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Indoor cycling
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From colour zones to personalised resistance, indoor bikes now offer smarter, more advanced features than ever before. Suppliers tell us how their models can revolutionise your indoor cycling programme


Hannah Lewin, Keiser
The bike: Keiser M3i

We spent over a decade refining our Keiser M3 bike. The M3i is the culmination of this work, and the result of hundreds of changes – from mastering the flow of sweat around the bike for better corrosion resistance, to developing a power metre so accurate it was the first indoor bike to pass the European Standard for accuracy.

We engineer all our equipment with the end user in mind, and specifically designed the M3i’s V-shaped frame to accommodate riders of different sizes, to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable ride for all.

The M3i’s M Connect Display Screen is Bluetooth-enabled and able to send workout data to multiple Bluetooth devices at once – transmitting to a mobile phone at the same time as apps such as Zwift or Strava, or additional devices.

The Keiser M3i continues to be a popular choice for commercial facilities and for home use. Our bike is a fit for studios who value quality, longevity, and ease of use for members, while the compact design ensures that studios can increase class numbers, without compromising user experience.

We designed the M3i’s V-shaped frame to accommodate riders of different sizes, to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable ride for all
All Keiser equipment is engineered with the end user in mind / photo: Keiser
Ashley Thorne, Core Health and Fitness
The bike: Schwinn Z

The new Schwinn Z Bike uses colour to unify a class. This colour shines out from alongside the flywheel – like its heart and soul!

Music is a natural performance enhancer, which is why we chose rhythm as the first way to drive the bike’s colour, encouraging a class to stay in sync with each other as they accelerate and decelerate through a playlist, transitioning in unison between green-yellow-orange-red.

We chose power and heart rate as other ways to drive the bike’s colour, making the science of zone training accessible for all, and allowing all fitness levels to feel successful by personalising their relative intensity in the settings of the console.

The last way the colour can bring together a community is by uniting it under a brand or theme. For example, you could hold a charitable breast cancer awareness ride in pink, celebrate a local sports team, or elevate your own brand by lighting up the room to match your branding.

Rhythm drives the bike’s colour, encouraging the class to stay in sync
The Z Bike’s colour cycles between green, yellow, orange and red / photo: Core health and fitness
Richard Baker, Wattbike
The bike: Wattbike Atom X
photo: Wattbike

Indoor cycling has evolved dramatically over recent years as technology, connectivity and equipment have enhanced the indoor cycling experience.

With ground-breaking design and cutting-edge technology, Wattbike Atom X recreates outdoor cycling, indoors. It has a feature-filled, high-definition touch screen for a range of workouts and challenges, and includes integrated digital shifters for the most realistic ride.

We’ve partnered with Intelligent Cycling, experts in immersive indoor cycling experiences, to transform indoor cycling into a smart, connected member journey.

Providing a new, unique class experience, the Intelligent Cycling technology connects to each Wattbike Atom X in the class independently, personalising the resistance reaction on each bike to match the needs of the rider. This enables everyone in the group to follow the same workout, but at an intensity that suits their fitness level and goals.

To simplify the process, Intelligent Cycling has created software that doesn’t require any additional hardware.

Intelligent Cycling technology personalises the resistance reaction on each bike to match the needs of its rider
Atom X’s technology creates a highly realistic ride / photo: Wattbike
Matthew Pengelly, Matrix Fitness UK
The Bike: Matrix Fitness CXP Indoor Cycle

This bike is our most advanced indoor cycle to date and gives riders the kind of experience they’ll come back to time and time again.

It’s a high-performance bike designed to track personalised training metrics with an intuitive, quick-touch console that holds extensive training programmes ideal to challenge all abilities and goals.

The Target Training touchscreen display on the CXP Cycle uses three colours on an LED colour wrap to motivate riders, gauge effort and keep everyone on track for their goals. Integrated user testing establishes personalised targets, so instructors can seat elite cyclists next to deconditioned users and first-time participants, and be sure that everyone will get a workout that challenges them to make measurable progress.

The optimised ergonomics of the bike include a four-way adjustment option and a repeatable magnetic resistance. The Target Training Console can broadcast the standard ANT+ heart rate profile, which is compatible with Myzone (and other) leaderboard systems.

The Matrix CXP Cycle is also designed to be low maintenance.

