b'FITNESSJ O Y R I D I N GPeloton bikes, available in the Skibo gym, have taken the fitness world by storm. Lucy Frith explores the benefits of a connected rideADTB C The Peloton system6 7 allows you to create a high-tech cycling studio in the comfort of your homeJ ohn F Kennedy once said: Nothinggym, further enhancing the Skibo experienceelement of the app allows riders to follow compares to the simple pleasure offor members in all corners of the castle.other members, cycle virtually alongside them riding a bike. And, whether its theMaking cycling more accessible, theand filter who they interact with by age and adrenaline you feel when pumping theconcept of Peloton is simple. Members creategender for accuracy on competitive rides. pedals, the muscle endurance or the post-ridean online profile before slipping on cyclingPelotons real-time metrics software endorphins, its hard to disagree.shoes, adjusting the seat to the desired height,makes it easy for riders to track their progress, Yet, in todays hyper-connected andclimbing on and clipping in.while its special training programmes allow increasingly urban societies, finding the timeOnce seated, riders can select from amembers to commit to incentive-driven to face the elements of the open road andlibrary of up to 90 live or pre-recorded classesfitness challenges. The Peloton app also offers focus on fitness and wellbeing can be tough.every week, ranging from 5-90 minutes ina selection of strength and stretch classes that Which is why, in 2014, fitness and medialength. The instructors, based across the UScan be done off the bike. brand Peloton launched the worlds firstand in London, have been selected by PelotonThanks to its global reach and social indoor cycling studioa stationary bicyclefor their motivational attributes and they hostconnectivity, Peloton is changing the way we equipped with a large socially connectedstudio classes while streaming to thousandsenjoy cycling. And while President Kennedy touch screen that allows users to stream cycleof Peloton users around the globe.may have been referring to a leisurely ride classes into their gym, or home, via a monthlyThe app allows classes to be tailored toaround the countryside, theres still nothing subscription service. the members requirements, with plenty ofthat compares to the pleasure of riding a bike Shawn HubbardFive years on, Peloton may have takenoptions on instructors, fitness focus, difficulty indoors or otherwise.the fitness world by storm but in 2015, aheadlevels and music genres to choose from. SomeTry Peloton for yourself in the Skibo gym; of the curve, Skibo was one of the first placesclasses involve weights, which sit on the bikesign up for a two-week trial of the Peloton app in the UK to include Peloton bikes within itsframe behind the seat. The social mediaat onepeloton.co.uk'