Exerpeutic GOLD 525XLR Folding Recumbent Bike – 4153 Review

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4.2/5 on November 9, 2017

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219 reviews


  • Marked resistance level allows easy to set and return any level you want
  • Provides a safety workout when pedaling
  • Great exercise bike for the price
  • LCD Computer allows monitoring your performance
  • Quiet as well as very smooth, stable, and comfortable
  • Great exercise bike for a small apartment
  • Multi-grip handlebar with pulse sensors
  • A challenging range of resistance levels
  • High weight capacity
  • Easy to adjust the large cushion seat to fit 5’2” to 6’5” user heights
  • Construction with heavy duty and also has high durability steel frame


  • It’s not for users over 400 pounds
  • Some assembly required
  • Handlebars are not adjustable
  • There are no Bluetooth or connectivity features on this bike
  • Warranty is limited, only 1 year


The Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR is a semi-recumbent exercise bike which very easy to use. You can easily get on and also get off on this exercise bike.


it’s suitable for you and also your family members.

It has some great features which are essential to you.

This bike’s construction is very strong as well as high durability steel frame.

It can support up to 400 lbs user weights though its own weight is only 54.8 lbs.

LCD monitor can read distance, calories burned, time, speed, pulse, odometer and also scan.

Large seat is adjustable and also has backrest to support when exercising.

The Exerpeutic Bike is suitable for the people whose height is 5 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 5 inches.

Hand pulse sensors are at the handlebars due to the target heart rate zone.

The Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR cardio workout is designed with 8 levels of adjustable magnetic tension control system.

It has smooth and consistent pedaling motion. The pedaling is so quiet that does not interface when you watch TV.

Who is Suitable for Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR

  • The users who are 5 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 5 inches heights
  • This is suitable for whose weight is up to 400 lbs
  • It’s perfect for male and also for female
  • Adult of any ages of people can use Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR exercycle

Why We Love Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR Bike

Dimensions & Weight

The exact dimension of this Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR Bike is 48.5 (L) x 24 (W) x 46 (H) inches.

So it takes less space when you exercise.

After finish your exercise you will be able to fold up this exercise bike.

When you will fold up this exercise bike becomes ½ of the size of the original size.

So this bike is uniquely compact for small storage area.

Its folded dimensions are 27 L x 18 W x 48 H inches.

The overall weight of the Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR machine is 54.8 lbs.

Comfortable Seat

The seat of this bike is enough large for the taller people.

This seat is more suitable than the previous model.

The previous model was suitable for the maximum of 6 feet 3 inches user heights. But this bike is suitable for 5 feet 2 inches to 6 feet 5 inches user heights.

Its hand pulse sensors provide to display your heart rate zone.

The seat is adjustable and also made off with a cushion for your comfort.

The Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR cardio workout has also backrest to support you when you exercise.

LCD Display

The Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR exercycle has a large LCD display so that you can track your performance in right way.

By this display you can easily measure distance, calories burned, time, speed, pulse, odometer, and scan.

Hand grip sensors are on the side handles so that you can read pulse.

You will be able to reset all the modes of this bike.

This bike comes with 2 AAA batteries.

Smooth Resistance & Drive

This exercise bike designs with a magnetic resistance system.

Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR has 8 levels of resistance which is adjustable.

You can change the magnetic tension levels from easier to more challenging workout.

It has 3 pieces high torque cranking system so that you can get very smooth and consistent pedaling motion.

You can get also higher resistance workout due to its dual transmission flywheel.

Heavy Duty Design

This Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR recumbent bike constructs with heavy duty and also it has high durability steel frame to satisfy you.

It’s the same as the previous exercise bike 400XL model depending on many aspects. But some improvements are noticeable.

This bike designs with 27% steel frame than 400XL due to maximum performance when you exercise.


It can support up to 400 lbs user weights which are more than many other exercise bikes.

You can easily move this exercise bike due to its wheels.

Question & Answer

Q: Is this good for weight loss?
A: Yes. The faster you pedal the more calories and fat you burn off.

Regular exercise help to lose weight fast.

Q: I am afraid of falling off. Is that likely?
A: The seat is in a good position. It is very easy to get on and off the bike.

The handlebars also help to get on and off the bike easy.

When you pedaling the bike, handle grips allow for safe riding.

It is just like sitting in a chair and peddling.

Q: Is the seat comfortable for long sessions?
A: Yes. The seat is enough large with a supportive backrest.

Honestly, it is very comfortable.

Q: How is the resistance?
A: Really very good. Resistance levels are broad and easy to change without stopping your workout.

Level 1 is no resistance and Level 8 (max) is a very difficult workout.

Q: Does the seat adjust easily to a comfortable position?
A: Yes. There are several notches to adjust the seat. It is very smooth to adjust the seat to your comfortable position.

Q: What are the exact dimensions when folded it?
A: Folded dimensions: 27 L x 18 W x 48 H inches.

Q: Can you pedal forward and backward on the bike?
A: Yes. You can pedal both front and back.

The backward pedal has also resistance.

Q: Does this bike cause any floor damage?
A: Not at all. But I think it is a very good idea to use a mat.

Q: Does Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR machine require power?
A: The computer requires 2 AA batteries that are included.

The control automatically shuts off if you stop peddling about 30 seconds.

Q: Is its functional easy?
A: Yes. Its function is very easy. It is a very effective exercise bike.

Conclusion On Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR Recumbent Bike

In conclusion, this Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR cardio trainer designs with necessary features which are awesome.

It’s better than the previous model   400XL model depending on its features.

Customers have many positive reviews and they also rate it as high.


This bike is suitable for you and also your family members.

Many other features, Exerpeutic Gold 525XLR recumbent bike designs so that can support up to 400 lbs. Its weight is only 54.8 lbs.

It has a large adjustable seat and also a comfortable backrest.

This bike designs with magnetic resistance system which is adjustable with 8 levels.

Large LCD monitors due to measuring your necessary reading.

The pedaling is also very smooth and quiet.

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