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Exercise bikes, also known as stationary bikes, are a great way to get an excellent cardiovascular workout at home when it best fits into your schedule. Exercise bikes also strengthen and nicely tone your legs, butt, stomach, and other muscles, and do so with less impact on the knees and lower back than other forms of exercise.

There are two general types of exercise bikes for home use: upright bikes and recumbent bikes. The upright exercise bike is similar to your standard road bike, with a saddle seat, and pedals positioned directly underneath the legs. Upright bikes allow for more movement, such as riding while standing on the pedals, or in a racing position, which can give you a more strenuous workout.

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From $749 to $1,499

TopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award Diamondback has been a major BMX bicycle retailer since the 1970's, and today they also offer a line of indoor cycles at their Diamondback Fitness website. Diamondback offers several different styles of award winning exercise bikes at various price points and with some unique features we haven't seen in most of the other exercise bikes we've reviewed.

Diamondback has the standard Recumbent and Upright bike categories, and also offers a third category they call "Indoor Cycles". It's difficult to tell the difference between the Upright and Indoor categories, as all bikes in both of these categories have the traditional upright positioning.

On closer review, however, it appears that the Indoor Cycle options have a bit more of a forward lean, along with handlebar extensions to support the rider's forearms. Presumably this gives the rider the feel and positioning of a road bike, moreso than the standard upright positioning would. This is a nice feature for consumers who want the feel of riding on a traditional outdoor bike.

There are two Recumbent bikes, three Indoor Cycles, and one Upright bikes. With their focus on quality, Diamondback does not offer any cheap introductory bike models. While this could be a negative for anyone looking for a bargain bike, the fact is that you often get what you pay for. With Diamondback, you get a top quality bike at an affordable price.

Equipment overview:

  • Type of Exercise Bikes: Recumbent, Upright and Indoor Cycle
  • Price Range: $749 - $1,499
  • Different Models: 6
  • Financing Available: Yes
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Return Policy: 30 days
  • Guarantee: Lifetime frame and brakes, 3 years parts and electronics
  • Shipping: Free

We were most impressed with the accolades given to the Diamondback exercise bike line. Their lower priced Indoor cycle was named a #1 best buy five years in a row, and three of their other offerings won recent awards for best bike at a certain price range. The reviews we read were all positive, citing the heavy duty quality of the bikes and the wide range of standard features like onboard speakers, iPod docks, adjustable seats and handlebars, and even personal cooling fans. Together with Free Shipping, Diamondback exercise bikes are well worth the price. Diamondback's line of exercise bikes earn our highest rating.

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A recumbent exercise bike is more like sitting in a padded chair with back support. The pedals are situated straight ahead like a recliner. Recumbent bikes provide more comfort and ease of use, especially for those with back problems or who feel unstable sitting high off the ground.

Recumbent bikes can also encourage a less intense workout, which is good for those people looking to gently exercise at their own pace. In the end, choosing a recumbent bike or an upright bike is ultimately a matter of preference to the user.

Several different brands of exercise bikes exist today and they range greatly in cost and quality. Before you make the move to purchase an exercise bike, consider the following:

  • Weight Capacity.  What is the maximum body weight allowed on the exercise bike
  • Cost.  What is the price range for the exercise bikes offered? How do these prices compare with other brands?
  • Return Policy.  If you're not satisfied, does the company enable you to return the exercise bike for a full refund?
  • Guarantee.  If a piece or part of the exercise bike breaks, does the company offer any guarantee for replacement?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best exercise bikes available today. We hope these reviews help you find a healthier, leaner you!

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