Recumbent Bikes Reviews and Recommendations

Recumbent bikes come in different sizes, designs, intended users, etc. and they come with different features.

When looking for a recumbent bike or any other similar exercise machine (treadmill, elliptical, rower etc.) it is of utmost importance to choose according to your own needs and preferences - what is good for others doesn't have to be good for You and vice versa.

Here is the list of our recumbent bikes reviews and recommendations, ordered according to the date added.

Vanswe RB002 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

vanswe rb002 mThe Vanswe RB002 Recumbent Exercise Bike has 16 levels of manual magnetic resistance and thus has an upper hand over most other similar models which typically have 8 levels of resistance.

Moreover, it’s a very affordable recumbent bike.

Published: December 19, 2020.

3G Cardio Elite RB Recumbent Bike Review

3g cardio elite rb mFeaturing a unique, yet sturdy, construction, the 3G Cardio Elite RB Recumbent Bike is a promising commercial recumbent bike. Although it doesn’t have online connectivity, it offers a lot of workout programs to motivate the user.

Unlike other similar bikes, the 3G Cardio Elite RB has its flywheel at its backside, under the seat. Its jack for the power cord is also at the rear. This light recumbent bike with an interesting design has plenty of features users would like to know.

Updated: November 19, 2020.

Velocity Exercise CHB-R2101 Magnetic Recumbent Bike Review

velocity chb r2101 mVelocity Exercise CHB-R2101 Magnetic Recumbent Bike is one of the most affordably priced recumbent exercise bikes in the market. But the tradeoff is that it has not many bells and whistles.

However, it meets all the basic requirements of a fitness enthusiast user, such as a computer that shows all the necessary workout metrics, hand pulse sensors to monitor heart rate and an adjustable seat to allow users of various heights to use it.

Updated: October 30, 2020.

Marcy ME-706 Regenerating Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

marcy me 706 mThe Marcy ME-706 Regenerating Recumbent Exercise Bike stands out from the crowd with its self-generating magnetic resistance system. This bike is the recumbent version of Marcy’s upright bike ME-702.

Released at the start of 2018, this bike has several upgrades over Marcy’s other recumbent bikes including more number of levels of magnetic resistance, preset workout programs along with two unique functions and workout metrics, and has soon earned a good reputation among health enthusiasts with its durable construction, smooth and vibration-free operation and ease of use for users in a wide range of heights, weights and fitness levels.

Published: 14.10.2020.

Stamina Elite Total Body Recumbent Bike Review

stamina elite total body recumbent bike mAs its name suggests, the Stamina Elite Total Body Recumbent Bike is designed to give an exercise not only for leg muscles like other recumbent bikes, but to arm and core muscles too.

Thus by using this bike, users can expect to get a full-body workout at home without having to get their joints impacted.

Published: October 10, 2020.

Marcy ME-1019R Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike with 8 Resistance Levels Review

marcy me1019r mThe Marcy ME-1019R Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike is an affordably priced, yet strong exercise machine that can meet the expectations of a health enthusiast to a great extent.

With its 8 levels of magnetic resistance, a console that tracks all major workout metrics and offers goal-setting function, and adjustable and comfortable seat assembly, it’s capable of helping one achieve their fitness goals.

Published: September 14, 2020.

JEEKEE Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

jeekee recumbent bike mAs such, a recumbent bike is considered an exercise machine that is easy to use but offers an effective performance. The JEEKEE Recumbent Exercise Bike also has these qualities and is designed for all adults, particularly seniors with its easy access and exit. Especially with the advent of coronavirus, when no one can go out and exercise, or it’s difficult to exercise with the mask on, this recumbent bike provides an effective exercise right in one’s home.

Published: September 1, 2020.

Weslo Pursuit G 3.1 Exercise Bike Review

weslo pursuit g 3 1 w200The Weslo Pursuit G 3.1 Exercise Bike is designed to help every health enthusiast burn maximum calories to achieve their goal. It has an adjustable and oversized seat to make users comfortable during a workout.

