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Schwinn 230 Recumbent Exercise Bike | Reviews | 2020-2021

January 2, 2021 by  
Filed under Exercise Bikes, Featured Exercise Bikes

Schwinn 230 Recumbent Exercise Bike

Schwinn 230 Recumbent Exercise Bike

Rated 4.2 Stars


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Schwinn’s 230 Recumbent Exercise Bike is a low priced home bike with many features and solid quality. Recumbent bikes have back support, and are easier to mount. The Schwinn 230 will provide a low impact cardiovascular workout with low impact on your joints. The Schwinn brand of bikes is a well known brand going back to 1895.

The Schwinn 230 features a balanced flywheel, which creates a secure, quiet, vibration-free workout, as well as 16 levels ECB magnetic resistance. ECB is the best type and quiet form of magnetic resistance. There are 10 resistance quick keys to go from easy to hard. Schwinn provides 13 pre-programmed workout programs and additional features. The walk-through frame gives you easy access to mount and dismount. The two integrated levelers & the large mid-frame support give you a solid and stable bike platform.


Schwinn 130 Console

Schwinn 130 LCD Backlit Console

Schwinn 230 Recumbent Bike Features: Schwinn LCD console allows you to watch up to different display feedbacks of your workouts. Pulse grip heart rate monitoring and heart telemetry enabled.

Bluetooth enabled to connect to Zwift and the Explore the world APP (Experience 40+ HD courses that adjust with your riding speed) allows you to connect bike metrics to these apps.


Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 300 pounds.
Bike Warranty: 10 year warranty on the Frame; 2 year mechanical; 1 year electrical; 90 days labor
Bike Dimensions: 64″ Long x 27.7″ wide x 49.9″ tall (81.6 lbs.)


Smart-Review Commentary: The Schwinn 230 bike is an excellent low priced recumbent bike for home use. This model should fit most needs as its maximum user weight is 300 lbs. It is loaded with convenience features, and comfort features (cooling fans, stereo speakers, side water bottle holder). The frame is built for added stability. Toe straps are included. This model has a very good warranty as well. This Schwinn bike has very good consumer reviews. The Schwinn 230 is a Smart-Review Top Pick and a very good value for recumbent exercise bikes in this price range.

**NOTE: You may also want to consider an upgrade to the Schwinn 270 Model, which offers significant improvements and features.

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    Bike Features

  • 5.5-inch LCD Display
  • 13 Workout Programs
  • 16 Levels of Resistance
  • ECB Magnetic Resistance
  • Pedals with Toe Straps
  • Heart monitor
  • Telemetry Enabled
  • Bluetooth Enabled
  • Connect to Zwift and Explore the World Apps
  • Flywheel
  • Weighted Strapped Pedals
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • Cup Holder

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LCD Screen
16 Resistance Levels
13 Workout Programs
Heart Telemetry
Bluetooth® connectivity

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Backlit LCD Screen
25 Resistance Levels
29 Workout Programs
Heart Telemetry
Bluetooth® connectivity

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Backlit LCD Screen
20 Resistance Levels
22 Workout Programs
Heart Telemetry
Bluetooth® connectivity


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