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SurfShelf Treadmill Desk: Laptop and iPad Holder
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- Make exercise fun and get things done! Use your laptop, iPad or portable DVD player while you work out.
- Fits most treadmills, bikes and ellipticals... check with us if you have any questions regarding your machine. Works great with iPads & any other tablet too!
- 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE! Made of 100% super strong Polycarbonate and is fully adjustable.
- Watch online TV, DVDs, email, Facebook, play games, read blogs, Twitter - all while you lose weight!
- Easy to install and use (1-minute installation) and folds up to fit in your gym bag. Have fun!
Is your exercise machine compatible?View the Surf Shelf Buyer's Guide for additional product, compatibility, and set-up information.
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Daily exercise is essential for a happy & healthy life, but with our busy schedules it's hard to fit it in. Now you can! Do your morning emails on the treadmill & your workout is done!
Our customers are losing weight like crazy! You will too!
In addition to the reviews below, click on the "Sold by SurfShelf" link at the top by the pictures for 350+ more 5-STAR customer comments.
Super easy to install and made of 100% Polycarbonate (same stuff used to make bullet-proof glass) so it won't ever break. A Velcro strap holds your laptop tight.
Recently improved instructions make it even easier!
It's a great book holder too. One accessory for books, laptops and even iPads! The perfect gift!
100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE! If you are not completely satisfied with the SurfShelf, we'll give you a full refund. No questions.
Fits most all exercise machines. If you have any questions whether the SurfShelf will fit on your machine, simply contact us with your make and model and we will tell you exactly how it will fit. We'll respond the same day.
The SurfShelf is a must-have treadmill accessory. Your workouts will never be boring again!
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Top Customer Reviews
1) The cost. It's too pricey for what you get, but I still would buy it again. So, I guess that point is debatable. It's basically a plastic tray with a velcro strap and a couple of nylon belts, but it does the job of holding your laptop VERY securely, which was very important to me. (**It's April 2010 now, and I came back to edit this portion of my review because I found out that the price I originally paid for the SurfShelf has been lowered by $20. I consider that to be a fair price and good value, and I wanted my review to reflect the change. I've had my SS for a year now, and still love it!)
2) Set up. The original set up took about 10 minutes, and was fairly simple. However, I absolutely would NEVER recommend this to someone who wanted to take it to a gym everyday. You'd have to lug the pieces with you, and spend 10 minutes or more getting it ready to accept your laptop, and that would be way too much for me. I leave mine set up on my treadmill, and then setting my laptop up on it is a one minute process every morning. Very do-able.
3) Maybe this is just me, because I'm not as young as I used to be (I'm 55), but I cannot do ANYTHING on my treadmill but WATCH something when I'm walking on it.Read more ›
I've been in gyms off and on for the past 15 years of my life. It gets REALLY boring and there aren't enough mp3's out there to provide variety. I've changed my workout, changed my song list, watched the gym televisions with headline news, read articles in magazines I would normally not pick up, and spent the entire workout flipping pages on a book or holding it open to actually read the book. Magazines are boring and books usually don't work very well on the treadmill (and I've never mastered the small text/high movement aspect of running-reading).
When I am using the SurfShelf, I DO NOT FEEL LIKE I AM EXERCISING. I feel like I am having fun! I have a skinny little toddler and he does not have an exercise routine, he moves because it is fun to move and he stays naturally skinny. Why do we as adults have to make working out so painful and boring when we can get a low-impact workout surfing the web for an hour and have a great time with it? Think of all the teens who use instant messenger! OMG! Why not use instant messenger while walking? I'm sure we could get a few World of Warcraft guys out there to get into it!Read more ›
Basically, it's a plastic shelf made of a sturdy 100% polycarbonate, "the same stuff used to make bullet-proof glass", designed to hold up to 15 pounds. It comes in two pieces with three straps (two 6" and one 5" with Velcro) and a bevy of instructions to help you attach it to your machine. One to two straps are used to attach it to the machine while the Velcro is used to secure the laptop in place on the shelf.
* Air vents to keep laptop cool
* See through panels to see console
* Adjustable angle
* Easy to remove and carry
It took longer to set up than I expected (about 20 plus minutes) but I have no doubt I could move it to another with no problem.
The Surf Shelf is designed to fit most machines "past and present" and while it does fit my machine, which is about eight years old, the essential controls are blocked. The instructions offered a work-around for this but my machine has an awkward console design. But I managed to develop my own work-around that I don't find overly inconvenient compared to the benefit of having this attachment.
It was surprisingly easy to walk and Twitter or check email or read an email book or watch a movie. Doing tasks is definitely easier during the warm up phase but I had no problem doing tasks like typing short messages and reading while moving a bit faster. I was expecting the shelf to bounce around a little but it hardly moved at all. Surf Shelf is also partnered with In-Gym.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I personally love this product! I work from home on Fridays and its perfect. My work laptop fits well. obviously you cant run and type but I walk at 2. Read morePublished 3 days ago by J Sueno
Bought this for my DH so he could do some work activities like listen to and view online classes presentations power points, videos, conference calls, etc while on the treadmill or... Read morePublished 7 days ago by M
Treadmill would be incomplete without my shelf now! Love it!Published 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
Not very sturdy. Not sure if it's just because of the model treadmill I have. My handles slant down.
I could read from my laptop and some light typing. Read more
I use this several times a week in a public gym. The first few times I used it, I was using it incorrectly. (The instructions really need a bit of work! Read morePublished 20 days ago by Wine Maven