Recumbent Exercise Bike | Marcy ME-709

Get fit while staying comfortable with the Marcy ME-709 Adjustable Recumbent Exercise Bike.

With smooth magnetic resistance and eight preset resistance levels, the Marcy Recumbent Bike allows you to reduce fat, increase stamina and improve cardiovascular performance in the comfort of your own home gym. A heavy duty steel tubing frame with a durable powder-coated finish ensures that this Marcy exercise bike is built to last.

Achieve maximum comfort throughout your workout with the adjustable high-density foam seat in a recumbent exercise bike position along with the contoured foam-covered handlebars. This Marcy bike ensures a safe ride with its weighted, counter-balanced pedals with adjustable straps and step-through frame design for easy entrance and exit. An easy-to-read computer display allows you to track your time, distance, calories burned and speed throughout your Marcy stationary bike workouts.

Transport wheels and a compact design allow for quick and convenient storage make this a perfect piece of exercise equipment for home use.

Assembled Dimensions: 55.5″L x 25″W x 37.5″H

Adjustable Resistance

8 pre-set levels of smooth magnetic resistance are delivered by eddy current.

Workout Metrics

Easy to read computer screen displays speed, distance, time and calories burned.

Comfortable Padded Seats

The padded seat offers support and comfort while pedaling off those calories.

Pedals

Counter balanced weighted pedals with foot straps keeps your feet in the proper position.

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Upright Exercise Bike | Marcy ME-708

The Marcy ME-708 Upright Adjustable Tension Exercise Bike offers a comfortable and compact design that makes at home cycling easier than ever.

With a smooth and quiet magnetic resistance, eight preset manual resistance levels and a step through design the Marcy Exercise Bike accommodates users of varying fitness levels. Track your workout progress with the user-friendly computer, which displays speed, time, distance and calories burned.

Enjoy maximum comfort on this Marcy stationary bike throughout your entire workout with a height-adjustable seat, foam padded grips and counterbalanced pedals with adjustable foot straps. When you”re done, simply use the transport wheels to store the Marcy bike in a convenient location with the rest of your home gym equipment until your next workout.

Assembled Dimensions: 35″L x 17.5″W x 47.5″H

Adjustable Tension

Increase or decrease the intensity of your ride with adjustable tension control.

Easy to Read Computer Screen

Easy to read computer that informs you of the speed, time, calories burned, and distance.

Adjustable Seat

Adjustable seating for any user whether they are tall or short.

Secure Pedals

Pedals have straps that secure the users feet so they can comfortably use the equipment without the anxiety of losing their footing.

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Marcy Start ME708 Upright Magnetic Exercise Bike

Free Delivery to UK Mainland. On Everything. No Minimum Spend.

Free 1-Man Express Delivery

We want you to have your order pronto! We ship every single small to medium size product on a 1-2 working day free delivery option. Order before 2pm, and we’ll also make sure it’s dispatched the same day via one of our nominated carriers UPS or DX Logistics.

*Applies to UK Mainland orders only

*Deliveries take place Monday – Friday only – see weekend deliveries for chargeable options

*Free delivery also applies to the Grampian & Highland regions but please allow 2-3 working days for delivery

Free Large Item Delivery

We’d love to ship our large items quicker, we believe it’s our duty to make sure it gets their safety first though. All large items (see list of products) still ship for free but it will take a little longer to arrive.

We class large items as:

Multi gyms, smith machines, heavy power racks, heavy weight benches, treadmills, heavy cross trainers, heavy exercise bikes, heavy rowing machines.

The following two delivery services are available:

Large Item Pallet Delivery
  • Your order will arrive within 5-7 working days on a fully secured pallet
  • The couriers will contact you to book in a delivery date that suits you
  • The delivery will be to the kerbside of your property only
  • The driver will not be able to remove your order from the pallet
  • We have found this to be our most secure delivery option for large items
Large Item 2-Man Delivery for £29.99
  • White glove home delivery service
  • Your order will arrive within 10-14 working days
  • The couriers will contact you to book in a delivery date that suits you
  • A 3-hour delivery slot will be provided
  • You will receive a call 30 minutes before delivery
  • Your order can be brought into any room of your choice
  • Shoe covers and dust sheets are used by the drivers

*Applies to UK Mainland orders only

*Deliveries take place Monday – Friday only – see weekend deliveries for chargeable options

Saturday Deliveries

For when a day off work is out of the question, we can deliver on weekends. There will be an additional charge displayed at the checkout.

