The ProForm 440 ES bike is a recumbent bike – typically something sought after by shoppers looking for a low-impact and lumbar supported home cardio machine. We enjoy the minimal look of this recumbent bike and the smooth, comfortable ride. It’s incredibly inexpensive and a great way to bring home a high-tech, low-impact home exercise bike.
Why the ProForm 440 ES is A Top Pick
- The ProForm 440 ES comes equipped with iFit. This fitness platform provides hundreds of on-demand workout videos for on and off the bike, plus a handful of other very useful fitness tools.
- This bike is easy to mount and very comfortable to ride. The step-through design allows you to mount the bike without climbing over anything. The mesh back on the seat offers adjustable support and a breathable backrest.
- Extra accessories like the built-in workout fans add a great deal of comfort to your workout.
ProForm 440 ES Build Quality
Weight Capacity: 350 lbs
Footprint: 22.25” W x 59” D x 52” H
Drive: 18 lb flywheel
- Crank Arms – steel
- Pedals – wide foot pedals with adjustable strap
- Seat – extra-wide cushioned seat
- Frame – steel
- Other – plastic coverings
Resistance: 25 digital resistance levels, silent magnetic resistance
- The seat slides forward and back
- The seatback can be adjusted for comfort
- Console angle adjusts to accommodate the user
- Pedal straps adjust to fit foot size
Weight Capacity: 350 lbs – This is a very high weight capacity for a stationary exercise bike. Great for shoppers looking for a strong frame.
Resistance: 26 digital resistance levels, silent magnetic resistance. These adjustments can be made on the HD touchscreen or using the buttons on the handlebars.
Pedals: Flat pedal with adjustable foot strap.
Seat: Very large cushioned seat is comfortable and provides more support than a traditional road bike saddle.
ProForm 440 ES Features & Accessories
Display: 5” backlit display
On-board Workouts: 32 + iFit
Speakers: Two 2” digital speakers
Heart Rate Monitor: EKG pulse grip heart rate monitors
- Two water bottle holders
- Fans built into the console
- Quick select buttons for adjusting the resistance
- Adjustable tablet holder
Display: 5” LCD display – This display is outdated and not something we like to see at TreadmillReviews.com. But because of the downgrade, this recumbent bike is very inexpensive, making it a great option for shoppers with a limited budget. To compensate for the lack of tech, the 440 ES comes with an adjustable tablet holder. You can mount your mobile device to the tablet holder to follow along with your iFit workouts.
ProForm 440 ES Subscription Service
Brief Description: Large library of studio cycling, virtual road riding, and cross-training videos to view from your bike’s display. Includes a suite of apps to help you track your activity and nutrition.
- 30 day subscription is included with your purchase of the 440 ES.
- $39/month for up to 5 user profiles
- Studio cycling
- Virtual road riding
- Access to running videos
- Cross-training pairs cycling and bodyweight exercises
- Floor exercises
Community: Share progress on iFit social channels, create or join monthly challenges, access to discussion boards, and more.
Subscription Limitations: Navigating the different apps and learning how they all work together takes a bit of practice.
More About ProForm
Home Delivery and Set-Up – ProForm offers complimentary curbside delivery for most of their equipment, including the 440 ES. Assembling this recumbent bike is fairly simple. You can also opt to pay an extra fee to have the packages brought inside and assembled by the ProForm delivery person. They’ll also take away any leftover packaging and trash when they leave.
Financing – ProForm uses a third-party financing company at TD Bank. If you’re approved, you can get the 440 ES with zero dollars down and make monthly payments for 18 months with no interest. OR you can apply for a 0% APR and 12 or 36 monthly payments.
Customer Service – For all questions concerning iFit, you’ll need to speak with iFit’s customer service. Questions or concerns with the physical bike can be directed to ProForm. Both companies are easy to contact via their online chat features. You can also speak to a rep over the phone or through email.
Return Policy – You can return your ProForm product within 30 days after its been received. Expect to pay return shipping and a 10% restocking fee. You’ll be refunded the cost of the bike minus a 10% restocking fee and the initial shipping/delivery fees.
10-year warranty for bike frame
1-year warranty for parts
1-year warranty for labor
Final Thoughts On The ProForm 440 ES Exercise Bike
Overall, this is a great home exercise bike. We recommend the 440 ES to shoppers looking for low-impact cardio and more lumbar support but who are limited by their budget. This recumbent bike can sustain heavier riders and offers a lot of engagement and entertainment with the tech included in the console. It’s a comfortable bike to ride on and can accommodate most users. If you aren’t sold on the 440 ES, check out more reviews of popular home exercise bikes: