Connecting to Zwift

Wahoo Kickr HEADWIND

The first smart fan designed for indoor cycling, the Wahoo KICKR HEADWIND is a powerful addition to any ride. Follow the directions below to pair the fan with a trainer.

  1. Place the KICKR HEADWIND on a stable surface.
  2. Plug the KICKR HEADWIND into a power source.
  3. Press the power button and turn it on.
  4. To control the HEADWIND  manually, scroll to the right using the right arrow (), and select one of four airflow intensities. 
  5. Select either “Speed” or “Heart Rate Mode” for direct pairing to a trainer or sensor. Airflow increases as you speed up.
    To pair directly with a trainer, press the left button once to select SPD and enter Speed mode.
    To pair directly with a Heart Rate Sensor, press the left button again to select HR, and enter Heart Rate mode.
  6. SPD and HR lights blink when searching for sensors. Hold the power button for 3 seconds to begin searching for unpaired ANT+ enabled sensors and trainers.
  7. Activate and hold the sensor near the KICKR HEADWIND. For trainers, keep the HEADWIND within 9ft (3m) for best results. 
  8. The selected mode light on the KICKR HEADWIND becomes solid when paired.