HAVING YOUR own space to work out at home has become less of a luxury and more of a necessity in the past couple of years. But building a setup of high-quality equipment thoughtfully curated to your routine, goals, and budget takes time—sometimes a lifetime. The payoff is high: An at-home workout space stocked with the best home gym equipment gives you the freedom to train when and how you want.

If that training includes cardio or studio-style classes, there's one essential piece of equipment you should definitely consider adding to your setup. But which machine is it? We reached out to Cooper Mitchell, the man behind the brand dedicated to the best home gym setups around: Garage Gym Reviews. Magnetic Rower

10 Indoor Exercise Bikes You'll Actually Want to Ride

"One essential piece for any home gym is an exercise bike. You can pick from any of the different kinds of bikes out there, like air bikes, spin bikes, cycling trainers, and more," he says. However, knowing which bikes are actually worth investing in can be tough. "The good news is there are more exercise bikes available today than likely any other time in history," notes Cooper. "The bad news: Since you have so many great choices, you'll have to try to decide which bikes are worth your money, and which ones are better off being left on the showroom floor."

To help you choose the best exercise bike for your home gym, we rounded up the top exercise cycles for all budget levels—from the ultra-high-end Peloton Bike+ all the way down to the most budget-friendly options on Amazon. Check them out now.

10 Indoor Exercise Bikes You'll Actually Want to Ride

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