In-Depth Exercise Bike Reviews - Find the Best Upright, Recumbent or Indoor Cycle

Our experts have put together exercise bike reviews covering a wide variety of indoor stationary bicycles. This resource covers price, options, features, warranties and more to help you select a model that fits your budget and fitness needs.

Hopefully, we have covered all your questions, including the difference between an upright exercise bike and recumbent exercise bike, which are the popular brands, what type of drive system is better, what is a comfortable fit, what features you need, what is a good warranty, and where to find exciting workout programs to put some spice into your routine.

Opinions and Reviews from Fitness Experts & Consumers

Our exercise bike reviews are based on several criteria including the opinions of fitness equipment experts. We researched each manufacturer thoroughly and gathered pertinent details about each bike from several sources, then included user reviews and reviews submitted by visitors to this website.

Our ratings and reviews are unbiased, based on facts and information we've confirmed from a variety of sources so that you can make your comparisons with accurate and up-to-date information.

In addition, we believe an exercise bike should offer interesting features and solid frames to attract you to work out regularly.

Exercise Bike Comparison Shopping Made Easy

In addition to our reviews of leading brands such as Horizon, Life Fitness, Nordictrack, Proform, Schwinn, and Stamina, we also include bike styles you might not have considered including dual action bikes, spinning bikes, mini and portable bikes. 

As for the main types of exercise bikes, uprights and recumbents, we give you complete and comprehensive charts for comparison shopping. The charts include all key points including warranty, features, and price. Where each bike is individually reviewed, you will find ratings plus comments on ease of use, durability, comfort, adjustability, company reputation for customer service, user reviews, and more.

Click on the company logo on the left for exercise bike reviews of the particular brand.

Click on the model number on the right to read the review that interests you.



AFG Exercise Bikes

AFG 2.0 AR Recumbent
AFG 4.0 AR Recumbent

Bladez/BH Fitness

Bladez Aero PRO 
Bladez Master Bike
Bladez Jet Upright

Cybex Reviews

Cybex Cyclone 530r Recumbent
Cybex Cyclone 530c Upright
Cybex 700r Recumbent
Cybex 700c Upright
Cybex 750r Recumbent
Cybex 750c Upright

Diamondback Fitness

Diamondback 510Sr Recumbent
Diamondback 910Sr Recumbent
Diamondback 510Ub Upright
Diamondback 910Ub Upright

Endurance Exercise Bikes

Endurance B2R Recumbent
Endurance B2U Upright
Endurance B2.5R Recumbent
Endurance B3R Recumbent
Endurance B3U Upright


Epic is out of business

Epic A17R Recumbent
Epic A17U Upright

Fitnex Reviews

Fitnex R50-S Recumbent
Fitnex R70 Recumbent
Fitnex B50 Upright
Fitnex B70 Upright
Fitnex Momentum
Fitnex X Series Velocity Spin Bike


HealthRider H30x Upright
HealthRider H35xr Recumbent

Horizon Exercise Bike Reviews

Horizon Comfort R
Horizon Comfort U
Horizon RC-30 Recumbent
Horizon M4 Upright


Kettler HKS Polo M Upright
Kettler Race Indoor Trainer
Kettler X1 Upright 
Kettler EX3 Upright
Kettler RX7 Recumbent

Lifecore Exercise Bikes

Lifecore LC1050UBs Upright
Lifecore LC850RBs Recumbent
Lifecore LC950RBs Recumbent
Lifecore LC1050RBs Recumbent

Life Fitness

LifeFitness Club Series Upright
LifeFitness Club Series Recumbent
LifeCycle C1 Upright
LifeCycle 9500HR Recumbent


Lifespan S2 Indoor Cycle
Lifespan S4 Indoor Cycle
Lifespan C3 Upright
Lifespan R3 Recumbent


LiveStrong is out of business

Livestrong LS7.0B Recumbent
Livestrong LS9.9IC Indoor Cycle
Livestrong LS28IC Indoor Cycle
Livestrong LS5.0R Recumbent
Livestrong LS6.0R Recumbent
Livestrong LS5.0U Upright
Livestrong R1x Recumbent
Livestrong U1x Upright
Livestrong S-Series Indoor Cycle
Livestrong E-Series Indoor Cycle

