York had been one of the biggest names in the fitness industry for about a whooping 75 years. York gives you a high quality, safe and an innovative piece of equipment as your training partner, that would keep you motivated in achieving your fitness goals. The following review is on York’s exercise bike the Heritage C101 Cycle which has turned out to be a great entry level fitness bike.
York Heritage C101 is a stylish bike with a black and red theme. It features a smooth magnetic resistance and is easy to operate console with a large display. Design wise, it is stylish.
The setup of the York C101 Upright Exercise bike is quite simple and is explained in detail in the user’s manual. Once you have selected the right place to keep your Heritage York C101, attach the stabilisers, attach the front post followed by the handlebars and the console. Then attach the seat and the seat post and then, finally, attach the pedals. Once you have attached all of them, make sure that all the screws and bolts are tightened and then also be sure that you have positioned the bike on a flat, level surface.
The display and feedback of C101:
Heritage York C101’s display console gives you the feedback on time, distance and calories that will turn out to be a great encouragement to you and will inspire you to have more workouts. The Scan function automatically scrolls through the other feedback modes, each of which is displayed for about 6 seconds. The Timer denoted the time exercised for that particular session. By default, it counts up from zero, but incase a timer is set, then it counts down. Speed denoted the current speed that you are cycling at. The Calories gives you the approximate calories burned for that session and Distance denotes the distance traveled in the particular session.
Buttons and their functions:
There are four pre-workout button functions in York C101 upright Cycle, that includes, “mode” which is used to select the target program, “up and down” which sets values in the target program mode and “reset” that resets the current value. In order to have a total reset, you have to press and hold for four seconds. During the process of workout, the “Mode” button switches between the feedback modes.
The workout programs available in York C101 Exercise Bike/Cycle includes manual program and target program. Manual program is used to use the program in manual mode which is done by simply starting to pedal. The values of time distance and calories will start counting upwards. You will be able to adjust the level of resistance with the help of the large dial. Using the target programs, you can choose to workout by setting a target based on time, distance and calories burned. When you have reached your target, the cycle sounds a short alarm.
York fitness offers Heritage York C101 Cycle 12 months warranty for parts and labour.
Heritage York C101 Cycle has all the essential features that is required for a starter bike. It has a design that is beyond expectations for its price tag. We have no hesitation in recommending this bike.
York C101 Upright Exercise Cycle – Technical Specification Details
|Model Name||Heritage York C101 Cycle|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)cm||92 x 55 x 129|
|Maximum user weight||100Kg|
|Resistance Type||Manual Magnetic|
|Height adjustable seat||Yes|
|Display||1 LCD window with backlight|
|Console Feedback||Time, Speed, Distance, Calories|
|Number of programs||Four|
|Warranty||One year for parts and labour|