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Schwinn AC Sport Indoor Cycle Trainer

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Schwinn AC Sport
schwinn ac sport indoor cycle
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Chain48 x 20 x 43126 lbs350 lbs10 years frame
2 years mechanical
1 year labor

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schwinn ac sport handlebarsThe Schwinn AC Sport is designed to provide cyclists with a highly realistic sensation of outdoors biking without even stepping out of the front door. As one of the most professional-quality indoor cycles on the market, this indoor cycle also provides a highly fluid and smooth biking motion to help you burn a whopping 1200 calories per hour.

Boasting of exceptional features such as a dual-density saddle, toe-clip pedals and non-wearing resistance, among others, this model is even built to last several years with very little maintenance. Best of all, with an exceptional weight capacity of 300 pounds; this is one of the rare spin bikes that can very easily accommodate users of various sizes and shapes.

About the Company

Established in 1995, Schwinn Fitness has released an impressive variety of exercise bikes destined for various types of budgets and fitness level. From residential to commercial use, their machines are entirely suited to both beginners and veterans, hence giving practically everyone the chance to work out in the comfort of their very own home without always trying to sustain excessive gym fees. This company prides itself on manufacturing top-quality bikes that are comfortable enough to motivate users to workout on a daily basis. Now while this particular model is quite expensive we also reviewed the cheaper model, although more popular, Schwinn IC2.

Product Specifications

  • Materials: Solid stainless steel
  • Product dimensions: 20 x 48 x 43”
  • Product weight: 126lbs
  • Maximum user weight: 350lbs
  • MPower console compatible: Yes
  • Adjustability: Seat and Handlebars
  • Drive System: Chain Drive
  • Transport wheels: Yes
  • Flywheel: Perimeter-weighted

Features and Comfort

Without a doubt, this model’s most outstanding feature is its impressive 350 pounds of maximum capacity, which is the same offered by the more-expensive model Schwinn AC Performance Plus and more than the offered by the best-seller Keiser M3 Plus.

As a top-end model, the Schwinn AC Sport also comes with some really nice features that put emphasis on comfort, hence it will certainly encourage athletes to spend more time on it, and lose more weight in a surprisingly short amount of time. For example, it comes with a fully cushioned seat that is ergonomically designed to adjust to your body shape, and can also be horizontally and vertically adjusted to the user’s particular height. Additionally, it comes with thickly padded handlebars to provide a much firmer grip even when your hands get sweaty and slippery, which also come with a fore and aft adjustable option to prevent lower back and shoulder strains from constantly leaning forwards.schwinn ac sport seat

Thanks to the SPD toe-clips, users will be able to make the most out of the oversized pedals that can be adjusted to every shoe size. This spin bike also uses Virtual Contact Resistance technology to provide enough resistance to draw all the muscles into the workout without straining any joint or muscle. This is undoubtedly something that both experienced users and beginners will appreciate since they will be able to go for a customized workout according to their own personal fitness level.

The spin bike also operates using an aluminum plate and magnets to guarantee an entirely smooth workout, which is also enhanced by a heavy flywheel and a chain drive system. This particular product is also equipped with a water-bottle holder to render your training session more comfortable and limit the number of times that you’ll have to get down from the machine for a drink.

Lastly, though this model doesn’t come with an LCD display, it is compatible with MPower consoles, which can come in handy for those that like to keep track of their progress as they workout.

Assembly and Parts

This model comes partially assembled with makes it even easier for users to set it up. In fact, the only parts that you’ll need to put together are the handlebars, saddle and transport wheels. This cycle won’t require any trip to the store either since every single tool and accessory needed for the assembly process is included in the boxed packaging. Users will also receive a step-by-step instructions manual to facilitate this task. However, while the booklet claimed that customers would need around thirty minute to join the different parts, I found that I needed around forty-five minutes to complete this step.

Drawbacks

This particular bike is so exceptionally built that only one user complained about a hard-to-manipulate stop button which, according to him, made his workout less enjoyable. Other than that, this item received an overwhelming amount of positive reviews.schwinn ac sport

Suited to Just About Anyone

All things considered, we have to say that we loved this model’s solid built as well as its smooth performance and- although it is quite pricey- taking into account that it’s built to last for years, it is well worth its price.

Thanks to its amazing user weight capacity, the Schwinn AC Sport Indoor Cycle can be used by just about anyone that weights up to 350 pounds! Comfortable and compact, this model is also extremely easy to store thanks to its handy set of transport wheels.

This model is readily available on the Amazon website, and is covered by a solid manufacturer’s warranty of 10 years on the frame, 2 years on mechanical parts as well as 1 year in labor and 6 months on the saddle and pedals.