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Schwinn AirDyne (AD6 Vs. AD7) Upright Fan-Air Bikes | Differences & Comparison

February 22, 2020 by  
Filed under Exercise Bikes

Schwinn AD7 AirDyne Bike

Schwinn AD7 AirDyne
Exercise Bike

Schwinn AD6 AirDyne

Schwinn AD6 AirDyne
Exercise Bike

Schwinn AirDyne AD6 Vs. AD7 Exercise Bike Comparison: Schwinn is a leader in high quality fan-air exercise bikes. The progressive wind resistance system offered by Schwinn provides infinite levels of challenge.

The Quiet, frictionless fan keeps you cool while you workout. There are no pads to wear out as these bike work only with air resistance. AirDyne bikes are easy to use, just start pedaling.

The main differences between the Schwinn AirDyne AD6 and AD7 are: The AD7 model from a structural standpoint has a much larger fan system (for more resistance and lower noise), and can support a heavier user up to (350 lbs. Vs. 300 lbs.) on the AD6 model. The Schwinn AD7 not only allows vertical adjustment of the seat, but also front to back (Fore/Aft) adjustment. On the computer console, the AD6 LCD provides one window of information, while the AD7 AirDyne provides multiple windows of information. Below is a comparison chart of the differences between the two Airdyne bike models.


Schwinn AD6 Vs. the Schwinn AD7
* AirDyne Bike
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* Air Resistance
* – – –
* Cross-Trainer
* Regular Handles
* Infinite Resistance Levels
* LCD Console
* Heart Telemetry
* Extra-padded, oversized seat
* Vertical Seat Adjust
* – – –
* Belt Drive
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Product Weight: 112 lbs.
* Water Bottle Holder
* 10 Yr. Frame Warranty

Schwinn AirDyne AD6

* AirDyne Bike
* 4.6 Stars Rating
* Air Resistance
* Larger Fan
* Cross-Trainer
* Multi-Grip Handles
* Infinite Resistance Levels
* Multi-Display Console
* Heart Telemetry
* Extra-padded, oversized seat
* Vertical Seat Adjust
* Fore/Aft Seat Adjust
* Belt Drive
* Max Weight: 350 lbs.
* Product Weight: 113 lbs.
* Water Bottle Holder
* 10 Yr. Frame Warranty

Schwinn AirDyne AD7


Schwinn AirDyne AD6 Console

Schwinn AirDyne AD6 LCD Console

Schwinn AirDyne AD7 Console

Schwinn AirDyne AD7 LCD Console

Schwinn AirDyne (AD6 Vs. AD7) Console Comparison: The Consoles are similar, but the AD7 has a higher resolution screen, with multiple windows.

Both consoles are battery powered, but the AD7 also can be plugged in using the optional AC Adapter. Wireless telemetry is enabled on both bikes to use Polar or other wireless heart rate straps.


Bottom Line: The Schwinn AirDyne AD7 offers some useful advantages over the AD6 model. This includes a larger perimeter weighted fan, better and easier to read LCD console, multi-position hand grips for cross training, and higher user weight capacity. Another big plus for the AD7 is the ability to move the seat Fore/Aft (back and forward). The AD6 does not have this feature. The AD6 is substantially lower in price, which is its sole advantage. Both models are highly rated and economically priced. Both will give you a great workout.

Schwinn AirDyne AD6 & AD7 Warranty: Frame: 10 yrs / Mechanical: 2 yrs / Electrical: 1 yr / Labor: 6 months


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