Bike Maker Peloton Claims Flywheel Copied Its Technology

Peloton Interactive Inc., the maker of popular at-home fitness bikes, is suing Flywheel Sports Inc. for allegedly stealing the technology that pipes cycling classes into users’ homes, the latest sign in the intensifying competition for boutique fitness systems.

Peloton claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Marshall, Texas, that Flywheel, known for its brick-and-mortar studio classes, created a copycat of Peloton’s bike using the company’s proprietary patents. The FLY Anywhere bike, Peloton claims, uses…

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