Schwinn 240 Exercise Bike Review
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The Schwinn 240 continues the trend of dependable, comfortable Schwinn exercise bikes thanks to a padded ergonomic seat with dual-position lumbar support.
In terms of performance, the Schwinn 240 is also top notch with Eddy Current Brake resistance, 16 levels of resistance and 17 pre-defined workout programs.
Exercise data is displayed nicely on the multi-color backlit LCD display with a trainer that also includes Schwinn Advantage Workout Tracking.
Monitor heart rate with telemetry enabled as well as contact pulse grips.
Learn more about the Schwinn 240, rated 82.8/100, below…
|Resistance Type||Eddy Current Brake|
|Drive System||20 lb. Flywheel|
|Frame||"Step Through" Design|
|Heart Rate||Telemetry & Pulse Grips|
|Display||Multi-Color Backlit LCD|
|Max. Weight||275 lbs|
|Dimensions||63" x 25" x 46"
Weight: 117 lbs
|Warranty||Frame: 5 Years
Mechanical: 1 Year
Electronics: 1 Year
Wear Parts: 3 Months
Labor: 3 Months
Rating: 82.8/100. Basic, entry-level exercise bike does not offer a ton of luxuries, but does feature 16 levels of resistance and 17 workout programs. Recumbent exercise bike designed to provide extra support for back, lumbar support also included with seat. Oversized and deluxe pedals provide additional stability.
- Eddy Current Brake resistance w/ heavy-duty flywheel
- Big selection of pre-defined workout programs
- Oversized and deluxe pedals
- Seat adjusts to your preference
- Schwinn Advantage Workout Training included
- Monitor heart rate with telemetry system
- Exercise bike offers no cooling fan
- Very few electronic features (iPod dock, speakers)
- Average warranty with one year coverage on mechanical and electronics
The Schwinn 240 is a quiet trainer driven by the Eddy Current Brake system.
The exercise bike is very comfortable with a padded seat and oversized deluxe pedals. Schwinn is heavily regarded for their comfortable exercise bikes and the Schwinn 240 is no exception.
If you are looking to improve health the Schwinn 240 delivers a fantastic low impact, aerobic means to exercise.
The Schwinn 240 is equipped with 17 workout programs, including eight course profiles, target heart rate and two user profiles with custom workouts.
The trainer also features telemetry and contact heart rate monitoring.
Stay informed on all important exercise data thanks to the multi-color backlit LCD display.
If that is not enough, the Schwinn 240 exercise bike also includes access to Schwinn Advantage Workout Tracking.
Exercise Bike Features
The Schwinn 240 is not only effective but very compact. If your short on space yet worried about sacrificing quality for a cheaper, poorly constructed exercise bike consider the Schwinn 240. They managed to produce a compact exercise bike with no strings attached.
The performance of the Schwinn 240 does all the talking because the heavy-duty 20 lb. flywheel, “Step Through” frame (300 lbs. max user weight), oversized and deluxe pedals, padded seat and telemetry heart rate monitoring are all respectable.
The seating system features a padded ergonomic seat with dual-position lumbar support. It also adjusts to individual preference if you plan to share the trainer with other people in the household.
BioDyne Performance on the Schwinn 240 offers a perimeter weighted flywheel for a true road feel, and smooth, consistent workouts.
Oversized stabilizers and levelers that are built-in for a solid workout platform.
One knock on the Schwinn 240 is the lack of toys such as the iPod/mp3 dock and built-in speakers commonly found on competitive models.
Warranty & Guarantee
The Schwinn 240 exercise bike warranty and guarantee includes:
- Frame: 5 Years
- Mechanical: 1 Year
- Electronics: 1 Year
- Wear Parts: 3 Months
- Labor: 3 Months
For all questions (including returns), please contact (800) 605-3369.
Do you want an exercise bike loaded with extra features (cooling fan, iFit Live) or do you need something that is dependable and durable? The Schwinn 240 is not equipped with a ton of features, but it does have the tools you need for a dependable recumbent bike.
Compare to other Schwinn exercise bikes.