327 'Peloton' stories
June 2020 - September 2021
Peloton Overview • Updated June 9, 2021
327 'Peloton' stories
June 2020 - September 2021
Once again, Peloton is offering digital members a chance to purchase a refurbished Peloton bike at a discounted price. This time the discount takes off $300 to bring the total cost of the original bike to $1,195. It’s a price lower than we have ever seen.
The original Peloton Bike price has been lowered by $400, bringing the lowest price yet at $1,495. When you compare this to the Peloton Bike+, there is now a whopping $1,000 difference. I have written about some of the differences between the two bikes before, and now I want to analyze some of those differences further to see if the value is worth the extra $1,000 cost for the Peloton Bike+.
When Peloton announced the opening of the London studio last week, it also teased about potentially adding some new coaches. The company wrote on its blog, “keep your eyes peeled for some new faces,” but did not elaborate further. Peloton has now officially confirmed that it has added two new UK Tread coaches.
Peloton officially launched its new apparel line this morning. Peloton apparel includes leggings, sports bras, sweatpants, T-shirts, and a whole lot more. Now, whether you are taking a cycling class or are out on a run, you can look your best in Peloton gear.
Peloton announced on its blog that it is officially opening up a Peloton London studio on September 14. The company also shared that it will now be offering more live classes and briefly mentioned it might be bringing on some new coaches, as well.
The hit show “Dancing with the Stars” returns to ABC this September for season 30. This morning, Good Morning America announced the celebrities competing in this upcoming season. They include Melanie C from the Spice Girls, country singer Jimmie Allen, and more. But the celebrity we are most excited to see on that ballroom floor is Peloton instructor Cody Rigsby.
Peloton has announced the fifth installment of the Verzuz Artist Series, this time featuring Too $hort vs. E-40. On August 31 and September 1, these two West Coast icons will be featured in a running class with Chase Tucker and a cycling class with Kendall Toole.
Peloton has officially announced three new Tread instructors, who all have premiere classes planned this week alongside the relaunch of the Peloton Tread. The three new Tread instructors are Kirsten Ferguson, Daniel McKenna, and Marcel Dinkins.
Peloton today reported its earnings for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2021, showing slowing growth and a wider-than-expected loss. In conjunction with the earnings announcement, however, Peloton also revealed that it will cut the price of the original Peloton Bike by $400.
Peloton announced that it will launch the Tread in Germany this fall. Along with the launch, the company will also add three new German Tread coaches.
After a lengthy delay due to safety concerns, the new Peloton Tread will be available to purchase in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom on August 30, and will be available in Germany in fall 2021.
Starting August 31, Peloton digital members will no longer receive a free Century Club T-shirt. Previously, all Peloton members would receive the free T-shirt upon completing 100 workouts from any single category. Now, Peloton is emailing digital members to inform them the Century Club T-shirt will no longer be available.
Taking Peloton’s Power Zone classes is an effective way to structure your training and improve your performance on the bike. This guide will cover everything you need to know about Peloton Power Zone classes and taking the FTP test.
Earlier this year, Peloton recalled both its Tread and Tread+ in compliance with safety issues investigated by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Now, it looks like the Peloton Tread may be ready to be re-released as a fix has been approved by the CPSC.
During Homecoming 2021, Peloton removed their old scenic rides and runs classes and launched three new versions of scenic classes. These were instructor-led or guided scenic classes, time-based scenic classes, and distance-based scenic classes. However, since the update, Peloton members have not been able to use the Leaderboard in the new scenic rides and runs classes.
Peloton members who love Aretha Franklin are in luck. Peloton has announced a new artist series featuring Aretha Franklin to promote the upcoming movie “Respect.” There will be five workouts in the Aretha Franklin artist series, including cycling, strength, and yoga classes.
According to its company Twitter feed, Peloton’s next Artist series features music from Chris Cornell, the famed singer from Soundgarden and Audioslave. The series will feature Cornell-themed classes both live and on-demand across the Peloton community.
Today, we’re checking out the Pivot by Top Form Design, which is an attachment made for the original Peloton bike that allows you to rotate the screen a full 360 degrees.
The upcoming Peloton rower has been rumored for years, but Peloton’s latest job listing is the first to actually confirm it. The job post is for a “Senior Product Safety Engineer” and mentions they will be working on the Peloton rower, as well as other connected fitness devices.
If you are new to Peloton, you may have noticed that they have a lot of different class categories, and not all of them are exactly what you think. We break down every single Peloton category in the on-demand library so that when you jump on the bike, tread, or grab some dumbbells for a strength workout, you will know exactly what you’re getting yourself into.
