Bowflex IC Bike SE: An Upgrade from C6 or Not?

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Meet the Bowflex IC Bike SE, the latest addition of one of the most popular exercise bike brands and a successor of the iconic Bowflex C6 Bike.

The bike will be ready for delivery in a few days, and we plan to test it in the next months (like we did with the C6) and see if it is worth the price tag. You can subscribe to our YouTube channel and get a notification when the review is ready!

Until then, we will note down all the information we have in our hands (we checked every source & talked with Bowflex representatives to give us more information — we will update here when we have more answers).

Bowflex IC Bike SE
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So, let’s start with the most important things that we have noted down:

Main Points about the Bowflex IC Bike SE:

  • Allows users to work out without connecting to an app.
  • Connects directly to Zwift, with manual resistance adjustment.
  • Operates and connects similarly to the Bowflex C6 but has a larger console and a sleeker look.
  • Maximum speed on the display is 99.9 km/h for both IC SE and C6.
  • Unlikely to connect to a laptop.
  • Displays current RPM and resistance values while in use.
  • Inseam measurements: Min – Approx. 28″ (seat down and forward), Max – Approx. 38″ (seat up and back).
  • Rear-wheel design for a cleaner look and mimics a true outdoor bicycle experience.
  • AVG WATTS display is implemented.
  • Q-factor for IC SE is 185mm.
  • Flywheel weight is 36 lbs.

Regarding the no1 question of every user, which is about the differences between the

Main Differences between Bowflex IC Bike SE and C6

  • IC SE has a larger console.
  • IC SE has a sleeker look.
  • IC SE has a rear-wheel design, which is out of the sweat zone and mimics the outdoor bike experience.
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BowFlex IC Bike SE

Featuring a 7" color LCD display, 100 magnetic resistance levels, and compatibility with JRNY, Peloton®, and Zwift® apps, this sleek bike ensures a personalized and challenging workout. With a range of adjustability, Bluetooth heart rate compatibility, and bonus additions like a padded media rack and 3 lb dumbbells, it's the ultimate home fitness solution.

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Specs & Features

Key Features:

  • 7″ Color LCD Display: Immerse yourself in your fitness journey with a vibrant display that tracks your progress, keeping you motivated every pedal of the way.
  • 100 Magnetic Resistance Levels: Tailor your workout intensity to your liking with an impressive 100 levels of magnetic resistance, ensuring every ride is a challenge worth conquering.
  • JRNY Workouts & App Compatibility: Access essential JRNY workouts directly on the bike and connect seamlessly to the JRNY app on your phone or tablet. But wait, there’s more! Connect to popular apps like Peloton® and Zwift® to diversify your cycling experience.
  • Adjustability for All: Enjoy a greater range of adjustability, accommodating various body sizes and ensuring a comfortable fit for users ranging from 4’10” to 6’5″.
  • Bluetooth Heart Rate Compatibility: Keep your heart in the zone by connecting your Bluetooth heart rate monitor for a more personalized and effective workout.

Bonus Additions:

  • Padded Media Rack: Securely place your phone or tablet on the padded media rack, turning your workout space into your personal fitness studio.
  • SPD Clips: Cycle confidently with SPD clips for your cycling shoes, providing stability and efficiency in every pedal stroke.
  • 3 lb Dumbbells: Take your strength training to the next level with the included pair of 3 lb dumbbells, adding versatility to your overall fitness routine.

Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 54.7″ L x 21.5″ W x 52.8″ H
  • Product Weight (with dumbbells): 135.4 lbs
  • Maximum User Weight: 330 lbs
  • Recommended User Height: 4’10” – 6’5″

Warranty:

  • Frame: 10 Years
  • Mechanical Parts: 2 Years
  • Electronics: 1 Year
  • Labor: 1 Year
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