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Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike Review

In order to stay fit and sturdy, we all need to exercise every day to maintain our immune functions, and keep the bones and muscles strong. Most of us would like to wake up early in the morning, to go out to jog or exercise while the sun rises. Yet not all of us have the spare time to be able to use this luxury. If you are one of those who has a tight routine and would prefer staying at home and working out on your own rather than attending some gym, then the Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike MY 17 is all you will need to keep your body well-toned and level up your energy. With a wide variety of cool specs that will keep you engaged, the Schwinn 270 is going to be your friend for the long haul. Let us take a look at its features and figure why it is such a special bike. [no_toc]

Dimensions

The Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike is a stationary bike made up of pure steel which weighs about 93 pounds. In metric measurement, it is 68 inches in length, 28 inches wide and 12 inches in height. This shows that you can easily move it to different places as it is not that hefty and can fit in any corner of your home effortlessly.

Features and Construction

Now let’s talk about the specs that makes it a super cool and user friendly bike. The Schwinn 270 acomes with a broad array of features where you can connect to Schwinn's mobile app via blue tooth and transfer your data to your favorite fitness apps in order to keep your calories in check. It has a comfortable, adjustable padded seat with well positioned handle bars and over-sized pedals at a considerable distance in contrast to its 2014 dated model which had a hard plastic seat and lacked all of the up to date features.

This new innovative model has a high inertia drive system that comes in use for easy startup and quiet workouts so that you can tune in to your music, watch TV or even enjoy top notch seasons like Game of Thrones while steadily moving your arms and legs. Moreover, there is an upgraded pedal system with a three-piece crank, and 25 levels of resistance to match your level of fitness and comfort.

The weighted flywheel drive system allows you to fine tune the resistance anyway you want. This ensures that you have a smooth work flow and you don’t end up having joint pain by the end. You can also check your heart and pulse rate through the CHR sensors and 9 heart rate programs that are installed in the machine. Not only that but you can also connect it wirelessly to other HR monitors.

The 3-speed face fan is positioned well on the machine that works best to cool off your sweat and hard labor. If you wish to move your bike to clean the place or simply to place it near the window when the weather is pleasant outside, then you can shift easily as it has front transport wheels for easy moving. If you don’t want to put on headphones, then you can plug in the MP3 input and enjoy music from the built-in console speakers.

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What else? Well there is also a USB charging port Media shelf 110V-120V (AC adapter included) and 29 preset exercise programs to support your workout. We know that you all look for water to quench your thirst after a hard exercise. For that, you will also find a water bottle handler so that you don’t have to rush straight to the kitchen to get a bottle when you get done with your exercise.

 If all of the aforementioned specs of the Schwinn 270 are considered, the bike is also best suited for patients with back bone, joint (arthritis) or heart diseases.


Assembly and Warranty

It is preferred that you get it assembled from a pro who will have the right tools and experience to complete your exercise bike assembly so that you don’t end up with parts jiggling or coming apart. They will do the job quickly and efficiently for you. Or else, you can also do it on your own at home by following the simple instructions provided with the machine.

The frame of the exercise bike comes with a warranty of 10 years, 2 years for mechanical parts and 1 year for electronics if the product is used with proper care and maintenance.

Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike

Pros

  • It has a Dual Track two blue back-lit LCD screen System which provides a nice display at eye level.
  • Bluetooth connectivity offers seamless transition of data to Supported Smart devices.
  • Comfortable and easy to use
  • Price is fairly reasonable.
  • You can even use it in a room full of people sleeping while pedaling as it is quiet and does not make any noise.

Cons

  • You will face problems adjusting in the seat that entirely depends on your height and weight.

Verdict

This was all about the proficient Schwinn 270 Recumbent Y17 Bike.  Once you purchase it, it will keep on working in the long run. Every feature of the bike radiates high quality. It’s not a surprise at all that this special bike has the honor of being one of Amazon’s own top picks.

Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike

Accessibility - 7.5
Build Quality - 8.3
Comfort - 8.2
Design - 8.4

8.1

This bike is among Amazon's best picks for a reason

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Christian R. Berndt

I am a highly competent and enthusiastic Personal Trainer with the ability to help people achieve their fitness goals and ambitions. I have been training for the past five years myself and have gained knowledge and experience within the fitness sector which also included me learning to a high extent about nutrition and supplementation. I learnt this from being practical and additional research in my own time. I am able to apply the knowledge I have to help anyone and work around their needs and goals. I have been around physical activity for all of my teenage and adult life. My career as fitness guide through various Gyms has given me immense knowledge in recommending a variety of fitness equipments.
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