Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance, ME-709 Review

Marcy Recumbent Exercise Bike with Resistance ME-709

Marcy Recumbent Bike ME-709

Marcy ME-709 is an indoor recumbent exercise bike with a modern design, a robust construction, magnetic resistance and other modern features. It is currently promoted as Amazon’s Choice among exercise bikes by Marcy.

Marcy Recumbent Bike looks good in black, gray and copper, is made of solid ABS plastic, weighs 61 pounds and measures 55.5L x 25W x 37.5H inches. It has the 8 levels of magnetic resistance that you can adjust for different levels of difficulty. It has a heavy-duty construction with the 14-gauge steel tubing and the powder coating. You can mount and dismount this bike easily during your training session, which is better for your back and knees.

The resistance knob is located below the handles and it is there for adjusting the magnetic resistance that helps simulate the real road riding experience on different terrains. And you can adjust your workout intensity according to your fitness level and to what you can handle. The multi-functional LCD-backlit monitor is easy to read and operate and shows you the distance traveled, calories burned, time exercised, current speed, and ODOmeter that shows the distance since the first use.

It has an ergonomic design overall with a comfortable padded seat with the very dense foam. The contoured foam covered handles offer nice support to the arms and back for helping you maintain a good form during your workout session. You have a great foot support on the weighted, counterbalanced pedals giving you a better control. The foot straps on these pedals can be adjusted and will fit your feet nicely. It can help you burn calories and fat, lose weight, strengthen and tone your lower body muscles and core section, tone your physique and increase your endurance without taking up much space in your living area.

Marcy Recumbent Bike ME-709 LCD Display

The build quality and design can well be compared to some of the more expensive recumbent bike models on the market. The seat with the backrest is conveniently adjustable and your legs will get a nice stride as you pedal. You can feel more comfortable with the seat backrest. Your feet will not slip thanks to the textured pedals with the foot straps that will keep your feet in place.

Marcy ME-709 does not have a foldable design but you can tilt and roll it easily on its transportation wheels when needed. The inseam length is between 27 and 36 inches and the total user weight capacity is 300 pounds on its sturdy and durable frame. The seat can be adjusted horizontally and not vertically. It will accommodate very tall and large adults comfortably. The arm rests are 22 inches wide and if not good enough for you, you do not need to install it. You need 2 x AA batteries for the LCD display, which are not included in the package. It is a popular recumbent bike with an average customer rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 16,225 users at the moment. Marcy Recumbent Bike is offered with an extended 90-day return window.

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