RAD Portable Magnetic Bike Trainer

Last updated: November 8, 2021

A quiet internal magnet creates the resistance for this trainer, which is light and portable — it can be folded down like an ironing board for transport. It's stable, sturdy and has extra wide legs. We found it to be easy to set up, right out of the box.

We looked at the top Bike Trainers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Bike Trainer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Easy to set up and easy to transport anywhere you want to train.

In our analysis of 54 expert reviews, the RAD Portable Magnetic Bike Trainer placed 15th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The MAG Trainer converts your bike into an indoor cycling trainer. It utilizes a state of the art magnet system which provides magnetic resistance. You can easily increase the resistance by shifting the gears on your bike! These are perfect for the beginner or the professional who wants to stay in shape all year long! This MAG Trainer is one of the quietest on the market–it is a premium quality unit. Now you can watch TV and ride your bike.

Our Expert Consultant

Stephanie Mansour   
Certified Personal Trainer, Health and Wellness Expert

Stephanie Mansour, host of “Step It Up with Steph” on public broadcasting, has been coaching women for over a decade on how to lose weight and make it last. She has a Bachelor of Arts in communications with an emphasis on women’s studies and psychology from the University of Michigan. She holds certifications in life coaching, personal training, yoga and Pilates.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

It will remain free from damages and break down and hence the best to prevent injuries and accidents while using it for indoors.
The stands are robust and heavy-duty, and the frame has a sturdy construction with wide legs to maintain stability.
Compatible with various types of bicycles – versatile product.
Folds almost flat for easy storage. Includes a wheel skewer.
Maximum stability— this mag trainer has a sturdy frame and extra wide legs which make it very robust and stable.

What reviewers didn't like

The resistance isn’t variable. This is going to limit your workout.
Resistance is not adjustable. No rising ring. Some concerns about durability and noise.
Axle cups do not always hold as well as they should.
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