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MaxKare Stationary Bike Belt Drive Indoor Cycling Bike 44lbs Flywheel Pulse Sensor LCD Monitor Ipad Mount Exercise Bike w Adjustable Handlebar for Home Cardio Workout

Last Updated: September 20, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
329
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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2.76 meters
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LCD
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Review Summary - 316 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Build Quality
 84
seat, sturdy, pedal, resistance, pedals
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Looking for bar ends that will fit or possibly extension that can hold up to the weight (most are made for accessories).  ...  "
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" ...  Love how quiet and sturdy it is.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to adjust seat & tension.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble, smooth riding.  ...  "
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" ...  The bike it's heavy and very sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  I like design and smoothness very sturdy and stylish but the bike can with a dent in the fork and scratches hear and there looked like frame was used and added all new parts  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy and very sexy and pro looking.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to assemble, but they do leave out how to attach the electronics. ... I sprayed the flywheel rim that makes contact with the resistance pad with light silicone, which made it even smoother action.  ...  "
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Fit
 77
bike, handlebars, belt, pedals, ride
+57%
-43%
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" ...  need to get a better seat  ...  "
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" ...  I have used other spin bikes and felt like I got beat up because the seat was so hard and uncomfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  I love it easy to put together shoe straps, water bottle holder, rides well, cell phone holder super nice and I love the color.  ...  "
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" ...  It really help to get tge body fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Super nice resistance and fit, I’m 5’ 4”.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this bike and was suprised at how heavy duty it is.  ...  "
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" ...  Once it was set up and level it worked well and the seat is well padded and doesn't hurt.  ...  "
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" ...  (there are two screws on the back of the electronic unit that you unscrew then mount through mounting holes on handlebars). ... Since no instructions were included to assist in proper set-up of seat height, handlebars, distance between seat and handlebars, etc - it was easy to find all the required info by simply Googling "spin bike setup".  ...  "
For Running
 59
gym, workout, workouts, spin, riding
+93%
-7%
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" ...  The bike is professional, just like the one in gym, everything is adjustable.  ...  "
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" ...  Great stationary bike.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the bike.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been looking for something that I could have a great workout w/o paying gym monthly.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the bike. ... I get a great workout in.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been used to higher end spin bikes in gym settings and have really enjoyed this bike. ... The rest of the bike works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The bike is great.  ...  "
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" ...  This bike didn't disappoint.  ...  "
Price
 55
bike, money, worth, worth the money, overall
+95%
-5%
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" ...  But considering the price, I don't think you can find a better stationary bike for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifey is pretty happy with this and i am happy because of the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Not top of the line but the price was right and it’s doing what it said it would do.  ...  "
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" ...  The price was perfect for me, the bike is awesome to ride.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Even at that price, IMO, its worth it since I have been using it every day.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, especially for the cost!  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth it.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 54
easy to assemble, put together, easy to put, sturdy, adjust
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  Relatively easy to assemble  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to set up and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  This was so simple to assemble!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble and adjust.  ...  "
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" ...  it is easy to move (I'm 5'7" , 162lbs) and easy to adjust to individual settings.  ...  "
Comfort
 47
bike, uncomfortable, ride, pedal, falling
+53%
-47%
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" ...  I was looking for convenience to help loose weight and gain muscle strength.  ...  "
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" ...  It could stand to have a more comfortable seat.  ...  "
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" ...  Upon using it for the first time I found the ride incredibly smooth and the tension adjuster effective.  ...  "
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" ...  It would be better if ur had a grip to keep in place.  ...  "
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" ...  A Phillips head and make sure you hold onto the Allen wrench. ... I like the heavier fly wheel.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was a little bit more than anticipated, but the comfort and sturdiness seem right there with much more expensive bikes.  ...  "
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" ...  I will replace it with another seat with more cushion.  ...  "
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" ...  Adjusting the seat height and forward and back took some time to get it comfortable  ...  "
Setup
 41
easy, bike, set, assembly, instructions
+93%
-7%
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" ...  easy to assemble  ...  "
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" ...  This was so simple to assemble! ... Look at back of panel before you install.  ...  "
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" ...  Assembly was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It was fairly easy to assemble. ... Directions were ok but all in all, it’s a good product.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Directions are fairly clear, and parts are well marked.  ...  "
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" ...  For the money this bike is great and was easy to assemble.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 33
bike, noise, sounds, noises, making
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Overall, it sounds like it's best to take your time putting it together. ... Sounds like the customer service at MaxKare is actually pretty great!  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't take too much space and it is very quiet once spinning.  ...  "
