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For more than 45 years, Life Fitness has been creating effective, inviting, and reliable fitness equipment that’s built not only for elite athletes, but for exercisers of all abilities and fitness levels. After creating its first electric stationary bike, Life Fitness focused on innovation and now offers a variety of upright and recumbent bikes.
Depending on the model of your bike, you can choose from the Explore Console (which allows you to connect your fitness apps via bluetooth), the Discover SI Console (which comes with an LCD touchscreen and includes interactive workouts), or the Discover SE3 Console (which includes media apps like Netflix, Hulu, Pandora, RunSocial, and more).
In addition to exercise bikes, Life Fitness also provides indoor cycles. These products are an excellent option if you’re looking for the workout capabilities of an exercise bike, but are working with a smaller space. Indoor cycles include a weighted flywheel, which feels and looks a lot like an actual outdoor bike. Keep in mind, indoor cycles require that you lean over like an outdoor bike. If you have back problems, this may not be the best option for you. If you prefer to stand up when cycling (for those who like bursts of speed and very high-intensity cardio), an indoor cycle might be your best option.
Data and ratings accurate as of January 2018
|Life Fitness exercise bikes||Price|
|Platinum Club Series Upright Lifecycle Exercise||$3999–$6998|
|Club Series + Recumbent Lifecycle||$3999|
|Club Series Upright Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$2699–$3198|
|Club Series+ Upright Lifecycle Bike||$3199|
|C3 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$1899–$2748|
|Lifecycle GX Group Exercise Bike||$1799–$1999|
|R3 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$1899–$2298|
|RS3 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$2399–$3348|
|Platinum Club Series Recumbent Lifecycle||$4499–$7498|
|C1 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$1399–$2248|
|RS1 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$1799–$2648|
|R1 Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$1399–$1798|
|Augie’s Quest Lifecycle Bike||$4161|
|Club Series Recumbent Lifecycle Exercise Bike||$2999–$3498|
|Life Fitness indoor cycles||Price|
|IC1 Indoor Cycle||$999|
|IC4 Indoor Cycle||$1699|
|IC5 Indoor Cycle||$2798|
|IC6 Indoor Cycle||$3098|
|IC7 Indoor Cycle||$3798|
|IC8 Power Trainer||$3299|
|Lifecycle GX Group Exercise Bike||$1799|
Life Fitness offers a free standard 3-year parts and 1-year labor warranty on their exercise bikes.
Life Fitness also offers two additional extended protection plans: a 3-year Premium Extended Protection Plan and a 5-year Premium Extended Protection Plan.
The 3-year premium extended protection plan is $299 and extends the standard 1-year labor warranty to a 3-year total parts warranty and labor protection.
The 5-year premium extended protection plan is $799 and extends the standard 1-year labor and 3-year parts warranty to a 5-year total parts warranty and labor protection.
Note that Life Fitness does not honor warranties for their products sold through unauthorized third-party retailers.