r8.3 Recumbent Bike

VMEX82014 / VMEX82014-INT

The best workout is one that feels successful. The welcoming design of the Freemotion r8.3 Recumbent Bike rates superior on mobility and ease of access. Once seated, you're one touch away to trainer-created workouts that range from weight loss to heart smart. High-density padded handlebars and an overmolded seat create ideal workout conditions to push clients farther.

Progress in motion

Progress in motion

Track RPM/speed, distance/time, watts/calories, level and heart rate all on easy-to-read LED Matrix display.

Feel the pull

Feel the pull

Enjoy low-maintenance convenience with the EMS™ Electronic Magnetic Resistance System. This allows the workout intensity to increase or lessen during the workout, with no interruption.

Get up and go

Get up and go

We put the quick select Start and Stop button front and center, so trainers can call out commands and members can instantly respond. The ideal HIIT-making machine.




Equipment Features
Seat Quicklift overmolded seat
Pedals Self-leveling pedals
Accessories Holder(s) Water bottle holder
Resistance System EMS Magnetic Resistance System
Drive System Hutchinson J8 Belt Drive System- 46 in
Crank 3-piece crank
Bearings Sealed bearings
Transport Wheels 2 in (5 cm) plastic transport wheels
Personal TV Optional Upgrade: 19 in (48.2 cm) Digital HDTV LCD
Heart Rate Monitoring
Touch Hand grip pulse sensors
POLAR wireless receiver
Console Features
Display Type 12 digit alphanumeric LED window, 8 x 20 DOT matrix, 2-3 digit LED displays, 1-4 digit LED display
Console Language(s) EN, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT
Preset Programs 6 preset (20 levels)
Fitness test
HRC (6 levels)
WATT control
Goal (Time, distance, calories)
Electronic Readouts 6 preset (20 levels), Fitness test, HRC (6 levels), WATT control, goal (time, distance, calories)
Maximum Workout Time 99:59 (99 Minutes + 59 Seconds)
Maximum Pause Time 60 Seconds
Resistance Levels 2017-01-24 00:00:00
Units Selection Metric or Imperial
Equipment Dimensions & Weight
Machine Weight lb (kg) 287.9 lbs (130.6 kg)
Equipment L x W x H in (cm) 68 x 24 x 51 in (172.7 x 60.9 x 129.5 cm)
Shipping Dimensions & Weight
Shipping Weight lb (kg) 332 lbs (150.6 kg)
Shipping L x W x H in (cm) 57.6 x 25.9 x 33.2 in (146.5 x 65.9 x 33.2 cm)
Equipment Specifications
Maximum User Weight (lb/kg) 400 lbs (182 kg)
Power Requirements
U.S. & Canada 120 vac 110 VAC
International 240 vac 240 VAC
Equipment INPUT 110~240V OUTPUT 24V 2A
U.S. & Canada 240 vac 240 VAC
Regulatory Approvals
Approvals FCC, TUV, C/US, C-Tick, CE, EN957 Class S
Warranty (US)
Frame Lifetime
Parts (Electronic) 1 Year
Parts (Mechanical) 3 Years
Console 1 Year
Labor 3 Years
Warranty (International)
Frame Lifetime
Console 2 Years
Parts 2 Years
QUICKLIFT™ overmolded seat

For easy, secure seat adjustments, simply lift the lever and quickly slide the seat to the desired position and it locks in place.

High-density foam grips

These non-slip handlebars are ergonomically designed to cut down on fatigue and discomfort.

Hutchinson® Belt Drive System

One of Freemotion's quietest drive systems, the belt drive offers a smooth ride for a comfortable workout.

2-piece crank

Enjoy a smooth, comfortable ride with this two-piece crank that creates a more realistic cycling experience.

Inertia-Enhanced Flywheel

Get the consistent momentum of a real bike with this inertia-enhanced flywheel. Built to last and made to perform, this flywheel is low maintenance and durable.

Large, self-leveling pedals

These articulating, locking pedals keep feet level and secure, reducing ankle rotation.

Built-in workouts

Choose between preset workouts, fitness tests, or heart rate control workouts with the touch of a button.

32 levels of digital resistance

To burn more calories, increase intensity or improve muscle tone, adjust the bike’s resistance with 1-STEP™ Resistance Controls.

EKG grip pulse

Get, and stay, in the ideal heart-training zone with the built-in convenience of this EKG monitor.


This innovative design eliminates the traditional base, making it easier to get on and off the bike.

PDF Downloads
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Product Information Sheet Download PDF


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