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|30 lbs||265 lbs||40 x 20 x 49"||-1 year frame
-90 days parts
With a price tag that ranges between $200 and $300, the Sunny SF-B1421 is a handy spinning bike that will help you work out at your own pace without even leaving your home. Enhanced by leg stabilizers and transport wheels, this machine can help you lose up to 800 calories in just one hour.
Features and Specifications
With the Sunny SF-B1421, you will be able to benefit from the following technical specifications:
- Machine Dimensions: 40 x 20 x 49 inches
- Machine Weight: 85 pounds
- Maximum User Capacity: 265 pounds
- Flywheel Weight: 30 pounds
- Seat: Adjustable
- Handlebars: Adjustable
- Transport wheels: Yes
This spinning bike is packed with various features that will help you lose weight in a mere matter of weeks. For example, unlike most affordable models, it does include a small digital screen to help you track your fitness progress over the long run. For example, this device can be used to keep an eye on your speed, time, distance, scan and number of calories burned. While the bike is self-powered, you do require 2 AA batteries to power up the digital screen. Thanks to its heavy-duty crank, the Sunny SF-B1421 can be used on a daily basis with virtually no wear and tear. The powder-coated finish is also quite resistant to scratches.
With a maximum weight capacity of 265 pounds, this bike has might not be as good for overweight people as more expensive models such as the Spinner Sprint and the Sole SB700, but it’s still good enough for its price. Weighing 30 pounds, the flywheel is heavy enough to draw your muscles into the workout while delivering a highly solid and stable feel. Best of all, heavy flywheels have been known to provide you with the same forward momentum as a regular outdoors bike. This delivers a highly realistic pedaling motion.
The Sunny SF-B1421 includes different levels of tension to vary your workouts while preventing your body from adjusting to the same routine. This will also allow your body to burn more calories since you won’t be stuck with the same type of workout. To adjust the level of tension, you simply need to use the adjustment knob located on the handlebars.
Comfort and Ease of Use
The SF-B1421 is undeniably among the most comfortable machines on the market. The saddle is contoured and padded, which ensures a virtually pain-free training session during the duration of your workout. It is quite thickly padded with foam, hence ensuring that you do not suffer from the much-dreaded saddle soreness. You will be glad to learn that the saddle can be moved up and down to fit your height. It also includes fore and aft adjustments. Similarly, the handlebars can also be moved to a more comfortable angle.
Since spinning bikes are more commonly used to stand up and pedal, this machine comes with secure toe cages to lock your ankle into place. Therefore, you can be sure that you won’t lose your footing, regardless of how quickly you pedal. In fact, it even includes large straps that can be wrapped around different ankle sizes. Both the pedals and the handlebars are textured for added security and to provide a firm grip if your hands get sweaty.
As far as its ease of use is concerned, users will need a couple of weeks to get used to the different features, especially because of the digital screen. However, the majority of people found they were able to comfortably shuffle through the screen after just a few days. Other than the screen, the rest of the features proved to be extremely easy to navigate through for most users.
Assembly and Parts
If you’re buying this machine online, it will most likely arrive with the main frame detached from the saddle, monitor and pedals so some DIY is certainly required. On the plus side, most people found that it was extremely easy to set up the machine, especially since most of the required tools and accessories are included. The majority of customers only needed between half an hour to 45 minutes to set up the bike. A detailed and illustrated instructions manual is also included.
A few drawbacks were reported about the machine, in spite of its excellent feedback. For example, several customers thought that the maximum user weight capacity of 265 pounds is not at all suited for obese people. A few people also complained about the resistance knob, which they claimed was not ergonomically-located and rather fiddly to handle. Lastly, some people claimed that the machine emitted some mechanical noises during vigorous pedaling sessions.
All things considered, this is a highly recommended machine for anyone who has some prior fitness experience. Extremely stable and simple to use, the Sunny Health & Fitness SF-B1421 is covered by 1 year warranty on the main frame and 90 days on the parts.