Best Budget-Friendly Bikes for Indoor and Outdoor Cycling

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Choosing a bike can quickly become overwhelming. With thousands of designs, technology, features and price points, you want to make sure you’re not just buying something that looks good. Even if you’re shopping on a budget, you can still get a high-quality bicycle that meets—or even exceeds—your needs.

Best Budget Bikes to Get Active Outside

  1. Vilano Shadow Road Bike ($350)
  2. Firmstrong Urban Lady Beach Cruiser Bicycle ($250)
  3. GMC Denali Road Bike ($200)
  4. Mongoose Dolomite Fat Tire Mountain Bike ($350 – $800)
  5. Kent Oakwood Men’s Cruiser Bike ($150)
  6. Retrospec Harper Single-Speed Fixed Gear Urban Commuter Bike ($200)
  7. Schwinn Volare 1200 Men’s Road Bike ($400)
  8. Kent Pomona Men’s Dual Suspension Comfort Bike ($150)
  9. Tommaso Fascino Sport Performance Aluminum Road Bike ($500)

Top Budget-Friendly Stationary Bikes

  1. Schwinn 130 Upright Bike ($350)
  2. Exerpeutic LX7 Training Cycle with Computer Monitor and Heart Pulse Sensors ($250)  
  3. YOSUDA Indoor Cycling Bike ($250)
  4. ProGear 555LXT ($200)
  5. ProGear 225 Folding Magnetic Upright Exercise Bike with Heart Pulse ($100)
  6. DeskCycle 2 Pedal Exerciser ($200)
  7. Sunny Health & Fitness Stationary Indoor Cycling Bike ($300)
  8. Body Rider Exercise Upright Fan Bike ($100)
  9. XTERRA Fitness FB350 Folding Exercise Bike ($150)

If you want to stay fit while social distancing or in isolation from COVID-19, biking indoors or outside is a safe way to stay healthy and get some low-impact cardio. The added stress of the pandemic on our already stressed out lives can have lasting negative consequences on our physical and mental well-being. Any one of these indoor or outdoor bikes can give you the motivation you need to exercise and the space to do it safely.