Dad Tells Daughter Not to Buy 'Preposterous' Peloton Bike in Viral Email — and Wins the Internet.

Dad Tells Daughter Not to Buy 'Preposterous' Peloton Bike in Viral Email — and Wins the Internet
In his email, Clare O'Connor's dad compared buying a Peloton bike to the likes of purchasing "cocaine" One Brooklyn resident’s dad has some strong opinions about the latest at-home fitness trend. Clare O’Connor — who has taken classes at Peloton’s New York City studio and has friends who love them …One Brooklyn resident’s dad has some strong opinions about the latest at-home fitness trend. Clare O’Connor — who has taken classes at Peloton’s New York City studio and has friends who love the company’s stationary bikes — was contemplating buying one of the exercise machines and decided to tell her mom about the idea, Buzzfeed News reported. While her mom was onboard, her dad had a quite different opinion about her impending purchase (Peloton’s basic bike package starts at $2,245). Shortly after O’Connor told her mom about wanting to buy the bike earlier this month, she received a strongly worded email from her dad, pleading with her to not “waste” her money.