Schwinn IC4 Review: Here’s how it compares to Peloton
Bluetooth connectivity to ride with different apps
Quiet flywheel and pedals
Comes with weights and heart-rate monitor
What is the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike?
Reviewed / Rachel Murphy
Schwinn’s IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike comes with a Bluetooth-enabled heart rate tracker, a pair of three-pound weights, built-in media rack, and USB charging port.
The Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike, our favorite “basic” exercise bike, is a Bluetooth-enabled stationary bike that works with a variety of fitness apps including cycling apps like Peloton and Zwift.
Unlike Peloton and some Echelon Connect bikes, the Schwinn IC4 doesn’t have its own video screen—just a small LCD display that shows your ride time, distance, RPMs, and heart rate, plus a USB charging port. To stream your workouts, a tablet or smart TV is the way to go. You can also use your smartphone, but I think a bigger screen makes for a more enjoyable experience.
The Schwinn has a knob between the seat and the handlebars that controls the 100 levels of magnetic resistance. There’s also a built-in device holder that securely holds a smartphone or tablet in place while you follow along with your on-screen workout. Additionally, the bike also comes with a pair of three-pound dumbbells and a wearable Bluetooth-enabled heart rate monitor.
The handlebars and seat are adjustable for riders of heights 4 feet 6 inches to 6 feet 6 inches, and it has a weight limit of 330 pounds. The pedals come with cages, or you can clip-in with SPD-cleat cycle shoes like Tiems. (This is different from the Peloton, which uses LOOK Delta cleats.) The Schwinn has two small water bottle holders, too.
It also has a better warranty than most bikes we tested—10 years on the frame, three years on the parts, and one year on labor. (Peloton’s warranty, by comparison, only covers five years for the frame and one year for the parts.) With the IC4, you can add an additional five years to the parts and labor warranty with the Schwinn Protection Plan for an extra $109.
One other thing to keep in mind: If you’re also considering the Bowflex C6, nearly everything in this review applies to that bike, too. Schwinn and Bowflex are owned by the same parent company, Nautilus, so their spin bikes offer pretty much the same thing.
How much is the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike?
Reviewed / Rachel Murphy
Using a lighting-to-HDMI adapter cable, I connect my iPhone XS to my Roku smart TV and start my workout in the Peloton app.
The Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike retails for $999 or $799 on Amazon. Something that adds value to the bike, at least for me, is that its price also includes the three-pound dumbbells and heart rate monitor—two things you have to pay extra for when you buy a Peloton. Plus, shipping is free.
There are some additional costs to keep in mind, like spin shoes, a tablet if you don’t already own one, and the price of the fitness app you choose to use with the IC4. For example, I pay a monthly subscription fee of $13 to use the Peloton app for workouts on my Schwinn IC4 bike. It’s a fairly low price to pay, considering that Peloton bike users fork over $44 a month for access to the same content. The one notable difference is that app users don’t have access to or show up on the Peloton leaderboard, which shows riders how they rank against others in the class. This isn’t a make or break for me, but it may be for some riders.
All told, your first-year total cost if you pay for the bike in full and plan on using it with the Peloton app, is $954.88 ($799 for the bike plus $155.80 for the Peloton app—you can subtract a month or two of app payments if you’ve never used Peloton before, as it always offers a free trial to new users). If you don’t already have a tablet and cycling shoes, you may have to factor those costs in as well.
What’s it like to set up the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike?
Reviewed / Rachel Murphy
Assembling the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike is simple enough, but having an extra person to help can make the process go faster.
Assembling the Schwinn IC4 is relatively straightforward, but the process is not without its challenges. The bike comes mostly prefabricated, with the heavy flywheel and frame already built in the box. Users will have to secure a base at each end—make sure the one with the wheels on it is at the front of your bike; it makes it easier to move later on—and the bike seat, handlebars, tablet stand, dumbbell holders and computer all lock or screw in without much fuss.
Attaching the pedals was more challenging, however—and not just because they’re reverse-threaded on one side. While it’s important to note that only the left pedal will screw in toward your left side as you face the machine (in other words, it’s not righty-tighty), the threads on the bike I purchased were not drilled straight, leaving the pedal crooked when attached correctly. Overall, I had a pleasant experience with Schwinn’s customer service department and they ultimately fixed the problem by sending a replacement bike.
What I like about the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike
Reviewed / Rachel Murphy
Working out on the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike is one of my favorite quarantine activities—and I don’t see myself giving it up for the actual gym any time soon.
