With a staggering variety of models on the market, choosing the best spinning bike can be hard, especially if you’ve never bought a fitness machine before. From largely improved cardiovascular and lung functions to rapid and sustainable weight loss, spinning machines have been known to provide athletes with full-body workouts.
So, while it does pay off to invest in a good machine, it’s also important to carefully measure the pros and cons of each model until you find the one that meets your needs, expectations and budgets. Too many people end up being disappointed because of impulse buys and consequently buy machines that they can’t use. Therefore, don’t hesitate to look into various brands before you buy your bike. In fact, advanced athletes tend to go for the Kesier M3 or Schwinn AC Performance Plus, from two of the most established brands on the market. If you’re not sure which one of the two you should go for, here you’ll be able to see each machine’s main features side by side:
One of the most recommended bikes on the market, the Keiser M3 Plus- though more expensive than the average spinning bike- is a high-end model that delivers a smooth and challenging workout while perfectly mimicking the sensation of outdoor biking. Perfect for domestic use, this bike comes fully equipped with a plethora of features designed to keep you motivated. For example, it is fully customizable, with its Aft and Fore Adjustable handlebars, it boasts of a good, padded seat and a factory-calibrated tension system. It also sports a backlit monitor, which is totally uncommon in spinning bikes and will help you keep track of various information such as number of pedal strokes, distance covered, calories burned and the likes.
The Keiser M3 Plus also sports a series of transport wheel as well as a water bottle to ensure that you remain properly hydrated during the entire duration of your training session. It also comes with a reinforced frame to remain completely stationary, even during the most energetic workouts. The machine is covered by a warranty of 10 years on the frame and 6 months on the wearable parts.
Present in several gyms and health clubs, the Schwinn AC Performance Plus is designed for both domestic and commercial use. With an appealing pearl white design, this machine is entirely made of solid Aluminum. Both veteran and inexperienced users will appreciate the forged steel crank chain drive system that’s guaranteed to provide an entirely smooth workout. This machine also operates through a magnetic brake system that has been designed to last for decades with minimal maintenance.
Best of all, the Schwinn AC Performance Plus is fully compatible with the much sought-after Mpower Consoles, which means that you’ll easily be able to add some extra panache and motivation to your training session. This particular spinning bike can very easily sustain a maximum user weight of 350lbs. It is protected by a manufacturer’s warranty of 10 years on the frame and 2 years on the cranks, braking system and drive mechanism.