The Schwinn 230 is a recumbent fitness bike. Instead of sitting upright with the pedals beneath you, the user leans back against a backrest with their legs stretched out in front.Recumbent Fitness bikes can assist some users, especially those with back problems, who will find this layed back position far more comfortable and easier to get into.
When you’re looking for a recumbent bike, finding a name you can trust is probably an important criterion. Trusting the name Schwinn shouldn’t prove difficult since this bicycle maker has been in the business of making quality bicycles for more than 100 years.
The Schwinn 230 Recumbent Bike is its most recent upgrade in the 200 series of recumbent bikes. In addition to having a trustworthy brand name, the Schwinn 230 Recumbent Fitness Bike offers many notable benefits and features.The Schwinn 230 is good value; it’s far sturdier than cheaper fitness bikes, includes a heart-rate monitor and has 12 selectable workouts and 16 resistance levels.
Some owners say the monitor lighting could be better and that the need to plug it into an electric outlet before you use it (although not to just pedal) is a drawback.
Most owners say the bike is quiet and sturdy, although it does have a 300-pound user weight limit. Schwinn has a more generous warranty than less expensive bikes…10 years for the frame,one year on mechanical and electrics,six months on wear items,90 days on labor. The Schwinn 230 Recumbent Exercise Bike is priced between $500-$600, a mid-range price for fitness bikes in its class.