It’s a great Peloton hack
Working out on the Schwinn IC4 bike is one of my favorite things to do early in the morning or after my kids go to bed at night. Using a lighting-to-HDMI adapter and HDMI cable, I connect my iPhone XS, which streams the Peloton app, to the 32-inch smart TV I have hanging on the wall near my bike. (It’s easy to pair the Schwinn IC4 with the Peloton app.)
Unless I’m taking a live class, I prefer to preload my Peloton workouts before riding and recommend you do the same. I experience occasional buffering issues with the Peloton iOS app—and trust me, you don’t want to run into that during the middle of a heavy climb—but preloading classes fixed this issue for me.
It plays nicely with my Apple Watch
Although a heart rate armband is included with the Schwinn IC4, I opt to use my Apple Watch to track my heart rate and calories during workouts on the bike, as well as log my workout in Apple’s Activity app. The Bluetooth-enabled bike also pairs with the Peloton app, so you can track your cadence on-screen as you ride.
It’s sturdy and adjustable for all riders
Overall, the bike provides a smooth ride and, even when I’m rocking from side to side, remains sturdily in place. The U-shaped handlebars offer a variety of ways for me to place my hands when riding and I found it easy to adjust the bike to my 5-foot-3-inch frame.
What I don’t like about the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike
Reviewed / Rachel Murphy
The hard and narrow bike seat is my least favorite part of the Schwinn IC4, but I am trying to power through it.
The seat is uncomfortable
Like the Peloton and most other connected bikes, the IC4 is a spin-style bike, which means it isn’t designed for comfort—but its bike seat feels particularly firm to me. At first, I chalked my perception of the seat’s lack of plushness up to the fact that I was still adjusting to my new bike. More than six months later, the seat hasn’t gotten any softer but I’ve gotten used to it. Some people may want to ride with a seat cushion may help. I find it most uncomfortable when riding for 45 minutes or longer, or during classes when I’m not out of the saddle.
Tracking your stats is clunky at best
Additionally, the bike itself won’t log your stats like Peloton bikes, which is why I like to track my workouts using Apple’s Activity app. I can also view stats about my Peloton workouts in the Peloton app, but there’s no compatible Schwinn app that keeps tabs on your workouts. So if you want to track your overall data, you’ll have to take a photo with your phone or write it down from the display at the end of your workout.
The resistance levels aren’t equal
Although both the Peloton and Schwinn bikes use 100 units of resistance, the intensity and increments of the resistance levels aren’t equivalent—the resistance is heavier on the IC4 than the Peloton, so you have to modify what the instructor calls out. You can buy a conversion decal on Etsy to stick on your bike (or just write numbers down on a sticky note). With my current setup, I’m only able to view my heart rate and cadence on-screen during rides, not my output like Peloton bike users are able to see. Some Schwinn IC4 riders use the Kinetic app to track their output levels during rides, though I have not tested that myself.
Is the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike worth it?
As far as Peloton hacks go, absolutely!
The Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike is a versatile option for any at-home fitness enthusiast who wants access to a variety of workout apps without being locked into a single exercise platform—and it’s a great buy for anyone looking for a more affordable alternative to the Peloton Bike.
While Peloton bike owners are locked into a monthly $44 subscription fee, Peloton app users like myself can enjoy quite the savings at just $13 a month. It’s not the same immersive experience, but with the right setup—including a tablet or small smart TV for streaming—you’ll still come out spending less than you would for a Peloton and get the same sweaty, calorie-burning workouts.
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In recent years, Peloton has made waves for its interactive programming. For a few hundred dollars cheaper, the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike offers an alternative for those wanting app connectivity, durability, and a great value.
I personally test each piece of equipment and take into account the footprint, durability, adjustability, and overall workout experience. In this Schwinn IC4 review, I’ll give you the lowdown on app connectivity, assembly, and how this bike rode for me. In fact, I like this bike so much, it made my list of the best Peloton alternatives.
Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycle Bike
- Connects to Peloton and Zwift apps
- 100 levels of resistance
- Sturdy and doesn’t shake while exercising
- LCD display is bare bones
- Android users may notice a lag in metrics shown
- Parts note clearly labeled to help with assembly
For under $1,000, the Schwinn IC4 is a solid purchase and one of the best exercise bikes if you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Peloton.
