Edge 595 Recumbent Bike Review

Editor's Review: 3.2 / 5.0

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The Fitness Quest Edge 595 Recumbent Exercise Bike is made by leading bike and equipment manufacturers, Fitness Edge. Exercising in a recumbent position allows for better back support, without causing strain on arms, neck and shoulders. This bike delivers a low-impact aerobic workout and fits well into any home gym. The bike is a middle of the road bike, costing around $399, and it comes with a 90 day warranty only.

The bike has been designed ergonomically to enhance circulation and ease tension, allowing the rider to stay on it for longer periods. The bike has molded seats which support your lower back, oversized pedals, and an onboard fitness computer which allows you keep track of time, distance, and calories burnt. The bike is also unique in that it has front wheels which allow for easy portability.

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Product Features

The Edge 595 Recumbent Exercise Bike has a solid outer frame construction. It weighs around 100 pounds and has a maximum user weight of 250 pounds. It comes with 12 programs and 16 levels of programmable frictionless, magnetic resistance which allow you to vary your routine. The tension control is motorized, you can vary your resistance levels, mid routine, at a touch of the button. The handle bars are designed to offer comfort for longer cycling periods. They also have in built pulse monitors. The seat is molded for comfort and the pedals have 1-touch adjustable straps. Apart from the standard features of heart monitor, calorie counter, and time and distance measurement tools, the Edge 595 also has an inbuilt iPod player holder and a stand for a water bottle.

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Advantages

  • The bike is designed for primarily for safety and comfort.
  • It comes with the Fitness Quest backing.
  • The bike is easy to assemble and comes with a set of ready instructions.
  • Front wheels on the bike allow the equipment to be moved easily.

Disadvantages

  • It has only a 90 day warranty, though you may be able to pay extra and get a store warranty added on.
  • The oversized pedals is a relative claim. Some customers find them to be of standard size.
  • The bike is light which is great for portability, but not so for stability.

Conclusion

The Edge 595 is inexpensive to purchase and simple to use. It’s a mid-range bike and has all the features a recumbent bike should offer. The pros are that it offers 12 programs and 16 levels of resistance. The cons are that it’s unstable, not the most comfortable, and comes with a short warranty period. Buy it, but only if you don’t mind risking losing your money after 3 months.

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Editor: Paul Blake

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    Judy Parker

    I Have a Edge 491 and I was trying to find the instruction manuel. I got it from a friend after she passed away and daughter couldn’t find any info on it.

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