Concept2 BikeErg 2900 Stationary Exercise Bike with Air Resistance and PM5 Monitor Review

Concept2 BikeErg 2900 Stationary Exercise Bike

Concept2 BikeErg with PM5 Monitor

Concept2 BikeErg 2900 is a high-end modern stationary exercise bike for both home and commercial use with the PM5 Performance Monitor with that is easy to operate and that includes preset exercises and WiFi connection. As a very new release product it doesn’t have many customer reviews on yet but the average rating is 5 stars by three customers.

It is a fairly expensive bike but should give you many long years of use and tens of people can ride it every day. The PM5 shows accurate and reliable information consistently and measures your pace, distance, calories burned and power. You can monitor your workout progress with the reliable real-time data on the performance 5 monitor with the backlit LCD display that is easy on your eyes. You can actually store your workouts on a USB flash drive.

The bike comes with the convenient air resistance that can be adjusted for your needs in resistance training, cardiovascular training and conditioning. This is a high-end bike with a very sturdy and durable construction with a 58-pound lightweight aluminum frame, the bells and whistles- user-friendly features and extras for a comfy riding experience. And hence it can be used at the gyms as well as in homes and offices. You can do your strong sprints on the 58 lb. aluminum frame and exercise as much as you want.

Once you’re done with your session you can move it easily and smoothly on its integrated caster wheels. You will get it shipped unassembled to your address and is simple enough to put together in 30-40 minutes if you follow the instructions. The clutched flywheel will continue spinning when pedals stop to give you the easy intervals and rests. So coasting on this spin bike is just like on a real road bike. You’ll enjoy a smooth ride thanks to the air resistance.

With the calibration function on the PM5 you have access to the comparable results. You have direct wireless access to the apps and pulse rate belts which you can purchase separately. The ErgData that can be used on Android and iOS is free of charge and you can Concept2 BikeErg with PM5 Monitor Bikesynchronize your workout data to the online logbook wirelessly. You can connect to Zwift and other third party apps wirelessly if you choose to.

In the box you’ll get the BikeErg, PM5 computer monitor, quick start guide for the performance monitor and the bike, the assembly instructions and the tools. The BikeErg is good for users of all fitness levels and abilities. It weighs 58 pounds and measures 48L x 24W x 41H inches and the inseam length is between 27 and 37 inches. The maximum user weight is around 300 pounds or 136 kg. 2D batteries are required for the PM5 monitor to operate.

The handle positions and the seat height can be adjusted easily and securely with the tool-free ratcheting system for your comfort especially during your long sessions. You have the fore and aft position and angle for the saddle and three handle positions. The Concept2 BikeErg can be used for HIIT (high-intensity interval training), warm-up, recovery, rehab and general conditioning. If you prefer to have your own set-up, like your own pedals, handles and saddle, the BikeErg is fine with the majority of the regular bike parts.

Concept2 BikeErg is a beautiful bike overall- good looks, robust commercial-grade construction, a decent flywheel, and user-friendly features at a fair price. You may want to replace the seat if it is not comfy enough for you but should be fine for most people. Concept2 is known for a friendly and knowledgable customer support team. The warranty offered is limited two years and five years by Concept2. The company is based in Morrisville, Vermont and has more than four decades of history with their high quality products with innovative design.

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