If you're a fan of cycling classes, there's a good chance you've considered buying a stationary bike of your own during quarantine. And while there are many indoor cycling bikes on the market, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. Not to mention, they're an investment piece. During the current at-home workout boom, Echelon has emerged as an affordable alternative to more expensive workout equipment — and the brand is available at Walmart.
As part of Walmart's Big Save Event, you can save $100 on the Echelon Connect Sport Indoor Cycling Exercise Bike, making it a more accessible option in the smart bike space, coming in at just under $500.
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The Echelon is relatively compact for a stationary bike — it weighs 117 pounds, while a Peloton Bike frame weighs 125 pounds (plus 10 pounds for the screen). It features 32 levels of silent magnetic resistance that allow you to vary your workout intensity, all while remaining impressively quiet. An extra-large seat cushion adds comfort, while adjustable toe cages on the pedals provide a secure fit. The handle bars are padded for a non-slip grip.
There's also a stand for a tablet, so you can use the Echelon Fit app to take classes. In addition to the bike itself, your purchase also includes a six-month membership to the app ($120 value), which gives you access to over 1,600 cycling classes.
To buy: walmart.com, $499 (originally $599)
Shoppers are raving about this Echelon bike, especially given its price tag. In fact, one reviewer even called it an "excellent Peloton alternative for the rest of us!"
Another shopper complimented how easy the bike is to set up and use. "Great spin bike for the price. We used an old iPad and TV to create out own spin studio for less than $700. We can stream Echelon classes or anything else we want on while the class is going on and we saved thousands [of dollars]. The app is inexpensive and each member of the family has their own profile to keep track of our progress," they wrote.
If you want to shop this Echelon bike, you'll want to act fast, since Walmart's Big Save Event ends Oct. 15.
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