, the LED intensity light under the NEO is not shining.

I am hoping that I somehow hit an off button or something, but I am worried that something is broken. Anybody have any suggestions or solutions? The unit is about 1 month old and has not shown any previous issues. I used it normally, so never dropped it or whatever. As a troubleshoot I also plugged the Neo in (which I usually don't do) but this did not change anything.

Thanks for any reply! Thus far my experience with the Neo has been phenomenal and I'm already dreading the possibility that I have to miss it, in case it needs to be send back for repairs.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by bigrichard » Sun Nov 13, 2016 7:19 pm

What happens with the three lights on the side of the neo when you plug it in?
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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by buzzie13 » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:52 pm

Just plugged it in, you hear a light zoom (similar to when you start pedaling) but no lights.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by bigrichard » Mon Nov 14, 2016 12:28 am

No lights is a good indicator that your worst fear has come true. I hope you have you sales receipt.
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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by buzzie13 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 4:22 pm

Oof, thanks for the heads up! I have contacted my retailer, hope they can help me out.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by matenadasdi » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:34 pm

Hi! I've purchased a 2017 Neo with a shimano 5800 11s cassette. The manual says that I dont have to use any spacer, but unfortunatelly its not tight enough and the sprockets are moving. I've added the small 0.5mm campa spacer and its ok with that. Has anyone ever heard about an issue like this?

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by ms6073 » Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:17 am

matenadasdi wrote:Has anyone ever heard about an issue like this?
Yes, it means one or more of the cassette cogs/cog carriers - usually the smallest/last cog - is not installed correctly.
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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by matenadasdi » Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:08 am

ms6073 wrote:
matenadasdi wrote:Has anyone ever heard about an issue like this?
Yes, it means one or more of the cassette cogs/cog carriers - usually the smallest/last cog - is not installed correctly.
Thanks, that was the problem. I have only one question left. I've tried out the trainer and on low cadences I feel the magnets its like riding on soft cobbles, is it normal?

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by Blueberry » Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:43 pm

matenadasdi wrote:
ms6073 wrote:
matenadasdi wrote:Has anyone ever heard about an issue like this?
Yes, it means one or more of the cassette cogs/cog carriers - usually the smallest/last cog - is not installed correctly.
Thanks, that was the problem. I have only one question left. I've tried out the trainer and on low cadences I feel the magnets its like riding on soft cobbles, is it normal?

yes.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by DrewZ » Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:12 am

dz_nuzz wrote:Hey guys just got one of the 2017 year model Tacx Neo (new casing design).

I just tested it on a Felt DA1 2015 and a FELT AR 2015 and it successfully fits. It is very close to the left chain-stay but does not touch so it does look like the new design improved frame compatibility. Hoping someone finds this useful.
dz_nuzz, would you mind providing a photo showing rear perspective of your Felts on the Neo? I just received my 2017 Neo, and the left chainstay on my 2012 Focus Izalco Team Milram only clears the unit by about 1-2mm. I'll need to squint at the unit and perhaps take some measurements, but the mounted bike seems to point and lean a little to the right. Thx.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by ms6073 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:46 pm

My experience is that the Neo will exacerbate subtle slope in the floor underneath but if using teh standard quick release, make sure the rear dropouts are square/flush against the axle when mounting the bike.
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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by Sharpedge » Mon Dec 26, 2016 7:36 pm

Does anyone know if a 2016 Cube Litening will fit the Neo. I have asked an online retailer and the reply was that cube actively make axels that don't fit turbo trainers. There is no way that I am going to drop this much cash on a unit that the bike may not fit.

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Re: Tacx Neo T2800

Post by wasupwitdat1 » Tue Dec 27, 2016 3:56 am

Sharpedge wrote:Does anyone know if a 2016 Cube Litening will fit the Neo. I have asked an online retailer and the reply was that cube actively make axels that don't fit turbo trainers. There is no way that I am going to drop this much cash on a unit that the bike may not fit.
Would be helpful to us if you had more detail or a picture of what you have. I looked at the Cube Litening on their site and it looks like a normal road bike frame. It most likely will work OK on any trainer.
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