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The Best Mini Exercise Bikes

Mini exercise bikes allow you to keep moving even while sitting at a desk. They’re small enough to be discreet and portable. You can move your machine into any room, so you can exercise while watching TV, reading, or working. Check out our favorites on the market right now.
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Top Pick

DeskCycle Mini Exercise Bike

Fits Below Even the Lowest of Desks

Improve productivity and burn calories right at your desk—even if you only have 27 inches of clearance.

What We Liked

The pedals are quiet and smooth, thanks to a patented magnetic resistance device. It comes with eight resistance settings, a five-function LCD display for speed, time, distance, calories, and scan. The online calculator makes it easy to see how many calories you burned. Get it here. 

Runner Up

Hausse Portable Mini Exercise

Secure and Quality

Quickly get a bit of exercise at your desk or at home watching TV. This machine has an adjustable foot band making it easy to use for both arms and legs

What We Liked

Rotating the knob changes resistance, and an extra strap is included for securing the unit. Small but mighty, it weighs under 9 pounds and measures 13.7 x 15.7 x 11.6 inches. If you're using under a desk, make sure it's at least 47 inches high. Buy it now. 

Best Design

Sunny Health & Fitness SF-B0418 Magnetic Mini Exercise Bike

Simple Storage

The compact design makes it easy to store under your desk or in a closet. You won’t need a big room to get a big benefit.

What We Liked

The pedals are adjustable and can be used with your hands and feet. The LCD display makes it easy to read the time, speed, distance, ODM, and calories burned. Resistance is easily adjusted, and small finger grooves on the oversized non-slip pedals, along with a heavy-duty plastic strap, provide safety and comfort. Supports up to 220 pounds and weighs 21 pounds. Buy it here. 

Lightest

Drive Medical Deluxe Folding Exercise Peddler

Light Enough for Travel

Now there’s nothing keeping you from exercising when you travel. At only 5 pounds, this foldable unit is small and light enough to take with you.

What We Liked

The display reads exercise time, calories, revolution count, and revolutions per minute. Scan is also included. There are four rubber pads to keep it from slipping and to protect surfaces. The unit measures 12.5 x 14.7 x 6.5 inches and includes the battery. Get it now.