Peloton’s been weathering a tough yr. The dwelling exercise firm soared excessive in the early days of the pandemic, when demand for its stationary bikes and treadmills exploded. Then individuals began to ease again out into the world, and a quantity of high-profile accidents on Peloton gear precipitated demand for the machines to plummet. But Peloton remains to be at it, hoping that one of its new merchandise will lure individuals again to its model of status exercise tech. The newest is Peloton’s new rowing machine.
This week on Gadget Lab, WIRED’s outgoing govt editor of information Brian Barrett joins us one final time to speak about the new Peloton Row, and whether or not it may show to be a lifeboat for the sinking firm.
Brian recommends that you just subscribe to WIRED. Lauren recommends the fifth season of the podcast Fiasco, which is all about the AIDS disaster. Mike recommends Rachel Levin’s story in Bon Appetit known as “I Eat Meat. Why Was Killing My Own Food So Hard?”
Brian Barrett might be discovered on Twitter @brbarrett. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the major hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Solar Keys.
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