Guide to the best Under $200 Exercise bikes and Ellipticals [year]Its coming up to the busy New Year time again [year] is round the corner. And the usual resolution is to get into shape, and we mean it this year don’t we?
If cost is an issue, and you don’t fancy being tied into an expensive gym membership then maybe an affordable home solution might be the answer. Think about it:
- One off cost
- Stay at home
- no sweating in front of strangers
- save on fuel
In this guide we are going to look at some of the best options you can buy for less than a couple of months gym membership. All these bikes will get you fit and last. For a complete guide to our under $200 exercise bikes click here
We have five great choices for under $200 Exercise Bikes, they fall into two groups: Recumbent and Upright. Recumbent bikes are great if you find upright bikes a little to uncomfortable, or if you have health issues. They do take up a bit more space and can cost slighly more than their upright equivielent.
The differences are explained in my guide here.
Your best choice for an upright Stationary bike for less than $200
The resistance comes from a felt pad that presses against the flywheel. This is a far more intense workout than the magnetic resistance systems, common at this price. For a great value workout the Sunny Indoor Cycling Bike is our choice!
Best Recumbent Bicycles under $200
If you prefer a more laid back approach to your exercise then a recumbent might be a better option. As you are lying back there is less pressure on your back and you joints.
With a larger adjustable seat and clear console, its easy to mount up the hours of cycling with this bike. The near silent drive makes it a great choice for watching TV or catching up on some reading.
Its no wonder that this is one of the top selling bikes on Amazon!