Integrated user testing establishes personalised targets, so instructors can be sure that everyone will get a workout that challenges them
photo: Matrix fitness / Stan Evans
Optimised ergonomics include four-way adjustment / photo: Matrix fitness / SHAWN_HARPER
Whitney Dawson, Stages Cycling
The bike: SC3 bike

The team at Stages has improved the SC3 bike with the importance of data capture in the cycling studio at the very top of mind. The new SC3 includes a Stages Gen 3 power metre – the same technology used by pro cycling teams, to provide the most accurate direct power data on the market to indoor riders.

With the increased need for data capture in the cycling studio, the new power metres have better ANT+ and Bluetooth broadcast capabilities for displaying data on Stages Studio group display and to the new SIC2 console.

With the SC3, cycling studios can present ride data in a meaningful and motivating way to members, whether that’s by following a power-based interval workout on group display or earning a top Beats matching score with software that shows riders their rhythm performance summarised in an end-of-class email.

The new SC3 includes a Stages Gen 3 power metre – the same technology used by pro cycling teams
The new SC3 shares the same technology used by pro cycling teams / photo: Stages Cycling
Real-time data capture helps to motivate riders / photo: Kristian Frires
Mike Michels, ICG/Life Fitness
The bike: IC7 indoor cycle
photo: ICG/Life Fitness

Our IC7 has a direct power metre for accuracy and consistency of data, as well as running two belts for a responsive pedal stroke. It can also be customised to the rider’s ability as it comes equipped with the Coach by Colour programme built into the console.

Coach by Colour is a universal method for coaching intensity. Each participant’s console is customised to their ability through heart rate or power training zones, with each zone being represented by a colour, so riders don’t have to know or remember numbers.

This provides a coaching tool for instructors to coach intensity effectively, and gives great feedback to participants so they know if they’re training at the appropriate levels of intensity to maximise their results.

Each participant’s console is customised to their ability through heart rate or power training zones
With Coach by Colour, riders know they’re at the right intensity / photo: ICG/Life Fitness / yunus koray akar
Each cycle training zone is represented by a colour on the IC7 / photo: ICG/Life Fitness
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Indoor cycling
Get in gear

From colour zones to personalised resistance, indoor bikes now offer smarter, more advanced features than ever before. Suppliers tell us how their models can revolutionise your indoor cycling programme


Hannah Lewin, Keiser
The bike: Keiser M3i

We spent over a decade refining our Keiser M3 bike. The M3i is the culmination of this work, and the result of hundreds of changes – from mastering the flow of sweat around the bike for better corrosion resistance, to developing a power metre so accurate it was the first indoor bike to pass the European Standard for accuracy.

We engineer all our equipment with the end user in mind, and specifically designed the M3i’s V-shaped frame to accommodate riders of different sizes, to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable ride for all.

The M3i’s M Connect Display Screen is Bluetooth-enabled and able to send workout data to multiple Bluetooth devices at once – transmitting to a mobile phone at the same time as apps such as Zwift or Strava, or additional devices.

The Keiser M3i continues to be a popular choice for commercial facilities and for home use. Our bike is a fit for studios who value quality, longevity, and ease of use for members, while the compact design ensures that studios can increase class numbers, without compromising user experience.

We designed the M3i’s V-shaped frame to accommodate riders of different sizes, to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable ride for all
All Keiser equipment is engineered with the end user in mind / photo: Keiser
Ashley Thorne, Core Health and Fitness
The bike: Schwinn Z

The new Schwinn Z Bike uses colour to unify a class. This colour shines out from alongside the flywheel – like its heart and soul!

Music is a natural performance enhancer, which is why we chose rhythm as the first way to drive the bike’s colour, encouraging a class to stay in sync with each other as they accelerate and decelerate through a playlist, transitioning in unison between green-yellow-orange-red.

We chose power and heart rate as other ways to drive the bike’s colour, making the science of zone training accessible for all, and allowing all fitness levels to feel successful by personalising their relative intensity in the settings of the console.

The last way the colour can bring together a community is by uniting it under a brand or theme. For example, you could hold a charitable breast cancer awareness ride in pink, celebrate a local sports team, or elevate your own brand by lighting up the room to match your branding.

