Exerpeutic (4100) GOLD 500 XLS Upright Bike Review

Editor rating

4.3/5 on October 22, 2017

User's rating

660 reviews


  • Adults of the ages can use the exercise bike
  • Large cushioned seat. Designed for any size of people
  • Drive and flywheel are covered up to prevent injury and damage
  • Multi-levels resistance system for adjusting the workout
  • Extended leg stabilizers to prevent any movement
  • Very little maintenance required
  • To change the resistance level is very easy
  • Large LCD Computer allows monitoring your performance
  • Suitable for men and women
  • comes with a basic console that is very easy to operate
  • 20% more steel than Exerpeutic 1200 Bike


  • Some assembly required
  • Does not have any place to put your personal electronics
  • There is no backrest. This bike will be better if it’s equipped with a nice backrest
  • There is no charging option for the mobile or laptop devices
  • Warranty is limited, only 1 year
  • Handlebars are not adjustable
  • A bottle holder is not available

Overview of Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Bike

The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Foldable Upright Bike is one of the newest models from Exerpeutic.

This Upright Bike is quite similar to the Exerpeutic 1200 Bike model. It comes with the several improvements than the older model.

The 500 XLS Foldable Upright Bike is one of the few exercise bikes that comes at a very affordable price.

The seat is larger and also adjustable for any size of people.

It is very comfortable for the users 5’1” to 6’5”.

It has 8 levels magnetic tension control system which is adjustable for easier to difficult workout.

This bike has a standard LCD computer screen to shows distance, time, speed, scan, odometer, calories burned and also pulse.

It has 3 pieces ‘high torque’ cranking system that provides smooth, quiet and also consistent pedaling.

It has heavy duty and durable steel frame. Its 20% more steel than Exerpeutic 1200 for maximum performance. So, it supports high weight capacity.

The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Bike is foldable so easy to store.

This Exerpeutic GOLD Bike is perfect for the people who are living apartment or people with small rooms or who have limited space.

The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Upright Bike is designed with transportation wheels to move easily.

Users of Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Exercycle

  • The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike designs for a male and female person
  • It also perfects to fit 5 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 5 inches user heights
  • Fit for up to 400 lbs user weights

Reasons of Love The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Machine


The seat of this equipment is larger with cushion for a more comfortable workout.

It’s easily adjustable to 5 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 5 inches user heights.


As per your height you can easily adjust the seat up and down.

The Exerpeutic 500 XLS is designed for easy mount and dismount.


This Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike designs with magnetic tension control system.

This magnetic tension control is adjustable to 8 levels.


It is easy to  increase your workout from easier to difficult.


It has also a large and standard LCD computer screen.

The LCD shows can read easily distance, time, speed, scan, odometer, calories burned and also pulse.

You can reset any mode as you need.

To run the LCD display it has 2 AA batteries which are included.

Pedaling System

One of the great features of the Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike is 3 pieces ‘high torque’ cranking system.

So it allows you consistent and smooth pedaling motion.

This bike has larger pedals with safety straps. So, it helps your foot for any slippage when you exercise.

You will get proper and quiet operation due to the precision balanced flywheel and V-belt drive.

So you will not feel any disturb when watching TV or listening to music.


The Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS Foldable Upright Bike is made of the durable steel frame.


This exercycle can hold up almost 400 lbs of user weights.

Transportation Wheels

Another special feature is transportation wheels.


The  Exerpeutic Upright Bike can be easily moved with the transportation wheels.

Accessories Holder

The Exerpeutic Foldable Upright bike provides a facility for you is accessories holder.

You can put mobile and listen to your favorite music.


Another great selling feature of this Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike is foldable.

You can easily fold the bike after finish your exercise.

When you will fold the bike then it becomes about half of the assembled size.

This bike dimension is 39 L x 48.4 W x 26.4 H inches. But when you fold up this bike then its dimension becomes 26.4 L x 24.8 W x 57.5 H inches.

Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS FAQ

QUESTION: What is the maximum rate of calories per hour burnt?
ANSWER: It depends on how fast you pedal and the level of resistance that you set on your bike.

QUESTION: Does the seat hurt your butt when pedaling full speed?
ANSWER: Not at all. The sit is big.

You will feel comfortable when exercising.

QUESTION: Is the bike easy to assemble?
ANSWER: Yes. You’ll assemble together it understandably for a rushed period without others lead.

QUESTION: What are the dimensions folded up?
ANSWER: Folds to half the size, so it is uniquely compact.

Folded dimensions: 26.4 L x 24.8 W x 57.5 H inches.

QUESTION: Does it need a mat under it?
ANSWER: In my opinion, the bike does not require a mat. It can be used on any flat surface.

QUESTION: Does the seat adjust easily to a comfortable position?
ANSWER: Yes. There are several notches to adjust the seat.

It is very smooth to adjust the seat to your comfortable position.

QUESTION: Is this exercise bike quiet enough to allow you to hear the television across the room?
ANSWER: The bike is very quiet.

It does not interface with listening and do not have to increase volume.

QUESTION: What is the weight of this product?
ANSWER: Weight of this bike is 51.6 pounds.

QUESTION: Is it easy for senior to use?
ANSWER: Yes. It is very easy to use and also comfortable for a senior.

QUESTION: Does the bike take small space when exercising?
ANSWER: Yes, does not take up much space when in use.

Great exercise bike for a small apartment.

Final Thoughts on Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS 

This Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike has many great features like adjustable large seat with cushion.

It has eight levels of magnetic tension control system and also is adjustable, 3 pieces ‘high torque’ cranking system.

A large LCD screen for displays distance, time, speed, scan, odometer, calories burned and also pulse.

It can hold up to 400 lbs weight and also it’s foldable.

Another great feature is it has transportation wheels and also heavy duty construction.

This product has a lot of positive reviews as well as high rating by real customers.

They also recommend this bike to others. So Exerpeutic GOLD 500 XLS bike can fulfill your fitness goals.