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" ...  Very quiet ride .  ...  "
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" ...  I ride the bike daily and it’s really quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Action is very smooth and quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  This bike is super quiet when in motion, thoroughly impressed with the lack of noise.  ...  "
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" ...  The bike was fairly easy to put together and is very quiet.  ...  "
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" ...  Love everything about, especially how quiet it is.  ...  "
Marketplace
 17
www amazon com, seller, https www amazon, contacted, company
+59%
-41%
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" ...  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003ZMDK5C ... https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00D5YTO5K ... https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001THTUAO  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for reading.  ...  "
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" ...  company replaces item promptly .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon has replacement for $10-20 if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted the seller and they promptly took care of the problem.  ...  "
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" ...  I emailed a question to the seller before we purchased, but I do not recall what for, but I do know that the seller responded quickly and was very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  Supplier shipped part and all was right with the world.  ...  "
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" ...  Kudos Fed Ex!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 16
bike, since, days, week, month
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Started out nice and quiet, started squeaking pretty badly after only a few days.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used it almost every day since receiving it a few weeks ago, and so far, seems to be one of my best purchases.  ...  "
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" ...  Did a lot of research over a couple weeks looking for a new spin bike and kept coming back to this one.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had the bike for about 4 weeks and haven’t had any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Since my purchase last month, I use at least 5 times per week and it is serving its purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked great before this happened!  ...  "
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" ...  I will update this in a few weeks, but just arrived today (two days earlier than planned) and after reading all the reviews I was ready to put it together with foresight that others may not have had. ... There are some common fixes below as well that might help if you run into issues.  ...  "
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" ...  it has worked fine since.  ...  "
Delivery
 13
earlier, days, delivery, shipped, bike
+92%
-8%
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" ...  They also were easily able to answer my questions and help me with a delivery issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in a box .  ...  "
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" ...  The package was perfect, Very tough with such a great package.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the new bike within a couple of days.  ...  "
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" ...  I will update this in a few weeks, but just arrived today (two days earlier than planned) and after reading all the reviews I was ready to put it together with foresight that others may not have had.  ...  "
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" ...  It shipped days earlier then expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived earlier than I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks for great delivery  ...  "
Capacity
 12
using, apartment, use, living, house
+100%
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" ...  I keep it in the living room where I can work out when I am watching TV.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quiet, so I can workout at 6:30 in the morning in our small apartment in NY and I never, ever worry about my daughter waking up from the noise.  ...  "
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" ...  So i have set up my bike is a spare bedroom and have used it for two weeks straight.  ...  "
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" ...  Our whole family uses this!  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend it to a family member or friend.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using mine for a couple of months now on the 2nd floor of a 2 family home.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for someone tall.  ...  "
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" ...  But there’s also room for improvement. ... I can use the bike without waking my wife in the next room over.  ...  "
Overall performance
 12
smooth, job done, gets, job, sturdy
+100%
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" ...  Monitor is ok, nothing fancy but gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  it's definitely worth it and will get the job done!  ...  "
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" ...  it’s quiet and solid and very solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Good bike , does the job  ...  "
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" ...  It’s quiet gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  So smooth and very quiet!  ...  "
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" ...  Action is very smooth and quiet.  ...  "
Storage
 11
take, quiet, put, move, lot
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Fortunately, you can use the handle bars beneath that to keep it in place.  ...  "
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" ...  lets see how it holds up.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely have two adjustable wrenches, One small one large. ... It also doesn’t take up a lot of space.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't take too much space and it is very quiet once spinning.  ...  "
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" ...  Can be somewhat heavy to move around while assembling but otherwise it was easy to put together and only had a small amount of parts.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to assemble and it fits perfectly in my room.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice and quiet , seems sturdy.  ...  "
Design
 9
black, like, design, sturdy, seat
+56%
-44%
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" ...  Sturdy and very sexy and pro looking.  ...  "
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" ...  The design is robust.  ...  "
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" ...  Also looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  It has bright color and good look design.  ...  "
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" ...  Bike looks very stylish and solid  ...  "
Size
 8
size, perfect, sturdy, bike, space
+88%
-13%
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" ...  3 - Bike mat ($30) - perfect size, seems to work great so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent for tall people.  ...  "
