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Can someone recommend me a spin bike?

  • 06-10-2021 9:14pm
    Registered Users Posts: 11,695 ✭✭✭✭ tajd

    I’m new to this and I’m sick of my treadmill and wanting a change.

    I don’t know which one to get in 5ft 11 if that helps and is there one you can sync to your iPhone or Apple Watch for calories etc

    thank you


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,765 ✭✭✭ CantGetNoSleep

    Can't recommend one but would advise against, a spinning bike on your own at home is incredibly boring in my experience and nothing like the experience of a spinning class. Much better off going for a smart home trainer (assuming you have a bike)

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,502 ✭✭✭ Outkast_IRE

    If you have lots of spare cash - Peleton . If you dont then as above if you are near anywhere running classes go to them its a much more enjoyable experience.

  • Registered Users Posts: 11,695 ✭✭✭✭ tajd

    I’m looking for Magnetic spin bike just for home use whisk watching tv can someone pick one out for me please

    I saw a nice one in elverys but has no display monitor

  • Registered Users Posts: 40 Londonirish72

    Many modern indoor bikes are ‘smart’ in that they connect to iPads, phones or smart TVs so you use them in conjunction with a third party app (Zwift, Trainer Road, Rouvy etc) so they don’t have their own screens which is probably a good thing for longevity. I have a Wattbike which I love and use a lot but it’s probably too much of an expense for someone who is not too into cycling.

    As others have suggested try a spin class or two to see if you will actually like indoor cycling and to give you a feel for various bike types.