Tuesday, 12 July 2016

How Stationary Bikes Went From Curiosity To Cult

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The origins of indoor cycling, or spinning, are just as creative and competitive. When people took cycling indoors in the late 19th century, whether for reasons of weather or convenience, technology created faster, more compact and efficient machines over time.

The first iterations of the stationary bike ranged from strange contraptions like the Gymnasticon to regular bicycles placed atop rollers. Around the 1960s, just before the American fitness craze, stationary bikes became much more commonplace.

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