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" ...  The item is heavy duty and sturdy with adjustments for height etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, a little bulky to adjust but perfect for one person.  ...  "
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" ...  This bike is the perfect size for me, 5'5 and my husband, 6'4.  ...  "
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" ...  My weight plus the bikes, I find this thing very sturdy with no wobble on my carpet.  ...  "
Color
 7
yellow, like
+100%
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" ...  nice color yellow  ...  "
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" ...  The yellow color attracted him first.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the color  ...  "
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" ...  I really like the color.  ...  "
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" ...  It has bright color and good look design.  ...  "
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" ...  Color is quite spot on  ...  "
Returns
 7
company, contacted, would, return, response
-100%
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" ...  Terrible product refused to send me a refund on this.  ...  "
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" ...  Very disappointed and not looking forward to breaking this down to return.  ...  "
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" ...  When I contacted the company for a refund, to be fair they were prompt in response, they were reluctant. ... The rep mentioned that there may be a missing spring, and finally issued a refund after nearly a week.  ...  "
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" ...  When we contacted to return MaxKare said we could ship back to them for a refund but will not cover shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  Company did not consider this a problem and would not pay to return it to them.  ...  "
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" ...  I have asked for replacement parts or new.  ...  "
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" ...  I contacted company but no response yet. ... I added a second star because the company sent a replacement part after several days.  ...  "
Heartrate
 6
rate, monitor, use, distance
+83%
-17%
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" ...  With the quarantine my husband who is a heart patient needed an exercise piece of equipment and this suited the bill it is easy to put together and relatively quiet and the features are nice for the money it was not expensive  ...  "
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" ...  I use the Lcd monitor in default mode with it flashing between pulse, distance, speed, calories and time.  ...  "
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" ...  The heart-rate monitor agrees with my Charge-2 FitBit.  ...  "
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" ...  Electronics are useful and do work well and convenient to have heart rate.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 6
water bottle holder, like, water, seat, gel
+67%
-33%
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" ...  5) Zacro Gel Bike Seat Cover- BS031 Extra Soft Gel Bicycle Seat - Bike Saddle Cushion with Water&Dust Resistant Cover (Black) ($18.00)  ...  "
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" ...  I like that it comes with a water bottle holder, and phone/iPad holder.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the bike!  ...  "
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" ...  I love the bike.  ...  "
As Gift
 5
christmas, bike
+100%
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" ...  Overall, really impressed so far with my Christmas gift to myself.  ...  "
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" ...  I can exercise every morning on bike to get into better shape and it’s a great Birthday 70th gift for myself  ...  "
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" ...  I got it for Christmas!  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this bike for my sister as a Christmas gift.  ...  "
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" ...  I received this as a gift and love it!  ...  "
Volume
 4
loud, use, room, riding, makes
+50%
-50%
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" ...  After 3 weeks a constant loud annoying sounds comes from the belt area.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
-100%
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" ...  This is totally unacceptable to not provide free return shipping on an item that is defective !!!!!!!!!!!  ...  "
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" ...  Came with a defective part, a nut that had no way to screw in.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 4
time, screen, lcd, helpful, panel
+75%
-25%
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" ...  We contacted customer support and they were extremely helpful and replaced the display immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Look at back of panel before you install.  ...  "
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" ...  No complicated screens or gimmicks.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
work
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The one downside is the computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the monitor (cheap) don't work to per set work out.  ...  "
Controls
 3
reset, button
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I wish there were a couple of minor tweaks - like letting you save your favorite rides into some kind of favorites menu - but so far I am very happy.  ...  "
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" ...  You can adjust the resistance by using the knob.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
peloton app, bike, best, app, peleton
+100%
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" ...  However I do use the Peloton app with it and am in LOVE.  ...  "
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" ...  Best way to survive the Corona 19 virus!  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with streaming the peloton app for $20/mo and it is honestly the best workout.  ...  "
Apps
 3
app, peloton app, bike, peleton, month
+100%
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" ...  ***Notes on use with the Peloton app*** - As I said, I bought this bike specifically to use with the Peloton app. ... I am very impressed with the app so far. ... The app has a pretty simple filter that allows you to search/sort by class type, time, instructor etc.  ...  "
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" ...  However I do use the Peloton app with it and am in LOVE.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it with streaming the peloton app for $20/mo and it is honestly the best workout.  ...  "
Pedometer
 3
+100%
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" ...  I have put over 500 miles on it and is still holding up.  ...  "
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" ...  The steps are easy and all tools are included.  ...  "
Band
 3
flywheel, bolt, bike, belt
+33%
-67%
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" ...  It's only a matter of time before the belt is completely eaten away and falls off.  ...  "
Network
 3
+100%
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" ...  Handell bars unajustabie.  ...  "
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" ...  There are dials on the feet for different floor types.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  2.76 meters
Display
Type:  LCD 
2.76 meters
SIZE
LCD
TYPE