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Exercise Bikes By Price

Here we will look at the newest and best exercise bikes and recumbent bikes on the market. Each bike will be examined in full and we hope to guide you to your next perfect bike.  To see the difference between an upright bike and a recumbent click here.

Each review will take you through the main features of the bike, any issues we have found with it and also show the best price.

To start with just select your budget. The prices start from under $300, these are basic models, but don’t let that put you off. You can still work up a sweat with these, and lose a lot of weight!

Entry Level: Under $300 Exercise Bike Reviews

These are ranked in order of overall score the best of the bunch is the MagneTrainer -ER

4.6 – MagneTrainer-ER
4.5 – Exerpeutic Folding Magnetic Upright Bike with Pulse
4.5 – Exerpeutic 900XL Recumbent Exercise Bike
4.4 – Exerpeutic 400XL Recumbent Exercise Bike
4.4 – Total Gym Cyclo Trainer
4.2 – Sunny Health & Fitness Pro Indoor Cycling Bike
4.2 – Sunny SF-B1110
4.1 – Stamina 5325
4.1 – Schwinn AD2
4.0 – Schwinn 130
4.0 – LifeSpan Fitness S1
4.0 – Sunny SF-B1001
4.0 – Stamina 1300
4.0 – Body Champ BF700
3.9 – ProForm 280 CSX
3.7 – Proform 215 CSX
3.7 – Body Champ BRM3671
3.6 – Schwinn A10
3.5 – Schwinn 150

Best Under $600 bikes:

The next step up takes us to $300 – $599 bikes.

Here you can see considerable improvements to the build quality and components. These are not quite commercial grade machines but you will find them considerably more comfortable and durable than the entry level versions. There are some great bikes in this range including the near flawless Schwinn Airdyne:

5.0 – Reebok Trainer RX 4.0 Exercise Bike
4.5 –Schwinn AD6 Airdyne
4.5 – Exerpeutic LX9 Exercise Bike
4.4 – Spinner Fit
4.3 – Livestrong LS5.0U
4.3 – Horizon Fitness RC-30 Recumbent Bike
4.2 – Phoenix 98623
4.1 – Nautilus U616
4.1 – Marcy AIR 1
4.0 – Bladez Fitness Jet GS
4.0 – Horizon Fitness M4
4.0 – Fitness Master X Series
4.0 – LifeSpan Fitness S2
4.0 – Golds Gym 290C Exercise Bike
3.8 – Velocity Fitness Indoor Cycle w/ 40 lb Flywheel
3.7 – ProForm 290
3.7 – Stamina CPS 9190

The best over $600 bikes

Looking to spend a little more? Over $600 you are into the territory of commercial grade Exercise bikes, these are high quality machines with top grade parts and build quality. Expect these to last for years and give great service day in day out. They should all run quietly, smoothly and be extremely comfortable.
5.0 – Schwinn AC Performance Plus Indoor Cycle Review
5.0 – Spinner Edge Review
4.8 – Lemond Revmaster
4.4 – Sole Fitness B94 Review
4.6 – Sole SB700 Review
4.0 – MultiSport 420 Exercise Bike Review

Best over $1000 Exercise Bikes

If you want the strongest possible bike the Spinner Blade is amazingly strong.

5.0 – Keiser M3
4.5 – Spinner Blade
As the best looking spin Bike the Keiser M3 takes some beating as the best looking spin bike.

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