The Ebove Bike from Activetainment

A virtual reality-compatible indoor mountain bike trainer that blends elements from video games with training

For most adrenaline-seeking mountain-bikers, sitting on a stationary bike is less of a substitute for the real thing and more cruel and unusual punishment. But as technology aids indoor trainers in becoming more engaging, staying bike-fit throughout the dark days of winter can feel a bit less like work and more like the fun of actually getting outside. Oslo-based fitness tech company Activetainment recently unveiled …

Indoor Cycling Meets Entertainment with Zwift

The global multiplayer environment integrates exercise with game play

Whether it’s the dropping of temperatures, shortening of days or just plain lack of free-time, hitting the road for a lengthy ride isn’t always in the cards. While indoor trainers for stationary riding continue to advance, giving cyclists more detailed data on their rides, the problem of sight still persists—staring at the wall or television gets old pretty quick. The newly launched fitness-entertainment platform Zwift …