Does it Work? - Recumbant exercise bikes?
02-21-2004, 02:01 AM
Can anyone tell me if they know of a very reasonably priced recumbant exercise bike that will accommodate more than 275 pounds? And, also, are they effective at strengthening both the thighs and calves? Desperate for info! Thanks!
02-27-2004, 10:45 AM
My fiancee and I purchased a recumbent exercise bicycle about a year ago from Academy. It was $175 as I recall and I LOVE it. I am currently 290 lbs and it is very comfortable for me to use. I get too sore using a regular bicycle so this bike was a real life saver for me. It also has a digital readout that tells you mph, calories burned, distance ridden, etc.
02-27-2004, 05:15 PM
Thanks for the info! Much appreciated! Do you happen to know the website for Academy? I'm not familiar with them at all!
02-29-2004, 10:19 PM
Sure, it's http://www.academy.com/. It's a sporting goods store we have all over Houston. I'm not sure what other cities they are in but you might be able to order the bike on the web.
02-29-2004, 10:29 PM
I appreciate the response!
Unfortuantely, there is not a store near by. :( And it looks like I can't order it online, but I will double check.
Would you mind giving me the make and model of the bike? I am planning on buying it on Friday, and would sure apprecaite it!
Thanks for all your help!
03-04-2004, 05:38 PM
Sorry, I keep forgetting to check on the make & model for you. Having 2 jobs makes me forgetful sometimes. I will try to remember to check tonight. You might also check on ebay and see if anyone is selling one in your area.
03-05-2004, 09:07 PM
The make and model of my bike is a Keys Fitness CM525R.
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