A Quick Look at the Schwinn IC4
I believe the Schwinn IC4 bike could be a solid cardio addition to your home or garage gym. If you know me, you know that I already believe the Schwinn Airdyne Pro is the best air bike around, but the Schwinn IC4 also makes my list for the best exercise bikes.
I’m glad to see that Schwinn has released the Schwinn IC4, which is an upgrade from the brand’s first iteration, the IC3 bike. With the IC4, you get magnetic resistance instead of the friction pads of the IC3 and technology to connect with apps like Peloton and Zwift.
My Favorite Things:
- Under $1,000
- 106 pounds and easy to move
- Compatible with both Peloton and Zwift apps
- Smooth and quiet ride
- 100 micro-adjustable resistance levels
- Included device/tablet holder
- Lack of built-in workouts
- Metrics may differ between connected apps and LCD screen
- Parts not clearly labeled for assembly
Schwinn IC4 Video Review
Who Should Buy the Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike?
The Schwinn IC4 bike has a lot going for it in terms of durability and performance. It’s a great value at under $1,000 and offers quiet, magnetic resistance. It isn’t the most high-tech bike you’ll find on the market, but its Bluetooth connectivity makes it an accessible option for those who don’t want to pay thousands of dollars.
- People looking for a Peloton alternative for less
- People looking for a durable exercise bike
- People who want a smooth and quiet ride
Not recommended for:
- People who want an exact matchup of metrics
- People who want high-tech equipment and a built in monitor
- People looking for air bikes
Ordering and Assembly
The ordering process for the Schwinn IC4 was pretty painless. Not only is this exercise bike under $1,000, but Schwinn also offers financing for under $60 per month over 18 months. Shipping is free and generally takes 2-3 weeks, which is about how long mine took to get here.
I chose to put the bike together myself but you can add assembly for under $150 if you want to save yourself the hassle. Although not very time consuming (it took me under an hour by myself), the instructions were not the easiest to follow. Even though the guide only mentioned three steps to complete assembly, each step seemed to include multiple other directions. The instructions could have been laid out in a more palatable way to make building the bike easier.
For those who love diving right into assembling something without looking at the instructions– don’t do that with the IC4. The included parts are not clearly labeled. I recommend matching each piece up with the pictures on the instruction manual before getting started.
Footprint, Portability and Durability
At 48.7 in long x 21.2 in wide, the Schwinn IC4 has the footprint of a typical exercise bike. This bike isn’t compact, but it would fit comfortably inside an apartment or garage gym (provided you have the required nearby power adapter).
The 40 pound flywheel has magnetic resistance, which is part of the reason it is both quiet and stable. Magnetic resistance offers a more durable option than bikes that use brake pads to create resistance. Brake pads wear out over time and must be replaced in order to work properly. Magnetic resistance requires little to no maintenance or replacement.
The bike weighs 106 pounds and has a weight capacity of 330 pounds. If you are of average strength, I think you can move this by yourself with the attached wheels.
If you’ve ever been on a low-quality indoor cycle machine, you know shaking and jiggling is bound to happen while riding. The Schwinn IC4 impresses with its stability and high quality: I felt no movement when getting in and out of the saddle on my various rides.
The Schwinn IC4’s cushioned seat is typical for an exercise bike – it isn’t the most comfortable if you aren’t used to it. Luckily, you’re able to easily swap the seat out for a different one if you find it too uncomfortable to use. On the plus side, the seat is adjustable both side to side as well as up and down. The bike can accommodate riders between 4’6”and 6’6” without issue.
The pedals have duality – one side has SPD clips for cycling shoes and the other has a caged toe for regular shoes. I like this option because not everyone wants to purchase separate cycling shoes.
The handlebars are adjustable depending on your preferred positioning. I like the shape and long length of the handlebars because they support you both in and out of the saddle.
Although the Schwinn IC4 doesn’t have a large connected monitor to view programming on, like the 22-inch screen on the NordicTrack Commercial S22i, you’re still able to utilize various apps with the bike. The IC4 is able to sync with apps like Peloton digital, Explore the World, and Zwift via Bluetooth connectivity.
Explore the World
Explore the World is the fitness app created by Schwinn. It works with Bluetooth enabled equipment from brands like Schwinn, Bowflex and Nautilus. With this app, you’re able to run or bike a variety of trails and streets from around the world.
New destinations are added monthly. The cost is either $9.99 per month or $59.99 per year. Although the routes are scenic, there is no sound or instruction given. The only metrics shown on screen are time elapsed and distance traveled. This app is a good option for those who enjoy doing their own workout without interference or instruction but also enjoy a nice view.