Marcy Reviews

Marcy Classic Upright Fan Bike
Marcy Upright Mag Cycle
Marcy Recumbent Mag Cycle


Nautilus U514 Upright
Nautilus R514 Recumbent
Nautilus NB3000 Upright

NordicTrack Reviews

NordicTrack GX2.0 Upright
NordicTrack GX2 Sport Bike
NordicTrack GX2.5 Upright
NordicTrack GX4.0 Recumbent
NordicTrack GX4.2 Pro Upright
NordicTrack GX5.0 Recumbent
NordicTrack GX5.5 Sport Bike
NordicTrack Commercial VR


Precor UBK 815 Upright
Precor UBK 835 Upright
Precor RBK 815 Recumbent
Precor RBK 835 Recumbent

ProForm Reviews

ProForm Le Tour de France Cycle
ProForm TDF Pro 5.0
ProForm 740ES Recumbent
ProForm Hybrid Trainer
ProForm 215 CSX Upright
ProForm 280 CSX Upright
ProForm 315 CSX Recumbent
ProForm 385 CSX Recumbent
ProForm 290 SPX Spinning Bike
ProForm 490 SPX Upright
ProForm 590 SPX Upright
ProForm ZX2 Upright
ProForm ZR3 Recumbent
ProForm GTX Commercial

Schwinn Exercise Bike Reviews

Schwinn 170 Upright
Schwinn 130 Upright
Schwinn A10 Upright
Schwinn AD2 Airdyne
Schwinn IC2 Indoor Cycle
Schwinn 270 Recumbent
Schwinn 230 Recumbent
Schwinn A20 Recumbent
Schwinn Magnetic Bike Trainer
Schwinn 120 Upright
Schwinn 130 Upright
Schwinn 140 Upright
Schwinn 150 Upright
Schwinn AD4 Airdyne
Schwinn Airdyne Evo Comp
Schwinn Active 20 Recumbent
Schwinn 220 Recumbent
Schwinn 240 Recumbent
Schwinn 250 Recumbent

Smooth Fitness 

Smooth V350 Spinner Bike
Smooth V380 Upright
Smooth V390 Semi-Recumbent
Smooth V2300 Elliptical Bike

Sole Fitness

Sole SB700 Spin Bike
Sole B94 Upright
Sole LCB Upright
Sole R92 Recumbent
Sole LCR Recumbent


SportsArt C521r Recumbent
SportsArt C532r Recumbent
SportsArt C521u Upright
SportsArt C532u Upright

Stamina Bikes

Stamina 7200 Recumbent
Stamina Elite Recumbent


Star Trac eSpinner
Star Trac NXT Indoor Bike
Star Trac S-UBx Upright
Star Trac E-UBe Upright
Star Trac S-RBx Recumbent
Star Trac E-RBe Recumbent


TruPace is out of business

TruPace V320 Upright
TruPace V330 Recumbent

Tunturi Bikes

Tunturi E60 Upright
Tunturi E80 Upright
Tunturi E60R Recumbent

Vision Fitness

Vision V-Series Indoor Cycle
Vision R2250 Semi-Recumbent
Vision E4000 Dual-Action Upright


Weslo Pursuit CT 1.5 Upright
Weslo Pursuit G 2.8 Upright
Weslo Pursuit S 2.8 Upright
Weslo Pursuit R 4.8 Recumbent
Weslo Pursuit CT 3.8R
Weslo Pro 11.0x Recumbent
Weslo Pro CTX Indoor Cycle

What You Will Learn From Our Bike Reviews

When you click on a brand or model above, you will find a complete overview and analysis, so you'll definitely be able to choose the perfect recumbent, upright or indoor cycle for your home gym.

If the list above is a bit too overwhelming, you can check out our 2016 Best Exercise Bike list for our expert's top picks in each category.  It is also broken down by price so you will see a budget, mid-range and high-end bike for each type.

From there you can also read our exercise bike reviews of those top picks before you buy so that you can make a more informed decision.  Of course, if you need a recommendation, please feel free to contact us at any time.  Also, if you don't see a particular model above, check back often as we are always updating our reviews.

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