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The startup that wants you to wear a VR headset while you work out just raised $5.5 million

Would you wear a virtual reality headset while riding a bike? The answer is no, hopefully, but what about a stationary bike? One Cambridge-based fitness startup, VirZoom, is hoping virtual reality can be the next key to a new fitness craze. Fitness companies like Peloton have raised massive amounts of cash to build techie fitness empires, and while Peloton (which has raised more than $444M
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