Published On: Thu, Jun 28th, 2018

Folding Vs. Non-Folding Exercise Bikes

You can easily become befuddled by all the distinctive sorts of stationary bikes that are now available for you to purchase on the market. Usually, the top two choices are folding bikes or non-folding bikes. This division really depends on their movability. As one type of product becomes more popular with consumers, producers will focus more on creating new advancements in order to increase sales. They try to do this by offering more than the competition.

Since most bike producers have already created bikes with LCD screen and heart rate monitors, the industry is moving towards the idea of making bikes more versatile for consumers. This includes making foldable versions to non-folding bikes.  This article will explain both the advantages and the disadvantages of each type of model.

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Why consider a non-folding bike?

If you are looking for strength and dependability, non-folding stationary bikes will always be the best option. Having a solid structure instead of many moving parts will help with over longevity. It is also typically easier to put together these bits because of the simple nature of its build.  

The main downside is obviously the bulkiness that these bikes tend to have. Since they are just one solid exercise machine without any collapsing capabilities, these non-folding bikes will take up a bunch of space in the room.  

Why consider a folding bike?

The most obvious reason to look into purchasing a folding bike is the creation of more room in your house. This is why buying a folding bike would be perfect for individuals who only has limited space in their homes for exercise equipment (see Achieve Fitness – Best Folding Bikes for more info). It should also be noted that collapsing bicycles are easier to transport or carry around, so this is certainly convenient for those who like to move around during their exercise sessions. It is important to note that though these bikes are get for space saving, there is still quite a bit of room needed even in their collapsible forms.

That being said, the main disadvantage of buying this model of bike is its collapsible nature. Not all collapsible bikes are easy to fold and unfold, and some may not work properly at all. You should definitely look carefully at reviews and feedback before purchasing a bike. This isn’t a very common problem as nowadays bikes are being made with sturdy materials that are strong enough to withstand the constant collapsing action.

So, which should you choose?

This decision truly relies upon your own personal necessities. If you have restricted space, the best option would most likely be purchasing a folding stationary bike. It is easy to carry around, it saves space, and is convenient for those who would like something a little more lightweight

In the event that you have tons of room to spare, you can honestly consider both of these options. it is all up to your personal preferences. It is important to consider that non-folding bikes can be sturdier than folding models, so if you are looking for longevity than this can be your best choice.

Author: D.J. Cartledge

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