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Marcy Upright Exercise Bike

Marcy Upright Mag Bike
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The Marcy Upright Mag Bike is a decent exercise bike that costs between $100 and $200. With a powder coat finish, this model is on the cheaper side but it has been known to last for a long time with the proper care and maintenance. Best of all, with this machine, you will be able to benefit from the numerous advantages of outdoors cycling without having to face harsh weather conditions like the rain or snow.

Because of its low-impact feature, the Mag Bike can safely be operated by beginners and veterans alike, since it takes the entire weight of your body off your knees. While you won’t feel the intensity of your efforts, this bike allows you to very easily burn between 700 to 800 calories in just one hour of cycling on high intensity. This can add up to a deficit of several pounds per week.

About the Company

Established in 1946, Marcy Fitness is often acclaimed as being one of the leading fitness companies in the United States. Boasting of a firm commitment to exercise and healthy living, the company is known for its cutting-edge machines. With this company, you will be able to enjoy high-quality machines that can easily last for several decades, hence providing you with an investment for life. Best of all their items are known for being quite affordable, thus they’re perfect for those that want to start living healthier without spending a fortune. This is why Marcy exercise bikes are so popular, and the reason why we took the time to also review the Mag Cycle and Marcy Foldable.

Product Features and Specifications

  • Resistance Type: Magnetic
  • Resistance Levels: 8
  • Built-in Programs: No
  • Maximum User Capacity: 300 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 48 x 18 x 35 inches
  • Product Weight: 44 pounds

Boasting of an extremely smooth magnetic resistance, this particular piece of fitness equipment comes with no less than 8 levels of tension, which allows you to adapt the resistance to your fitness level and stamina. This is something that beginners will undoubtedly appreciate since they’ll be able to very gradually increase their stamina as they slowly pedal their way to a healthier lifestyle. As far as more experienced users are concerned, they will be able to enjoy the highest levels of tension that have been deemed highly challenging, even by avid cyclists. Because of the 8 levels of resistance, you can actually warm up and cool down on your bike, using the lowest levels of tension.


The Mag Bike boasts of a widescreen display that’s equipped with all the essential information that you’ll need to successfully track your progress. This data includes the number of calories burned, distance covered, time and speed. Visual displays of the athlete’s progress have been shown to drastically improve your level of motivation, enabling you to easily elongate your training session and consequently burn more calories. As far as the readouts are concerned, they can either be set to repeatedly alternate between different displays or remain fixed to any readout of your choice. While most starter bikes normally have a lower maximum user weight, this bike can sustain up to 300 pounds.

Ease of Use and Comfort

Extremely intuitive, this stationary bike can safely and comfortably be enjoyed by inexperienced individuals. The saddle, for example, is padded and ergonomically contoured to suit various body shapes- something that’s bound to suit athletes who like to indulge in longer training sessions. You can also adjust the seat to suit your body height. As far as the pedals are concerned, they’re weighed and counterbalanced for a firmer grip. Since they’re equipped with firm and fully adjustable straps, they can also be wrapped around various shoe sizes, including larger-than-average ones.

The handlebars are foam-padded to prevent your fingers from slipping when the get slippery or sweaty. This keeps soreness and workouts at bay after your training session. Fans of outdoors cycling will thrive in the smooth and realistic motions that are nearly completely devoid of any mechanical sounds. This creates the perfect environment for you to watch a film, chat on the phone or listen to your favorite music as you cycle away.

Weighing only 44 pounds, the Mag Bike is extremely mobile, compact and entirely suited to individuals who live in smaller places. This also makes it easy for you to carry the machine to various locations of your house, enabling you to train just about anywhere you want.

marcy upright exercise bikeAssembly and Parts

Some assembly is required since the machine comes in different pieces. However, this step is quite easy, even for customers who never indulged in such a task before. However, it is recommended to go through the included instructions manual for a step-by-step guide of how to join the different pieces together. Customers do receive all of the required tools needed for this step. These include, but are not limited to knobs, wrenches and various types of screwdrivers. Most users did report that they only required around one and a half to two hours for this step. While this may sound lengthy to novice users, the actual assembly process couldn’t be easier or more straightforward.


If you don’t want to invest a fortune in a high-end quality machine, the Marcy Upright Mag Bike will provide you with the same benefits as any challenging training session at a fraction of the price. While it does not come with a foldable option like other stationary bikes, it’s lightweight and easily mobile. This apparatus is covered by a limited two year warranty.