Best Indoor Cycle Review for 2021

This is not your average review. Strict guidelines have been set to ensure that only the highest quality indoor cycles are represented. Our panel of experts have compiled a list below of the elite indoor cycling brands that represent the very best of the indoor cycling industry. They have ranked the top 5 brands and the results are as follows.

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1. Schwinn

Founded - 1895. First Indoor "Exerciser" Cycle – 1966. First Professional Indoor Cycle – 1991. #1 in Commercial Indoor Cycle Studios and Health Club Sales Worldwide

Key Features:

Built In Tablet Holder

Allows you to stream your own content or subscriptions using your own tablet

Heavy Duty Alloy Aluminum* Frame Structure

Commercial grade aluminum construction. Anatomically correct frame design for an overall custom body fit

Front Drive Perimeter Weighted Flywheel

Precision balanced and high performance perimeter weighted 37lbs flywheel provides true high inertia spin during full 360 degree pedal stroke for the most authentic road bike ride feel

 

Quiet No Maintenance Carbon Fiber Belt Drive

A new belt-based drive system that combines the maintenance-free durability and performance of a belt with the authentic-ride feel of a chain

Magnetic Braking System

Virtual Contact™ Magnetic resistance brake allows for smooth, consistent control

Fore/Aft micro-adjustability on Handlebars and Seat

Schwinn Fit system enables a wide range of seat and handlebar adjustments to provide a safe and comfortable setup for a wide range of riders

Top Rated Models

Schwinn A.C. Performance Plus with Carbon Blue Belt

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.
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  • Amazon

Schwinn A.C. Sport with Carbon Blue Belt

Schwinn A.C. Sport with Carbon Blue Belt

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.
  • Amazon

Schwinn A.C. Power - Self Generating
 

Schwinn A.C. Power

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.
  • Amazon

2. Stages

In 2012, the Stages Cycling brand launched with the release of its uniquely designed power meter for outdoor bikes. The Boulder, Colorado facility houses a full production line that builds power meters and outfits alloy and most recently carbon crank arms with the meters. The Stages brand's global reach is fueled by its partnership with several world champion cycling teams and professional cyclists, including Team USA and 4-time Tour de France winner Team Sky. Stages Cycling products currently sell in more than 50 countries with a presence in over 5000 bike shops globally.

Stages Cycling continued its global growth endeavor with the introduction of the SC series of commercial indoor cycling bikes in 2015. The SC bikes feature proprietary innovations like FitLoc adjustments and SprintShift, as well as the Stages Power meter that utilizes the same technology featured in the outdoor power meter. SC bikes can be found at all types of facilities around the world, from large club chains like Life Time Fitness and David Lloyd Leisure to private cycling studios. Also in 2017, Stages Cycling acquired an innovative group display technology called VismoX and rebranded it as Stages Flight.

Stages' education arm, called Stages Cycling University, is dedicated to educating customers about the benefits of using power meters in a fitness environment, and successfully implementing group display technology.

Top Rated Models

Stages SC1 Indoor Bike

Stages SC1 Indoor Bike

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

Stages SC2 Indoor Bike

Stages SC2 Indoor Bike

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

Stages SC3 Indoor Bike

Stages SC3 Indoor Bike

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

Stages Solo Indoor Bike

Stages Solo Indoor Bike

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

3. Keiser

Indoor Cycle Production began in 1997

Key Features:

Rear Lightweight Flywheel

Rear-wheel design for protection from sweat and corrosion

V Shaped Frame Design

V-shape frame to accommodate all riders

Magnetic Resistance

Magnetic-resistance technology for greater repeatability and reduced wear

Bluetooth Compatible

Bluetooth® wireless signal for open API for tablets and smartphones

Top Rated Models

Keiser M3i Indoor Cycle

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle - Platinum

Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle - Platinum

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

4. LeMond

Indoor Cycle Production began in 2002

Key Features:

X Frame Design

Gives you a better ride and allows easy access to all seat, height and handlebar adjustments.

Built In Stretch Pad

Stretch Pad provides a convenient place for a pre and post-ride stretching.

Smooth Quiet Ride

A Kevlar belt instead of a chain. The result is a smooth and QUIET ride.

Top Rated Models

LeMond RevMaster Pro Indoor Cycle

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.
  • Amazon

LeMond Series Elite Indoor Cycle

LeMond Series Elite Indoor Cycle

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.

5. Star Trac

Indoor Cycle Production began in 2004

Key Features:

Direct Pressure Brake Resistance

Direct pressure brake give this bike the strength to keep it moving ride after ride

6-Groove Poly-V Belt

Long lasting Poly-V Groove belt for an exceptionally smoth ride

Perimeter Weighted Flywheel

The heavy, weighted flywheel enhances the feel of road momentum while the bike’s stability keeps you feeling secure while working out and giving it your all.

Top Rated Models

Star Trac Studio 7 Indoor Cycle

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.
  • eBay

Star Trac Studio 5 Indoor Cycle

Star Trac Studio 5 Indoor Cycle

Recommended Retailer

  • StudioCycles - They Pro Build and Tune every cycle. Mention discount code "PROBUILD" when you call or during checkout.