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Schwinn 140 Review


Intro

Schwinn 140 Exercise BikeNOTE: The Schwinn 140 has been discontinued.

The Schwinn 140 is a compact exercise bike simulating outdoor riding.

Designed with the user’s comfort in mind, the Schwinn 140 features adjustable handlebars, oversized seat and ergonomic pedal design. The pedals are built with dual density materials increasing your riding efficiency.

The Schwinn 140 also includes transport wheels so you can easily move your bike to other locations. It’s a very compact exercise bike.

Learn more about the reasonably priced Schwinn 140 review below….


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Video Overview of the Schwinn 140

Specifications

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Model Schwinn 140
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Resistance

The flywheel in an exercise bike is what creates resistance. You can choose the level of resistance to increase your workout intensity.

16 Levels
Resistance Type

The type of resistance shows what kind of flywheel is being used (if any), and its weight if the manufacturer provides it.

Eddy Current Brake
Type

Type refers to the style of the ride: Recumbent bikes allow you to lay back, while Upright bikes are more like road bikes (lean forward).

Upright
Drive System

The bike's drive system is how your pedaling interacts with the rest of the bike (flywheel) to give you a good workout.

20 lb. Flywheel
Frame

It's important to choose an exercise bike that will last, and the material of the frame determines how durable the bike is.

Durable Steel
Seat

The most important part for comfortability during your workout, the seat should be adjustable and have ample cushioning.

Extra-Wide
Pedals

Pedals are the driving force for an exercise bike, and should be comfortable, adjustable, and easy to control without slipping.

Oversized & Ergonomic
Programs

Bike Programs allow you to complete a workout with changing speeds and inclines, without changing anything manually.

18
Heart Rate

Heart Rate programs allow you to track how many times your heart is beating per minute (bpm), and some control the workout for you.

Telemetry & Pulse Grips
Display

Display refers to the screen you'll look at to monitor workouts. LED and LCD displays are similar to TV screens.

Multi-Color Backlit LCD
Max. Weight

Max. User Weight is the amount of weight, in pounds (lbs), that the bike can safely support, which can represent durability.

300 lbs
Dimensions

Dimensions are included to help you figure out if this treadmill will fit properly (Length x Width x Height and Height x Depth).

42" x 21" x 52"
Weight: 88 lbs
Accessory Tray

Some bikes include an accessory tray for holding items such as water bottles, wallets, keys, or MP3 players like iPods.

Speakers

Cooling Fans

Portable?

Some exercise bikes can fold up and/or have wheels that make it easy to roll them around for convenience and to save space.

Warranty

The warranty is a very important part of your investment. The longer the warranty, the longer you can get free/discounted repairs by the manufacturer.

Frame: 10 Years
Parts: 2 Years
Electronics: 1 Year
Wear Parts: 3 Months
Labor: 3 Months

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Full Review

Quick Summary
Rating: 74.8/100. Upright Exercise Bike keeps you in the “zone” with contact pulse grips and 18 pre-defined workout options. 16 levels of resistance provide challenges for all ages and skill levels. Dual density premium pedal design features 1 degree tilt for a natural pedaling motion. Console, handlebars, and extra-wide seat also adjust to individual preference.

Pros:
– Steel frame supports users up to 300 lbs.
– Stay motivated with 16 levels of resistance
– Adjustable console, handlebars, and extra-wide seat
– 18 pre-defined workout options at your disposal
– Monitor heart rate with accurate pulse grips
– Dual density premium pedal with 1 degree tilt for pedaling

Cons:
– No integrated cooling fan
– Only one year coverage on mechanical and electrical
– Not music friendly (iPod dock, built-in speakers)

Introduction

The Schwinn 140 exercise bike packs a lot of components into a reasonable price for those riders on a budget.

A 20-pound flywheel along with oversize stabilizers and levelers provide a solid, consistent workout.

The backlit console easily switches from miles to kilometers if you rely on mileage information for training.

Workout Programs

The Schwinn 140 is equipped with 18 workout programs, adding variety to your workout routine.

Eight different course profiles are available along with target heart rate programs.

If you prefer to set your own course, two user profiles allow for custom workouts.

Telemetry and built-in pulse grips are available at your disposal to monitor your heart rate.

Exercise Bike Features

The Schwinn 140 exercise bike comes equipped with the Eddy Current Brake (ECB) resistance system and provides 16 different resistance levels.

The integrated heart rate system measures and displays your heart rate while tracking your progress throughout your routine.

BioFit Comfort offers dual density premium pedal designed with a 1 degree tilt to align your hip, knee, and ankle for efficient and comfortable pedaling

Adjustable console, handlebars, and extra-wide seat offer comfort, stability and a customizable seat position.

The perimeter weighted flywheel delivers a true road feel as well as smooth, consistent workouts. Oversized stabilizers and levelers that are built-in for a solid workout platform.

Your purchase of the Schwinn 140 includes membership to Schwinn Advantage Workout Tracking.

The Schwinn 14o does not feature an integrated cooling fan, or compatibility with iPod/mp3 players which is becoming common in the fitness world.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Schwinn 140 exercise bike warranty & gurantee includes:

– Frame: 10 Years
– Parts: 2 Years
– Electronics: 1 Year
– Wear Parts: 3 Months
– Labor: 3 Months

For all questions (including returns), please contact (800) 605-3369.

Conclusion

The Schwinn 140 exercise bike is an economical way to exercise using a more traditional outdoor bike simulation. The variety of programs and resistance levels allows you to experience strong workouts without becoming bored.

Compare to other Schwinn exercise bikes.