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Old 09-02-06, 05:09 PM   #1
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Who makes commerical grade Spinning bikes?

I noticed that Star Trac makes commerical grade spinning bikes and was wondering if anybody knows of any other company that sells them.
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Old 09-02-06, 05:51 PM   #2
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LeMond makes one called the rev master. I don't know if it's commercial grade but it's suppose to be pretty good. You can check it out at www.lemondfitness.com.
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http://cycleops.com/p-196-pro-300pt.aspx

that one looks pretty sweet
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star trac v-bike is what I have and it is great
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Schwinn makes one, the gym I go to has a few of these schwinns and a lot of the Star Trac NXT's. The NXT's are far, far better. Much sturdier and more comfortable. Of course, it's also more expensive...

Here's a link to the Schwinn.
http://www.efitnessdirect.com/product.php3?id=263
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Old 09-05-06, 02:03 AM   #6
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Giant also makes a line of "spin bikes"

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/intern....asp?range=184
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Old 09-05-06, 02:11 AM   #7
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I saw the Lemond the other day when we were getting a treadmill. I spent about 10 min on it, it's pretty good with alot of adjustability to it.
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Old 09-06-06, 09:42 AM   #8
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what kind of price range are these bikes in.. i've been thinking about getting one this winter.
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The Lemond and Star Trac have leather brakes, and if you oil soak the brake with 3in1,
the similarity to real biking is better than a real bike on a mag trainer, and better
than other spinbikes. very handy for 4 second sprint repeats. feels like the road.

keep it oiled up and it'll last forever (and get really hot during use) making the
tension curve perfect


I have yet to find any other braking or resistance system that comes close
to the real-feel of the Lemond or Star-Trac. I am talking about the ones with
the single brake on the circumference surface of the flywheel, activated with
a turn-screw dial
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thanks for the advice... i might have to find one of these.
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