Track Your Spins

Our new riders on VZfit Play and Explorer this past week have completed over 92,000 Spins! A Spin is considered one full pedal rotation. Measuring spins gives us a more accurate and useful measure of your workout, comparable to how Fitbit measures steps. That’s the equivalent of 255 miles at an average touring resistance on flat ground (10 mph @ 60 rpm), but Spins is a better measure of your…

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Attaching the Sensor Kit

The VZfit Sensor Kit starts shipping on Monday, so here are our tips on attaching the Speed Sensor and Action Button to your bike. SPEED SENSOR The Sensor measures rotation of your pedal crank, and can be mounted to the inside or outside of either crank arm. The inside is preferable if there’s enough space between the bike body and crank, to lessen the chance of moving it with your…

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What Bike Do You Like?

One of the great things about the VZfit Sensor Kit with Oculus Go is that it adapts to any stationary bike. This allows users to choose a bike that fits their comfort level and budget. There’s a wide variety of stationary bikes on the market, but here are a few options: Folding Upright Bikes Folding bikes are the perfect match for anyone tight on space and on a budget. They…

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Ride the World with VZfit Explorer

Exercising outside is great when you have year round access to nice weather, beautiful scenery, and safe riding conditions. However, most of us aren’t that lucky. With that in mind, we have come up with a way to ride anywhere in the world from the comfort of your home stationary bike: VZfit Explorer, coming soon for the VZfit Sensor Kit on Oculus Go & Quest. Using data from Google StreetView you…

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VZfit for Oculus Go & Quest, Now Available!

Since we announced VZfit, we’ve been looking for ways to bring it to home fitness customers, and have seen your requests for the sensor and support for the Oculus Go. We agree that the Oculus Go & Quest are terrific and affordable personal VR platforms, and are excited to announce that our games will run on them with the VZfit Sensor Kit, along with a great new application! The VZfit…

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Virtual Reality That Moves You

At VirZOOM we make exercise games that move you around in VR from your pedaling and leaning on a bike. Solving VR motion comfort has been our top goal, so anyone in a gym can step up and feel exhilarated by VR rather than the opposite. It’s why our tagline is “Virtual Reality That Moves You!” THE PROBLEM Virtual reality is experienced through a headset which draws two images of…

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New 360 Video!

We’ve found that describing VZfit to other people is a bit difficult. Saying “Listen, you control a totally sweet Pegasus with a bike!!” sometimes leaves people a bit confused. So, we here at VirZOOM put our heads together to come up with a better way to convey our excitement to others. After a few ideas that were quickly scrapped (having people ride bikes down the street dressed as cowboys, or…

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Introducing VZfit

UPDATE: VZfit is now available to home users on Oculus Go & Quest! It’s been a while since our last post, and the reason is VirZOOM has dedicated ourselves to a new platform called VZfit.  We truly appreciate all the people that bought our VZ Bike and VirZOOM Arcade games for the VR systems they owned.  But it was necessary for us to grow in a different direction, for people…

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Cycle the Coastline in Cali Rally

Cali Rally bridge

Check out our latest VirZOOM Arcade update for a new cycling route: Cali Rally! This winding road takes you through the hills and along the beaches for a more intense VR workout than the gentle country ride of Le Tour. The update is already live on Steam and at fitness centers with VirZOOM-ready Life Fitness bikes, with PlayStation and Microsoft Store builds submitted for approval. One of the most frequent requests…

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