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ProForm Tour de France Centennial Review

Quick Summary

 

In 2013, Great Britain cyclist Chris Froome won the Tour de France and, in the new year, you could be the next champion of the famous race…or at least train like it. 🙂

ProForm celebrates the 100th edition of the Tour de France with a hybrid trainer featuring recreated workouts based on actual stages of the 2013 race with HD footage from France.

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial looks like an actual outdoor road bike and features intelligent wind resistance to match life out on the road.

Read our full review of the ProForm Tour de France Centennial, below…

Specifications

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Model ProForm Tour de France Centennial
Rating

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75.3%
List Price

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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.

40+
Resistance Type

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

Silent Magnetic
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).

Hybrid
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.

Commercial-Grade Steel
Seat

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

Oversized & Adjustable
Pedals

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

Pedal Cage & Straps
Programs

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

24
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.

Ant+ & BLE Wireless Compatible
Display

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

"7 Full Color
Max. Weight

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

350 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 25" x 56"
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

Rating: 75.3%

Our Rating

Rating: 75.3/100. Don’t just watch the Tour de France compete in it with a hybrid indoor cycle that celebrates the 100th edition of the famous race.

Pros:

  • Workouts based on Tour de France stages
  • High definition footage of scenic France
  • Trainer looks and rides like an outdoor bike
  • Intelligent wind resistance adds new challenge
  • Music ready with dual-speaker system
  • Durable frame and toe cages add to stability

Cons:

  • Wireless heart rate monitor sold separately
  • Not extremely compact but has transport wheels
  • Average warranty and guarantee for price paid

Introduction

The ProForm Tour de France makes you a participant rather than a spectator at the notorious annual bike race.

The hybrid bike features recreated workouts based on actual stages of the 2013 Tour de France with HD video of scenic locations around France.

Additionally the trainer looks and feels like an actual road bike which is quite a feat in itself.

Workout Programs

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial is equipped with 24 workout programs.

Not only that but the workout apps transform you from a spectator to a participant featuring actual virtual stages from the 2013 Tour de France.

Get lost with the wonderful HD video workouts that take you to actual locations of the 2013 Tour de France like Champs Elysees, Albertville and Alpe d’Huez.

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial is compatible with ANT+ and BLE wireless heart rate monitors.

Exercise Bike Features

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial provides an impressive 40+ levels of Silent Magnetic Resistance.

The hybrid exercise bike features an ergonomically designed seat for comfort with non-slip handlebars that cut down on fatigue so you can ride longer.

The seat adjusts horizontally and vertically for individual preference.

Experience a superior workout with the durable steel frame that is built to last and pedals with toe cages and straps that keep you in place during any workout.

The 7″ full color touchscreen is one of the best displays we’ve seen on any exercise bike on the market and the visual recreations of actual Tour de France locations is top-notch.

Additionally, get readouts of your speed, time, distance, calories burned, heart rate, and incline/decline with a single swipe of the finger.

The intelligent wind resistance on the ProForm Tour de France Centennial adjusts the resistance of your bike based on your personalized wind profile. The smart technology calculates your unique key measurements in order to deliver the same natural resistance you would feel on the road.

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial looks and rides like an actual bike featuring a triple front chain-ring and 10 back derailleurs.

Listen to your favorite tunes thanks to the Intermix Acoustics 2.0 Sound system that connects to any iPod device.

And, finally, the ProForm Tour de France Centennial provides an accessory tray and dual-water bottle holder.

Warranty & Guarantee

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial warranty and guarantee includes:

– Frame: 10 Years
– Parts: 1 Year
– Labor: 1 Year

ProForm offers a 30-day trial period on all products. If you are not satisfied for any reason call 1-866-896-9777.

Conclusion

The ProForm Tour de France Centennial leads the charge in terms of the future of exercise equipment.

The recreated routes of the actual 2013 Tour de France is a great concept and the HD video display looks amazing.