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5 Best Spin Bikes for Home

You've probably been told about the amazing indoor cycle classes your friends have been raving about - those Stax Cycle classes that is! We're here to share the love of indoor spin with the world! It all starts with the spin bike. Here are the 5 best spin bikes for at home!


Whether you have tried us out in the studio, heard raving reviews from a friend, or just want to try a fun indoor cycling class, Stax spin classes are a great way to get your heart pumpin'.


Over the last year, we've seen that having your own at home spin bike can help keep you on top of your fitness goals. Dialing in to your favorite on-demand class can make you feel like you're crushing it with your friends. Regardless of your motivations, we're happy to be sharing our love of spinning workouts.


5 Best Indoor Spin Bikes


We've compiled a list of the 5 best indoor spin bikes.


This list ranges from the splurge-worthy bikes you see on your Stax screen to budget friendly choices. We also share the pros and cons of each bike so you can make the best selection for you.


1. Stages SC3 and SC1 - Worth the Splurge


First up is our favorite - the Stages SC3 and SC1. Here at Stax, we ride the Stages SC3 indoor bike with the Stages SP2 Pedal . This is the ultimate indoor studio bike but is definitely a splurge.


This bike is ideal for the serious rider who is truly committed to the spin lifestyle and wants the ultimate studio experience. The SC1 is a similar model with a slightly lower price point a few less features.


The best part? Our friends at Dotmar Fitness are offering Stax members free shipping for all Stages bikes & accessories (promo code "Staxcycle").



Pros:

  • No choreo modifications required with this bike - follow along with your favorite instructor with ease

  • SprintShift (macro-level resistance changer) to dial up the intensity

  • Easily adjust the set-up to customize the bike's settings

  • EcoSCRN display so you can track your stats

  • 10-year warranty

Cons:

  • Pricey


Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike - Best for any rider


Next up is the Schwinn IC4 indoor cycling bike. But really, any of the Schwinn indoor bike series are a great option for beginners and spinning pros.


We love the Schwinn IC4 because it has some great features that make it perfectly suited for all spin classes. Plus, Schwinn bikes are affordable and readily available at local retailers without waiting for delivery.

Pros:

  • 100 levels of magnetic resistance allows you to tailor your workout's intensity

  • Foot pedals come standard with toe cages or clips

  • Bluetooth connectivity + tablet holder makes it easy to connect to your Stax virtual class

  • Easy access dumbbell cradles (perfect for the weight track)

  • Full color and backlit LCD console monitor

Cons:

  • No macro-level resistance changer

  • No low bar handles


Echelon Connect Indoor Spin Bike - Under $1000


The Echelon Connect indoor spin bike is an affordable option that is available online or through Walmart or Amazon! This bike is priced right at under $1,000.


The Echelon spin bike has everything you need for the ultimate spin class plus it has a small footprint (great for smaller spaces). Easy adjustable features let you customize your ride set-up.

Pros:

  • 32 levels of resistance

  • Sleek, modern design

  • Fully adjustable toe cages on the pedals for a secure fit

  • Anti-slip handlebars with a tablet holder

Cons:

  • No macro-level resistance changer

  • No low bar handles

  • No dumbbell cradle

  • Pedals are not compatible with clip-in shoes


YONKFUL Indoor Cycling Bike - Under $500


This adjustable indoor exercise bike is a great starter bike and is priced under $500.


The YONKFUL indoor cycling bike is a perfect bike for newbies or those who are testing the waters of indoor cycling and don't want to invest a whole lot into their first bike. This spin bike has everything you need to misbehave in one of Stax's on-demand classes.

Pros:

  • LCD monitor to track your stats + a handy tablet holder

  • Adjustable resistance to turn up the intensity

  • Transportation wheels

  • Fully adjustable to customize your ride set-up

Cons:

  • No macro-level resistance changer

  • No low bar handles

  • No dumbbell cradle

  • Pedals are not compatible with clip-in shoes


Soozier Stationary Exercise Bike - Budget Friendly


Last up on our list of the best spin bikes for at home is the Soozier stationary exercise bike. This is the most budget friendly option and the best spin bike under $200. The Soozier is a great bike to get anyone started on the thrill of indoor spin cycle.


This exercise bike has an 18 pound flywheel which is about half of the other spin bike options. The flywheel is what maintains a smooth and safe operation during your spin bike workout. So, the heavier the flywheel, the smoother the ride. For newbies, this lighter weight flywheel will be sufficient.





Pros:

  • LCD monitor to track your stats + a handy tablet holder

  • Adjustable resistance to turn up the intensity

  • Fully adjustable to customize your ride

  • Transportation wheels

Cons:

  • No macro-level resistance changer

  • No low bar handles or dumbbell cradle

  • Pedals are not compatible with clip-in shoes

  • Lighter flywheel may result in a less-smooth ride

 

Do you own an outdoor bike and want to use it instead of investing in an indoor cycle bike? Convert your pedal bike with a bike trainer stand.


With these great options, spin cycle exercise is more accessible than ever before. Regardless of the bike you choose, we are excited to have you join the Stax family.


Now, it's time to clip in for your badass spin class! #LETSMISBEHAVE





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