Garmin Tacx NEO 3M: Elevate Your Indoor Training Experience

Garmin has introduced the Tacx® NEO 3M, their latest cutting-edge direct-drive trainer, boasting unparalleled accuracy and power coupled with multidirectional movement to elevate cycling performance. This indoor smart trainer features integrated motion plates for a more comfortable and realistic ride. The Tacx NEO 3M enhances the cycling experience with its innovative electromagnetic motor braking system, creating a virtual flywheel that mimics the sensation of riding on various road surfaces, including downhill slopes.

The Tacx NEO 3M seamlessly integrates with the Tacx Training™ app, allowing cyclists to execute training plan workouts synchronized from their Garmin Connect™ calendar. Engage in virtual GroupRides, join training sessions with professional WorldTour cyclists, and immerse yourself in captivating videos showcasing stunning global routes and locations.

Garmin Tacx NEO 3M
Garmin Tacx NEO 3M

Garmin Tacx NEO 3M Key Features:

  1. Multidirectional Movement: Motion plates offer front-to-back movement, complementing the natural side-to-side flexion, enabling cyclists to train in a more ergonomic position.
  2. Real Road Feel: The virtual flywheel replicates the experience of riding on different terrains like cobblestone and gravel, enabling diverse training scenarios.
  3. App Integration: Connect with popular training platforms such as TrainerRoad and Zwift, and effortlessly upload ride data to the Garmin Connect app.
  4. Simulated Inclines: Conquer gradients up to 25%, experience realistic climbs, and even enjoy descent simulations for a comprehensive training experience.
  5. Power Accuracy: Accurate power, speed, and cadence measurements within 1%, catering to cyclists of all skill levels.
  6. Sprint-Ready: Stable performance during high-intensity sprints, supporting up to 2,200 watts.
  7. Dynamic Inertia: Mimics forward motion based on weight, speed, and gradient, enhancing the cycling feel.
  8. ERG Mode: Automatic power target adjustments during workouts for a customized training experience.
  9. Exceptional Design: Minimal vibration with magnets, whisper-quiet operation, LED indicator for effort intensity, and a built-in handle for easy transportation.

Explore the innovations within the Garmin Tacx NEO 3M and revolutionize your indoor training.

Additionally, enhance your ride with the Tacx Training app, enabling you to complete training plans, access high-quality global training videos, join GroupRides, and more. Purchasers of the NEO 3M can enjoy a complimentary three-month premium subscription to the Tacx Training app.

Tacx NEO 3M
Tacx NEO 3M – The NEO 3M smart trainer features the innovative Tacx® virtual flywheel, which simulates the feeling of riding on different road types, such as cobblestone and gravel, so you can train for a variety of surfaces images: Garmin

The Garmin Tacx NEO 3M is ready-to-ride, featuring a preinstalled 11-speed cassette, hassle-free in-app onboarding via the Tacx Training app, and no calibration requirements. For an even stronger connection, a separate adapter is available for virtual races through Ethernet or Wi-Fi® technology. Now available, the Tacx NEO 3M is priced at $1,999.99.

Specs: Garmin Tacx NEO 3M
Dimension 24.8″ x 31.5″ (630 x 800 mm)
Height 23.4″ (595 mm)
Dimensions When Folded 27.4″ x 14.0″ (695 x 355 mm)
Weight 52.0 lbs (23.6 kg)
Wireless Communication ANT+ connectivity, dual BLUETOOTH wireless technology connection support
Tacx Smart Network Adapter Compatibility Yes (provides Wi-Fi® and Ethernet connectivity option)
Control By Smartphone, tablet, ANT+ bike computers, stand-alone, computer connection via ANT+ antenna
Read Out On Smartphone, tablet, bike computer, compatible smartwatch, computer with ANT+ antenna
Connection Indicator (ANT+/BLUETOOTH) Multicolor LED
Power Indicator Multicolor LED, spot on floor
Indoor Training Features
Magnets 32 neodymium magnets
Electrical Requirement 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz (with integrated power adapter)
Suitable Cassettes – Shimano/SRAM 9 to 11 speed (compatible, 11-speed cassette included)
– Campagnolo (compatible, requires special cassette body)
– SRAM 12 speed/XDR (compatible, requires special cassette body)
– Shimano 12-speed Hyperglide+
Suitable Axles – Direct Drive quick release axle (130 mm/135 mm X 5 mm) for bikes with quick release axle
– Thru axle end caps (142 mm/148 mm X 12 mm) for bikes with thru-axle
– For bike dimensions outside of the industry standard, Garmin offers this adapter set as an additional accessory: 135 mm Thru-Axle Adapter Set [10 x 135 Non-drive Side (NDS), 12 x 135 NDS and 10 x 135 Drive-side (DS)]
Max Power 2200 Watt
Max Incline 25%
Simulation of Descent Yes
Max Torque 88 Nm
Max Brake Force 260 N
Flywheel Virtual
Mass Inertia Variable to 275.6 lbs (125 kg)
Calibration No calibration needed
Output Speed, cadence, power
Accuracy <1%

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