BH TS2 Treadmill Review
treadmill Doctor Note :
You've got to give it to BH... they have more selections than a shopping mall.
All I have to say is that if you have $1599 to spend think of one word... Precor!
The BH TS2 is one of BH's better values, but at $1,599, it's still not a good deal. If you can't get a decent discount on this treadmill, we would suggest looking at Precor. They have a much better option at this price. The only redeeming quality of this machine is the warranty, which is not a good sign.
The walking area is a good size. The belt measures in at 20" x 57", which is 3" shorter than the standard 20" x 60" walking belt that is found on many of today's treadmills. This should still provide enough room for larger users to run on comfortably without altering their stride.
A decent motor powers this machine, but several treadmills selling for $500 less have greater power producing capabilities. Speeds of up to 11 mph are attainable, so most users will have no problem challenging themselves.
An unimpressive cushioning system comes on this model. Active Flex Suspension is used to reduce the impact that running has on your joints and back. A few sub-$1,000 treadmills provide more forgiving and durable running surfaces.
As far as projected reliability is concerned, this machine is horrible. You can spend half of what you would pay for this treadmill and still get a model with a comparable life expectancy. The quality of parts used is also disappointing at this price range.
The warranty on the BH TS2 is good. Labor is covered for 1 year, parts are covered for 5 years, and the motor and frame are covered for life. This warranty is intended to make you believe this machine is more durable than it really is. The truth is that BH can afford to make a lot of repairs because of the high prices they put on their treadmills.