Covid-19: Indoor cycling apps get leg-up from coronavirus shutdown


A Peloton exercise bike. Those who might normally prefer to head to the gym have decided it’s time to buy a Peloton exercise bike rather than risk going to group classes. — Reuters

LONDON/NEW YORK: Cyclists deprived of their weekend ride out with friends and fitness fanatics who can't get to the gym are turning to online cycling workouts to help them stay in shape during the coronavirus shutdown.

With professional racing closed down in Europe and club cyclists being advised against riding in large groups, the Zwift indoor training platform has seen a manic few weeks, according to spokesman Chris Snook.

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