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Exercise Bike Recommendations Please 🚴

(8 Posts)
FannyCornforth Fri 07-Jan-22 10:51:19

Hello 👋
It needs to be foldable and have a small ‘footprint’; and be suitable for absolute beginners with arthritis issues.

Any recommendations please?
I know less than nothing about exercise bikes; bikes; or indeed exercise itself

Thank you smile

midgey Fri 07-Jan-22 11:27:03

My advice would be …..don’t bother! It will be a nine day wonder. Perhaps you are much better behaved than me though. Good luck!

Riverwalk Fri 07-Jan-22 11:28:29

Why not get a pedal exerciser - much smaller and some can be used for arms as well


FannyCornforth Fri 07-Jan-22 11:38:28

Thanks Riverwalk
That’s just the sort of advice that I need.
I am still indebted to you about the bath lift thingy!

Blossoming Fri 07-Jan-22 11:42:19

My recumbent exercise bike is not foldable and has quite a large footprint. Luckily we have plenty of space and as I use it daily it wouldn’t be convenient to have to keep putting it away. The smaller, lighter, foldable upright type are no use to me as I can’t get on and off them. Also they tend not to be very steady. Riverwalk’s suggestion is a good one, I have used one of those in physiotherapy sessions and you can put them on a table and exercise your upper limbs and shoulders.

Hope this helps smile

Riverwalk Fri 07-Jan-22 11:42:35

I'm glad the bath thingy is working!

Blossoming Fri 07-Jan-22 11:47:56

This is the one my physio used.

FannyCornforth Fri 07-Jan-22 12:26:17

Thank you Blossoming, I think that I shall definitely go down the route that you and Riverwalk have suggested