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Exercise Bikes

Exercise Bike is also known as stationary bicycle, exercise bicycle or exercycle. This is a special-purpose fitness machine similar like a bicycle without true wheels. Exercise Bikes, a cardiovascular fitness equipment generally have a saddle, pedals, and some form of handlebars. This equipment helps you to burn your extra calories and also offers the enjoyment of cycling inside your home. Exercise Bikes are very useful for enthusiastic cyclist in all weather conditions.

Exercise bikes are good cardio equipments that is equal to running in open area and improves the metabolism and improves heart muscles. They comes in two forms which mainly differs in their inclinations. User can adjust its difficulty by setting its resistant level for better results. Today these bikes are an integral part for aerobic exercises.

Types of Exercise Bikes

  • Upright Exercise Bikes
  • Recumbent Exercise Bike

Exercise Bikes Advantages and Disadvantages

Exercise Bike Advantages

  • Beneficial for cyclist for trainer for cycling events.
  • Increases stamina
  • Can calculate calories burned, distance covered, heart pulses
  • Offers Great Cardiovascular Exercise

Disadvantages of Exercise Bikes

  • Doesn’t offer psychological satisfaction
  • Indoor exercise causes less memory consumption than in free air

Problems of a Stationary Exercise Bike

With due course of time, a running exercise bike may undergo many technical issues, which can be either minor or major. User must have the little knowledge about the issues an exercise bike may undergo. Read More



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Scott Zimmerman
Scott Zimmerman
August 24, 2021 7:39 am

We recently purchased a Marcy ME-709 Magnetic Resistance Recumbent Bike and the computer doesn’t seem to be scanning. It will go through the different modes, but only shows 0’s, even though it’s been used for 5 minutes. I’ve checked to make sure the computer wires have been attached at the bottom and the top. We get an LED display with large green numbers, but nothing seems to be happening. Is there a start up procedure for the computer that I’ve missed? Please advise if you have any self help videos or instructions I might have missed. Thank You For Your… Read more »

Aimee Arntson
Aimee Arntson
July 24, 2021 4:49 am

I purchased a bike off of Amazon. Bike core has since cracked and tension cannot be used. Looking for warranty information

Jon OConnell
Jon OConnell
May 22, 2021 10:29 am

I just bout this unit used and I noticed one of the parts is not functioning correctly. The unit is ME 709 and the part number is 17R. The cone has come loose on the shaft and most of the bearings are gone. What will it cost me to replace the entire pedal unit. Thank you.

michael.blumenthaL
michael.blumenthaL
April 13, 2021 8:11 am

Hello: I ordered one of your bikes from Amazon last year. It had problems and you agreed to send me a new “engine” part, the heavy part of the bike. But it took so long to arrive that I returned the bike to Amazon. I still have your large piece in a UPS shipping box. How should I go about returning it to you ? Thanks.

Garry Griffin
Garry Griffin
December 31, 2020 6:11 am

Purchased a used recumbent bike, sku 9-8130-MUNBPO, Serial number RB813oL1640130. There is not a model number. Need to get correct Instruction Manual. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

james percy
james percy
November 28, 2020 1:16 pm

I have the marcy MWM-990 and would like to order part 50 lower cable please and thank you.

Brenda Schneider
Brenda Schneider
October 14, 2020 10:27 am

I need part left side NO. 6/10. For fan bike NS-1000. This bike was a gift to me in the box and this part is missing. Thank you!

Sue Gittens
Sue Gittens
April 24, 2020 5:19 am

We just set up our new cycle. Have a question – the tension is too tight even on low. It does not change when we increase the tension. As it is, it makes my knees hurt. What can we do to adjust it?

claudia lyon
claudia lyon
April 12, 2020 7:07 am

We purchased a bike, an AIR-1, on 3 April 2020. After inserting the batteries, we attempted to test the functions like Time, Calories, etc. Our problem is we cannot figure out how to determine the speed we are going, the “calories” used or time. We could set “target” times or calories, but nothing indicated how fast we were going or RPMs or calories burned. We could really use some help. I know no one would engineer a bike that didn’t tell us those stats, so what’s up? Are we not communicating with the actual bike part of the device?

Karen Ulloa
Karen Ulloa
May 9, 2019 4:31 am

I have the Magnetic-resistance bike ME-709 give to me as a gift. I started using at the lowest resistance possible because I haven’t exercised and have a bad knee. I am over 60 and want to use the this equipment optimal with causing myself undo discomfort. I already pulled a muscle in my thigh and had to ease off of using it . If you could possilbly give me some tips and or advice about the bike. Do I have the right equipment for low impact exercise. I would like your input as soon as possible

Walter Davis
Walter Davis
February 13, 2019 4:48 am

Are longer foot straps available for the pedals on a Marcy ME-709 exercise bike? I have high arches/instep and the straps are not long enough. I keep slipping out of the pedals.

David Kramer
David Kramer
January 31, 2019 5:06 am

Where in the Raleigh/Durham area are Exerpeutic recumbent bikes available to see?

Bill Hopes
Bill Hopes
January 18, 2019 6:28 am

wondering if you have the Vision E4000 Dual-Action Upright Exercise Bike still available

Gary Manahl
Gary Manahl
December 19, 2018 5:21 am

Can I get any telephone assists with assembly of the recumbent bike 4000? And other questions? Thanks

Mike Hayes
Mike Hayes
May 1, 2014 10:02 am

Among all the other cardio machines, i prefer an exercise bike because it is injury free as well as very effective to maintain a healthy heart.

M. Powell
M. Powell
May 12, 2014 9:57 am

What an amazing indoor bike. Bought last summer to continue my daily exercise and found it very profitable. Have stylish look, comfortable seat and suitable resistance level. It makes me feel like running a ordinary outdoor bike and train myself in every weather conditions.