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Price $159.99 at Amazon$349.99 at Amazon$399 List$349 List$149.00 at Amazon
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Pros Comfortable recumbent position, affordable, lightweight for a recumbentGym-like workout quality, feature-packed, good display and controls, huge resistance rangeExcellent workout quality, huge resistance range, loads of features,Versatile, bike and desk in one, feature packed, folds for storageAffordable, folds for storage, simple no-frills design
Cons Basic: limited features, large footprint, limited resistance rangeModerately large footprint, heavier weightMore expensive, non-padded seat, heavy, large footprintHeavy, sub-par display and controls, may not fit taller usersLimited resistance range, basic display
Bottom Line This simple and affordable recumbent bike is best suited for light to moderate intensity exerciseA fully-featured, reasonably priced, upright exercise bike that provides an excellent workoutA high quality, reasonably priced, and fully-featured recumbent from a top brandThis desk bike hybrid is a convenient and versatile option for exercising and/or working at homeThis folding model is affordable, convenient, and best for light to moderate intensity exercise
Rating Categories Marcy Recumbent ME-709 Schwinn 130 Upright Bike Nautilus R614 Recumbent Exerpeutic Exerwork 2000i Fo... Exerpeutic Folding Magnetic...
Exercise Quality (30%)
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9
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7
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Comfort (20%)
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User Interface (20%)
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Features (20%)
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Setup Portability (10%)
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Specs Marcy Recumbent... Schwinn 130... Nautilus R614... Exerpeutic... Exerpeutic Folding...
Style Recumbent Upright Recumbent Desk Bike, Semi-Recumbent Upright/semi-recumbent
Resistance Settings 8 levels 20 levels 20 levels 24 levels 8 levels
Measured Weight 54.2 lbs 61.5 lbs 84.4 lbs 67 lbs 41 lbs
Measured Dimensions 58"- 46" L x 24.75" W x 38.5" H 42" L x 21.25" W x 56.75" H 64" L x 28" W x 49.5" H 43" L x 25" W x 50.5" H 33" L x 22" W x 46.5" H
Foldable No No No Yes Yes
Folded Dimensions n/a n/a n/a 30" L x 25" W x 61.5" H 20.5" L x 22" W x 55" H
Max. Weight Capacity 300 lbs 300 lbs 300 lbs 400 lbs 300 lbs
Recommended Height Range 27" to 37" inseam length (12 inches of measured height adjustment) not specified, 13 inches of seat height adjustment 13" range of seat adjustment 5'1" to 6'3" 5'3" to 6'1"
Resistance type Magnetic Magnetic Magnetic Magnetic Magnetic
Resistance Adjustment type Knob Buttons Buttons Buttons Knob
Preprogrammed Workouts No 22, (9 Profile, 8 Heart Rate Control, 2 Custom, 2 Fitness Test, 1 Quick Start) 22, (9 Profile, 8 Heart Rate Control, 2 Custom, 2 Fitness Test, 1 Quick Start) 24 courses No
User Profiles No Yes, 2 Yes, 2 No No
Heart Rate Sensor No Yes Yes No Yes
Digital Display LCD display: 3" W x 1.5" H DualTrack LCD screen, upper: 5" W x 3" H, lower: 5" W x 1" H DualTrack LCD screen, upper: 5" W x 3" H, lower: 5" W x 1" H LCD display: 2.25" W x 1.125" H LCD display: 3.3" W x 1.5" H
Display Information time, speed, distance, calories, odometer, and scan 2 screens, upper screen shows program display: resistance level and course for the program, intensity display, heart rate zone display, user display, achievement, and goal display (countdown), lower screen shows: speed, time, distance, resistance level, RPM, calories, and heart rate 2 screens, upper screen shows program display: resistance level and course for the program, intensity display, heart rate zone display, user display, achievement, and goal display (countdown), lower screen shows: speed, time, distance, resistance level, RPM, calories, and heart rate distance, calories burned, time, speed, odometer, resistance elevels, and scan distance, calories burned, time, speed, odometer, scan, and heart rate monitor
Other Features Recumbent handlebar, transport wheels, adjustable seat, digital display, pedals with safety straps bottle cage, device shelf, speakers, auxillary input, adjustable 3-speed fan, transport wheels, USB charge port, pedal straps, adjustable handlebar, levelers on rear feet, 13 position adjustable seat height (13") Water bottle holder, Devce Shelf, 3 speed fan, Speakers, USB charger, Auxillary cable pedals with safety straps, cell phone holder, transport wheels, folding for storage
Warranty Frame: 2 years Frame: 10 years, Parts: 2 years, Electronics: 1 year, Labor: 90 days Frame: 10 years, Parts: 2 years, Electronics: 1 year, Labor: 90 days 3 year limited Frame: 1 year, All other parts: 90 days
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