Unfortunately, some Android users noticed a lag between the metrics on the LCD display and their connected device. I did not personally experience this problem while using my Apple device but it is still something to be aware of.
The back lit LCD display is simple, like what you would find on the Rogue Echo Bike. If you want to view a class with a compatible app, you must utilize your own device. This is obviously different from bikes like Peloton that have an included screen for programming. Once you have your chosen device hooked up to the bike, I don’t feel like I’m missing out on anything without an included screen.
I decided to test how easy it is to connect the bike to my iPad with an app. A quick look at how to connect the Schwinn IC4 to the Peloton app:
- Turn Bluetooth on your device (Such as an iPhone or tablet)
- Open the Peloton app on your device
- Press the Bluetooth button on your Schwinn IC4
- Choose a cycling class and click the start button
- Click the connected devices button on the right hand side of the screen
- Press cadence and select your machine when it appears on the list
- Touch the screen to go back to the program
- You’re connected and will now be able to see your cadence on your device.
Overall, this was a simple process that only took a few minutes.
Once your preferred compatible app is connected to the bike via Bluetooth, the app auto-adjusts your resistance. This is a big plus for a bike at this price range. You’ll be able to enjoy a hands-free workout without worrying about adjusting your resistance. If you’d rather manually input your own levels, you’re able to do that as well. The automatic adjustment makes this bike more technologically connected and immerses you in your chosen ride.
I connected my Schwinn IC4 with an Apple product so I can’t personally speak to how it works for any Android device. Keep in mind you do have to pay a separate monthly subscription fee if you want to use the Peloton app with your exercise bike.
Heart Rate Armband
A heart rate monitor armband is included with the purchase of the IC4. I appreciate this add-on. To connect the band:
- Prior to use, charge the armband with the provided charging cables
- Place the armband snuggly on your forearm
- Push the on/off button to activate
- Once you see a blue light flashing slowly detecting your HR, you’re ready to start working out
- Upon completion of your workout, push the on/off button to disconnect
Connecting the armband monitor was simple and it’s a useful tool if you’re trying to hit a certain percentage of your maximum heart rate. Although the technology connectivity requires a little setup on the user’s end, it isn’t difficult to figure out.
USB Charging Port
The USB port is an awesome add-on for a bike that requires the use of a separate device. I love being able to charge my phone or tablet while completing a ride without the worry of my device dying mid-ride.
The Schwinn IC4 has a lot of conveniences to offer, such as:
- Dual water bottle holders
- Device holder (Tablet or phone)
- USB charging station
- Included 3 pound dumbbells with holders
- Attached wheels for portability
The Schwinn IC4 is quiet and smooth due to the magnetic resistance and 40-pound flywheel.
There are over 100 levels of micro-resistance to tailor your workout to your preferred intensity level. This is a big plus and something you’d expect to find on more expensive bikes like the Bowflex VeloCore. Using the knob on the crossbar, you can manually turn the resistance level up or down. You are also able to adjust the level digitally with the press of a button.
The IC4 comes with a pair of 3 pound dumbbells and an attached holder. This is useful for a variety of cycling classes that incorporate upper body workouts into the ride. I haven’t previously seen many of the best exercise bikes in this price range come with included weight. This is usually an accessory sold separately.
The heart rate monitor and Bluetooth connectivity are enjoyable and easy to use. This bike has adjustable features such as the seat and handlebars that make it feel personalized to the user.
Schwinn IC4 Specs
48.7” L x 21.2” W x 51.8” H
Toe cages and clip-in compatible with SPD cleats
Full-color, backlit LCD
For the Schwinn IC4, the warranty for the frame is 10 years, parts and electronics is three, and labor is one.
If you aren’t satisfied with the Schwinn IC4, you are able to return it up to six weeks after purchase. The Customer Service department handles all requests for returns. Once you call (800) 605-3369 and have received approval, you’ll be given a return merchandise authorization number. Schwinn will not accept a return without this number.
Unfortunately, if you decide to return and are approved to do so, Schwinn will not refund the assembly price or pay for shipping. Since an exercise bike isn’t light, this is something to consider since the postage will be expensive for a return.
Customer Reviews of the Schwinn IC4
The Schwinn IC4 is a popular exercise bike with thousands of reviews on the brand’s website. Customers appreciate the quiet ride, stability and affordability of this exercise bike.
I saw several complaints about the water bottle holder getting in the way while pedaling for those with long legs. People also mentioned compatibility issues between the bike and Android systems. When riding, some Android users found that the data was not synching properly to the bike.
