“Meanwhile, a heart rate monitor on my arm connects to a fan called the Headwind, which blows air based upon my simulated speed. How can I see my laptop from my bike? There’s a solution for that, too, with a rubber-topped telescoping desk that floats right over my handlebars. All in all, it’s about $5,000 in racing equipment that’s guaranteed to never move me an inch, the finest hamster wheel that money can buy.” FastCo: The Tour de France goes virtual, as e-cycling takes off during quarantine.

+ Outside: The Tour de France Goes Virtual. (I wonder if they’ll incorporate virtual blood doping…)