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Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike Review

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How long will the Nautilus R614 Recumbent last?

The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike has a light 80 lb. fully assembled frame that is marketed to hold a total of 300 lbs. of workout weight. Best suited for light to moderate use, the R614 will last for several years with proper care and maintenance. It is backed by a commendable 10-year frame, 2 years parts, 1-year electronics, and 90 days labor with an extended warranty offered at purchase upping parts and labor to either 3 or 5 years depending on your desired choice.

Brief Overview

The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike won our fourth-place spot for the 2021 Best Buy for the $399 and under Price category for the warranty offering, number of built-in programs, and commendable features. Purchasers should keep in mind that fitness machines in this price range are truly not built to last with heavy use though the warranty is quite handy for worry-free workouts periods. There is also the option to choose to add in-home assembly for an extra $129 when purchasing for those who are not mechanically inclined and have issues following directions.

Overall Quality

The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike has a 5.3-foot frame that is easy to move on the attached transport wheels to utilize space saving ability. It offers smooth workouts and 20 levels of resistance for those looking to turn up the intensity during exercise sessions. The console has 2 different LCD displays for sharing pertinent performance data though the integrated tablet holder covers one completely if a user chooses to use their streaming device for entertainment purposes during workout fun. The R614 has special circles cut into the design of the seat and back that offers optimum air circulation and is adjustable at an angle for maximum comfort while the pedals offer adjustable straps, so feet do not slide off and are held securely during each riding session. Heartrate monitors reside in the side handlebars and transmit information to the display screen for optimal targeting during each workout.

Things we like

  • decent warranty
  • easy to use

Things we dislike

  • X
    lightweight build
  • X
    limited technology


Dimensions 64"L x 27"W x 50"H
Maximum User Height 300 lbs (136 kg)
Assembled Weight 80 lbs (36.3 kg)
Color Grey
Maximum Height 50"
Weight 93 Pounds
Material Other
Number of Resistance Levels 20


Frame: 10 years / Parts: 2 years / Electronics: 1 year / Labor: 90 days warranty


The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike won our fourth-place spot for the 2021 Best Buy for the $399 and under Price category. We invite you to see our bike reviews to help you narrow your search for your next fitness machine.


The Nautilus R614 Recumbent Bike is quite budget-friendly and offers many commendable features for those looking to workout a few times a week. It has a commendable warranty and will fit readily into any home workout setting. The R614 is not commercially rated and use outside of a residential setting will invalidate the warranty offering.