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Specifications

 Exerpeutic Folding Exercise BikeExerpeutic Gold Heavy Duty Foldable Exercise Bike
Exerpeutic Folding Magnetic Upright Exercise BikeExerpeutic Gold Heavy Duty Foldable Exercise Bike
Unit Weight39lbs51.6lbs
Dimensions (Upright)31″ L x 19″ W x 46″ H39″ L X 26.4″ W X 48.4″ H
Dimensions (Recumbent)N/AN/A
Dimensions (Folded)22″ L x 20″ W x 55.5″ H24.8″ L X 26.4″ W X 57.5″ H
Drive typeBeltBelt
Resistance TypeMagneticMagnetic
Resistance Levels88
Built-in workout programsN/AN/A
Adjustable SeatYes (Up/Down)Yes (Up/Down)
Adjustable HandlebarsNoNo
Weight Capacity300lbs400lbs
Display (Type)Single LCDSingle LCD
Display (Readouts)Heart rate
Speed
Distance
Time
Calories
Scan
Calories
Distance
Time
Speed
Scan
Heart rate
ODO
Bottle HolderNoNo
Tablet HolderNoNo
Bluetooth compatibleNoNo
Built-in speakersNoNo
Transport wheelsNoYes
Heart rate monitorYes (Contact)Yes (Contact)
Other FeaturesExtra-heavy duty
Cooling FanNoNo
Warranty1 year1 year
Cost (amazon.com)Check Check

Similarities

Neither the Exerpeutic nor the Exerpeutic Gold offers a recumbent option

  • Both machines can be used in an upright position but cannot be transformed into a recumbent exercise bike.

Both folding bikes have the same drive type

  • Both bikes are belt driven.

Both the bikes use the same resistance type

  • Both models use magnetic resistance.

Both bikes have a similar number of resistance levels

  • Both the base model and Gold have eight resistance levels.

Neither of the two has built-in workout programs

  • Neither the base model nor the Gold has built-in workout programs.

Both exercise bikes have a similar adjustment range for their seats

  • The seats for both bikes can be adjusted in two ways—up and down.

Neither of the two has adjustable handlebars

  • Neither bike has adjustable handlebars.

Both the Exerpeutic and Gold feature similar display types

  • Both bikes have single LCD screens.

Neither of the two has a water bottle holder

  • Both the base model and Gold lack a water bottle holder.

There is no tablet holder for both bikes

  • Both the Exerpeutic base model and Gold do not have built-in tablet holders.

Neither of the two is Bluetooth compatible

  • Both models lack Bluetooth connectivity.

Neither of the two has built-in speakers

  • Built-in speakers are missing from both.

Both models feature a heart rate monitor

  • Both bikes have heart rate contacts placed on their hand grips.

Neither of the two has a built-in cooling fan

  • Neither the Exerpeutic basic nor the Gold has a built-in cooling fan for ventilation during workouts.

Both bikes offer the same warranties.

  • Both offer a one-year warranty.

Differences

Both the Exerpeutic and Gold have different unit weights

  • The Exerpeutic weighs lighter at 39lbs, while the Gold weighs 51.6lbs.

The bikes have different dimensions in an upright position

  • The Exerpeutic has a length of 31”, a width of 19”, and a height of 46”, while the Gold is 39” long, 26.4” wide, and 48.4” tall.

Both bikes have different folded dimensions

  • The Exerpeutic is 22” long, 20” wide, and 55.5” tall when folded, while the Gold has a length of 24.8”, a width of 26.4”, and a height of 57.5”.

Both bikes have different maximum weight capacities

  • The base model has a maximum weight capacity of 300lbs, while the Gold can cater to users up to 400lbs.

Only the Gold has transport wheels

  • The Gold has transport wheels for easy moving and storage, while the base model lacks this feature.

Conclusion

The Exerpeutic base model and Gold are both easy to use folding exercise bikes that both serve their purpose. Choosing between the two will depend on your preferences.

Here are some notable differences you might want to consider:

  • The Gold is extra-heavy-duty compared to the Exerpeutic base model.
  • The Gold occupies more space and is heavier. However, the Gold has transport wheels, making it easier to move around.
  • The Gold has a higher maximum weight capacity.

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