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Schwinn 125 Review

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Quick Summary

Available at chain retailers such as Wal-Mart, the Schwinn 125 is surprisingly a dependable exercise bike for its cheap price tag.

The Schwinn 125 is an exceptional deal considering that you get Eddy Current Brake Resistance (16 levels of resistance), durable steel frame, ergonomic pedals and 8 workout programs for under $400.

The exercise bike is also equipped with LCD display and contact grip heart rate monitoring. Learn more in our full Schwinn 125 review below…

Our Rating

Rating: 82.4/100. Upright exercise bike features Eddy Current Brake Resistance with 16 levels of resistance. Monitor heart rate with built-in contact sensors and stay cool with workout fan. Exercise bike supports users up to 275 lbs. supported by a heavy-duty perimeter weighted flywheel. Burn calories and listen to tunes at the same time.


  • Dependable Eddy Current Brake resistance
  • Upright bike with several resistance levels
  • Heavy duty flywheel for enhanced performance
  • Durable steel frame (w/ 275 lbs. max user weight)
  • Oversize deluxe pedals work with you not against
  • Monitor heart rate with contact sensors


  • Trainer not compatible with iFit Live
  • Average warranty and guarantee
  • Pre-defined workout selection adequate, but not overtly impressive


The Schwinn 125 is the entry-level exercise bike for Schwinn yet still features several of the luxuries enjoyed on the higher priced models.

The upright bike is similar to traditional bikes, providing an excellent low impact, aerobic exercise.

The Schwinn 125 is also compact (very portable) and sold with a reasonable warranty considering the price paid.

Workout Programs

The BioDyne performance of the Schwinn 125 offers a dependable workout experience backed by 8 workout programs, including six course profiles.

The integrated heart rate contact grips allow easy fitness monitoring needed to get maximum results every workout.

16 resistance levels top off an exercise bike that will meet just about any fitness demand.

Exercise Bike Features

The Schwinn 125 breaks down its features into three categories: BioFit Comfort, BioDyne Performance and BioConnect Feedback.

Ergonomic pedal design gives the rider efficiency and comfort on an oversized deluxe pedaling system.

The seat and handlebars are both adjustable and work well with a perimeter weighted flywheel for a true road feel.

Listen to tunes courtesy of the in-console which features an mp3 music input port, speakers as well as an accessory tray for magazines and ebooks.

Oversized stabilizers and levelers that are built-in for a solid workout platform, and the built-in cooling fan will keep you nice and comfortable even during the most grueling exercises.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Schwinn 125 exercise bike warranty and guarantee includes:

– Frame: 5 Years
– Parts: 1 Year
– Electronics: 1 Year
– Wear Parts: 90 Days
– Labor: 90 Days


The Schwinn 125 does a little of everything at a cheap price. The upright exercise bike is not overtly flashy, but there are enough features to feel like you are getting some entertainment with the trainer.

Compare to other Schwinn exercise bikes.

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