Best Exercise Bikes of 2017
Track down your new indoor bike! By starting with our “Five Best Exercise Bike Values” chart below, you could save lots of time and money. Shown are five favorite home exercise bike deals of 2017. These top-ranked machines represent all all three main categories: recumbent exercise bikes, upright stationary bikes and indoor cycle trainers.
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Chart: Five Best Exercise Bike Values
Five top-scoring rides! Each bike below is extraordinary for its price class, but the selection is diverse in terms of budget and style. Sale prices for these five favorites range from less to $1,000 to more than $4,000.
Top 5 Best Rated Exercise Bikes
|Type||Indoor Cycle||Recumbent||Recumbent||Upright||Indoor Cycle|
|Resistance||40+||24 Levels||40 Levels||24" Fan||40+|
|Display||22" Smart HD Touchscreen||7" Color Touchscreen||9" Backlit Blue LCD||LCD Screen||10" Smart HD Touchscreen|
|Pricing||See Best Price||See Best Price||See Best Price||See Best Price||See Best Price|
Top-Rated Exercise Bikes by Type
What can you expect from the best indoor bikes of 2017? Here are trends from our newer exercise bike reviews:
- The best upright and recumbent bikes have at least 20-pound resistance systems to support smooth rides. Typically their consoles are loaded with standard workout programs and have iPod-compatible speakers. Most have docks for tablet computers too. Additionally some of the best exercise bikes for 2017 have HD touchscreen monitors, web browsers and Bluetooth connections for data sharing.
- The best indoor cycle trainers generally have at least 40-pound wheels. Compared with other exercise bikes, these trainers especially emulate the performance of road bikes. They have multi-position handlebars and typically have pedals with toe cages and/or clips. Unlike the best recumbent and upright stationary bikes, indoor cycle trainers at all quality levels tend to have small consoles with very basic programming.
More Exercise Bikes & Popular Alternatives
The models below are listed according to their total FitRated review scores. All three types of exercise bikes are included.