Nautilus U614 Upright Bike Review
The Nautilus U614 Upright Bike comes with a perimeter weighted flywheel. This means it is easy to work with as it reduced peddling efforts, especially at the beginning. The system offers smooth workouts with consistent performance. For an indoor bicycle, the system offers an experience which is close to real outdoor cycling. The bike has 20 levels of resistance which is popular with Nautilus. With USB connection, the bike offers a modern experience. And you can even read a magazine using the central console. If you want to be totally dedicated to the workout, you can use the LCD monitor to follow your essential workout indicators.
- 3-speed fan
- Transport wheels
- 300lbs capacity
- 2 LCD display
- No Bluetooth
The bike performs well across the board. It has some of the most familiar technologies from the manufacturer, packaged into an easy to use product. For intense workouts, you can use the built-in fan. It comes with 3 speeds and it is ideal for cooling down on the intense stages of a workout.
The bike comes with built-in transport wheels which means it will be easy to move around the gym or around the home for maximum variety and workout motivation. On sunny days you could even take it outside the get all the benefits of working out on fresh air.
In terms of connectivity the bike comes with a USB port. Although it doesn`t have Bluetooth connectivity, it still can be synchronized with your phone or tablet. It is also easy to use with its dual LCD display which can act either as an entertainment system or as a data reader for your workouts. With 22 programs you are getting a solid performer which is not afraid to run side by side with its bigger brothers, since it performs smoothly with its flywheel technology.
The design of the bicycle is simple but effective. The dual LCDs are easy to read as they are at eye level and you don`t have to constantly bend to see the workout data. With intuitive handlebars you have multiple grip options which are recommended to reduce pressure on the back. You can often change position while cycling, especially during longer workout intervals. With a highly adjustable seat, you get one of the best workouts which will not put amazing financial pressure on your fitness budget.
The Nautilus U614 Upright Bike is a simple and effective cardio workout alternative. It has almost all the new technologies you would want with the exception of Bluetooth. But if you don`t mind using the USB port for connectivity, you are set for advanced workouts every day. With 22 programs to choose from, it will be up to you to make the most out of the bike. Because if you are not motivated enough to dedicate yourself for a fitter body, you could choose a bike with fewer programs. But if you are serious about fitness and don`t want to spend too much for the latest indoor bicycles, the U614 might be the best option.