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Australia’s home exercise arms race is heating up, as Technogym launches a Peloton rival locally – with a $4,600 price tag

Fitness equipment juggernaut Technogym has launched its smart bike in Australia, offering at-home riders a premium experience — and a matching price tag. For $4,590, plus a monthly subscription, riders can access live-streamed spin classes or one-on-one training routines. Technogym Bike’s domestic arrival precedes that of Peloton, whose cult-favourite bike […]
Australia’s home exercise arms race is heating up, as Technogym launches a Peloton rival locally – with a $4,600 price tag
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Cult US home fitness brand Peloton is coming to Australia, promising intense spin classes, a global community – and a $3,000 price tag

Home fitness brand Peloton will enter the Australian market in the second half of 2021, the company announced. Local riders will be granted access to Peloton’s live-streamed and on-demand stationary bike workouts, which have attracted a dedicated following overseas. That access won’t come cheap, with the brand’s base-model bike starting […]
Cult US home fitness brand Peloton is coming to Australia, promising intense spin classes, a global community – and a $3,000 price tag
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How bike shops kept up with America’s 121% spike in demand

As bikes became a means of recreation, exercise, and commuting during coronavirus shutdowns, bike companies were facing growing demand. In March, leisure-bike sales jumped 121% in the US. But when Lunar New Year and COVID-19 outbreaks shut down bike-manufacturing factories in China, bike companies also had to contend with a […]
How bike shops kept up with America’s 121% spike in demand
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Echelon’s CEO speaks out on the Amazon ‘Prime Bike’ confusion, saying it was a ‘complete surprise’ that Amazon distanced itself from the $500 equipment

Echelon CEO Lou Lentine told Business Insider that it was a “complete surprise” to hear that Amazon was not on board with the company’s new $US500 “Prime Bike.” Echelon announced the new bike on Tuesday and said it was developed “in collaboration with Amazon.” Hours later, Amazon cancelled all sales […]
Echelon’s CEO speaks out on the Amazon ‘Prime Bike’ confusion, saying it was a ‘complete surprise’ that Amazon distanced itself from the $500 equipment
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A horrific bike crash at the finish line of the Tour de Pologne left one of the world’s best cyclists in a coma and needing facial reconstructive surgery

During the final stretch of the Tour de Pologne bike race’s first stage, Team Jumbo-Visma cyclist Dylan Groenewegen lowered his shoulder and drove fellow Dutch racer, Fabio Jakobsen, over the panels at over 50 mph. A massive pileup ensued, leaving multiple competitors with injuries and a race official unconscious from […]
A horrific bike crash at the finish line of the Tour de Pologne left one of the world’s best cyclists in a coma and needing facial reconstructive surgery
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WATCH: A$AP Ferg teaches us how to ride a bike

A$AP Ferg recently released his single, “Pups” and is a featured artist on E-40’s new song “Chase the Money.” Ferg taught us how to ride a bike in New York City’s Thomas Jefferson Park. He went over the basics of seat height, gliding, pedalling, and showed us how to pop […]
WATCH: A$AP Ferg teaches us how to ride a bike
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The best biking trail in every state

If a two-wheeled jaunt through scenic landscapes is your idea of a great time, you probably can’t get enough of a good bike trail. They can be a great way to see the sights and get a good workout in. If you’re looking for a new trail to explore, we’ve […]
The best biking trail in every state