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December 9, 2011

To learn more about how exercise affects the brain, scientists in Ireland recently asked a group of sedentary male college students to take part in a memory test followed by strenuous exercise. First, the men watched a rapid-fire lineup of photos with the faces and names of strangers. After a break, they tried to recall


"I have more energy. I burn more calories, which helps keep me nice and thin. The Resistance Chair has done that for me. It's in the middle of the room and it really helps just to come in and do a few exercises every day."

Margaret Burton

SmoothRider II Exercise Cycle

The custom-designed exercise cycle attachment snaps on to the front crossbar of the Resistance ChairTM to give you additional cardio and leg exercise.

  • Creates resistance through magnetic force, rather than friction, so it's quiet and durable.
  • Suitable for heavy use, such as gyms and rehabilitation centers.
  • Includes a digital cycle meter for speed, time and calories burned.
  • Has an upright row bar for rows and lateral pull exercises.
Price: $249.95
Model No.: CFC-180

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Canadian customers please order from our Canadian distributor


SmoothRider II Exercise Cycle with Upright Row Bar (Includes one set of "Level 5" resistance cables.)


Please Note

Always check with your doctor before starting any new exercise program or using any new piece of equipment. The minimum height requirement for using the exercise cycle is at least 4 feet, 8 inches tall, and the maximum user height is 6 feet, 3 inches tall.

Resistance Cable Usage

The Level 9 resistance cables are not appropriate for use on the SmoothRider II exercise cycle when sitting sideways in the chair and performing lateral pulls.


Some assembly is required with the SmoothRider II exercise cycle. The pedals and upright bar must be attached prior to operation of the bike. This requires 5 to 10 minutes to complete. Assembly instructions and necessary tool are included.