(Pocket-lint) - Peloton is hoping you'll springiness the Peloton Tread a 2nd chance.
Last May, Peloton voluntarily recalled its treadmill products, the Peloton Tread and Peloton Tread+, owed to reports of aggregate injuries and astatine slightest 1 death. At the time, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said it had received 72 reports of big users, children, pets, oregon objects being "pulled nether the rear of the treadmill". That fig included reports of injuries to children, specified arsenic second- and third-degree abrasions, breached bones, and lacerations.
You tin larn much astir the recall here.
Anyway, a redesigned mentation of the $2,495 Peloton Tread is acceptable to spell connected merchantability crossed the US, Canada, and the UK starting 30 August 2021. The caller Tread volition yet besides motorboat successful Germany for €2,495. Peloton is announcing 3 caller German moving instructors, too, who volition beryllium disposable successful the country.
Instead of sporting a 32-inch screen, this Tread is cheaper and comes with a 23.8-inch HD touchscreen packing built-in speakers. It besides has a smaller footprint, coming successful astatine 68 inches by 33 inches wide. It has a much accepted belt, too, alternatively than the slatted plan from the archetypal version. While the May callback of Tread offered repairs for the units that shipped earlier this year, the caller exemplary comes with each those issues already addressed, of course.
Peloton is besides highlighting information features, specified arsenic the Tread Lock passcode needed to unlock the loop earlier a workout, information key, and easy-to-reach buttons.
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 25 August 2021.