JTX Cyclo 6: Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike Review
The JTX Cyclo 6: Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike is an authentic, uncompromised commercial indoor training bike at a home use price point. Indoor cycling bikes like the JTX Cyclo 6 are perfect for intense cardio workouts and perfectly simulate road bike riding.
Your legs can cardiovascular health, leg strength and body fat composition can be dramatically improved by using indoor training bikes just a few times a week. This type of exercise bike provides a low-impact workout and is suitable for people of all ages and abilities, from absolute beginners to experienced athletes.
In this review, we will discuss whether the JTX Cyclo 6 is as good as alternative premium indoor cycling bikes. As well as what buyer from the UK though where its stand-out attributes.
Quick Review Summary
- Stable Smooth Ride
- Free Water Bottle
- Easy Assembly
- 2 year warranty
- Heavy Frame
JTX Cyclo 6: Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike Detailed Review
What customers love about the JTX Cyclo 6- Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike
By virtue of the JTC Cyclo 6’s large padded seat and customisation features riders where impressed with how comfortable their riding experience was. Which is impressive as a common complaint about indoor cycling bikes is that seats are not comfortable. But for the most part, customers found the JTC Cyclo 6 to be incredibly accommodating for bottoms of all shapes and sizes.
Smooth Stable Ride
A substantial proportion of buyer where incredibly pleased with the stability of the JTX Cyclo 6’s sturdy metal frames. Some buyer even went as far as saying the bike provided a superior riding experience to more expensive indoor cycling bikes they had used in the past.
Ultimately, the bike stayed steady throughout the workout, no matter how fast the user cycled the flywheel rotated smoothly with minimal noise.
For the most part customers found the JTX Cyclo 6’s set up process to be straight forward. The bike comes partly assembled and can be easily put together in 30 minutes using the assembly instruction manual.
Free water bottle
Customers were pleasantly surprised when they opened up the JTX Cyclo 6. As unknown to them at the time of ordering the bike, the JTX Cyclo 6 comes with a free water bottle. This bottles perfectly fits into the bikes water bottle holder.
After all its always nice to get something extra that you weren’t expecting.
What customers don't love about the JTX Cyclo 6- Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike
Heavy to Transport
One of the JTX Cyclo 6’s key strengths is it that is it a very heavy indoor cycling bike, making it very stable while riding. However, this has also proved to be one of the products downfalls as customer found it difficult to transport. Therefore, we recommend taking advantage of the bikes built in transport wheels to move it around your home.
Here is a video of the JTX Cyclo 6 in action:
JTX Cyclo 6- Gym Spec Indoor Training Bike Key Features
The JTX Cyclo 6 incorporates a massive smooth 22 KG flywheel similar of that seen in other premium indoor cycling bikes such as the JLL IC600. This extra heavy flywheel is essential for a smooth, even ride and offers the maximum level of resistance adjustability.
Like many other indoor cycling bike models, the JTX Cyclo 6 flywheel is rotated via a belt driver. This provides a riding experience similar to that of an outdoor road bike. This is something very few upright exercise bikes on the market can replicate.
Superior Build Quality & Adjustability
At 64kg the JTX Cyclo 6 Indoor Bike has a sturdy frame built for the ultimate stability without compromising performance. This bike is considerably heavier than other indoor cycling bike models, therefore we recommend getting help to transport the bike in its packages form.
In addition to its study metal frame, the JTX Cyclo 6 allows you to create perfect alignment and posture by using bespoke seat and handlebar configuration. Both handlebars and seat adjust vertically and horizontally.
This allows riders to precisely configure the bike to their body. For additional information on how to perfectly configure your indoor cycling bike, we recommend reading our indoor cycling set up guide.
Variable Resistance & Emergency Stop
The JTX Cyclo 6 generates frictional resistance using specially designed break pads above the flywheel. This provides even resistance offering ultimate cycling stability.
Resistance levels can be easily calibrated using the bikes resistance knob found below it handlebars. The higher the resistance applied the more challenging pedalling becomes. Simply calibrate the knob until you find a comfortable resistance for your specific fitness goals.
Additionally, if for any reason you need to stop suddenly, the JTX Cyclo 6 comes fitted with an emergency stop feature.
Toe Cage Pedals
All standard JTX Cyclo 6 bikes come fitted with built in toe cages for added stability when cycling at high speed. Simply clip trainers or cycling boots into the bikes adjustable straps to experience 360 degrees of added stability and comfort.
Pulse Sensors & Clear View Training Computer
To help measure workouts that require specific maximum heart rate ranges the JTX Cyclo features built in pulse sensors. These sensors are located beside each handlebar and allow you to accurately determine workout intensity and post workout recovery.
Additionally, JTX Cyclo 6 features a clear easy to understand electronic display that shows all of your key performance metrics. Including time passed, speed, distance covered, calorie burned and pulse reading.
24 Month Warranty
If you are you decide to purchase the JTX Cyclo 6 you are guaranteed to get your money’s worth as JTC provide a full 24-month home repair warranty and lifetime frame warranty. Meaning engineers will come to your home to repair your bike should a fault occur within the warranty period.
This is significantly longer than the warranties offered on other indoor cycling bikes such as the JLL IC200, JLL IC300 and CrystalTech indoor cycle. Which all come with 12 month warranties respectively.