Let's ignore that ad for a Peloton smart bike for the moment. The whole thought behind the smart bike is exercise equipment that connects you virtually to spin classes, which is a lot better than mindlessly spinning on an exercise bike in your basement.
But there are alternatives. Personally, I have a setup that works similar to a Peloton, but uses my own bike, along with a subscription to a library of videos named things like "Do As You're Told" or "Hell Hath No Fury" rather than an energetic leader in a distant location.
Now Fisher Price has something for the toddler set, and priced thousands of dollars less than a Peloton. The interactive, blue tooth enabled plastic and steel Think & Learn Smart Cycle (retail price $124) focuses on games more suited for the tricycle set, such as finding letters and numbers while cycling past dinosaurs.
As D.C. Rainmaker notes in his in-depth review, which mimics the full-length reviews he does on all smart bikes and trainers — but this time features his own daughters' reactions: "For comparison, Wahoo merely has an Android and iOS app that simply records your power output. Or, Fisher Price says: 'Aww, How cute — your app records numbers! Our app teaches you numbers across half a dozen platforms with graphics that somehow rival Zwift.'"