stationary bicycle


Definition of stationary bicycle

: an exercise apparatus that can be pedaled like a bicycle

called also stationary bike

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Recent Examples on the Web Standard stationary bicycles or spin-class versions would likely require us to sprint for more than four seconds to reach an all-out exertion level, Dr. Coyle says. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "The 4-Second Workout," 29 Apr. 2020 The commercial, which was posted to Peloton’s official YouTube channel on Nov. 21, portrays a man gifting his wife a stationary bicycle for Christmas., "In a somewhat surprising twist, however, it turns out that the couple have been watching a home movie of all the clips she has taken — a full year later.," 3 Dec. 2019 There’s also the Peloton App, which offers a digital opportunity to take all of the Bike and Tread classes on a conventional stationary bicycle or treadmill in a gym or in one’s home. Ed Wittenberg, cleveland, "Peloton brings ‘world-class indoor cycling’ to Pinecrest in Orange," 20 Dec. 2019 An online-only retailer of eyeglasses found that shoppers appreciated getting their eyes checked; a startup selling luxury stationary bicycles found that its customers liked to cycle alongside other people. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, "Four Years in Startups," 23 Sep. 2019 Fernandez spent Tuesday morning riding a stationary bicycle on the edge of the club’s training pitch. Jamie Goldberg, oregonlive, "Portland Timbers injury report: Larrys Mabiala, Julio Cascante among players still recovering from injury," 10 Sep. 2019 To say this is the partnership of a stationary bicycle with a fitness app would be the undersell of the century. James Lynch, Popular Mechanics, "PM Approved: Kickr Smart Bike Trainer," 29 Jan. 2019 Peloton, founded in 2012, makes a $1,995 stationary bicycle. Maureen Farrell, WSJ, "Peloton’s Financing Round Values Stationary-Bike Maker at $4.15 Billion," 2 Aug. 2018 While some used a treadmill, others used an elliptical machine or a stationary bicycle. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Exercise May Aid in Weight Loss. Provided You Do Enough.," 4 July 2018

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First Known Use of stationary bicycle

1883, in the meaning defined above

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16 May 2020

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“Stationary bicycle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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