Sole Fitness Exercise Bikes

Sole Fitness Exercise Bikes

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Verified Reviewer
Original review: Jan. 9, 2023

I purchased an E25 elliptical in Jan. 2021. Soon after the incline started declining on its own. After several attempts to reach customer service a new motor was mailed to me and a tech sent to attempt to repair it. The new motor worked better for a few days then quit working again. Sole sent an incline controller to attempt repair again which also did not work. Sole was informed by the tech and me that it still did not work. Sole took several months to reply then sent another motor and claimed the labor warranty expired so they would not send out a tech. The original problem was never fixed. There is another review on Amazon where the customer had the same problem and Sole has sent them 4 motors within the one year warranty and the problem has not been fixed. Sole obviously is aware of the problem but has failed to correct it while continuing to take money for a faulty product.

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Original review: Nov. 16, 2022

My daughter took her hard earned money and bought a treadmill, less than a year the belt keeps moving to the sides. we followed the manual to fix it, but any speed above 1 it moves to the side. We called Sole warranty and after trying 2 times to get it fixed, any speed above 1 it still moves, the girl had me increase the speed to 3 and it moved and folded over. Going back and forth with warranty only to find out it is not covered.

The most important, basic piece of the treadmill is not covered. However if something electrical malfunctions it is. If I cannot turn the treadmill above 1, then what's the point of the treadmill and its lousy warranty??? Really thought Sole would stand by its product but no..Worst purchase we could have made, no matter how good your product is, a machine can break and that's what a warranty is for! So buyers beware, your treadmill may work great for a few months but after that you are stuck with a clunker that can't be used!

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 25, 2022

    I recently purchased a Spin Bike from Sole Fitness based on their written guarantee stating NO QUESTIONS ASKED upon returning the product within the 30 day window if not functioning. This was important to me purchasing something so expensive. Upon first ride on the cycle, loud clanging noise present. Sole Customer Service stated they’ve had no known issues with my particular model, so basically calling me a liar. I was told to call their service number. I do not have time, like most people, to be on hold forever, only to find out I pretty much have to take the machine apart myself to look for the issue. This company doesn’t care what happens after the sale. Very disgusted and disappointed. I highly DO NOT recommend doing business with Sole.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: March 23, 2021

    Ordered 2 months ago. Supposedly been available for delivery by ABF since last Thursday, but NO SUCCESS. The story changes every time you call, supervisors are NOT available by phone. They don't call back, and they are very good at putting the phone down on you. Definitely a lesson in NEVER TO BE REPEATED!!!!

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 18, 2021

    My elliptical was delivered and assembled the next day by a professional company (recommended by Sole). The first day I used it it was making loud crackling noises and I called Sole. No response. Emailed and got a response 7 days later. I’m still dealing with them back and forth and haven’t had the issue fixed. The assembler said it’s a flywheel issue and I need a new part. Sole keeps giving me the runaround. I’ve never been more upset with a product or company in my life.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Aug. 13, 2020

    On July 31, I scheduled apartment carry-up with one of Sole Treadmills' reps for an extra charge. Unfortunately, the company Sole outsources, ABF Freight, ONLY does curbside delivery. We were not informed of this when we scheduled the delivery with ABF. As a result, when our F63 treadmill arrived yesterday, a single delivery person was only able to bring it to the back of our building. He assured us we could carry the pieces up by hand. As soon as we opened the box, however, we saw the base piece was several hundred pounds, far too heavy for my husband and I to carry. At that moment, it began to pour. The treadmill was instantly ruined. We are now paying a junk removal company $200 today to remove it from its location outside. We are hoping we can obtain a refund. Yesterday was truly awful, and we hope Sole can help us make this right. We have reached out to them via email and voicemail so far.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: July 13, 2020

    I bought a treadmill and a elliptical this summer. I had problems with the elliptical and I had been trying to contact someone from this company but no service. I called, I emailed and no answer. If I knew I would never buy from a company with NO customer service. After you pay you are on your own. This is terrible, this company should be close for advertising wrong information, “24 hours 7 days a week”. It is a lie.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: May 26, 2017

    It's set up in home already in our gym. You go in, sit down, power up the screen and decide which program you want to work out with, check Facebook OR you can log into your accounts and do business all while getting in your work out, whatever you truly want. Sole Fitness is absolutely perfect for my lifestyle. It has everything you need already and everything you could want. A live trainer WiFi compatible and it also tracks your progress and you can pick which classes you want. It's all around a great bike, a truly remarkable machine.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: May 25, 2017

    The Sole Fitness Exercise Bike was set up once and stayed that way then all you had to do after was to get on it and pedal. It was very easy to use, however, it should not hurt when exercising but it hurt my knees and I did not like it. When you can ride a regular bike and have no problems, you should not have problems on an exercise bike. It is the same concept. I can ride a bike for 10 miles and not have this problem so I did not like the experience.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: May 24, 2017

    I have a Sole Fitness Treadmills SB 800 exercise bike. It's a lot more compact in design than some other exercise bikes I have tried in the past. It fits nicely in my exercise room yet works very well for its size. It was very easy to setup initially when I first purchased the bike and there's not much to set up for regular use, a couple of adjustments and it's ready to be used. I wish it doesn't have a lot of the bells and whistles that other bigger, more expensive bikes have. Also, the display was slightly bigger as its display is about the size of an average smartphone.

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    Sole Fitness Exercise Bikes author review by Danni White

    Sole Fitness focuses on providing fitness equipment to hotels, homes and small gyms worldwide. It manufactures efficient treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, rowers and striders for any level of user. Sole Fitness has developed a line of eight exercise bikes with comfort in mind.

    • Recumbent bikes: Sole Fitness has three models of recumbent bikes: R72, R92 and LCR. They include magnetic resistance making them quiet to operate and allowing for smooth resistance transition. Each bike has an adjustable seat that allows riders to move forward or backward depending on their height. They feature LCD displays with MPS/iPod capability and pre-programmed or customizable workout programs. Prices start at $700 and go to $1,500.

    • Upright bikes: Sole Fitness offers two upright bike models: B94 and LCB. Sole upright bikes have up to 40 levels of resistance and cushioned foot pedals and seats with vertical and horizontal adjustment capabilities. Sole upright bikes have contact and transmittable heart rate monitors that can be displayed on the LCD screen. The B94 is listed at $800 and the LCB is listed at $1,299.

    • Indoor cycles: For riders looking to mimic the feeling of being on a road bike, Sole Fitness has developed two models of indoor cycles: SB700 and SB900. Its indoor cycles are quiet, with adjustable seating and durable frames. Riders can view their RPM, time, calories, distance and speed on the console as well as heart rate data from a wireless chest strap. The SB700 is priced at $800 while the SB900 is priced at $1,000.

    • Hybrid bike: Sole Fitness has developed an exercise bike that is a cross between a bike and an elliptical machine. The SB800 bike is fan-powered, which allows for more resistance the harder the rider pushes. It comes pre-loaded with seven programs that target time, distance and heart rate. The SB800 is listed at $900.

    • Warranties: Sole Fitness offers warranties on all of its bike models. Warranties include lifetime frame warranties, one- to five-year parts warranties, five-year electronics warranties and one- to two-year labor warranties. It also offers commercial warranties.

    by Danni White ConsumerAffairs Research Team

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