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Cyberbike for Wii on the way

Boot Camp feature for Tuesday, May 24, 2011

   The latest fitness video game, includes a full sized exercise bike.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.   A company called Big Ben Interactive is gearing up to release what it calls the Cyberbike for the Nintendo Wii.   VP Olivier Veyrac …

What it is, it’s a full size exercise bicycle that you plug into your Wii, that comes with a game, and you play the game by riding the bicycle.”

     Cyberbike has already won lots of fans in Europe.   Unlike other exercise bikes, the handle bar can turn for steering in games and it can be used as a controller for other games such as Mario Cart.   And…you do get a work out…

Of course, it’s an exercise game because you’re riding a full size exercise bicycle.  It also has a fitness mode, where you can put your weight, you can put your age.”

The Cyberbike is due to arrive next month.     Pricing is expected to be in the 200 dollar range.  You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

Categories: Consumer Electronics | Video Games