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Xterra SB4500 Recumbent Bike Review

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How long will the Xterra SB4500 Recumbent last?

The Xterra SB4500 Recumbent Bike has a rather bulky build to only weigh 107 lbs. fully assembled and can hold a maximum of 265 lbs. of workout weight. It is best suited for light use and purchasers should get quite a few years of workouts from this machine. The SB4500 holds a lifetime warranty on the frame along with 3 years on parts and 1 full year of in-home labor and is built to last. It is important to remember that simply unplugging a machine after use will extend the life along with keeping it in a climate-controlled environment.

Brief Overview

The Xterra SB4500 Recumbent Bike is a pleasant blend of technology and functionality that is appealing to those looking to start or continue the journey to better overall fitness health. It is budget-friendly and requires a dedicated space of its own due to the lack of transport wheels but comes with an entrance to the world of technology with the inclusion of Bluetooth capabilities. Buyers should keep in mind there are many cycles in this price range that offer similar features and larger display screens and comparatively shopping might show a model better suited for households with more than one user.

Overall Quality

The Xterra SB4500 Recumbent Bike has quite a few commendable features that keep it competitive with other similar models. It has an easy, walk-through frame that is rather bulky in looks but stable to a degree and covered by a lifetime warranty. Weighing a solid 22 lbs., the flywheel works smoothly and offers 24 levels of resistance for those looking to increase their cardio health and tone mushy muscles. The SB4500 has a 7” touchscreen display along with Bluetooth connectivity to various fitness apps for optimal workout fun either training in various places in the world or using heartrate information to better tailor individualized training sessions. The entire seat is well padded and adjustable for maximum well-being, working well with the oversize pedals in providing comfort through each cycling period. Wide-angled side handlebars aid in capturing heartbeat info while the upper ones offer maximum gripping ability for more intense workout fun.

Things we like

  • good warranty
  • Bluetooth capabilities
  • fitness app connection

Things we dislike

  • X
    low weight maximum
  • X
    low assembled weight

Specs

Power Source Plugs Into Wall Outlet
Flywheel Diameter 12"
Flywheel Weight 22 lb
Display Full Color Backlit LCD Touchscreen display
Display Size 7" diag.
Feedback Time, Calories, Distance, Watt, Pulse
Programs Target Time, Distance, Calories, P1 - P8
Set-Up Dimensions 58.5"L x 25.6"W x 45.9"H
Shipping Dimensions 30.6"L x 12.4"W x 28.7"H
Weight 107.1 lb
Shipping Weight 121.7 lb
Max User Weight Capacity 265 lb
Q-Factor 13.4"
Seat to Pedal Distance 25.6" to 36.4"

Warranty

Lifetime Frame 3 Years Parts 1 Year In Home Labor

History

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Conclusion

The Xterra SB4500 Recumbent Bike is a decent choice for those looking to enter the indoor riding scene in the search of better health. It is budget-friendly and offers a degree of technology with its touchscreen and Bluetooth capabilities. It is built to last best with light use by those of the lighter persuasion and comes with a formidable lifetime frame warranty. If found on sale, the SB4500 would be a welcome addition to any home gym setting.