Internet Connectivity and Exercise Bikes

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  1. jonlarge

    jonlarge New Member

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    This is my first post to this forum, so 'hi'!
    I wonder whether anyone could help? I am in the market for an exercise bike, but would like one that has connectivity to the internet where you can race against online opponents, or race along virtual courses and tracks.
    I have come across NetAthlon and Webracing software but their compatibility list are not easy to follow for someone in the UK. Could anyone share their experience?
    Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. steve

    steve Administrator
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    Is this who you're talking about? http://www.fitcentric.com/
     
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    Hi Steve,

    Thanks for the reply. Yep, I'd heard of NetAhlon via that web page but, when you look at compatible machines (http://www.fitcentric.com/html/compat_machines.htm), the list was last revised in December 2006. I would hope that things have moved on since then. What would you say?

    J
     
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    I have been looking at some alternatives to complete interactive bikes (they tend to be limited and are quite expensive).

    I hoped that I can use a PC based solution. Many of the PC racing games have online racing options.
    I have seen couple of options for biking game controllers; http://www.cyberbiking.com has a controller; however it is not yet available. http://www.pcgamerbike.com is an older product and I do not know how good it is (perhaps someone used it and can offer comments).

    If there are other options (low cost), I would be glad to see them.

    AB
     
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