For small to medium 1-man items please order before 2pm Friday prior to the Saturday you would like delivery to take place.

For larger 2-man items please order before 2pm Wednesday prior to the Saturday you would like delivery to take place.

Northern Ireland, Rep. of Ireland, Isle of Man, Channel and Scottish Islands

We’re more than happy to ship to offshore UK locations, unfortunately, there is an additional charge for this delivery service. The rate table below shows the relevant fees for delivery.

Free Returns. For 30 Days. For Any Reason.

How to Return Your Order

Returning an order should be as easy as receiving an order, to return your order with us all you must do is:

Large Items
  1. Re-package your product ready for our couriers to collect (doesn’t have to be original packaging)
  2. Email ([email protected]), message or call our friendly solutions team with your order number to organise your return
  3. We’ll organise a convenient date with you to collect the order
  4. Our dedicated returns team confirm we’ve received your order back in our warehouse
  5. A full refund of your order will be processed within 3-4 working days
Small Items
  1. Email ([email protected]), message or call our friendly solutions team with your order number to organise your return
  2. We’ll email you a paid returns label to send your order back to us
  3. Our dedicated returns team confirm we’ve received your order back in our warehouse
  4. A full refund of your order will be processed within 3-4 working days

30-day returns start from the date we confirm your order was delivered to you.

Exercise Bikes

Exercise Bikes

An exercise bike is an excellent addition to your home gym and can provide exercisers at all fitness levels with a robust cardio workout. Exercise bikes offer many unique benefits, including a low-impact, safe workout. This makes stationary bikes a great option for older adults, those recovering from an injury, or anyone who wants to take care of their joints.

Exercising on a stationary bike will improve your cardiovascular health and aerobic capacity. Dial up the intensity to tone your calves, quads, and glutes. Before you know it, your legs will be stronger than ever. At Marcy, we offer a wide variety of exercise bikes for sale. Take a look at our selection to find the best exercise bike for you.

Stationary Exercise Bikes

At Marcy our selection of exercise bikes for sale gives you lots of different features and price points to choose from. Some of our most popular bikes include:

  • Folding Exercise Bikes: Love the idea of having an exercise bike at home but don’t want a big machine taking up half a room? Our selection of folding exercise bikes, including the Marcy NS-652, offer you the best of both worlds. These sleek machines give you all the quad-burning bliss of the best bike workout, and when you’re done, fold them up and put them into a closet or tuck them into a corner.
  • Recumbent Exercise Bikes: Recumbent exercise bikes, like the Marcy ME -709, are a great choice for exercisers who prefer more back support and stability during their workout. These types of bikes have a chair-like seat with a back support. With seats closer to the ground, recumbent exercise bikes help minimize strain on your legs.
  • Fan Exercise Bikes: Fan exercise bikes are similar to traditional stationary exercise bikes with fan-powered resistance. The faster you pedal, the faster the fan spins, which increases resistance. Fan exercise bikes, like the Marcy AIR-1, offer an intense and effective cardio workout propelled by your own inner drive. Additionally, most fan bikes also include moving handle bars that allow you to activate your shoulders, chest, and triceps as you bike.
  • Upright Exercise Bikes: Recreate the experience of riding a road bike in your home with an upright bike, like the Marcy ME-708. Many of these models use magnetic resistance to increase or decrease the difficulty of each ride. The seats tend to be more comfortable than your average exercise bike, and you don’t need to crouch forward in the same way that you would on an exercise training bike.
  • Portable Mini Cycles: You spend eight or more hours a day at work. Wouldn’t it be great if you could break up your day and revive your flagging energy with a short workout rather than gulping another caffeine drink? Our portable mini cycles, including the Marcy NS-912, are your answer. These affordable exercise machines can be placed unobtrusively under your desk, allowing you to pedal while you work, are on a conference call, or find yourself brainstorming your next great project. Little bouts of exercise during the day using a portable mini cycle may improve your focus, energy, and productivity.

Most exercise bikes allow you to increase or decrease the resistance, so you get exactly the workout you desire. Lower resistance settings help you improve your cardio stamina, while higher resistance tones your lower body. Many Marcy exercise bikes also include display panels that allow you to monitor your time and distance or set pre-programmed workouts.

It’s Time to Invest in Your New Exercise Bike

Improve your cardio and your glutes with an exercise bike from Marcy. We offer many different exercise bikes for sale to meet your specific goal and budget. Choose the best exercise bike for you and start pedaling your way to health and fitness! Contact us today to if you have any questions!