Peloton has added a new German coach, Marcel Maurer, to teach strength classes. Maurer is set to have his premiere 20-minute Full Body Strength class released on-demand this Tuesday, July 27, at 1 p.m. EST. He is the first German coach to be added to Peloton since Irene Scholz left in May.
David Packles, senior director of product management at Peloton, put out a press release with more information on Peloton’s upcoming video game mode called “Lanebreak.” We reported on Lanebreak earlier this week, but the press release reveals new details on how the game will work, as well as a timeline for when the final version may be released.
Peloton’s newest challenge has a bit of a twist. Instead of a regular challenge where members are asked to work toward a personal goal, they will work alongside the entire community with Peloton’s new Community Challenge, which starts this Friday.
Beginning September 1, eligible United Healthcare members will be offered a free year of membership with the Peloton digital app. Optionally, members can choose to receive a four-month waiver toward an all-access membership.
Peloton has added a brand-new program called “Train Like Usain Bolt.” The program is one week long and consists of over a dozen exclusive classes built around the Usain Bolt theme. By taking classes in the program, you can earn bronze, silver, and gold badges that (as you might guess) consist of a lightning bolt.
This Friday, Peloton will feature Debbie Gibson during their live DJ ride with Emma Lovewell. During the class, an exclusive remix of Debbie Gibson’s new song “One Step Closer” will debut. This remix, created by Peloton DJ John Michael as well as DJ Skribble, will be exclusive to Peloton for one month.
This morning, the Verge reported that Peloton is planning to launch a new video game mode called “Lane Break” for Peloton Bike and Bike+ subscribers. This new game asks riders to change their cadence and resistance to control the on-screen wheel and accomplish a number of challenges.
In a year where so much of our world was separated, Peloton’s community grew ever stronger as a result of the dynamic personalities of its instructors. At the center of all of it was Cody Rigsby.
Peloton has announced the fourth installment of the Verzuz Artist Series, this time featuring Rick Ross vs. 2 Chainz. Starting Wednesday, July 21, these hip-hop icons will be featured in a cycling class with Alex Toussaint, a Bike Bootcamp class with Jess Sims, and a strength class with Chase Tucker.
We discovered a ton of details and images of a new Peloton product called the Peloton Vibe. The Peloton Vibe functions as a heated massage table, music system, aromatherapy unit, and exercise bench with the lower portion holding several sets of circular dumbbells. The only problem… is that this device is most certainly not real.
For a new Peloton user, there is a lot to learn, whether it is figuring out how to adjust your bike fitting to learning about the various class types. However some of the most common questions I get from new members of Peloton is how the 3 S’s work: stacking, sessions, and scheduling.
If you ever wanted to see how you would compare against Usain Bolt on a bike, you’ll get your chance this Thursday. On Instagram, Peloton announced Usain Bolt will be joining the leaderboard during Hannah Frankson’s 30-minute Dancehall Ride.
Peloton has announced a new artist series featuring the Spice Girls, beginning Tuesday, July 13. There will be six workouts in the Spice Girls featured artist series, including cycling, barre, run, bike bootcamp, and two yoga classes
Peloton officially launches in Australia this week with the Peloton Bike and Bike+ release on July 14. To celebrate their entry into the land Down Under, Peloton announced two Australian premiere rides in partnership with Spotify.
If you’ve spent the last year earning badges, climbing the leaderboard, and extending your streaks, you might be worried about losing momentum as traveling starts back up for vacations, conferences, etc. One Chicago Marriott has you covered, though. They boast an in-room Peloton Bike.
Pelobuddy recently reported on an anonymous tip that Peloton is conducting a survey around the pricing of two new potential strength products. One product is called the “Peloton Focus,” which is described as innovative camera technology that transforms your TV in a home gym (likely previously coded as “The Tiger”). The other product is called the “Peloton Platform,” which is described as a weight bench for an efficient full-body workout.
Peloton’s head instructor and VP Robin Arzón has returned to coaching Peloton classes after taking some time off in March for maternity leave. On Friday, Robin held her first cycling class back featuring the music of Daddy Yankee as part of the Peloton All-for-One Music Festival.
For a limited time, Peloton is offering a “Summer Pass” discount for the Peloton Digital App. The Peloton Summer Pass allows new members to pay for a one-month membership ($12.99 USD) and receive two additional months for free.
Members of the Peloton community can now get eyes on the lineup for the 2021 All For One Music Festival, including several popular artists being showcased across multiple classes over the course of three days in July.