$18,000 ‘Flushable Jacuzzi’ Bike, Made in USA

You pedal immersed in warm water. Jets spray your legs and your rear end as you ride. A digital display counts off the miles. When you’re done, the unit flushes, discarding your sweaty workout water down the drain.

An invention that apparently flew in from outer space (as per the video), the Fit Bike, says the company, “combines the effects of biking, water resistance, & jets to improve results 10 times faster than an average bike.”

$18, 770. Made in Florida. Seriously, watch this video. Or see it in person if you’re heading to Interbike, where the Fit Wet will be on display at the Health + Fitness Business Expo next door to the main hall with the real bikes inside. —Stephen Regenold

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Stephen Regenold is Founder and Editor-In-Chief of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for nearly two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of four small kids, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.