This recumbent bike is particularly created for home use.

Published: August 21, 2020.

Marcy Magnetic Recumbent Bike NS-716R Review

marcy ns 716r mThe Marcy Magnetic Recumbent NS-716R Bike has been designed to offer light to medium workout to users and does its job perfectly for an affordable price. Being a recumbent bike it never hurts users’ joints. But above that, it has a step-thru design which makes getting on and off from it very easy, can accommodate a wide range of leg lengths and an easy-to-use tension-adjustment knob that makes changing the resistance level a breeze.

All in all, the bike offers a remarkable level of workout without unnecessary stress, and along with being useful for normal healthy adults, it’s also particularly useful for seniors and users undergoing recovery from injury or illness.

Published: August 6, 2020.

Sunny Health & Fitness Magnetic Recumbent Bike SF-RB4417 Review

sunny sf rb4417 mSunny SF-RB4417 Magnetic Recumbent Bike by Sunny Health & Fitness has been there for quite some time and is still enjoying a good users’ response. It’s been designed as a basic and affordable training machine for light to moderate cardio training.

Published: July 30, 2020.

Schwinn MY16 230 Recumbent Bike Review

schwinn 230 recumbent bike mSchwinn brought the new, 2016 version of their Schwinn 230 model, named the Schwinn MY16 230. But it is only slightly upgraded than the older version in that its overall design and console are a bit different.

Schwinn MY16 230 is a heavy-duty recumbent bike having a construction that is quite similar to the commercial-grade models.

Updated: July 19, 2020.

Velocity CHB-RGK862R Exercise Dual Motion Recumbent Bike Review

velocity chb rgk862r mThe Velocity CHB-RGK862R Exercise Dual Motion Recumbent Bike is one of the rarest types of recumbent bikes that offers exercise for the upper body too.

Unlike an elliptical trainer, it offers users a proper seat and backrest to eliminate stress on back and knees, while providing upper and lower body exercise. Its owning company, CAP Barbell, is famous for stringent testing of their products to make sure they pass all the quality control standards.

Although their products are made in China, they are there in the market for 35+ years and have developed a great reputation. So, their CHB-RGK862R is expected to be a great exercise machine.

Published: July 10, 2020.

XTERRA Fitness FB350 Folding Exercise Bike Review

xterra fitness fb350 mThe XTERRA Fitness FB350 Folding Exercise Bike is a new upgrade by XTERRA over their very popular model FB150, with a redesigned seat assembly and a few other features.

It’s one of the most affordably priced upright bikes on the market today.

Published: June 17, 2020.

Body Rider 3-in-1 Trio-Trainer BRT3980

body rider brt3980 mExercisers around the world have widely accepted recumbent bikes, upright bikes and elliptical trainers as effective yet safe and comfortable exercise machines for cardiac health as well as overall health.

Therefore it’s not surprising that when a 3-in-1 elliptical, upright stationary and recumbent exercise bike named Body Rider 3-in-1 Trio-Trainer/Elliptical BRT3980 is launched, health enthusiasts are excited about it. This product offers the benefits of three types of exercise machines, and being a recumbent bike and elliptical trainer, is kind on users’ joints.

Published: June 8, 2020.

Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike Review

schwinn 270 mSchwinn 270 Recumbent Bike was actually launched in 2013 as an upgrade of Schwinn 230. However, it’s still considered to be one of the best recumbent bikes for home use.

There are many advanced features in Schwinn 270 as compared to Schwinn 230 such as Bluetooth connectivity, 29 preset workouts, 25 resistance levels, telemetry-enabled heart rate monitor with DualTrack backlit LCD and compatibility with RideSocial “mixed reality” exercise videos, for some rise in the price.

Updated: May 30, 2020.

