If you haven’t read our exercise bike buyers guide yet, we strongly recommend that you do. It guides you through all of the features that you should look out for. You can then appreciate why we picked the exercise bikes below as our top 3 exercise bikes.
We have tried to cater for all pockets, with the first one being our recommendation if price was no issue. The second two are both cheaper, but excellent models if you are on a limited budget.
1. Keiser M3 Indoor Spin Cycle Stationary Indoor Trainer Exercise Bike (with Computer)
The Keiser M3 Indoor cycle is known for its sophisticated indoor training with eddy current resistance system. The resistance system is built to last is is virtually maintenance free.
You can set an infinite range of resistance and this bike is smooth, and very quiet.
The seat is easily adjusted for any position you want, and you get Shimano combo pedals, water bottle holder, anti-slip belt and a resistance shifter.
The onboard computer tracks the usual stuff – time, distance, calories, hear rate and power output.
Although this one is really designed for health clubs, it can fit very nicely into your home gym.
Read more about the With Computer Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle Stationary Indoor Trainer Exercise Bike
2. Nautilus R514 Recumbent Exercise Bike
The Nautilus R514 recumbent bike is designed for the home gym. It has 16 resistance levels (electronically controlled magnetic resistance) and a 20lb flywheel.
Your workouts can follow the 20 programs built in.
There are 4 polar heart rate programs.
There is a strong fan, multi-point seat and the blue backlit LCD console can be adjusted.
This bike has a 300lb user maximum limit.
Read more about the Nautilus R514 Recumbent Exercise Bike
3. Schwinn 240 Recumbent Exercise Bike
This hugely popular recumbent bike comes from a well-known manufacturer – Schwinn, who produce a number of other exercise bikes in the series.
This Schwinn 240 has 16 resistance levels, 17 programs, an adjustable seat, heart rate monitoring via both telemetry and touch.
The backlit multi-color console provides information such as time, interval time, RPM, watts, distance, pulse, speed, calories, resistance
There is also a water bottle holder, reading rack & magazine storage basket under the seat.
Read more about the Schwinn 240 Recumbent Exercise Bike