JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike Review
The JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike has rose in popularity over the last few years. Mostly because it offers premium indoor cycling bike features, without the premium price tag. Therefore, it’s no surprise it has been featured in our best indoor cycling bike selections.
Continue reading to get a better understanding of the features and functionality of that make this bike unique. As well as what customers loved and hated about it.
Quick Review Summary
- Simply Assembly
- Sturdy Design
- Minimal Maintenance Required
- Smooth Ride
JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike Detailed Review
What customers love about the JLL IC400
The vast majority of customers were impressed with how smooth their riding experience was using the JLL IC400. The belt driven drive provided a smooth drive and the rubber base stabilisers kept the bike steady thought out intense workouts.
More experienced indoor cycling bike users went as far as saying, that the JLL IC400 offered the most stable ride they had ever experienced. Remaining rock steady even when placed on uneven surfaces.
Most customers found the assembly of the JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike to be extremely easy. This is mostly because the bike comes partly assembled upon delivery and comes with simple to follow instructions.
Typically, the process took no longer than 20 minutes to complete by a single user. However, it is important to note that the product weighs 54 KG in its boxed state. Therefore, it is advisable that you seek assistance before transporting the product. Especially if your assembly area is located upstairs.
The JLL IC400 offers an exceptionally reliable riding experience. In fact many user have happily used this bike for years without any mechanical faults or component replacements. This is largely due to the belt driver components. Which require significantly less maintenance compared to traditional chain driven indoor cycling and upright bikes.
What customers don't love about the JLL IC400
There is one potential downfall should you choose to purchase the JLL IC400. Which is, it features quite a narrow seat. Which is not uncommon in indoor cycling bikes. However, there were a few customers who unsatisfied with this aspect of their overall riding experience.
On the bright side, there is a solution to this minor inconvenience. Which is, that there are plenty of gel seat covers which alleviate this problem. These covers are available in many retailers such as Tesco, Asda and of course Amazon UK.
JLL IC400 Key Features
20 KG Flywheel
The JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike features a slightly larger than average belt driven fly wheel, which weighs 20 KG. The significance of this belt driven design is that the bike runs more quietly. When compared to a chain driven indoor cycling bike.
This bikes resistance is generated via frictional resistance, which is fully adjustable. Variable resistance can be set easily using the resistance toggle, which is conveniently located on the bikes mid-section.
Having the option to manually adjust the bikes resistance allows the users to fine tune their workout difficulty. Therefore, you can tailor your workout experience regardless of your fitness level.
Ergonomically Designed Handle Bars
This bike features two fully adjustable handle bars which double up as arm and elbow rests. These handle bars minimise rider fatigue and ensures safety and optimal back postures.
As a bonus JLL have also incorporated pulse sensors into the centre of each handle bar. Allowing the rider to accurately determine their heart rate during and after intense workouts. Ideal for those who perform workouts that require them to work within a specific percentage of their max heart rate. For example, HIIT style workouts.
To learn how to set up an indoor cycling bike effectively we recommend reading- How to set up an indoor cycling bike
The JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike has been designed for easy storage. Incorporating transport wheels and a 130cm (H) x 130cm (L) x 54cm (W) frame. Making it perfect for storing in wardrobes and small cupboard. Therefore, if you have a small apartment where space is at a premium this bike is the perfect indoor cycling bike for you.
However, not to worry if you don’t have somewhere specifically for storage. It is a reasonable looking piece of exercise equipment so it won’t be an eyesore if you have to keep it out against a wall.
The JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike incorporates two light weight pedals that move easily while cycling at high speeds. For added stability JLL have designed the IC400 with two toe cages which lock the rider’s feet into place. Allowing greater downward force to be exerted during intense workouts. Ultimately, providing a safer, more stable riding experience without the risk of slippage.
Leather Adjustable Saddle
Comfort is of the upmost importance when cycling for long periods of time. Which is why the JLL IC400 ELITE Premium Indoor Cycling Bike incorporates a leather padded seat. Which offers a safe comfortable riding experience for even the amplest of bottoms.
This seat is also fully adjustable and can be calibrated to fit the riders needs both vertically and horizontally. This ensures correct form and protects the riders knees and back from over extension.