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Has a shiny new exercise bike earned its place in your home? Whether it’s made by Peloton , Echelon , NordicTrack or any other brand, the presence of a highly coveted, low-impact connected fitness machine will undoubtedly conjure up some other exercise equipment to complement it, like new shoes or a speciality cleaner to keep it looking pristine after a particularly sweaty workout.
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Luckily, you don’t need much for the workout itself—other than your own motivation to get pedaling. But with these accessories you can make your rides even more comfortable and ensure your bike stays in peak condition for many more. 1. Cycling shoes to feel connected to your bike
Some stationary bikes have pedals with cages that allow you to ride using any pair of sneakers. This is great for pure convenience,but wearing unsupportive footwear can cause foot pain and could also affect the smoothness of your pedaling and the quality of your ride. Upgrading your footwear to cycling shoes with cleats will allow you to clip into your bike’s pedals so your foot acts as a more effective lever, creating a smoother range of motion to give you more power to climb higher up the leaderboard or just beat your own personal best. Some stationary bikes […]