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Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 Review

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 Overview:

Marcy is a leader in the fitness industry for over 35 years. Recumbent bikes are a very user-friendly and most comfortable bike in an exercise bike. Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 is the best bike in the recumbent series. This bike is made by heavy-duty construction 14-gauge steel tubing with a durable powder-coated finish. This bike helps you to reduce your body fat, increase stamina, and improve your cardiovascular performance.

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 combines the benefits of working out in a relaxed and comfortable seating position. The recumbent seating position keeps you comfortable throughout your workout. So you stay motivated to push further shape firm and tone your body while improving your stamina, and metabolic rate.

The Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike also has 8 levels of magnetic resistance. With this resistance you can easily customize your workout difficulty level. As the resistance located under the handles bars you can easily change the resistance during your workout.

It has an ultra-functional large computer screen. You can use this LCD monitor as an odometer. The display is very sharp and easily readable. You can track your workout time, speed, distance, and calories you burned with this computer screen. All the digits are extra large which provides the best readability advantage to the user.

The Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 has an ergonomically designed saddle furnished with a comfortable high-density foam seat. The comfortable seat with oversized pads fully adjustable for people with different leg lengths. Handles bar is also covered with foam. The pedals of this bike with safety straps which provide an even more safe workout.

Specifications:

Dimensions and Warranty:

  • Height: 37.5”
  • Width: 25”
  • Length: 55.5”
  • Item weight: 61 lbs.
  • Weight Capacity: 300 lbs.
  • Shipping Weight: 66.5 pounds
  • Batteries: 2 AAA batteries required.
  • Resistance: 8 levels
  • Warranty: 2 Years 

Features of Marcy Recumbent ME-709:

March Adjustable Seat

Adjustable Seat

The Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike ME-709 seat can be adjusted so you can adjust your seat as your comfort and your legs get the proper stride as you pedal.

marcy large display

LCD Computer Display

It an LCD computer display. In this display you can track time of your walking and running. The display will also show your running or walking speed, how much distance you walk or run, how much calories you burned. So, in this display you can easily track your exercise progress.

Marcy Resistance Control

Adjustable Resistance

It has adjustable resistance. Under the handles bar a convenient resistance knob located. As the resistance located under the handlebar, you can easily change it during your workouts.

Marcy Handlebars

Recumbent Handlebars

It’s another great feature is recumbent handlebars. When you are riding the bike for a long time the recumbent handlebars and its back pad provide a very comfortable workout.

Pedals with Safety Straps

The Marcy Recumbent Bike has the best quality pedals which provide you safely grip your feet when you pedal. Another feature of the pedals is strapped. The pedal straps ensure that your feet won’t slip off the pedals during you are a workout.

Marcy Transport Wheel

Transport Wheels

The Marcy Recumbent Bike has a transport wheel. You can easily rolled away for storage when you’re done with your workout.

Advantage of Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709:

The design of this bike is very comfortable and supportive of the rider’s back. The ergonomic design provides a great deal less stressful on your body – especially the muscles in your neck, back, wrists, hands, arms, and of course your bottom!

For the recumbent design you can ride the bike for longer periods and cover more distance without any hassles. When you ride this bike, your head will be held in a more natural, upright position that’s why you have greater visibility and can enjoy your surroundings immeasurably more and you will get much more visually aware of any potential problems.

Foam-covered handles give you extra support of the back and arms. The maintenance cost is very low. The drive and flywheel are covered up. So it prevents injury and damage.

In a potential crash situation, this bike is easier to re-maneuver and faster at slowing down or stopping. If you crash, then you won’t be thrown over the handlebars and receive head injuries. You can easily move the bike by its transport wheel.

This bike is suitable for men and women. It is also comfortable for seniors.

The disadvantage of Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709:

The Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 is may be more expensive than a regular bike. The weight of this bike is generally heavier than other exercise bikes. As the seat of this bike is large, the weight of the seat is heavy. There are no bottle holders or any device holder included. This bike is not perfect for serious athletes. This bike has no pre-programmed workouts. Also the

Frequently asked questions?

Does this hurt the knee and/or knee joints?

Not at all. This bike actually helps your joints. If you have any knee pain, this is the best exercise bike for this. Because it doesn’t put weight on your joints like walking.

Will this bike be difficult to install? Does it need special tool?

No. This bike comes with necessary tools and clear instruction. So, it is very easy to assemble without others lead.

Can i use the bike on carpeted floor?

Yes. You can use the exerciser on carpet. But it is better to place a mat under the machine. So that sweat doesn’t soak into your carpet.

Does this bike goto zero resistance or only down to level one?

First resistance level of this bike is one and the number is really very easy as no resistance.

Does it require power, or batteries?

The computer requires 2 AA batteries. The control automatically shuts off if you stop peddling about 30 seconds.

Is this exercise bike quiet?

Yes, honestly it’s very quiet as well as very smooth, stable, and comfortable. We are very impressed with the great design.

Is the seat comfortable for long session?

Yes. The seat is enough large with a supportive backrest. Honestly it is very comfortable. There is no problem with long sessions.

Does the seat adjust easily to a comfortable position?

Yes. There are several notches to adjust the seat. It is also very smooth to adjust the seat to your comfortable position. There is no one complained about it.

What is the size of the seat?

It’s 16 inches wide and 12 deep. Very comfortable.

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike

Final Word on the Marcy ME-709 Recumbent Exercise Bike:

Finally we can say that, for under $300, Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 is a very good option. It is the best spinning bike for home use. This bike has a strong recumbent design with 300 lbs. weight capacity. Above all, it also is one of the cheaper exercise bike that you’ll be able to find. That offers an adjustable seat, LCD computer display, 8 levels resistance, recumbent handlebars, pedals with safety straps, and transport wheel. So, if you are approaching the weight limit or you just want a bike with a little more backbone, the Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709 may be a good option in this price range. As a result, the Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike has many advantages and fewer disadvantage we can say this is the best bike for you.

If you have any query about this bike just feel free to comment us.

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