Final Verdict of Our Schwinn IC4 Review
Overall, I would say this bike is an affordable option for those who don’t mind putting in a little extra work to get the technology started. The IC4 is a stable cycling bike with both good warranties and solid return period. Bluetooth connectability isn’t as ideal as having a screen with wifi-capabilities, but it gets the job done for half the price. For more, check out the best exercise bikes here.
Schwinn IC4 FAQs
Is the Schwinn IC4 as good as Peloton?
The Peloton bike has both a larger footprint and overall weight compared to the IC4. However, the IC4 only has Bluetooth connectivity compared to the Wi-Fi capabilities of the Peloton. Another difference lies in the 22” swivel monitor from the Peloton versus the LCD backlit display. The Schwinn IC4 comes with included accessories the Peloton doesn’t have, such as 3 pound dumbbells and a heart rate monitor.
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Ultimately, you’ll have to decide if price is a determining factor in your purchasing decision. I believe the IC4 has a lot going for it and is a great way to get the Peloton experience on a cheaper budget.
What is the difference between the Schwinn IC3 and IC4?
The Schwinn IC3 is the cheaper alternative to the IC4. It doesn’t have Bluetooth connectivity and is not compatible with apps like Peloton or Zwift.
The IC4 has an included heart rate monitor band and 3 pound dumbbells, which the IC3 does not. The IC3 uses friction pads versus the IC4, which uses magnetic resistance and is generally quieter. The max weight is also higher for the IC4 (330 pounds) as opposed to the IC3 (300 pounds).
The Schwinn IC4 is definitely the overall better option and is worth the extra money spent for a higher quality machine.
Does the Schwinn IC4 require a subscription?
The Schwinn IC4 does not require a subscription to use. You’re able to pedal manually without following a workout or paying extra. However, you can purchase the Explore the World app (Schwinn’s workout subscription service) or use the bike with compatible apps like Peloton and Zwift.
Does the Schwinn IC4 have enough resistance?
The Schwinn IC4 has 100 levels of resistance, which is comparable to other exercise bikes.
Can you do live classes from other subscriptions like Peloton on the Schwinn IC4?
Yes, you can connect your Schwinn IC4 exercise bike to other fitness apps such as the Peloton app.
The Schwinn IC4 Indoor Cycling Bike offers an alternative for those wanting app connectivity, durability, and a great value. In this Schwinn IC4 review, I’ll give you the lowdown on app connectivity, assembly, and how this bike rode for me.
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Schwinn IC4 is the latest indoor exercise bike offered by Schwinn Fitness.
Sold as an affordable alternative to high-end brands like Peloton, the Schwinn IC4 offers a similar feature set at a fraction of the price.
In this article, we take a closer look at the Schwinn IC4 indoor exercise bike to help you decide if this home exercise bike is right for you.
- offers 100 magnetic resistance levels
- includes an integrated device holder and is designed to work with fitness apps such as Peloton and Zwift.
- is equipped with dual channel pedals, dumbbell holders, dual bottle holders, USB charging station and Bluetooth connectivity.
- has a longer warranty than many other similar bikes
- includes free shipping and is more affordable than most high-end competitors
- easy to assemble and use
- does not include a touchscreen or built-in speakers for streaming activities
- no preset workout programs
- can be difficult to set up Schwinn IC4
The Schwinn IC4 is an indoor exercise bike manufactured by Schwinn Fitness, a company known for its extensive line of home exercise equipment including treadmills, ellipticals and recumbent bikes.
Although the Schwinn IC4 does not have a built-in touchscreen, it does include a tablet holder and is compatible with workout apps such as Peloton and Zwift.
The result is a bike that offers live and on-demand workouts, but at a more affordable price than brands like Peloton and SoulCycle.
What’s more, with multiple resistance levels, the IC4 makes it easy to add variety and intensity to your workouts.
Customers also comment on how easy the bike is to assemble.
Specifications & Features
With 100 levels of magnetic resistance, the Schwinn IC4 offers a variety of training options for beginners and experienced cyclists alike.
It also features a built-in device holder that you can use to stream live and on-demand activities to your smartphone or tablet from apps such as:
- Explore the World
- Full Gas 9001 2
- Google Fit
- Apple Health
Just be aware that many of these apps require a monthly subscription.
Another important note is that the bike does not come with pre-programmed workouts, so you will either need to stream the lesson or create your own program.
