Horizon 7.0 AE Exercise Bicycle reviewHorizon 7.0 AE Exercise Bicycle review

The Horizon 7.0 AE Elliptical Gym Cycle is the latest elliptical trainer to be launched from Horizon that comes with an impeccable 20 levels of power recline along with Strong Frame Body. People look for a durable and stable elliptical trainer to work out from home can choose the Horizon 7.0 AE elliptical. This equipment comes packed with a lot of features and is also affordable as well.

Horizon 7.0 AE Elliptical
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When it comes to the 7.0 AE Elliptical, some of the critical talking points are its long stride length, great flywheel along with a reasonable warranty period as well. To more about this elliptical trainer, please read the entire review and come to an informed decision about whether you want to buy this elliptical trainer or not.

Stride Length

When it comes to stride length, the 7.0 AE comes packed with a decent stride length of 20 inches. Most people would find it comfortable as most of the ellipticals present in the market come with this stride length. But still, at this price range, we could expect a bit lengthier stride than standard elliptical trainers.

The step-on platform is much lower than other elliptical trainers on the market. The 7.0 AE comes with only a 10-inch step-on and would suit all types of people. And people living in lower-ceiling homes would find this lower step-on height very advantageous.

Unlike the Evolve series of elliptical trainers, the 7.0 AE doesn’t come with a folding frame. And one of the advantages of the elliptical trainer is that it can hold a maximum weight of 325 lbs. This makes the 7.0 AE more comfortable for larger-sized people.


While most of the standard elliptical trainers on the market come packed with a lighter flywheel, the 7.0 AE boasts of a heavy flywheel in action. It weighs around 23 lbs. and one of the heaviest flywheels to be found on an elliptical trainer. And when you are talking about a heavy flywheel, you are not looking for a smoother ride. And packed with 20 resistance levels, you can easily switch to any resistance level of your choice.  And you can’t find this adjustable resistance level feature on any of the Horizon ellipticals.

Key Features

The Horizon 7.0 AE is packed with a lot of features including:

  • 6 Workout options: Even though the trainer doesn’t boast of a lot of workout options to choose from, still you can have a complete workout and using the incline settings you can make the most of your work out sessions
  • Bluetooth enabled speakers: Working out on an elliptical can sometimes be tiring and if you can listen to some songs, you can feel relaxed. With the Bluetooth speakers available, you can relax listening to your favorite songs while you are working out on the trainer.
  • Large LCD Display: The 7.0 AE boasts the largest LCD displays and you cannot find a display larger than this on any of the elliptical trainers from Horizon
  • USB Port – The elliptical trainer also has a USB port that allows people to charge their mobile phones and tablets while working out. Hence, they never need to worry that any of their devices will run out of battery and keep on listening to your songs for a long time.
  • Training App: Users who have bought the 7.0 AE Elliptical Trainer also gain access to a fitness training app that allows them to track their fitness sessions. Users can even control the trainer using the app like changing the power recline etc.
  • One-touch Buttons: With just a tap of a button, users can adjust the speed as well as the power recline as well
  • Tablet Rack:Witha handy tablet rack, users can easily place their tablets safely and watch their favorite songs and movies while working out.
  • Built-in Fan: The 7.0 AE Elliptical trainer also comes with a fan that allows you to get some fresh air to relax in between your workout sessions.

Product Assembly

Assembling the 7.0 AE is not very difficult, and you get a detailed instruction manual with clear illustration drawings about how to proceed with the installation. The manual helps you understand every section of the equipment clearly and how to assemble quickly with step-by-step instructions. You can see some wrenches provided to assist with the assembly. Within a span of 1-2 hours, you can have the elliptical trainer assembled and ready to start your workouts.

Product Warranty

The 7.0 AE Elliptical trainer comes with the following warranty terms:

  • Lifetime warranty provided for the frame
  • 3-year warranty provided for the parts
  • 1-year warranty provided for labor

We have not seen a much more detailed warranty specification on most of the elliptical trainers available on the market. But this is the kind of warranty terms that you will find on most of the Horizon products.

Pros & Cons of the 7.0 AE Elliptical


  • 20-inch stride length
  • Lower step-on platform
  • Sturdy and robust flywheel (23 lbs.)
  • Impeccable 20 resistance levels
  • 20 recline-levels
  • Maximum weight capacity of 325 lbs.
  • USB Port available
  • High-quality Bluetooth connectivity
  • Utility tablet-holder


  • Limited workout options
  • Heavy design, tough to move around
  • A limited selection of workout options
  • Smaller stride length

Final Review

Priced at around $999, the 7.0 AE Elliptical trainer can be categorized as a budget-level trainer. Even though you can find models that are priced lower, the warranty term is excellent and detailed. And even at a budget price, you can see a lot of features present in this equipment that you can only find with expensive models.

Some of the features that make this elliptical trainer one of the best in the market is its 20-inch stride length, large LCD display, affordable price, maximum weight capacity of 325 lbs. along with a heavier flywheel. You can also see 20 power recline levels along with a built-in Bluetooth speaker, tablet holder as other added features. And to top all of that, the warranty is very detailed and exceptional. So, if you are looking for a stable and long-lasting elliptical trainer, you can very well go with the Horizon 7.0 AE elliptical trainer.

You can know more about the products and features directly on following company website Elliptical Machine | Horizon 7.0 AE Elliptical (horizonfitness.ca)

Also, you can refer youtube video about Horizon Fitness – Elliptical Trainer product usage and reviews.

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