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Schwinn 240 Recumbent Exercise Bike Review

Schwinn 240Schwinn 240 is a bit larger than many of the other models on the market measuring 46 inches high, 25 inches wide and 63 inches long, but it is still compact enough to sit in nearly any room. It weighs only 117 lbs and is able to support a maximum weight capacity of 300 lbs.

The LCD digital display offers all the information you need to keep track of your workout showing you time, interval time, calories, speed, resistance, pulse, watts and RPM. This model also offers a grip heart rate sensor, seventeen programs and sixteen resistance levels.

This bike is the ideal model for someone who is willing to pay a little extra for a high quality recumbent bike. This model focuses on the features you need to get the most out of your workout while foregoing the features the average user won’t use. This means you get the best bike for your needs without spending a lot on extra features you don’t need.

Its also a great fit for someone who is looking for a durable, high quality bike that is compact enough to fit into a room with limited space. This model is small yet sturdy enough to be truly durable. The frame is solid with a step through design for easy mounting and dismounting. You can even set this bike up in your living room to workout while you’re watching television.

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It is quiet so you don’t have to worry about not being able to hear the program you’re watching. It is also lightweight with transport wheels so you can store it when you’re not using it. This model also offers seventeen programs that include target heart rate programs, two user profiles that allow custom workouts and eight course profiles. It also includes Schwinn Advantage workout tracking which allows you to set goals you want to achieve and track your progress toward achieving them.

This model offers an easy to view digital monitor that is multi colored and backlit so it is much easier to see than the display on many other models. The distance on the display also offers you the option of choosing miles or kilometers depending on your preference. The unit is also telemetry enabled so you have an additional option for monitoring your heart rate if you don’t like the grip censors. In addition to these options, the standard comfort convenience options are also included on this model such as a magazine rack and a water bottle holder.


Although many users enjoy this recumbent exercise bike, other users have reported that the bike seat can be extremely uncomfortable and cannot be adjusted. With the benefits the bike offers and the few disadvantages, this is still a great model, but you may want to consider investing in a gel seat.


Aside from an uncomfortable seat, this machine is an excellent option for anyone looking for a high quality recumbent exercise bike. Although it may be one of the more expensive options, it is well worth the money.