Spirit has been manufacturing treadmills out of Arkansas for a number of years. They designed the very first quality treadmill that folded and were the fore runner in heart rate interactive treadmills. Spirit was recently purchased by Dyaco and continue to produce a great treadmill for the price with lots of features.
The Spirit 185 model is a gas assisted folding treadmill which means it can be lifted easily into the folded, 35' x 44" position without back strain. Spirit has always included a base cover for their folding treadmills for two reasons; it looks nicer in the folded position and it stops dust and dirt from getting sucked into the motor housing. Safer for children as well.
With a 2.75 hp motor, 2.5" front and rear rollers; a 20"x 55" belt and 1" cushioned deck, this treadmill can accomodate a walker or jogger.
All Spirit treadmills feature easy to reach speed and incline controls in the handlebars, heart rate control programs with the telemetry strap, cardio touch sensors, integrated cooling fans and speakers for MP3 Player.
Motor: 2.75 hp continuous duty
Running Area: 20" x 55"
Cushioning: 6 cushions. (rear rigid mount)
Belt Type: 1.5 ply textured duraweave
Speed: 0.5 to 12 mph, 1 mph increments
Elevation: 0% to 10%, 1 degree increments
Programs: 6 + 2 heart rate control
Heart Monitor: Contact heart rate sensors or Polar telemetry belt (included)
Deck: 1" phenolic, silicone lubricated
User Weight: 350 lbs
Machine Weight: 211 lbs.
Frame: Commercial grade structural steel with aluminum step rail.
Foot Print: Unfolded: 76" x 35" x 52"
When folded: 44”L x 35”W x 65"H
Warranty: Residential Use: Frame; Lifetime Motor and deck: 10yrs Parts, 1 yr labour