Amazon’s first foray into connected fitness is a $500 smart bike made by Echelon that only Prime subscribers can buy

  • Amazon and Echelon’s “Prime Bike” is now available on the e-commerce giant’s website.
  • The Echelon Ex-Prime Smart Connect Bike, only available to Amazon Prime members, lacks some of the extra features of Echelon’s other products, which has kept the price low, the companies said.
  • This is Amazon’s first-ever connected fitness product. It initiated the partnership, fitness company Echelon said.
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Smart exercise company Echelon has teamed with Amazon for a $US500spin bike that only Prime subscribers can buy.

The Echelon Ex-Prime Smart Connect Bike, unveiled Tuesday, allows users to join virtual exercise classes and connect with personal trainers remotely.

The bike, dubbed the “Prime Bike,” has similar hardware to Echelon’s other bikes but cuts out features such as a dumbbell holder, allowing the company to keep the price under $US500.

But the bike comes with new features that other models don’t include, such as

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