Rhythm drives the bike’s colour, encouraging the class to stay in sync
The Z Bike’s colour cycles between green, yellow, orange and red / photo: Core health and fitness
Richard Baker, Wattbike
The bike: Wattbike Atom X
photo: Wattbike

Indoor cycling has evolved dramatically over recent years as technology, connectivity and equipment have enhanced the indoor cycling experience.

With ground-breaking design and cutting-edge technology, Wattbike Atom X recreates outdoor cycling, indoors. It has a feature-filled, high-definition touch screen for a range of workouts and challenges, and includes integrated digital shifters for the most realistic ride.

We’ve partnered with Intelligent Cycling, experts in immersive indoor cycling experiences, to transform indoor cycling into a smart, connected member journey.

Providing a new, unique class experience, the Intelligent Cycling technology connects to each Wattbike Atom X in the class independently, personalising the resistance reaction on each bike to match the needs of the rider. This enables everyone in the group to follow the same workout, but at an intensity that suits their fitness level and goals.

To simplify the process, Intelligent Cycling has created software that doesn’t require any additional hardware.

Intelligent Cycling technology personalises the resistance reaction on each bike to match the needs of its rider
Atom X’s technology creates a highly realistic ride / photo: Wattbike
Matthew Pengelly, Matrix Fitness UK
The Bike: Matrix Fitness CXP Indoor Cycle

This bike is our most advanced indoor cycle to date and gives riders the kind of experience they’ll come back to time and time again.

It’s a high-performance bike designed to track personalised training metrics with an intuitive, quick-touch console that holds extensive training programmes ideal to challenge all abilities and goals.

The Target Training touchscreen display on the CXP Cycle uses three colours on an LED colour wrap to motivate riders, gauge effort and keep everyone on track for their goals. Integrated user testing establishes personalised targets, so instructors can seat elite cyclists next to deconditioned users and first-time participants, and be sure that everyone will get a workout that challenges them to make measurable progress.

The optimised ergonomics of the bike include a four-way adjustment option and a repeatable magnetic resistance. The Target Training Console can broadcast the standard ANT+ heart rate profile, which is compatible with Myzone (and other) leaderboard systems.

The Matrix CXP Cycle is also designed to be low maintenance.

Integrated user testing establishes personalised targets, so instructors can be sure that everyone will get a workout that challenges them
photo: Matrix fitness / Stan Evans
Optimised ergonomics include four-way adjustment / photo: Matrix fitness / SHAWN_HARPER
Whitney Dawson, Stages Cycling
The bike: SC3 bike

The team at Stages has improved the SC3 bike with the importance of data capture in the cycling studio at the very top of mind. The new SC3 includes a Stages Gen 3 power metre – the same technology used by pro cycling teams, to provide the most accurate direct power data on the market to indoor riders.

With the increased need for data capture in the cycling studio, the new power metres have better ANT+ and Bluetooth broadcast capabilities for displaying data on Stages Studio group display and to the new SIC2 console.

With the SC3, cycling studios can present ride data in a meaningful and motivating way to members, whether that’s by following a power-based interval workout on group display or earning a top Beats matching score with software that shows riders their rhythm performance summarised in an end-of-class email.

The new SC3 includes a Stages Gen 3 power metre – the same technology used by pro cycling teams
The new SC3 shares the same technology used by pro cycling teams / photo: Stages Cycling
Real-time data capture helps to motivate riders / photo: Kristian Frires
Mike Michels, ICG/Life Fitness
The bike: IC7 indoor cycle
photo: ICG/Life Fitness

Our IC7 has a direct power metre for accuracy and consistency of data, as well as running two belts for a responsive pedal stroke. It can also be customised to the rider’s ability as it comes equipped with the Coach by Colour programme built into the console.

Coach by Colour is a universal method for coaching intensity. Each participant’s console is customised to their ability through heart rate or power training zones, with each zone being represented by a colour, so riders don’t have to know or remember numbers.

This provides a coaching tool for instructors to coach intensity effectively, and gives great feedback to participants so they know if they’re training at the appropriate levels of intensity to maximise their results.

Each participant’s console is customised to their ability through heart rate or power training zones
With Coach by Colour, riders know they’re at the right intensity / photo: ICG/Life Fitness / yunus koray akar
Each cycle training zone is represented by a colour on the IC7 / photo: ICG/Life Fitness
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