Kisha Anderer, 42, a stay-at-home mom in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn, intends to get $1,500 or $1,600 for her Peloton bike, however admitted, “I wish I would have offered it over the pandemic,” when the bikes were as tough to discover as toilet paper.Ms.
Anderer received her bike as a birthday gift from her hubby in 2017, and estimates she utilized it 8 to 20 times a month in the beginning. But after an unassociated neck injury 2 years earlier, it has actually just jumbled up her television space.
“My spouse is on me– he asks me on a monthly basis, are we eliminating this thing or not?” Ms. Anderer said. “I’m simply dragging my feet because it seems like a cumbersome thing to do. It’s a heavy piece of equipment. It would take a male with a van and three people to get this thing out of my home.”
One striking aspect of the pre-owned ads is how many bikes are described as “like new” or “barely used”– a sales technique, perhaps, but maybe not. Jeffery Rum, 42, who resides in Potomac, Md., and owns a marketing firm, stated he has utilized his Peloton “less than 30” times since buying it in 2019. He listed it on Facebook Market for $1,200 (mat included).
“The Peloton was going to complement the workouts I was doing during the week,” with his trainer, Mr. Rum added. Rather, the bike settled in his office, so he needed to take a look at it everyday, sitting there as a nonfunctioning object. “It definitely became a sculpture,” Mr. Rum stated with a laugh.Mr.
Rum said he has actually had a number of “nibbles” from purchasers using as little as $750 and $900. He’s not ready to sell at that cost yet.