Sole F85 Folding Home Treadmill Review (2015-2016 Model)
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**New for 2016** The top of the line Sole F85 Folding Treadmill provides commercial-grade fitness at home. The Sole brand of treadmills has been used in commercial sites, such as hotels (Hilton), which says something about its durability. The new heavy duty Sole F85 provides all of the latest features along with a very sturdy, well made treadmill with exceptional professional and consumer reviews. Features include a strong 4.0 horsepower (hp) motor (continuous duty) , which can reach speeds up to 12 miles per hour (in increments of 0.5 mph), and supports a user weight up to 400 pounds. An all-steel zinc-coated balanced flywheel, creates a secure, quiet, vibration-free running/walking surface. The treadmill can incline between 0 (flat) to a 15 percent grade. You can easily store the Sole F85 as it folds up. The exclusive Easy Assist allows you to release the deck, step back, and watch the deck unfold itself. The running deck is a huge 22″ x 60″ area for running, jogging or walking. This treadmill is even suitable for taller and heavier users.
Sole F85 Treadmill Features: Other features include the Cushion Flex shock-absorption system (provides shock absorption and support to reduce the impact on your feet, ankles, knees and hips). Integrated Stereo Speakers sound system for listening to your iPod or MP3 player while you exercise. Pulse grip heart rate monitoring and wireless chest strap monitoring. Heart rate programs, and Workout Fans (keeps you cool during your workout). The upgraded larger 10.1-inch LCD display includes windows for speed, incline, time, distance traveled, calories, pulse, and pace. You can use the six automatic programs, two customizable programs, or use the two heart rate target programs. This is the most powerful and sturdy folding treadmill from Sole and a bestseller. For 2016, Sole has added Bluetooth, which can send your treadmill data to a Sole App on your smart phone or tablet.
Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 400 pounds.
Treadmill Warranty: Frame, motor, and deck: Lifetime; Electronics: Five years; Labor: Two years
Unfolded Dimensions: 35 by 58 by 80 inches (280 lbs.)
Smart-Review Commentary: The Sole F85 model treadmill is Sole’s most powerful folding treadmill to date. It is heavy duty with a very large running deck. Suitable for even taller runners and those that weigh under 400 pounds. Sole treadmills are built for commercial long-term use in hotels. Based on this and past F85 models, the reviews on both a professional and consumer level were outstanding. The treadmill is suitable for walking, running, and jogging. It is loaded with convenience features, and comfort features (cooling fans, stereo speakers, and armrest speed/incline controls). Since it folds up, it is ideal for areas where you can’t leave the treadmill open at all times. The F85 has an upgraded 9.5-inch LCD backlit screen for easier viewing of your progress. The treadmill has a 4.0 continuous duty motor which means it won’t be straining to keep up with you. (Straining motors burn out quicker). This model has a very good warranty as well (lifetime on motor). For 2016, Sole has added bluetooth capability and a Sole App for your smartphone or tablet. This is our best treadmill under $2,000. The Sole F85 is our best Smart-Review Top Pick for heavy duty treadmills for 2015-2016.
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