With the release of Zwift’s FutureWorks steering, Zwifters everywhere are mounting smartphones to their handlebars and turning them to and fro. To avoid wearing a hole in your carpet, trainer mat, and/or tire, it’s best to have something under your front wheel to help it turn smoothly.
Trainer manufacturers are starting to release swiveling riser blocks that can help, but they’ll take a bite out of your wallet. So why not just make your own?
In this video, Shane Miller takes us through how to build a low-budget swiveling riser block to use with steering on Zwift. You can find the parts at any hardware store, and it’s not too hard to put together. If you prefer a nearly ready-made solution, just buy a Lazy Susan and make a couple easy changes.