XTERRA SB2.5r Recumbent Bike

XTERRA SB2.5r Recumbent Bike Review

Do you need a stationary bike that takes up little floor space? You can look at the XTERRA recumbent bike to save space in your apartment or home. You get an ultimate cardio workout with loads of other features to keep the body healthy and fit. Everyone is talking about the 300-pound weight capacity that is better than most other compact recumbent online.

Pros:

  • Seniors love the fixed handlebars with a pulse sensor to track their heart rate and burn calories.
  • Most users found the weighted pedals simple to use, and their feet do not slip with a high-intensity workout.
  • Trainers found the fitness machine has a lot of resistance and suitable for riders of all fitness levels. Further, the 24 resistance levels offer you great interval training workouts.
  • A nice extra according to some users is the water bottle holder and built-in speakers to listen to music.
  • Cyclists found the bike stable to use and the stabilizers adjust to give added stability when needed.
  • According to expert users, the saddle and backrest are comfortable and needs no breaking period. Furthermore, you can adjust the seat to different levels for a relaxed ride.
  • Older people found the two sets of handlebars a big help when getting on/off from the exercise bike.
  • For gym enthusiasts, the 7 basic workout programs offer them versatility when exercising at home and they can customize it based on their fitness goals. Further, you get 12 pre-set program profiles for each person in the home to use.
  • Even novice users found the console simple to use and the fact that advanced users can use it in manual mode is even better.

Cons:

  • Trainers would have liked it if the display tracked more stats, but you will be able to monitor your workout times.
  • Seniors would have loved to have transport wheels to move the recumbent bike from one room to another. Nevertheless, the step-through design does add a decisive touch.

The recumbent bike has a decent price and offers enough resistance levels to other competitors in the market. The XTERRA is one of the leading stationary bikes available with a compact design, and it does not skimp on durability, quality, and features. The LCD screens backlit for viewing in dark lit areas, and the built-in speakers with water bottle holder add a nice touch.

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