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Best Rated Recumbent Exercise Bikes | Comparison & Reviews (2015-2016)

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Best Rated Recumbent Exercise Bikes * Comparison & Reviews (2015-2016) – This is a roundup of the best rated recumbent exercise bikes for Home use. A recumbent bike gives you back support and allows you to pedal in a seated position. Recumbent bikes are easier to get into than upright bikes. Exercise bikes provide an excellent form of aerobic exercise at home that you can do no matter what the weather is outside. Exercise bikes are easier on your joints with less impact than other forms of cardio exercise, such as running. You can compare each recumbent exercise bike below by features such as workout programs, reviews, maximum weight capacity, price, and other features. A glossary of terms is available at the bottom of this page.

Best Rated Recumbent Exercise Bikes (2015-2016)
( Recumbent Exercise Bikes $500 and under – Comparison & Reviews)

Nautilus R614
Recumbent
Exercise Bike
Schwinn 230
Recumbent
Exercise Bike
Schwinn 270
Recumbent
Exercise Bike
Exerpeutic 900XL
Recumbent
Exercise Bike
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Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
20 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
22 Workout Programs
LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
10 yr. frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
3 Speed Fan
USB Charging Port
2 integrated levelers
Water Bottle Holder
64″L x 28″W x 50″H
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
20 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
22 Workout Programs
LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
10 yr. frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
3 Speed Fan
USB Charging Port
2 integrated levelers
Water Bottle Holder
64″L x 28″W x 50″H
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
25 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
29 Workout Programs
Backlit LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
10 yr. frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
3 Speed Fan
USB Charging Port
2 integrated levelers
Water Bottle Holder
64″L x 28″W x 50″H
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
8 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
1 Workout Program
LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
3 yr. frame warranty
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54″L x 22″W by 34″H


Best Rated Recumbent Exercise Bikes (2015-2016)
( Higher End Exercise Bikes over $500 – Comparison & Reviews)

Sole Fitness LCR Light Commercial Recumbent Exercise Bike Sole Fitness R92 Recumbent Exercise Bike Diamondback 510SR Fitness Recumbent Bike Nautilus R616 Recumbent Exercise Bike


Sole LCR
Recumbent Bike
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Sole R92
Recumbent Bike
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Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
40 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
10 Workout Programs
Backlit LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 350 lbs.
lifetime frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
Cooling Fan
30 lb. Flywheel
Water Bottle Holder
57″L x 30″W x 50″H
Light Commercial
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
20 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
10 Workout Programs
Backlit LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
lifetime frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
Cooling Fan
26 lb. Flywheel
Water Bottle Holder
57″L x 30″W x 50″H
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
16 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
20 Workout Programs
Backlit LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
lifetime frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
Cooling Fan
14 lb. Flywheel
Water Bottle Holder
64″L x 23″W x 50″H
Recumbent Bike
Magnetic Resistance
25 Resistance Levels
Grip Heart Monitor
29 Workout Programs
Backlit LCD Display
Maximum User Weight: 300 lbs.
10 yr. frame warranty
Built-in Speakers
3 Speed Fan
USB Charging Port
2 integrated levelers
Water Bottle Holder
64″L x 27″W x 50″H


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Glossary of Terms

Maximum User Weight = Each recumbent exercise bike, depending on its construction has a maximum user weight limit. More expensive bikes generally can handle more weight. So if the limit is 300 lbs, and you are over 300 lbs., you should not buy this exercise bike, but look for one with a higher weight limit. If you weigh substantially less than the weight limit, this will put less strain on the machine and parts.
Magnetic Brake Resistance = Most Exercise Bikes use magnetic resistance which offers resistance through magnetic fields. One type of magnetic resistance is ECB (described below). Magnetic resistance is more maintainance free than those older technologies that relied on friction pads and belts. Magnetic resistance braking is smoother to use is quieter than other types of resistance mechanisms.
ECB Resistance = ECB Resistance is a high quality form of magnetic brake resistance, the best type. ECB = eddy current brake.
Magnetic Resistance Levels = You can adjust the level of magnetic resistance to adjust the intensity of your workout. The more levels of resistance, the more choices you have in how hard a workout that you can select for your Recumbent Bike.
Heart Monitor = Most exercise bikes have a heart grip monitor which allows you to monitor your heart rate to meet heart rate goals for cardiovascular fitness. Grip monitors are built into the handlebars.
Workout Programs = Almost all recumbent exercise bikes have a small computer and display where you can run multiple workout programs that vary the resistance.
LED/LCD Display = The exercise bike will have a display to give you information (such as time, calorie burn, distance). They can be either LED lit, or use an LCD screen. Many bikes have LCD screens that are not backlit, as many run on batteries. If its says “BACKLIT LCD”, then it has a backlight illuminating the screen. LED displays are also illuminated screens.
Built-in Fan = Some exercise bikes have a built-in fan to cool you off during your workout.
Built-in Speakers = Some exercise bikes have built-in speakers, so you can plug in your ipod or other mp3 player and listen to music without having to wear earphones which could get tangled during your workout.
Flywheel Weight = The flywheel gives the exercise bike stability and smoothness while riding. The heavier the flywheel, the better. Some of the cheaper exercise bikes do not publish their flywheel weight.


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