Exerpeutic GOLD 975XBT Bluetooth Smart Technology Recumbent Exercise Bike with 21 Workout Programs Review

exerpeutic gold 975xbt mExerpeutic GOLD 975XBT Recumbent Exercise Bike has some features that are exceptional for its affordable price. It’s a strongly built exercise machine with a console having Bluetooth connectivity, an automatic resistance system, and striking maximum user weight capacity.

A health enthusiast can get most of what they want from this promising machine without spending a fortune.

Published: May 18, 2020.

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Magnetic Resistance and Pulse Sensor NS-908R

marcy ns 908r mGet yourself fit and toned with this quality Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with magnetic resistance and pulse sensor. Practice in your home and get the desired results quickly. With Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike you can build your muscles, burn fat, increase stamina, and strengthen your core with regular training. 

The bike has an ergonomic seat which you can easily adjust it to match your exact leg lengths. The LCD computer is easy to follow and it displays all valuable information such as distance, speed, time, calories, scan, and odometer. Made of heavy-duty steel, Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike is durable, reliable, and stable equipment for your home gym.

Published: May 9, 2020.

Exerpeutic 4000 Magnetic Recumbent Bike

exerpeutic 4000 mIf you are looking for a workout item with which you can do many more things besides just workout – look no further than Exerpeutic 4000 Magnetic Recumbent Bike. It comes with a nice smartphone/tablet holder, so you can watch your favorite TV show, movie, surf the internet, read a book, write an email, and even do some office work while exercising at the same time.

For those that do not know, Exerpeutic is a well-known, established brand in the field of production of home-use training equipment such as treadmills, recumbent bikes, upright bikes, ellipticals ...

Published: May 6, 2020.

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 Review

marcy me709 mMarcy ME-709 Recumbent Exercise Bike is a great machine for those who find it difficult to go to gym, early morning or after a hectic day. For an affordable price, the bike contains loads of features to make exercising comfortable and effective.

As such, riding a stationary bike has a number of benefits like increased muscle mass, improved blood circulation and improved bone density, not to mention that it’s a lot kinder on joints than other aerobic exercises.

Published: April 25, 2020.

EXERPEUTIC 900XL 300 lbs. Weight Capacity Recumbent Exercise Bike with Pulse Review

exerpeutic 900xl mIf users are looking for a budget recumbent exercise bike, the Exerpeutic 900XL Recumbent Bike is certainly a product they should consider.

While this product doesn’t have a lot of flashy features, but only a basic setup, it does have a user-friendly and durable design that enables users to step through it to get on and off, a weight limit of 300 lbs. that can accommodate heavier users, and while it weighs just 63 lbs. it has a low center of gravity and extended leg stabilizers for great stability even during the most intense exercises.

Published: April 15, 2020.

ProForm 235 CSX Exercise Bike Review

proform 235 csx mProForm 235 CSX Exercise Bike has some exceptional features. Firstly it’s one of ProForm’s most affordable recumbent bikes.

Plus, it has as many as 18 levels of magnetic resistance that are super quiet and 18 workout programs.

Published: April 15, 2020.

MagneTrainer-ER Mini Exercise Bike Arm and Leg Exerciser Review

magnetrainer er mini mMagneTrainer-ER Mini Exercise Bike Arm and Leg Exerciser allows those who don’t get time to exercise due to office work to take a sigh of relief because this exercise machine enables them to exercise simultaneously while doing their work.

This is basically an arm and leg exerciser and is capable of toning upper as well as lower body, and increase strength and flexibility. It can improve users’ range of motion and burn calories. It’s made with high-quality materials and can compete with commercial-grade exercise equipment.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR Folding Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

exerpeutic gold 525xlr mExerpeutic Gold 525XLR Folding Recumbent Exercise Bike has some outstanding features including a very strong construction, a very big seat and backrest for the best comfort and maximum user weight capacity of 400 lbs., everything at a low price.

