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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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Horizon

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From $699 to $2,699

Horizon Fitness is a modern home exercise equipment company that has a huge selection of exercise bicycles, treadmills, rowing machines and elliptical machines. This review will focus on their line of exercise bikes.

The website at Horizon Fitness is sleek and well organized. At the top of the front page user can easily choose from a list of all the various types of exercise equipment, each pictured and summarized clearly for easy selection. A nice feature on the site is an area describing Horizon's exclusive technologies. Some of the unique features of Horizon's equipment are described here, like the Johnson drive system, the infinity belt and feather-light folding feature. Also outlined here are the Horizon ViaFit and Passport systems, which connect the equipment to a computer and monitor or TV.

ViaFit allows the athlete to record and track workouts online at the ViaFit website, while the Passport system allows the synching of high definition action footage with any workout. This is great for any athlete who wants something a little more modern along with their exercise machine. There are also links to the Horizon page on various social media sites which gives the site a modern feel. Also located clearly on the main page are the toll free numbers for both sales and customer support.

Horizon has all three types of exercise bicycles; the recumbent and upright styles as well as the more traditional indoor cycle which they break down into their comfort series and elite series products. The selection is at least as good as other exercise bike companies we have reviewed, and greater than most. There are five different recumbent bikes, five upright style bikes and two Indoor Cycles available. The selection allows for consumers to find a bike in their price range, and with as many or as few advanced features as desired. All bikes come with a standard chest strap to monitor heart rate during work outs, and many of the more advanced bikes come with the ViaFit and Horizon Passport systems as discussed above.

Equipment overview:

  • Type of Exercise Bikes: Recumbent, Upright and Indoor Cycle
  • Price Range: $699 - $2,699
  • Different Models: 12
  • Financing Available: Yes
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs
  • Return Policy: 30 days
  • Guarantee: Only for defective parts
  • Shipping: Free

We would have liked to see some reviews or recommendations posted to the Horizon website. There are some testimonials from satisfied clients, but no links to any news articles, product awards or even a Better Business Bureau rating. Also, the warrantee was a little weaker than some others we have seen in this category. Only faulty parts are covered, unlike some other exercise equipment companies that provide a few years of free repair resulting from normal wear and tear on the equipment. However, with a wide selection of products we can recommend Horizon Fitness to anyone in the market for a home exercise bike.

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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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