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LiveStrong LS6.0R Review


Intro
LiveStrong LS7.0B Exercise Bike

NOTE: The LS6.0R has been discontinued. Compare to the Sole R92

The LiveStrong LS6.0R recumbent exercise bike introduces a new contoured mesh seat back offering both lumbar support as well as a cooler, not to mention more comfortable ride.

The step-through frame design easily adjusts between all users in your household. LiveStrong’s Freespin technology eliminates jarring as you coast to a stop when you hit the brakes.

In terms of performance, the LiveStrong LS6.0R exercise bike is equipped with an 8.8 lb. flywheel drive system with 20 levels of resistance.

Learn more about the LiveStrong LS6.0R recumbent exercise bike, rated 90.4, below…


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Specifications

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Model LiveStrong LS6.0R
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Resistance

The flywheel in an exercise bike is what creates resistance. You can choose the level of resistance to increase your workout intensity.

20 Levels
Resistance Type

The type of resistance shows what kind of flywheel is being used (if any), and its weight if the manufacturer provides it.

8.8 lb Flywheel
Type

Type refers to the style of the ride: Recumbent bikes allow you to lay back, while Upright bikes are more like road bikes (lean forward).

Recumbent
Drive System

The bike's drive system is how your pedaling interacts with the rest of the bike (flywheel) to give you a good workout.

Flywheel
Frame

It's important to choose an exercise bike that will last, and the material of the frame determines how durable the bike is.

"Step Through" Design
Seat

The most important part for comfortability during your workout, the seat should be adjustable and have ample cushioning.

Padded Lumbar Support
Pedals

Pedals are the driving force for an exercise bike, and should be comfortable, adjustable, and easy to control without slipping.

QuickZip Pedal Straps
Programs

Bike Programs allow you to complete a workout with changing speeds and inclines, without changing anything manually.

11
Heart Rate

Heart Rate programs allow you to track how many times your heart is beating per minute (bpm), and some control the workout for you.

Pulse Grips
Display

Display refers to the screen you'll look at to monitor workouts. LED and LCD displays are similar to TV screens.

Backlit LCD
2 LED Feedback Windows
Max. Weight

Max. User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that the bike can safely support, which can represent durability.

300 lbs
Dimensions

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this treadmill will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

64" x 26" x 46"
Weight: 121 lbs
Accessory Tray

Some bikes include an accessory tray for holding items such as water bottles, wallets, keys, or MP3 players like iPods.

Speakers

Cooling Fans

Portable?

Some exercise bikes can fold up and/or have wheels that make it easy to roll them around for convenience and to save space.

Warranty

The warranty is a very important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs by the manufacturer.

Frame: 10 Years
Parts: 1 Year
Labor: 1 Year (In-Home)

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Full Review

Quick Summary
Rating: 90.4/100. Complete cardiovascular workout with easy to access frame and ergonomically designed seat and pedaling system. Online access for workout tracking makes trainer a complete workout machine.

Pros:
– Heavy-duty flywheel resistance design
– Wide selection of resistance levels (20 total)
– Very comfortable lumbar support seat
– QuickZip pedal straps provide stability
– LiveTrack Interactive included w/ purchase
– LCD display features easy-to-read fitness data

Cons:
– Not compatible with iFit Live
– Only one year coverage on parts, labor
– One customer complaint about display counting up, not down (more difficult to decipher how long left in workout)

Introduction

LiveStrong’s LS6.0R recumbent exercise bike delivers an 8.8 lb. flywheel for ease and comfort with 20 levels of resistance, more options for resistance than just about any other bike on the market.

In the past, LiveStrong has worked closely with professional cyclists in order to design their indoor bikes to match that “outdoor feel”. The partnership has produced positive results.

Consequently, the LiveStrong LS6.0R is one of the manufacture’s best exercise bikes that delivers unparalleled performance and comfort.

Workout Programs

The LiveStrong LS6.0R bike includes 11 workouts and 20 different levels of magnetic brake resistance.

LiveStrong has enlisted the aid of Peter Park, strength and conditioning coach, to teach you additional routines downloadable straight to your bike from LiveStrong’s website.

Before you begin your workout, insert any USB device into the console. Complete your workout and when you’re finished transfer the USB to your computer.

Within seconds you’ll be able to track your workout history on the MyPlate feature of LiveStrong.com.

Lastly, maximize results with integrated pulse grips that easily monitor your heart rate.

Exercise Bike Features

LiveStrong makes it easy to add motivation to your workout by pedaling to your favorite tunes. The LiveStrong LS6.0R recumbent bike features a built-in speaker system and plug-in for your iPod or mp3 device.

Exercise longer being cooled off by the personal cooling fan and mesh seat back.

The LS6.0R features a convenient, step-thru recumbent frame design that’s easily accessible to all users. Once you’re seated, the contoured mesh seat back offers greater lumbar support while keeping you cool.

QuickZip pedals make it fast and easy to get started on your workout on an ultra-smooth trainer that features an 8.8 lb flywheel drive system.

Track your workout using the backlit LCD display which includes two additional LED feedback windows.

Once you’ve finished working out, attach your USB drive and log the results on LiveStrong.com utilizing the on-board Livetrack Interactive technology system. Also, take advantage of the website’s MyPlate software to record your daily food intake.

Lastly, each purchase of the LS6.0R ensures that LiveStrong will donate a minimum of $4 million to the LiveStrong Foundation to support the 28 million people living with cancer today.

Warranty & Guarantee

The LiveStrong LS6.0R exercise bike warranty and guarantee includes:

– Frame: 10 Years
– Parts: 1 Year
– Labor: 1 Year (In-Home)

LiveStrong offers a phenomenal FAQ section but you can always contact them directly at 1-877-548-7864.

Conclusion

The LiveStrong LS6.0R recumbent exercise bike packs a lot of features into a modestly priced bike.

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