However, the IC4 comes with a lot of extras, including a pair of 3-pound (1.4 kg) dumbbells, a Bluetooth heart rate bracelet, two water bottle holders, ergonomic handles, a USB charging station and Bluetooth connectivity.
It also features a backlit LCD display that shows detailed information about your trip including time, distance and calories burned.
Another advantage is that the bike is equipped with double lever pedals with a toe cage, which allows the use of both regular shoes and spikes that are compatible with SPD.
Like many indoor bikes, the IC4 saddle can be adjusted vertically and horizontally. The steering wheel can also be moved up, down, back and forth for the convenience of users.
In terms of dimensions, the bike measures 48.7 inches (123.7 cm) long, 21.2 inches (53. 9 cm) wide and 51.8 inches (131.6 cm) high. It can support riders up to 330 pounds (150 kg).
Is it easy to assemble and use? The
Schwinn IC4 comes with an assembly kit that includes everything you need to set up a new bike in less than an hour.
Customers report that assembly is easy, although two people are better.
You may also pay an additional fee for home assembly.
During your workout, you can easily adjust the resistance by turning the red knob in the center of the bike.
Be aware that IC4 resistance levels are different from Peloton Bike resistance levels, which customers have noted makes it difficult to determine the appropriate resistance level when streaming activities from the Peloton app.
Another common complaint is that the Schwinn IC4 saddle can be difficult to adjust and can be uncomfortable, especially for shorter riders.
How much does Schwinn IC4 cost?
The Schwinn IC4 bike is $999 including free shipping to addresses in the continental United States.
You can also purchase a home assembly for an additional $129.
The bike comes with a 10 year frame warranty, a 3 year mechanical and electronics warranty and a 1 year labor warranty.
For qualified clients, Schwinn offers several funding options that you can apply for directly on the company’s website.
Several exercise bikes on the market are similar to the Schwinn IC4 bike.
Here is a detailed look at the Schwinn IC4 comparison: MYX
Learning options built-in tablet holder for streaming activities on a smart device built-in tablet holder for streaming activities on a smart device 21.5-inch (54.6 cm) touchscreen for streaming learning 9012 4 App Compatibility • Peloton
• Explore the World
• Holiday of Suffering
• Full Gas
• Google Fit
• Apple Health
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Resistance levels 100 magnetic resistance levels 32 magnetic resistance levels resistance adjustment knob Price
90 123 • $999
• includes free shipping
• does not include shipping
• shipping not included
Warranty • 10 years frame
• 3 years mechanical and electronics 9 0003
• 1 year labor
12 month limited parts and labor • 5 years frame
• 1 year parts, labor and accessories
Size 48. 7 x 21.2 inches (123 x 7 cm) 48 x 20 inches (122 x 51 cm) 54 x 21 in. (137 x 53 cm) Capacity 330 lb (150 kg) 300 lb (136 kg) 9012 6 350 lb (159 kg) Other features
• Bluetooth connectivity
• SPD compatible pedals with heel pads
• LCD display 9 0003
• Bluetooth heart rate monitor
• Bluetooth connection
• SPD compatible pedals with heel pads
• Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity
• SPD-compatible pedals with heel pads
• Polar Oh2 heart rate monitor
While all bikes are priced the same, the Schwinn IC4 is the only option with free up to rate. It also offers the most resistance levels and the longest warranty period.
Compared to the Echelon EX-3, the IC4 is slightly larger, although it has a higher payload capacity. Both bikes have a tablet holder rather than a built-in screen.
However, while the IC4 can be used with a variety of fitness apps, the Echelon EX-3 is only compatible with iFit.
The MYX stands out with its built-in touch screen and high load capacity. Like the Echelon EX-3, MYX can only be used with the MYXfitness app.
Although not listed in the table, the Peloton Bike+ is another major competitor, although much larger and more expensive, with an MSRP of $2,495. It also has a lower carrying capacity.
However, it’s easy to see why it’s so popular with buyers, as it comes with built-in Bluetooth speakers and an impressive 24-inch (61cm) swivel touchscreen.
Should I buy Schwinn IC4? The
Schwinn IC4 offers many impressive features and is an affordable alternative to more expensive bikes like the Peloton Bike+.
Since it’s specifically designed to work with many of the popular workout apps, it’s a good option if you want to work out at home on a budget.
It also offers a longer warranty than many similar exercise bikes and boasts a long list of features including Bluetooth connectivity, dual channel pedals and 100 levels of magnetic resistance.