There’s no question that Peloton offers a compelling at-home exercise experience with its robust bike and live classes broadcast on the large display. But prices starting at $1,895 (plus $40 per month) is a lot to ask. Newcomer Myxfitness has an alternative: A bike with a massive 21.5-inch display that makes the whole thing feel like an homage, if not a carbon copy, of Peloton, but priced at just $1,299. And through March 28, you can shave up to $175 off the cost, which will net you the basic. The code is baked into the link, but if you need to enter it manually, enter promo code MARCHMYX. In addition, you get free shipping and assembly, which is worth $250 — equivalent to about $425 in savings overall.
The Myx is a full-featured exercise machine, complete with reversible pedals (you get toe-cages on one side, shoe-clips on the other), adjustable seat and handlebars, and 21.5-inch touchscreen that you can tilt and rotate, so you can use it off-bike as well.
The biggest difference between Myx and Peloton aside from price (not only is the bike half the cost of a Peloton, but the monthly class subscription is $29 rather than $40) is that classes are broadcast on-demand rather than live. In, Rick Broida actually preferred the on-demand style of classes to a live session, but your mileage may vary.
This article was first published last year. It has been updated with a new version of the deal.
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