This is a lightweight unit with a very small footprint. It is definitely for the residential user who has limited space for their exercise equipment.

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Quiet…Usually

This upright exercise bike is equipped with a magnetic resistance system the delivers a fairly smooth and even pedal action.

This system also delivers an amazingly quiet, almost perfectly silent ride. That is, initially. With frequent use, especially by larger riders, the hardware tends to work loose and in the creaks, squeaks, and moans begin.

A little adjusting with the handy-dandy screwdriver will remedy the problem.

Designed for Burning Calories, Not Cycling

It features eight levels of preset resistance so that users of varying levels of health can find the resistance appropriate for them.

If burning calories is your only concern then this could possibly be the unit for you.

For those just looking to burn some calories and get low-level cardiovascular workouts in the large console display is a great tool for tracking the time, speed, calories expended, and distance of the ride.

No Cycling Motion Here, Just Vertical Pump

Even with its counterbalanced panels and magnetic resistance system it would be unfair to attempt to compare this bike’s ride without of a similarly-priced indoor bike.

Features and Specs

This unit delivers the expected up-and-down pedal action consistent with standard exercise bikes. If you’re looking for an indoor experience that equates to authentic outdoor road cycling you can skip this unit.

Transport wheels are attached to make rolling this unit from room to room easy. Because it is so light, weighing in at only 43 pounds overall, most anyone can move this unit with little effort.

This unit measures: 31.5 x 48.7 5 x 18 inches (W x H x D). It’s small enough to fit in a corner and storage closet. Shipping weight is about 45 pounds.

Great for kids and smaller riders, this unit adjusts down quite easily. It is probably not the best choice for riders over 6 feet tall.

Designed for Specific Body Types

Another awkward downside for this product is that the handlebars seem to be further away from the seat then they should be. It’s almost as if this bike was designed for someone with freakishly long arms.

This may cause a problem for people with back problems due to having to stretch forward to reach the handlebars. It certainly is problematic for people with short arms.

If someone were asking for my opinion I would have to say that unless your space is extremely limited, a real stationary bike would probably be a much better alternative.

Saddle Upgrade Advised

The biggest downside for this Marcy product is seat comfort. Users consistently reported that after 30 minute rides experienced moderate to substantial discomfort.

The good news about saddle discomfort is that it is completely replaceable with the standard saddle of your choice. It’s a fairly straightforward and easy.

Some of this may be due to the fact that the standard exercise bike delivers a bounce here, up-and-down pedal action which promotes a vertical bounce in the torso as well. Too much of this bounce will adversely affect the spine and buttocks.

Despite its size it is well constructed and, according to the manual, able to accommodate a writer of up to 300 pounds. Keep in mind that this is a very small bike and if you weigh over 200 pounds mount this unit with extreme caution.

Also, the issues of seat discomfort, handlebar overreach, and vertical pedal action could place undue stress on an overweight person. The pedal action will definitely deliver impact to knees and ankles and the handlebar overreach could result in an unbalanced bike resulting in a fall and serious injury. Again, a sturdy indoor bike designed to accommodate larger users would be the wiser choice.

This unit earns a rating of three stars.

Summary Reviewer Mike H.Review Date 2014-12-02 Reviewed Item Marcy Upright Mag Cycle Author Rating 3

Since it has eight present resistance levels, you can increase the intensity as you’re working out to burn more calories and then decrease it to cool down as your session ends. Based on some positive reviews, the bike is very quiet, so if you’re watching television or listening to music, you will easily hear it.

Many shorter reviewers found the bike to be just the right size for them because they could sit upright comfortably during their workouts. The taller reviewers found it to be comfortable as well since the seat is adjustable to fit someone of their height.

What We Didn’t Like

Although the seat serves its purpose, many users found it to be uncomfortable because it doesn’t have sufficient padding. While the issue is correctable by adding a pad to the seat, it would be more convenient if improvements were made to the seat, so it has more padding already on it.

While the frame of the bike is built to be sturdy, the casing is made from plastic, which can crack or break. Of course, a plastic casing makes the bike lighter and easier to transport from one room to another or across a room to keep it out of the way while it isn’t in use.

The resistance doesn’t always transition smoothly from one level to the next, which can make working out on the bike harder to do. Sometimes the pedaling motions are jerky, which can disrupt the rhythm of the user during their workout.

While there is a knob to change resistance levels, it would be easier to switch between levels at the touch of a button.

