It is fair to say that there are few exercise prospects that are more rewarding or engaging than riding a bike. Far too often, exercise can feel stale and repetitive. It is, after all, very routine-based, with you doing the same amount of repetitions for the same exercise time after time.
To truly get the most out of your workout regimens, you need to spice them up a little, and biking around town can be a great way to do that.
But what if you don’t have the time to take your bike out for a ride? Thankfully, stationary bikes such as the JOROTO X1S Indoor Cycling Bike can help keep your exercise routine rolling right along.
What JOROTO X1S Indoor Cycling Bike Can Offer?
Min-Max Seat Height
25.6" - 35.4"
Min-Max Handlebar Height
42.9"L x 19.7"W x 42.5"H
The first thing to note about this bike is the fact that it is definitely on the thicker, sturdier side for a stationary bike. This isn’t a lightweight bike you need to worry about shifting around while you ride on it. The unit measures 42.5″ x 19.7 x 42.9″ and weighs 90 lbs, putting it on the larger side for a stationary bike.
While its carrying weight of 280 lbs is a bit lighter than other models, that’s still a big bike, with a 35-pound flywheel to match. If you have tried other bikes and found them too flimsy, this one shouldn’t let you down.
A Streamlined Design
One of the most defining features about this bike is the fact that it’s so streamlined. On the one hand, that means it does not have the same kind of bells and whistles that come with a lot of other, more advanced bikes. On the other hand, it also means that this is a more accessible bike – what you see is what you get.
It has a two-way adjustable handlebar and four-way adjustable seat, both of which are nice touches.
If you have ever had to share a stationary bike with anyone or ridden one at the gym after someone else, you know how frustrating it can be to ride with a configuration meant for someone taller or shorter than yourself.
A lot of stationary bikes offer adjustable seats and handlebars, but the degree to which you can actually adjust things is limited.
These two-way handlebars and four-way seats give a much greater range of flexibility, allowing you to fit your size and riding style perfectly so you don’t have to stretch or hunch over to reach the handlebars or pedals.
It isn’t just the seat and handlebars that are easily adjustable, either. The unit features a knob that can be used to increase the amount of resistance offered by your flywheel, thereby increasing the intensity and difficulty of your workout.
The JOROTO X1S Indoor Cycling Bike comes with a digital monitor, which makes it a lot easier to track vital statistics such as the speed at which you’re pedaling, your RPM, and the calories you’re burning. That last feature can be especially helpful if you are looking to lose weight. The more precise you can be with your workout, the better.
There is also a 10.2” tablet support area where you can place your digital device for easy access during your workout. This is a small, but nice, touch that allows you to track your progress on your device or check work or talk with friends without breaking your stride.
A good workout is all about getting in the zone, and the streamlined design of this bike coupled with simple, yet helpful, features such as this help you do just that.
While older models utilized a chain drive system, this unit makes use of a belt drive system. While this bike is not nearly as silent as a magnetic drive bike would be, it is nevertheless on the quiet side. In keeping with this bike’s streamlined design, this belt drive system does not require oiling or a lot of intensive maintenance.
Pros & Cons
Is JOROTO X1S Worth Your Money?
- ✅ Belt Drive - Compared with the original...
- ✅ Solid Build - The AV type frame, 50mm...
- ✅ Fully Adjustable - With 2-way adjustable...
- ✅ User-friendly Design - Soft wide seat for...
That said, both of these features are beside the stated point of this bike being a no-frills, functionality-first stationary bike, and in that respect it largely excels.