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Looking to combine work and Bike+ rides? Check out this Peloton accessory

If you’re one of the lucky people who’ve received delivery of Peloton’s Bike+, then this new accessory from CycleFrog will be a great add on.

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A Conversation with Cody Rigsby, Peloton’s ‘King of Quarantine’

Over at Vogue, Peloton’s Cody Rigsby was recently featured in a full-length article about his role at the company during the spring quarantine in the US.

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Will Peloton’s supply chain struggles end up hurting sales?

Peloton’s sales in 2020 have been record-breaking for the company, but that doesn’t mean all is well for the company. With a backlog of orders that never seems to run out, some are speculating whether that will end up benefiting their rivals.

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Former NFL star Tiki Barber releases six-class workout program on iFit

iFit, the connected fitness library powering the treadmills, bikes, and rowers from ICON (makers of NordicTrack), has launched a new program with former NFL star Tiki Barber.

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Peloton’s Head of Music discusses strategy, partnerships, and at-home workouts

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Peloton’s Head of Music, Gwen Riley, discusses recent partnerships with Beyoncé, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the Prince estate, among other topics.

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Sessions feature going away next week as Peloton seeks feedback on the beta

Earlier this month, Peloton announced a beta of its new “Sessions” feature to help riders climb the leaderboard with other riders with on-demand classes. Earlier today, Peloton announced that the feature is going away but looks to return.

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Peltrend offers a free Peloton workout analytics tool

When spending a lot of time with any connected fitness service, you’ll end up with countless data that you might want to analyze to understand better how you progress. Peltrend is a free solution to analyze key metrics from your Peloton workouts.

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Peloton files theft claim against ICON, which claims retaliation for patent dispute

Earlier this fall, ICON filed a lawsuit against Peloton over its patents relating to key features of Bike+: the swivel screen and the auto-follow technology used to change resistance during a class. ICON’s basis is that it was issued a patent for the auto resistance feature in 2007 and the swivel screen in 2019. Peloton has now filed a lawsuit against ICON claiming it tried to steal its advertising plans from a contractor.

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Peloton promotes Thanksgiving Virtual Turkey Trot on Peloton Digital

On the official company blog, Peloton is promoting its 2020 version of a virtual Turkey Trot.

In a year where many local Turkey Trot races might be temporarily off the schedule, it’s a tradition that we’re determined to keep going — Peloton style. We love how holiday races bring communities together and are a near-and-dear tradition for so many. That’s why we’re bringing you our very own virtual Turkey Trot for 2020, for everyone to join this year!

If you aren’t familiar, a “turkey trot” is a usually 5k race/fun run that takes place on the morning of Thanksgiving. Most of the people in the US who participate in one do so to burn a few extra calories ahead of a large meal for Thanksgiving. Turkey Trots are also usually kid-friendly as many include a 1-mile walk or other kid-focused activities.

On Thursday, November 26 at 6 a.m. ET, Peloton will be adding two audio-guided Turkey Trot classes to its on-demand library: 

Accessing the runs will require the Peloton digital app, but if you aren’t a member you can have 30 days free access to get started.

Before you head out, make sure you’ve got plenty of flat running space to get started, and most of all, have fun. The classes will assume you’re running straight away from your starting location and will inform you when it’s time to turn back.

CTW’s Take

Virtual Turkey Trots are going to be very popular this year with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the cancellations of almost all in-person races, so it’s smart of Peloton to capitalize on this to drive digital subscribers, which are a lead generation tool for its hardware

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Peloton Tread Review Round-up: Another great product from Peloton

We broke the news a few weeks back that Peloton’s new Treadmill was being released in select states in February with a full nationwide US rollout on March 30. Now that the Peloton Tread has appeared in the showrooms, fans are getting their first look and posting initial Peloton Tread reviews.