Compared to the Marcy NS-716R on our list, the NS-908R recumbent exercise bike has a similar construction. The only difference is this model is smaller and has a comfortable backrest. If you need a bicycle to do rehab training or light cardio at home, this might be the one to consider. But what do customers have to say about the bike and is it worth buying?
- The majority of home users found the bike easy to assemble and lightweight even if it holds up to 300 pounds. Furthermore, they found the step-through design great if you have a partial disability or elderly;
- Another highlight athletes found helpful is the rotating caps on the front base that works as wheels to relocate the bike;
- Most cyclists found the seat and backrest comfortable to sit on for cycling hours, but the backrest you cannot adjust independently from the seat;
- When it comes to resistance, most home trainers found the eight levels of resistance a big help and suitable for beginners to use. The exercise bike offers you a light workout but adequate to keep you fit;
- The fact that the bike drive system is maintenance free is a plus for all users. The belt has a stretch-resistant construction to last a couple of years;
- While the console is a basic model, it does keep track of your speed, total distance, calories burned and more. According to most home users, it is accurate;
- Another benefit most athletes like is the fact that the console automatically picks up when you start pedaling and shuts off when you stop;
- Professionals found the exercise bike smooth and quiet to ride without bothering the neighbors when used in an apartment.
- Some athletes found out the hard way that you couldn’t use it for spin workouts, as it will break;
- Customers complained that it does not have a bottle or tablet holder to keep your exercise gear on hand.
Do you need a basic recumbent bike to use at home at an affordable price the Marcy NS-908R will bring you great pleasure? The frame structures solid and holds a weight capacity up to 300 lbs. The bicycle is adjustable in the frame and seat plus equipped with an exercise meter. If you are a beginner, you can get a light cardio workout using this bike.