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Schwinn IC3 Vs. Sunny Health SF-B1002 | Indoor Cycling Bikes | Comparison & Differences | Reviews 2020

April 19, 2020 by  
Filed under Exercise Bikes

Sunny SF-B1002

Sunny SF-B1002
Upright Cycling Bike
Friction Resistance

Schwinn IC3 Bike

Schwinn IC3
Upright Cycling Bike
Friction Resistance

Schwinn IC3 Vs. Sunny Health SF-B1002 Indoor Cycling Bike Comparison: These two cycling bikes are well built, but basic and low priced indoor cycling bikes. Both bikes have front mounted flywheels for stability, and use traditional friction resistance. The Sunny uses leather pads, while the Schwinn uses wool felt pads. Both are belt driven.

The IC3 has an LCD console to monitor your workout, the Sunny does not. Both models can adjust the seat vertically for best fit, and can also adjust horizontally (Fore/Aft). See the differences of the IC3 and Sunny SF-B1002 on the comparison chart below.


The Schwinn IC3 Vs. the Sunny SF-B1002
* Upright Cycling Bike
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* Friction Resistance
* Felt Pads
* Belt Drive
* Variable Resistance
* Front Mounted Flywheel
* Regular Pedals
* Adjustable Handlebars
* 40 Lb. Flywheel
* Transport Wheels
* Basic LCD Console
* Vertical Seat Adjust
* Fore/Aft Seat Adjust
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Water Bottle Holder
* Bike Weight: 100 lbs.

Schwinn IC3

* Upright Cycling Bike
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* Friction Resistance
* Leather Pads
* Belt Drive
* Variable Resistance
* Front Mounted Flywheel
* Adjustable Caged Pedals
* Adjustable Handlebars
* 49 Lb. Flywheel
* Transport Wheels
* – – –
* Vertical Seat Adjust
* Fore/Aft Seat Adjust
* Max Weight: 275 lbs.
* Water Bottle Holder
* Bike Weight: 113 lbs.

Sunny SF-B1002


Schwinn IC3 Console

The Schwinn IC3 has a Basic LCD Console.

Schwinn IC3 Vs. Sunny Console Comparison: The Schwinn IC3 has a basic LCD console that will show your workout data while you are cycling. The console has built-in heart telemetry for optional heart rate straps. The Sunny does not have a workout computer and is a basic solid indoor cycling bike.

The Schwinn IC3 console gives you multiple readouts that includes speed, RPM, distance, heart rate, time and calories.


Bottom Line Schwinn IC3 Vs. Sunny SF-B1002: The main difference between the models is that the Schwinn has an LCD console computer and the Sunny Health SF-B1002 does not. The Schwinn IC3 has a higher weight capacity (300 lbs.) Both models have caged pedals, heavy flywheels, with the Sunny weighing in about 13% heavier. Both bikes have seats that move horizontally (Fore/Aft). Both bikes use friction resistance, the Sunny uses leather, and the Schwinn uses wool felt pads. These pads must be replaced from time to time.

In Schwinn’s favor the IC3 has a much longer warranty, and has the LCD console to display some of your key workout metrics, to monitor as you ride.

The Schwinn is about $200 more than the Sunny, so you have to decide if the added features on the Schwinn are worth it.

Schwinn IC3 Residential Warranty: 5 year Frame; 2 year mechanical & electrical; 1 year labor

Sunny SF-B1002 Residential Warranty: 3 year Frame; 6 month mechanical & electrical



Schwinn IC4 Cycling Bike

Schwinn IC4 Upright Cycling Bike
Magnetic Resistance

Schwinn IC4 Console

Schwinn IC4 Backlit Console with Bluetooth Connectivity

Upgrade to the Schwinn IC4 Cycling Bike: The Schwinn IC4 Cycling bike upgrades with maintenance free, silent magnetic resistance. No pads to replace.

You also get a deluxe LCD display with color readouts and Bluetooth® connectivity to your smartphone or tablet, and a heart rate armband included. A USB charging port is also onboard.

You can run the Pelaton APP for online classes, Zwift APP, Explore the World™, and many others, just like the more expensive bikes can. All of this, and the Schwinn IC4 also has a much longer warranty.

Schwinn IC4 Bike Review



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