stationary bicycle


Definition of stationary bicycle 

: an exercise apparatus that can be pedaled like a bicycle

called also stationary bike

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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 Their aerobic capacities were measured by having them ride a specialized stationary bicycle to exhaustion; fitness levels among the subjects varied greatly. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "How Exercise Can Help You Recall Words," 15 May 2018 During one, the participants rode a stationary bicycle for 45 minutes at a steady, moderate pace. Gretchen Reynolds, New York Times, "Hate High-Intensity Exercise? Try It. You Might Like It.," 30 May 2018 The fitness center is small, but equipment includes weight machines, free weights, treadmills and stationary bicycles. Marjie Lambert,, "Viking joins Miami's fleet of ocean-going cruise ships," 20 Feb. 2018 The fitness center is small but equipment includes weight machines, free weights, treadmills, and stationary bicycles. Marjie Lambert, miamiherald, "This cruise ship has no casino, no water slides, no karaoke and no kids. We like it.," 1 Feb. 2018 The wellness center also has equipment such as treadmills, stationary bicycles and weight machines for residents who prefer to work out on their own. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Communities encourage residents: Stick to your resolutions," 15 Jan. 2018 Media: Leslie Koerdt, Houston Chronicle Watson has been rehabbing his knee on a daily basis, including riding a stationary bicycle. Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle, "Texans' Deshaun Watson bullish on future, wants to keep playing for Bill O'Brien," 19 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of stationary bicycle

1883, in the meaning defined above

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