The Proform 290 SPX Indoor Cycle Trainer is a well executed spinning cycle, combining an entry level price with enough bike for some serious training.
Seat and handlebars are padded for comfort and can be adjusted for optimum position and fit. With a chain drive, the ride on the Proform 290SPX is both quiet and smooth.
Pedals are equipped with cages to keep feet in place and either pedal can be flipped up for advanced one leg training.
Water bottle holder makes long training sessions more enjoyable. Maximum user weight of only 250 lbs is a bit limiting.
The ProForm 290 SPX is covered by a 5 year warranty on the frame and 90 days on parts and labor.
The Proform 290 SPX Indoor Cycle Trainer is priced well below comparable models especially when sales priced and offers serious value.
Nautilus U514 Upright Exercise Bike
The Nautilus U514 Upright Exercise Bike is a well built machine, centered around a 20 lb flywheel.
Pedals are large and both the console and the seat can be adjusted for best fit. Maximum user weight is 300 lbs.
The Blue backlit LCD display is easy to read and controls 20 total programs, 16 resistance levels as well as 2 different user profiles, very valuable with multiple users.
Heart rate is measured 2 ways, by using the sensor grips or by using a heart rate monitor which is included. Choose from 4 heart rate programs.
Nice extras to help pass the time are a water bottle holder, fan and reading rack.
Warranty is good, 10 years on the frame, 2 years on parts, 1 year on electronics, 6 months on wear parts and 6 months on labor.
@Give the Nautilus U514 Upright serious consideration if you want a quality upright exercise bike with lots of extras at a very reasonable price.
Motus USA M-Racing
The M-Racing Fusion by Motus is not your typical exercise bike, but is designed for serious cyclists and road bikers.
It features a rear wheel drive system that is guaranteed to extend the life of the heavy, 44 lb flywheel, since front drive system corrode due to perspiration.
The frame is heavy duty and incorporates an anti rust coating as well as a plastic protective coating over that.The drive system has a Kevlar belt and wheel and crank system.The seat and handlebars are both fully adjustable and the bike can support an impressive 300 lbs.The M-Racing Fusion indoor exercise bike has an on board computer that shows real time data.The handlebars are covered with a non slip material and incorporate heart monitors.Elbow pads make it possible to ride in aero position. Tension is easily adjusted on the bike by a switch on the frame and the user can choose up to 8 different levels.The Motus M-Racing Fusion has dual sided aluminum pedals with toe clips and SPD clips, water bottle holders and a dual braking system.There are also transport wheels so that you can easily relocate the bike.Motus offers a five year warranty on the frame and six months on all wearable parts.Motus offers a five year warranty on the frame and six months on all wearable parts.If you need to stay in serious bike shape between outdoor seasons, the Motus M-Racing indoor exercise bike is worth considering.