Buying Advice

If you’re looking for a simple exercise bike to help you lose weight, tone muscles, or stay in shape, then the Marcy Upright Exercise Bike ME-708 is a good choice. It provides the basic information you need to track the progress toward your fitness goals, like calories burned and the distance you’ve ridden.

Marcy Upright Mag Cycle ME-708

The Marcy Upright Mag Cycle ME-708 helps users lose weight without causing strain to the muscles. This efficient workout cycle is a valuable addition to any workout regimen. The Upright Mag Cycle incorporates an authentic cycle design that imitates the feeling of outdoor cycling. The Upright Mag is a useful machine that guarantees desirable results. Moreover, the cycle helps users reach workout goals with minimal effort. The Marcy Upright uses an innovative magnetic resistance system and includes 8 levels of preset resistance.

The cycle has a large, easy to read display that tracks calories burned, time, speed, and distance. This workout machine also features counter-balanced pedals that incorporate adjustable foot straps. The straps are useful for holding the feet and ankles in place when using the cycle. The Mag Cycle also features a comfortable foam seat and padded handlebars. The Marcy Upright Mag Cycle was introduced on the market in 2010 and is available for $94.50 on Amazon.

Best Features

  • Upright Exercise Cycle with 8 Preset Resistance Levels
  • High-Quality Magnetic Resistance System
  • Strong Steel Frame with Powder Coat Finish
  • Transport Wheels and Counter-balanced Pedals
  • Measures 31.5 x 48.75 x 18 inches (W x H x D)
  • Vertically Adjustable Seat

The Good

The magnetic resistance system provides a quiet and considerably smooth workout. It is important to add that magnetic resistance produce premium visible results in a minimal amount of time. The Mag Cycle offers an effective workout without causing strain and damage to the muscles.

The 8 preset resistance levels allow the user to adjust tension levels to a desirable position. In most cases, beginners start on a lower resistance level and gradually increase the level as strength is developed. Although many users find the first tension level light, this resistance level offers an adequate warm-up.

The easy to read LCD screen gives users the ability to monitor relevant workout-related data. This highly visible LCD screen displays distance traveled, calories burned, speed, and workout time. In some instances, this useful feature acts as a motivational tool for dedicated cyclists.

The ease of use and comfort of the Marcy Upright ME-708 is a beneficial aspect of the workout cycle. This is an intuitive cycle that is used by both beginners and experts without any major issues. Moreover, prior experience is not required to begin using the cycle. The Marcy Upright is ideal for extended training sessions that require longer cycling periods. The cycle incorporates an exceptionally comfortable seat that is adequately padded with soft foam to contour to the shape of the body shape. The seat is vertically adjustable and offers various heights depending on the individual.

It is important to add that the handlebars are thickly textured. The handlebars are easy to grip and do not cause soreness or blisters during workouts. Additionally, the handlebars are designed to prevent the hands from slipping during sweaty workouts. The counterbalanced pedals are weighted and accommodate various shoe sizes. The pedals are considerably comfortable and offer a stable grip. The high-quality frame and steel tubing allow the cycle to remain stable during vigorous training sessions.

The Bad

Although this is premium workout cycle, there are a few notable drawbacks. Some users complain the LCD screen needs some improvement. Users complain the screen is slightly too small and the font requires a size increase. The display is difficult to read from a distance. In some cases, users had to pause the workout to monitor progress. Expensive cycles such as The Marcy Club Revolution and The Pro-Form SP 300 offer innovative features such as a backlight and increased comfort. Moreover, the lack of a backlight feature on The Marcy Upright causes difficulty reading the display in poor lighting conditions.

Although it was not a major complaint, some users were dissatisfied with the comfort level of the padded seat. Several users suggest the seat is too tough and slightly uncomfortable. However, this issue typically dissipated with consistent use or a couple of days of training. This generally provided enough time for the seat to adjust to the shape of the body. Another alleged drawback was a result of a defective pedal; however, this was primarily a result of a defect during the assembly process.

The Verdict

Overall, The Marcy Upright Mag Cycle is a quality workout cycle for a machine in its price range. This cycle is a valuable investment for any user that desires to improve cardiovascular training without breaking the bank. Although more expensive options such as The Marcy Club Revolution offer more resistance, this model is ideal for losing weight on a machine in this price range. The Marcy Upright is considerably larger than many other models; however, it offers visible results in a minimal period of time. This cycle is protected with a 2 year limited warranty and is designed using a strong frame. The cycle offers a comfortable workout and an easy to use process. This cycle is beneficial for any user that desires to lose weight without damaging or straining the muscles.

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