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Cycli lets you race friends online…while sitting at your desk

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While it might develop better muscle memory to use a standard trainer and something like the Wahoo standup/cycling desk, not every employer is keen on a complete rework of your gopher hole cubicle. For those needing a more stealthy way to spin the legs at work (or sitting on the couch binge watching Netflix), there’s Cycli.

Already past their Kickstarter funding goal, Cycli is a small, Internet- and socially connected portable stationary cycle. Sync it with their smartphone app via Bluetooth and you can share your rides with friends or even compete in real time…

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The unit’s magnetic resistance keeps it quiet, and its metal structure should keep it solidly planted while you ride intervals or suffer through high cadence sessions. It uses a rechargeable battery, making it fully portable, and also works while the charger is plugged in. Check them out on Kickstarter here and nab one for $99, a full $100 off planned retail price.

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Ryan S.
Ryan S.
6 years ago

Concern #1: My knees would hit the underside of my desk.
Concern #2: My chair is on wheels and would roll back on my down strokes.
Concern #3: The crank arm length is crazy short, it would be like riding a kid’s tricycle.

Matt
Matt
6 years ago

How is it for noise ?

Ck
Ck
6 years ago

The social aspect is not worth the additional cost compared to any of the much cheaper units available on Amazon. I’m kinda surprised people actually pledged $110k towards this.

the biz
the biz
6 years ago
Reply to  Ck

don’t be. people pledged $600k to a “smart” water bottle that tracks your water intake.

Collin
Collin
6 years ago

They made this 15+ ago at the sharper image stans the display and app. It was horrible then and adding an app to it isn’t going to help.

dross22
dross22
6 years ago

I need one for my “gopher hole”! They posted a video on the kickstarter showing the noise level. It seems quieter than a fan. Apparently the shorter cranks are meant to avoid hitting your knees.

Rachel
Rachel
6 years ago

Love you brilliant idea! I am going to buy it today!

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