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NordicTrack GX 5.0 Recumbent Bike Review

NordicTrack GX 5.0 Recumbent Bike

The NordicTrack GX 5.0 Recumbent Bike is an upgrade over the earlier GX 4.5 model, with a larger console screen, more workout programs, and integrated cooling fan. But how does it compare to exercise bikes like the NordicTrack VR Pro, and does the GX 5.0 really represent the best value for money at this price point? In this review we’ll …

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NordicTrack VR Pro Commercial Recumbent Bike Review

NordicTrack Commercial VR Pro Bike

The NordicTrack VR Pro Recumbent Bike features a larger flywheel, more resistance levels, and a wider choice of workouts than their GX 4.5 and GX 5.0 designs. But how does it compare with other recumbent bikes at this price range in terms of entertainment features, workout programs, and warranty coverage? In this review we’ll be taking a closer look at …

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Nautilus R616 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Nautilus R616 Recumbent Bike

The Nautilus R616 Recumbent Exercise Bike was released in fall 2014 as the top-of-the-line model in a collection that also includes the highly rated R614. But is the difference in price justified, or do you get better value for money with the lower priced design? This is just one of the questions we felt it was important to answer in …

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Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike Review

Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike

The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike is the lower priced version of the R616, but still offers a wide variety of workout programs and the option to sync your workout data. In this review we take a closer look at how it compares to well established bestsellers in this price category, such as the Schwinn 230 and Schwinn 270. We’ll also …

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ProForm 440 ES Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

ProForm 440ES Recumbent Exercise Bike

The ProForm 440 ES Recumbent Bike joins the 740 ES model in forming their 2015 collection, with more than 30 workout apps and iFit compatibility. But how does it compare to other recumbent bikes in the same price category, and would you actually be getting better value for money with the 740 ES? In this review we’ll be answering these …

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Diamondback 910SR Fitness Recumbent Bike Review

Diamondback 910SR Fitness Recumbent Bike

The Diamondback 910SR Recumbent Bike was recently rated the top model under $1000 in our recent buying guide, but what are the features setting it apart from the competition? In this review we’ll be taking an in-depth look at the overall design features, together with the console functions, feedback metrics, workout programs, and customer reviews to help you decide if …

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Sole Fitness LCR Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Sole Fitness LCR Light Commercial Recumbent

The Sole Fitness LCR is the recumbent version of their popular LCB upright bike design, with a 30 lb flywheel and ECB resistance system creating quiet yet challenging workouts. In this review we take a closer look at the design features that make this bike stand out, as well as the display console functions, workout programs, fitness test. We’ll also …

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Best Recumbent Bike Reviews and Comparisons 2017

Recumbent Exercise Bike Guide

Why buy a recumbent exercise bike? Although there are hundreds of different exercise bikes now available, they can generally be grouped into three main categories of upright bike, recumbent bike, and spin bike. But why should you consider buying any of these for home workouts, and what makes a recumbent bike so unique? Firstly, having an indoor exercise bike allows …

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Precor RBK 815 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Precor RBK 815 Recumbent Exercise Bike

The Precor RBK 815 Recumbent Bike features in the company’s Experience Series 810 Line, alongside the UBK 815, EFX 815, and AMT 813 amongst others. Being the earliest recumbent model in the Experience Series and the next bike up from the RBK 615 of the Assurance Series, means that you can enjoy many of the unique design features of the …

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Precor RBK 615 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Precor RBK 615 Recumbent Exercise Bike

Despite the differences in price, the Precor RBK 615 Recumbent Bike from the Assurance Series offers many of the same high quality features as the later RBK 835 model from the Experience series. This includes the low profile step-through design, low level of maintenance, and a ventilated seat back for a cool, cushioned cycling workout. It’s these design features, workout …

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Precor RBK 835 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Precor RBK 835 Recumbent Exercise Bike

The Precor RBK 835 Recumbent bike is the top-of-the-line design included in their Experience series, and features alongside the company’s top models of EFX crosstrainer, AMT, UBK upright bike, treadmill, and climber. In this review we take a closer look at the ergonomic design features, transport options, assembly process, warranty coverage, workout programs, and the P30 console to help you …

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Precor RBK Recumbent Exercise Bike Collection

Precor RBK Recumbent Exercise Bikes

About the Precor RBK Recumbent Bikes As the recumbent version of Precor’s UBK upright bike collection, the RBK 835, 815, and 615 models have each been designed with the same attention to detail and ergonomic features, but with a reduced impact on your joints. The Knee Over Pedal Spindle (K.O.P.S.) geometry that we saw on the UBK bikes has been …

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LiveStrong LS6.0R Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

LiveStrong LS6.0 R Recumbent Bike

The LiveStrong LS6.0R Recumbent Bike has been designed to offer a quick, convenient, and low impact way to workout at home, which also provides some much needed lumbar support. In this review we take a look at the overall design – including the upgraded features, customer reviews, ease of assembly, and the LiveTrack Fitness Journal System to help you decide …

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Marcy ME709 Recumbent Mag Cycle Bike Review

Marcy ME709 Recumbent Mag Cycle

With a compact frame design and weight limit that equals that of the Exerpeutic 900XL, the Marcy ME709 Recumbent Mag Cycle is quickly building up its own equally impressive collection of customer reviews. This review takes a closer look at its design features, as well as making some comparisons with the similarly priced Phoenix 99608 in an effort to find …

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Phoenix 99608 Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike

Phoenix 99608 Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike

The Phoenix 99608 Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike has been designed to offer as many high quality features as possible for an entry level price. But with competition from the two bestselling Exerpeutic recumbents that are also in the same price category, is this really a better option? This is one of the questions that our review attempts to answer, by …

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