Among the metrics displayed on your Peloton screen is “speed”, presented in MPH with no explanation. I have been a daily Peloton rider for years, and I have always wondered how that speed is calculated. Recently, I though it would… Read More »How Your Peloton Bike Calculates Speed
The Peloton leaderboard contains a great deal of information on how you’re performing, both against others who are taking / have taken your class as well as how you’ve performed in the past. It’s a fairly data-packed screen, so let’s… Read More »Peloton Leaderboard – Numbers and Position
Following up on my post about the Peloton display numbers (and a little arithmetic regarding Output), a visitor to the site asked about METs, so I thought I’d post a follow-up…. Calculating METs is unfortunately considerably more difficult than calculating… Read More »Peloton and METs
Understanding the various numbers on your Peloton bike display is key to understanding how well you're doing.
Broken Peloton Pedals: freak accidents, or the start of “Pedalgate?” Recently, a Peloton rider posted an emergency room photo of a painful-looking laceration to her ankle. She reported that one of the pedals on her Peloton bike had sheared off… Read More »Pedalgate? Broken Peloton Pedals
Last week, fitness startup Peloton (you’ve seen their commercials) announced their second product, an Internet-connected treadmill called “Peloton Tread”. This is a pretty dramatic step (no pun intended) for the company, but (pun intended this time) are they putting their… Read More »Is the Tread What Peloton Really Needs?