Proform Studio Bike Pro Review

Proform Studio Bike Pro Review

 

Overall Score 9.9

OVERVIEW

The new Studio Bike Pro from Proform is a definite buy for those looking to add the convenience of live studio classes to their home workouts. The 10” HD Screen on top of a performance driven spin cycle is great ─  it swivels 180° and tilts up and down for cross training use.

This bike comes with classes in HD high definition on a touchscreen so you can work out on your own schedule.  You don’t have to go and fight for a spot in your local spin studio. 

Follow professional trainers as they lead you through cycling and cross-training exercises. They keep you motivated as you work out on and off the bike You have your own space in an energetic studio right from home.

The Studio Bike Pro takes your ride up a notch with automatic incline and decline with a unique 20% incline to 20% decline capability that gives you a realistic, real-road feeling. The Studio Bike Pro automatically inclines or declines to match the grade of the terrain from your iFIt Coach Google maps workout. You will burn way more calories by cycling at an incline.

You can top off your training by adding upper-body strength moves. Two 3-pound dumbbells are included with the Studio Bike Pro. The live class incorporates full body cross fit exercises so you get an overall body workout.

THE PROFORM STUDIO BIKE PRO HAS A 10" HD TOUCH SCREEN.  LIVE CLASSES STREAMED DAILY.  ALSO GREAT FOR CROSS TRAINING. SHIPS WITH 2 THREE POUND DUMBBELLS  

THE PROFORM STUDIO BIKE PRO HAS A 10" HD TOUCH SCREEN.  LIVE CLASSES STREAMED DAILY.  ALSO GREAT FOR CROSS TRAINING. SHIPS WITH 2 THREE POUND DUMBBELLS  

W H A T  W E   L O V E  

Live Classes • 10” HD touchscreen • 20% Incline • Cross-fit

The Studio Bike Pro includes the iFit Coach Plus which gets you live streaming or on-demand professional led classes.  The Studio Bike Pro also comes with an iFit Vue wearable to track your steps, activity, sleep and calories (plus tips, recipes, recommendations and workouts).

If you are looking to lose weight you want the iFit Coach on your side. Studies have shown that spinning as your only workout is great cardio but can lead to weight gain.  iFit Coach workouts add resistance and strength building to your workout to burn those calories while adding lean muscles.

The  Studio Bike Pro has a 20% incline and 20% decline capability that allows you to burn more calories in the same time. It changes up your work-out and makes it more challenging. The bike automatically adjusts to the class or workout. ─So Cool!

This machine is built to be sturdy and operates quiteley with its SMR™ Silent Magnetic Resistance technology


WHAT TO KNOW

The Studio Bike Pro is named for its integration of its iFit Coach app and live studio classes .  The screen delivers a new cycling class in HD every day. From the comfort of home you can immerse yourself in a bike workout and the studio’s energy.

You get a free iFit Vue to track your sleep, steps, calories and more. The iFit Coach provides access to over 800 cross-fit workouts to choose from so you never get bored.

The Proform Studio Bike Pro comes with live studio classes streamed daily available on-demand

The Proform Studio Bike Pro comes with live studio classes streamed daily available on-demand

Watch Studio Bike Pro in use demonstrating  iFit Coach Plus and cross training on and off the bike with its 180° Rotation smart swivel HD touch display

Custom settings for the Studio Bike Pro bike saddle, handlebars and resistance allow you to set up the ideal ergonomic ride.

Patented Silent Magnetic Resistance lets the Studio Bike Pro makes friction-less transitions quietly among resistance settings.

The Studio bike Pro saddle is padded for comfort and can be adjusted both vertically and horizontally. You can install your own bike seat if you want.

The Proform Studio Bike Pro displays your stats live as you cycle through the class

The Proform Studio Bike Pro displays your stats live as you cycle through the class

There are two pedal options. One side of each pedal has adjustable toe straps and the other side has shoe clips.

Studio Bike Pro comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, 3 years for parts, and a 1-year labor warranty.

The Studio model’s footprint is 53" H X 25" W X 64.75" L.

GOOD TO KNOW

The ProForm Studio Bike Pro screen can swivel, it doubles as a video workout monitor for your whole workout area.

The Proform Studio Bike Pro has a 180 degree swivel so you can work out on and off the bike.

The Proform Studio Bike Pro has a 180 degree swivel so you can work out on and off the bike.

You can purchase in-home assembly for $249. This is handled by in-house technicians (no third parties) and includes delivery in the room of choice, assembly of the machine, and making sure the machine is 100% functional. Two bonus 3-pound hand weights are included.  If you want to assemble the bike yourself, shipping is free.

The iFit Coach and Vue are included with the Studio Bike Pro purchase adding many dimensions to your fitness program.  Read our review here.


POINTS OF DESTINCTION
The Proform comes with iFit Coach Plus that provides live cross fit classes and the live spin classes incorporate upper body building exercises with the two three pound dumbbells that are included.

The Proform comes with iFit Coach Plus that provides live cross fit classes and the live spin classes incorporate upper body building exercises with the two three pound dumbbells that are included.

  • The 10" HD touchscreen display with SmartSwivel™ design allows it to turn 180° to either side, and to tilt up or down so you can use the screen for included live cross-fit classes, upper body sessions incorporated in the spin classes and other on-demand or video workouts.
     
  • Live HD Video Workouts from around the world, guided by professional personal trainers the Daily Live Classes offer intense Spin classes as well as cross-training classes in the comfort of your home.
     
  • This machine is solidly built and is quiet to use with its Silent Magnetic Resistance for smooth transitions.

Who Should buy a Proform Studio Bike Pro?

  • Those who want to experience the studio Spin energy at home
  • People who want to workout on their own schedule but still have professional coaching
  • Anyone who enjoy cycling on scenic routes
  • People who want the challenge from the incline/decline range
  • People who want to add cross fit training into their workouts

The Proform Studio Bike Pro is the official bike of the Tour de France

The Proform Studio Bike Pro is the official bike of the Tour de France


PRICE

The Introductory price of the Studio Bike Pro is competitively priced

Studio Bike Pro $1,999

iFit Coach Plus 1 year subscription $39/month billed annually

Shipping FREE to door

Room delivery and Assembly $249

Extended warranty available

The Proform StudioBike Pro is a great addition to a fitness program, especially with the inclusion of iFit Coach with recipes, recommendations and over 800 workouts.

The Proform StudioBike Pro is a great addition to a fitness program, especially with the inclusion of iFit Coach with recipes, recommendations and over 800 workouts.


SO IN THE END ── Final thoughts

Great addition to anyone’s fitness program

The live classes are high energy and keep your motivated. The addition of other cross fit workouts are a big plus to reaching weight and fitness goals. The ability to enjoy live classes at home at any time alleviates all the negatives of going to a spin studio like fighting for position, sweaty bikes, finding time to get there and price!  For $39/month you get so much more with the Studio Bike Pro, especially iFit Coach with over 800 workouts, recipes, food suggestions. You also get the iFit Vue to track your progress and monitor your sleep. You get a hub of information, tips and professionals to reach your goals – it’s not just a bike.

If you are looking to burn-up calories this bike is for you ─automatically adjusting to the class or workout selected with its ability to offer a 20% incline and decline combined with it silent magnetic resistance to build lean muscles. Definitely making this bike a more challenging experience.

SCORE BREAKOUT Points
OVERALL SCORE 9.8
10" HD Smart Screen 9.9
Constuction 9.8
Resistance 9.8
Durability 9.7
Incline/Decline 9.9
Service level 9
Price 9.8

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