Sit N Cycle Deluxe XL Low Resistance Exercise Bike Trainer
Still waiting to hear from the manufacturer about the broken bike which they had promised to fix the chain or send a refurbished one many months ago. As of today.....still waiting....EXTREMELY BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE...never again.!!!!!
works smoothly - assembly was a challenge
I am happy with the cycle. Assembly caused some expletives and frustration. Some of the screw holes on the base do not match up with cover and it was a challenge to get screws on the one side in. Tools provided are tough to manage. I sought my own tool box to get the job done.
I am short 5'3" and it is a climb to get seated. but once you are on board it works smoothly and quietly.
Great for the Office
We got several SitNCycles for our office where we have a high, bar-height table. We put the SitNCycles around the table and began having meetings while people were getting a light cardio workout. Our employees loved it since it was true multi-tasking. They saw it as a great company benefit too since often they don't get time to work out before or after work. I recommend the same idea for any office thinking about how to motivate employees and get them moving at the same time.
Loved sitNcycle and now using at work
I am a busy mom without enough time to always get to workout. I try to get to the gym during lunch sometimes but it is often not possible. I have tried sitNcycle previously and thought it was easy to use, compact and a great solution to turn much of the time I spend sitting still at work into active time and get some exercise in during the day by using sitNcycle. I plan to use it while on conference calls, while holding internal meetings at work, etc. I just ordered it and am so excited I have found the perfect solution to maximize my time and get in some light exercise while multi-tasking during the day.
Love my Sit and Cycle!! A+++++
I HATE TO EXERCISE!!! I had bypass surgery 2 years ago and I have to force myself to do it. THIS is a great way to get the pounds off and still not kill yourself. I have also had both of my knees replaced and so I can't always do serious exercise. This is wonderful and I love it!! You will too!
I have not had any of the problems that others talk about. My pedals are not a problem at all - be sure you read the directions carefully as to how to put them on!!! I am pretty out of shape, so this little bike gives me a pretty good work out. I mention this because they tell you it is low impact. It may be, but I can work up a bit of a sweat and a little short on breath... lol. It takes up very little space and is fairly easy to move around. Mine sits right in front of my tv and I can watch and pedal comfortably for as long as I can handle it. I would recommend this little bike for someone starting out trying to be a little more active.
I have never written a review before but this product is the worse. I have purchased a lot from QVC and have been happy with all of my purchases, but I am not happy with this one. After 3 uses the left pedal fell off. I put the pedal back on and now it keeps loosening up a waste of money. It was to late to send back so I am stuck with this product.
poor vendor support
I loved this item until the pedal fell off. I went back and forth with Smooth Finess customer service for months. The first time they told me I would have my replacement parts in 2-3 weeks, then 3 or so more weeks then about 3 more weeks. Today they couldn't even give me a date.. it's still on backorder. This item would probably be perfect is it was manufactured in the US, since their overseas manufacturer is so unreliable. Thankfully you can always count on QVC to take care of their customers. It's going back today. I wish I could feel comfortable exchanging it, I really enjoyed using it while it worked.
Nice idea for mild movement while TV watching or reading, however, the equipment is poorly made. My SECOND right pedal fell off and no support from the manufacturer's customer service. I used several times, but not enough to warrant the price tag. Seems I paid $10 per use and now have an expensive dust-catcher.
Love the machine...... but
This is truly the BEST exercise bike! I love it but the belt on this bike cannot with stand the daily use! It shreds to pieces!! I Love this machine but please let the company know that they need to improve this product. Great concept!!! I love to purchase this bike again when it is improved!! PLEASE bring it back improved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. This is an exercise bike and It should be able to take the daily use with no problem!!! I don't mind paying higher price if it is sturdy product!!
I was kind of worried after some bad reviews but mine was perfect and my husband put it together easily and I keep it in the family room and use it every day. It does work and helps you sit up straight - I am enjoying it and think I am losing inches. I feel better in my legs and stomach. Thanks QVC! Just try it for 5 or 10 min. at a time at first. I watch TV on it and love that it is silent!
Good With One Flaw
I have read all of the reviews about difficulty of assembly, however the Deluxe model comes with a pamphlet that is easy to follow! I had no problems putting it togehter! Also, I haven't had any problems with pedals coming off! I am 6' 3 1/2" tall with long legs and the highest seat setting works great for me! No handles makes me sit up strait and I think that is a plus! It is just the exercise I wanted at age 66! The one flaw, which I can't seem to determine the cause, is a thumping noise that happens sometime after I start peddling the cycle! I have found that peddling backwards does not make that noise and if I switch between peddling forward and then backwards and keep alternating it doesn't make a noise! I took the enitire cycle apart and I can't find what is causing the thumping sound! The company that makes these should check into this! As for the belts that people have said shredded, mine is fine so far however, I don't know if I would use the highest tension setting since the belt is do thin! It's like a vacuum rubber belt only much thinner! I think if it were a wider belt it wouldn't cause some of the problems people have experienced! All in all, I am keeping the clycle and I only wish the cause of the thumping noise could be determined and a fix found!