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Schwinn 220 Review

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Quick Summary

The Schwinn 220 exercise bike is designed with comfort in mind providing lower back support and 1-degree tilt to align hips, knees and ankles while riding.

Many users choose recumbent bikes for the sole purpose of back support and the 220 delivers all that and more. The fore/aft seat adjustment accommodates different users so everyone in your household can take advantage of personalized workouts.

The Schwinn 220 offers something for everyone being equipped with a 13.2 lb. flywheel, 16 levels of resistance and 16 pre-defined workout programs,

Learn more in our full Schwinn 220 exercise bike review below….

Our Rating

Rating: 80.4/100. Recumbent exercise bike delivers 13.2 lb. flywheel and 16 levels of resistance, for a challenging not to mention smooth workout experience. A few customer complaints about small screen size as well as difficulty reading data from display; very similar to the Schwinn 140, but is a recumbent as opposed to upright exercise bike.


  • Large selection of resistance levels (16 total)
  • Flywheel drive design ensures smooth performance
  • Durable steel frame (w/ 300 lbs. max user weight)
  • Ergonomic pedals add further stability
  • Good number of pre-defined workout programs
  • Monitor heart rate with integrated pulse grips


  • No backlight on LCD display, difficult to read
  • Warranty coverage average, not great
  • A lot of customer complaints about small screen size


The Schwinn 220 recumbent exercise bike is specifically designed to exercise in a relaxed position, especially for users with back issues.

The 220 provides 16 resistance levels included in the magnetic Eddy Current Brake (ECB) system.

Not only does the Schwinn 220 accommodate multiple household users, it easily switches to any area in your house via transport wheels.

Workout Programs

The Schwinn 220 exercise bike comes equipped with 16 workout programs including an integrated pulse grip heart rate system.

Choose between one manual and eight workout programs or take the fitness test to measure if you are on track with your fitness goals.

Six course profiles provide added variety to your routine. Easily switch from miles to kilometers and track all vital stats on the oversized display.

View up-to-date information on time, distance, pulse and speed. Or, incorporate the 220 into your weight loss program utilizing the calorie counter on the display.

Recumbent Bike Features

The Schwinn 220 exercise bike’s console adjusts to the height of your vision allowing you to quickly track your workout progress.

If you are more interested in reading your favorite novel, utilize the attached magazine reading rack.

The perimeter weighted flywheel delivers a true road feel, and smooth, consistent workouts. Oversized stabilizers and levelers that are built-in for a solid workout platform, a standard for all Schwinn exercise bikes.

For music lovers, the Schwinn 200 comes equipped with MP3 music port and accompanying speakers.

The ergonomic pedals are a nice fit for all shapes and sizes. Stay hydrated with the easily accessible water bottle holder.

Turn on the two-speed cooling fan and stay cool while riding longer, achieving your fitness goals quickly.

Warranty & Guarantee

The Schwinn 220 exercise bike warranty & guarantee includes:

– Frame: 5 Years
– Mechanical: 1 Year
– Electronics: 1 Year
– Wear Parts: 3 Months
– Labor: 3 Months


The Schwinn 220 recumbent exercise bike provides a quiet, comfortable ride with both lower back support and alignment for hips, knees and ankles.


  • Mike April 11, 2019 at 7:23 am from Texas
    Just purchased a used mod 220. Quite happy so far, but really want a mod 230 or 270.
    • Courtney Grafton April 18, 2019 at 10:12 am
      Hi Mike, we are happy to hear that you are enjoying your model. You can always upgrade in the future!

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