It has been made with 27% more steel than Exerpeutic 400XL for an increased strength and better performance. Therefore it seems to be much more promising than many other recumbent bikes in the same price range.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Exerpeutic 400XL Folding Recumbent Bike Review

exerpeutic 400xl mUsually when a recumbent bike model comes for a low price, it’s found that it has compromised the quality of built and other factors. However, some models, like the Exerpeutic 400XL Folding Recumbent Bike by Paradigm Health & Wellness, which maintains their motto of offering something really high-quality at an affordable price.

The Exerpeutic 400XL has been created with simplicity and straightforwardness in mind, and designed to offer light to medium cardio workout. It doesn’t have too many attractive features, but does its job perfectly.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Sunny Health & Fitness Magnetic Folding Recumbent Exercise Bike SF-RB1117 Review

sunny sf rb1117 mSunny Health & Fitness SF-RB1117 Magnetic Folding Recumbent Bike is one of the most useful recumbent bikes on the market today.

While it’s a fusion of a recumbent bike and an upright bike, it has a small footprint and it can be even smaller when folded, offers a significant amount of resistance and is pretty comfortable to use. Plus, it’s one of the most affordably priced recumbent bikes.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Schwinn A20 Recumbent Bike Review

schwinn a40 mThe Schwinn A20 Recumbent Bike available in black and gray colors is one of the most low-priced recumbent bikes from Schwinn.

It’s primarily designed to be used in a reclined position during exercise and provides back support while being easy on knees and other joints.

 Published: April 15, 2020.

NordicTrack NTEX76016 Commercial VR21 Recumbent Bike Review

nordictrack ntex76016 vr21 mThe NordicTrack NTEX76016 Commercial VR21 Recumbent Bike is the most affordably priced model in NordicTrack’s recumbent bike series.

Still, it has some impressive bells and whistles including 25 digital resistance levels, 32 built-in workouts, iFit Coach compatibility and integrated tablet holder.

It also features a sturdy construction that minimizes unnecessary stress on joints and back, while still allowing a good workout.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Marcy Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike NS-40502R with 8 Resistance Levels Review

marcy ns 40502r mAlthough Marcy Magnetic Recumbent Exercise Bike NS-40502R doesn’t offer an eye-popping array of features, it does offer what it should, viz. a durable construction and a potential for the user to perform light to medium cardio exercises.

It’s actually the recumbent version of Marcy’s NS-40504U exercise bike and is a budget bike.

Published: April 15, 2020.

Exerpeutic 1000 Magnetic High Capacity Recumbent Exercise Bike for Seniors Review

exerpeutic 1000 mExerpeutic 1000 Magnetic High Capacity Recumbent Exercise Bike for Seniors by Paradigm Health and Wellness has been designed especially for seniors and for those who want an affordable exercise machine that can offer a smooth ride without any hitches and thus an enjoyable experience.

Although it doesn’t have many bells and whistles, it’s a solid workout machine, and serves its main purpose i.e. workout that is challenging enough for users of almost any size and shape. This is an upgrade of the Exerpeutic 900XL but looks much the same.

Published: April 15, 2020.

XTERRA SB2.5r Recumbent Bike Review

xterra sb2 5r mToday everyone wants to be fit and is in search of an exercise machine that can offer everything that is needed to help a person get a great workout. But many fitness seekers have to hold themselves back due to hefty prices of high-quality fitness machines. Fortunately for such people there are brands like XTERRA SB2.5r Recumbent Bike which are packed with features but are still reasonably priced.

The XTERRA SB2.5r Recumbent Bike is definitely something that can meet the exercise needs of most fitness enthusiasts looking for a great price-to-quality ratio.

Published: April 15, 2020.

PROGEAR 555LXT Magnetic Tension Recumbent Bike Review

progear 555lxt mPROGEAR 555LXT Magnetic Tension Recumbent Bike is definitely the right exercise machine for those who are looking for something affordable, not very complicated and offering whatever required for building fitness.

This recumbent bike has 14 levels of resistance unlike the 8 levels of resistance found commonly in the recumbent bikes. However, there is a tradeoff here in the form of not having pulse sensors. But the bike has other features that are impressive.

Published: April 15, 2020.

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