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Schwinn 270 Recumbent Exercise Bike | Reviews | 2019-2020

February 14, 2020 by  
Filed under Exercise Bikes, Featured Exercise Bikes

Schwinn MY17 270 Recumbent Exercise Bike

Schwinn MY17 270 Recumbent Exercise Bike

Rated 4 1/2 Stars


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**New for 2019-2020. The Schwinn 270 Recumbent Exercise Bike is Schwinn’s top home recumbent exercise bike. A mid priced home bike with many features and solid quality. Recumbent bikes have back support, and are easier to mount. The Schwinn 270 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 MY17 270 features a balanced flywheel, which creates a secure, quiet, vibration-free workout, as well as 25 levels of 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 29 programs (12 Profile; 9 are Heart rate control; 4 are Custom user defined; 2 are Fitness tests; 1 Recovery; and 1 Quick start) 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 270 Console

Schwinn 270 LCD Backlit Console

Schwinn 270 Recumbent Bike Features: Schwinn DualTrack™ two LCD window system allows you to watch up to 13 different display feedbacks. The LCD screen has a Blue Backlight for easy viewing.

Charge your devices with the USB charging port. Bluetooth® connectivity, will sync with your Schwinn Trainer App and other apps (Explore the World App) for fitness tracking. Integrated Speakers sound system for listening to your iPod or MP3 player while you exercise. Pulse grip heart rate monitoring (optional heart strap). 3 Speed Workout Fan (keeps you cool during your workout).


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 (86.6 lbs.)
APP Connectivity: Syncs with the Schwinn Trainer 2 app & the RideSocial app via Bluetooth.


Best of 2020 AwardSmart-Review Commentary: The Schwinn 270 exercise bike is an excellent low priced recumbent bike for home use. It is Schwinn’s top of the line recumbent model. 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 270 model has a backlit LCD display for better visibility. This model has heart rate grips, and is Telemetry heart rate enabled (chest strap not included). Bluetooth® connectivity allows you to sync with Schwinn Apps on your tablet or smartphone. The frame is built for added stability. Toe straps are included. This model has a very good warranty as well. The Schwinn 270 received very good consumer reviews and has won our BEST of 2020 Award for recumbent exercise bikes.


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    Bike Features

  • Backlit LCD Display
  • 29 Workout Programs
  • 25 Levels of Resistance
  • ECB Magnetic Resistance
  • Balanced Flywheel
  • Pulse Grips
  • Heart Telemetry
  • Flywheel
  • Pedals with toe straps
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • Cup Holder
  • Schwinn Connect™
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • USB Charging Port
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Built-in Fan

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

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


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