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Echelon EX-4S Connected Bike

Old 08-11-21, 11:41 AM
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Echelon EX-4S Connected Bike

Thoughts on this one?
It's available in Costco so wanted to give this one a try
Ex-5s is sold out in my area
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Old 08-11-21, 01:20 PM
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this is a cheaper peloton. as far as i know the peloton requires a membership to use, does this too? what is the cost of membership?

personally, i don't like the idea of perpetually paying just to use a spin bike. it is almost like a permanent lease.
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Old 08-11-21, 04:53 PM
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This type of bike you turn a knob to change the resistance. I use to ride one like that 50 years ago. These type of bikes now have “connected” classes to try an make it “fun” to ride. It will quickly become a place to hang clothes on.
Get a smart trainer or bike and you will get a more engaging experience. An a hour on the bike will go by fast.
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Unless you really must get a spin bike, I would ALWAYS recommend a smart trainer instead.

Even a lower end model wheel-on smart trainer will be better than a spin bike with manual resistance adjustment.
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Originally Posted by Ed Wiser View Post
This type of bike you turn a knob to change the resistance. I use to ride one like that 50 years ago. These type of bikes now have “connected” classes to try an make it “fun” to ride. It will quickly become a place to hang clothes on.
Get a smart trainer or bike and you will get a more engaging experience. An a hour on the bike will go by fast.
With Peloton's subscription renewal rate of over 92% and on average, a single Peloton subscriber completes over 21 workouts per month. Many people can find a standard exercise bike a positive experience.
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Old 08-13-21, 11:08 AM
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It will be interesting how It plays out. I have been riding indoors for training for years.
I ride 7 days a week. It’s a habit people are doing it because they are not going to gyms during this time.
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