The Life Fitness 9500HR Next Generation is one of the best recumbent bikes built for comfort. While other recumbent bikes focus on making it comfortable for people with back problems to use an indoor bike, this recumbent bike has additional support to ensure the user is as comfortable as possible.
The bike has an accessory tray that includes a bottle holder. It also has a pedal that is easy to adjust in a number of different ways, to ensure that it is comfortable to almost every foot size. The seat has a 22” to 35” adjustment range. It comes with an advanced monitor where you can choose between 18 preset programs. The monitor also display a number of statistics including calories burned, distance and time elapsed.
Features at a Glance:
- A belt/alternator drive system that is quieter than the chain system.
- User weight capacity is 400 lbs and has a 134lbs unit weight capacity.
- Has 25 levels of resistance.
- Has 18 preset workout programs to choose from.
- Has a monitor that can display a number of stats including the calories burned, distance travelled and time.
Compared to the Bodycraft R25
This exercise bike is different from the Bodycraft R25 recumbent in the amount of floor space that each bike demands. The R25 is smaller in that it is 44 inches long by 21 inches wide, while the Next generation bike will need a floor space of about 54 inches in length by a width of 26 inches. The R25 has fewer preset programs at 12 and 16 levels of resistance against the Next Generation’s 25.
Compared to the Life Fitness 95R Engage
The 95R engage occupies a significantly larger floor space compared to other recumbent bikes at 65” length by 27” width. It has the same number of resistance levels at 25 and up to 41 preset workout programs which is more than the 9500HR Next Generation.