IMHO, riding the Peloton is better than nothing, but no...it doesn't simulate live road biking much. Your weight, terrain, shock, weather conditions, etc... aren't really factors on the Peloton (or any stationary bike for that matter).
Howdy, to answer your question, yes I do use the peloton to train for my biking. I don’t always have enough time to get in a regular ride, so the peloton helps me to use my time the best that I can. I set the peloton up as close to my bike settings as possible. Do I feel like using the peloton makes me a better rider? No. It just helps to keep my legs and muscles in the same muscle memory. Always, the best cycling training is to be on the bike itself. The peloton is just a way to keep as close to being on the bike when I can’t.View attachment 302
Does anyone on here use their Peloton to help them train for bike races, marathons, etc? If so, do you find that it helps you become a better rider when you go out on public roads? Or do you prefer training on your actual bike?