Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike Review

Product – Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike

Manufacturer – Paradigm Health & Wellness

Overall Rating 4/5

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Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike Review

I wanted to find a recumbent home bicycle that was inexpensive but sturdy and easy to move around the house. As someone with back issues, I prefer to lean slightly back while sitting. Although I can ride an outside upright bike pretty well these days (It’s been 5 years since my spinal rod was placed), for an indoor bicycle, I wanted one that was a little more comfortable for my back.Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike Review

I also want something that will be good to burn belly fat effectively. I came across this Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike and wanted to see if it fit the bill and my expectations.

The Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike is easy on the Spine

This feature makes this bike good if you have a back problem as so many do. I did find that this bike was really easy on the Spine. The back part is well enough cushioned and reclines at a very comfortable position. I can easily relax while riding and burning calories.

However, the bottom part could use a little more cushioning. It is wide and a pillow or extra cushion fits well on it. I also find that because of the reclined position of the back, I also have no extra stress placed on my knees and hips either.

The Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike Burns Belly Fat Effectively

On a Recumbent Bike, you can burn approximately 3 calories per minute if your weight is around 125 pounds and are going 5.5 miles per hour. The best way that you can increase how many calories you burn is to do interval training. Go really fast for 1 minute then slow down to a normal speed.

Riding on this Recumbent Bike I estimate I can burn belly fat every day in as little as 20 minutes. If I only

Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike LCD Screen
LCD Computer shows distance, calories burned, time, speed,heart rate

burn 100 calories each day that’s 700 calories burned each week. However, because this is a recumbent bike I think pedaling steadily for an hour will not be a problem. Either way, you will be burning that belly fat.

Indoor cycling is great for burning calories and strengthening your back and hips. You can burn 300 – 500 calories in 60 minutes.

The Exerpeutic 900xl recumbent Bike Features

  • Eight Level Magnetic Tension Control

    Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike 8 level tention control knob
    8 Level Tension Control Knob

  • Large LCD Display
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty
  • User weight up to 300 pounds
  • Hand Pulse Pads
  • Weighs 63 pounds
  • Large Seat and Backrest
  • Quiet operation
  • Smooth Torque Cranking System
  • Wheels for easy transporting
  • Adjustable Seat
  • Sturdy Construction

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The Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike Customer Reviews and Scores

There are over 2200 reviews for the Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike on Amazon. The average rating is 4.2 out of 5. Many customers gave 5-star reviews. Most were satisfied with this bike and thought it was sturdy for the price. It was easy on the back and joints too.

However, for some, the assembly wasn’t a problem but for others, they had a problem with the assembly. Also, there is no holder for anything anywhere. There is no backlight for the LCD screen either. I would suggest not riding in the dark or having a soft side light available.

You can order assembly at Amazon for this bike. It does take about an hour or two to assembly if you do it yourself. There is an interesting fix for the holder. Order this table and it fits right over the bike to hold anything you want! It fits comfortably over the bike.

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See all the customer reviews.

The Bottom Line On The Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike

I really like this bike. It is really great on my back and it’s relaxing at the same time. If I want a harder workout I can adjust the resistance and also keep a check on my pulse. I can do intervals or just cruise. It is a great addition to my workout schedule as some days I don’t go to the Gym. I love the price too.

The Good

Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike rolls
It rolls and it’s only 63 pounds
  • Great Price
  • Quiet Operation
  • Easy on the joints and back
  • Rolls for easy transport
  • Adjustable Seat
  • Weight capacity up to 300 pounds
  • LCD screen
  • Easy on and off
  • Warranty

The Bad

  • Must Assemble unless you pay extra for assembly
  • No Holder for books or drinks
  • No backlight on LCD screen
  • Must get off to adjust seat with 3 different knobs

I do recommend the Exerpeutic 900xl Recumbent Bike. if you are looking for a recumbent bike that is reasonably priced and sturdy for the price this is a good choice.

What do you think about this bike? Do you have a comment or a question? Please leave it below.

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This article has 4 Comments

  1. Hi Cynthia,

    Great article on these fitness items. This should be right up my alley once I have my back surgery on 11/3. I’m actually kind of jealous that you get to use these machines. All I can do are a few stretches that my doctor gave me to do. And even so, it’s very painful.

    I say take full advantage of it while you can! Hopefully I get back to where I can use these again.


    1. Hi Tim,

      Thanks so much for your comment. I am thankful also that I can do anything that I want. I have had 2 back surgeries and have come a long way.

      I hope the best for you. I know you will be glad once the surgery is over and you are on your way to recovery. I am sure one day that you will be able to use a recumbent bike like the Exerpeutic 900xl and even ride a bike outside. 

      I am praying for your full recovery. 

      Many Blessings,

  2. Hi Cynthia,
    This is the perfect post because I’ m always on the lookout for health and exercise equipment that back pain sufferers can use. I like the fact that you found the Exerpeutic 900xl easy on the spine. This will enable people with back problems to stick to an exercise routine that can only help speed their recovery. On another matter, let me say that I’m very glad your have recovered from your 2 back surgeries. I wish you continued good health.


    1. Hi Thabo,
      Thanks so much for your comment. I am glad you found the review of the Exerpeutic 900xl helpful. It is important to be comfortable with your back as you exercise and this bike does do that. It is really easy and comfortable to use.
      Yes I am thankful I have recovered from my back surgeries also. I attribute it all to continuing exercise and keeping belly fat at bay. I have a spinal rod that prevents me from bending at the waist. However, I can do just about anything anyone younger than me can do!
      Thanks so much and check back often as I will be posting more helpful articles for those with back issues.

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