Friday, April 18, 2008

Schwinn recumbent bike

Recumbent exercise bikes are gaining popularity fast as good fitness equipment because of their easy design and the comfort attached to them. You can know more about advantages of recumbent exercise bikes in the previous article. Schwinn is a well known name in bike manufacturing and Schwinn recumbent bike is a popular choice among fitness enthusiasts.

Schwinn makes around 5 different models of recumbent bikes; the 203, 212, 213, 230 and 231. Almost all are in mid priced category. The cheapest model at around $350 is the 203 Schwinn recumbent bike. It's a very good buy for an entry-level bike with 6 levels of magnetic resistance that can be adjusted while cycling and a whole lot of presets to suit every need.

Another model worth considering would be Schwinn 213 recumbent exercise bike which costs around $450 and comes with a lot more features than the 212. You get 23 workout programs so there is a lot more variety to your exercise routine. The overall look of the machine is a little boxy with hard edges and a chunky frame. But this offers a good value for money which makes it one of the best recumbent exercise bikes around. A Bio-Fit Comfort Wide Seat with dual position lumbar support seat back and side bolsters give you a comfortable seating position.

Schwinn 231 recumbent exercise bike is the most popular in the range offered. t comes with a BioFit seat with dual-position lumbar support and high inertia from a 22 lb. steel flywheel and computer-controlled drive system. This is the most expensive of Schwinn recumbent bikes for exercise. There are other models as well but the most popular of them remain 213 and 231.

With so much experience and expertise of the company in making bikes, products ought to be of a good quality. So if you are looking for something which will be enjoyed by everyone in the family you can consider one of the models of Schwinn recumbent bikes.