Flywheel admits its streaming bikes copied Peloton’s technology

Peloton and Flywheel have agreed to settle their legal disputes over claims that Flywheel copied Peloton’s patented technology, according to a Texas court filing dated February 3rd.

The case launched back in September 2018 when Peloton argued that Flywheel’s version of the at-home stationary bike that streams on-demand classes infringes on its patented technology, down to the way workout metrics are displayed and can be used to compete against other live riders in the class. (This format is known as a leaderboard on Peloton’s version.)

In the case, Peloton also claimed a Flywheel investor had misrepresented himself to Peloton CEO John Foley at a private…

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