Web Extras: Indoor cycles – Adding Electronics and Computers

For more than a decade, indoor cycling has been relatively technology free. That's not to say there aren't significant technical features, including the flywheel weight to braking systems. To average end-users, however, they may look just like the bike they rode as a kid, sans wheels. Without electronic bells and whistles -- such as blinking LEDs or grip heart-rate monitoring -- they may not be impressed and may see it as an over-priced bike.
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For more than a decade, indoor cycling has been relatively technology free. That's not to say there aren't significant technical features, including the flywheel weight to braking systems. To average end-users, however, they may look just like the bike they rode as a kid, sans wheels. Without electronic bells and whistles -- such as blinking LEDs or grip heart-rate monitoring -- they may not be impressed and may see it as an over-priced bike. To read this Web Extra feature, click here.

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