Fitness Quest Edge 491 Recumbent Bike E49150EB
(7 Epinions reviews)
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Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community
Mar 26, 2004 by tombama
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: Solidly-built, comfortable seat, easy-to-use console.
Cons: Resistance levels WAY too strong; I returned the bike. Very poor customer service.
Summary: I bought the Edge 491 recumbent bike via Fitness Quest's website in late February 2004. On a positive note, the bike seems to be well-constructed, sturdy, and easy to use. The seat is very comfortable, and the handles are comfortable and convenient. ... read more
Aug 9, 2003 by cstergio
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: Quiet, user friendly "programs" Only bike where arms reach side handles (5'2") great price!
Cons: none (so far)
Summary: I researched recumbent bikes and decided on another one. I went to Sears to buy it and much to my s ... read more
May 29, 2003 by redskinfan88
Rated a Helpful Review
Pros: easy to assemble
Summary: This bike was very easy to assemble. (My boyfriend and I did it in about 1 1/2 hours. The bike was also much quieter than I thought it would be. I don't have to blast the tv to drown out the motor, because it's so quiet. It has eight levels so I get ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
May 24, 2007 by paulchs
Pros: Well built, quiet and comfortable.
Summary: Excellent home workout bike that rides smooth and is quiet. Handgrips on side of seat are nicely positioned and take your pulse while riding to allow you to control your heart rate at optimal fat burn or optimal cardio workout. We've had this bike for ... read more
Feb 21, 2005 by gbaldasarri
Pros: 12 exercise programs, including 2 cardio modes infinitely adjustable for leg length
Cons: Requires quite a bit of assembly. I wanted to use it right away!
Summary: For years I rode my high-end road racer 150 to 200 miles a week. An accident caused by a careless driver resulted in a couple ruptured disks in my neck and a complete inability to ride by bike without my hands going numb. I bough the Edge 491 after ... read more
Nov 21, 2003 by mbroome
Pros: Smooth resistance, easy console adjustments, very stable, adjustable seat back, strong & reliable bike
Cons: short handlebars on console
Summary: Love this bike!! Purchased two Reebok bikes previously, but they would break with increased resistance. The Edge 491 is wonderful--seamless adjustment, smooth resistance, with no grabbing or slipping in the pedals. Adjustments to programs and seat are ... read more
Sep 16, 2003 by hirsbrun_2000
Pros: Price, magnetic resistance, smooth feeling--easy on legs.
Cons: Not sure how accurate the pulse monitor is
Summary: I was looking for a recumbent bike and was not wanting to spend a fortune, but didn't want to settle for a bike that doesn't "feel right". I went to the sporting goods store and they recommended the Edge 491. When I tried it out, it felt surprisingl ... read more
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