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Article Date: September 2020
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Update: Echelon Fitness Misfires with Amazon Bike


Amazon has apparently pulled the Peloton competitor’s EX-Prime Smart Connect Bike, or Prime Bike for short, Bloomberg reported, after multiple sources reported that a similar model was already being sold through Walmart less the catchy name. The cut rate stationary bike costs just $499, undercutting the cheapest bike Echelon sells directly at $840 and PTON’s recently lowered $1,895 offering. Of course, the monthly Echelon United Membership still costs $39.99, about the same as Peloton. The stillborn Prime Bike, like the WMT version, does not have an integrated monitor like the Peloton or Echelon’s more expensive models, so users will have ... Log in to view full article.

 


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