Hi all! I just bought a Tacx Flux 2 for the replacement of my old Tacx Ironman trainer. I really hoped to enjoy the silence but … Since I started to use the new trainer, I haven’t enjoyed once single training on Trainerroad. What is the problem? I use trainerroad on a small windows laptop with ANT+. The windows app finds all my ANT+ sensors: HRM, Quarq DZero powe, including the trainer with speed/cadans enabled. Nice. I start the training… After a certain time the connection with the trainer (in erg mode) is lost… :-(… When I look into the windows app, the device is still there in the state “connecting…”. I need to take off the power of the trainer and then power on again. Then the trainer will be reconnected. Every training I need to do this several time. That is not funny… I also tried with an Android tablet (5 years old) but also there I had similar kind of problem. The ANT+ receiver is near my bike with an extended USB cable. I don’t have problems in connecting the other devices (HRM, Quarq). I was thinking of switching to BT instead of ANT+ but then it is not recommended to use the speed and cadence option of the trainer.
Is it a Tacx Flux 2 trainer problem or sofware problem of Trainerroad? Any suggestions what I could try to use my new Tacx Flux 2 trainer with ANT+ without problems?
Update: this ant-dongle-connection-problem looks like the same problem as I have: several dropouts during a one hour training. I going to try to connect the trainer in BT and it powermeter in ANT+ as CapraHam11 suggested in his post. Hope this helps…