Schwinn 270 Vs Diamondback 510SR- Recumbent Bike Comparison

If you are keen to purchase a Recumbent Exercise Bike but find the market overwhelming, we are here to help.

With so many recumbent bikes available it can be hard to find the right one for you.

In this article we will look at two high quality and popular exercise bikes – The Schwinn 270 and the Diamondback 510SR.

All you have to do is make your desired purchase and ride your way to fitness.

Schwinn 270 Vs Diamondback 510SR Performance Features

To begin with, the Schwinn 270 outshines the Diamondback 510SR as it offers 29 workout programs as opposed to 20.

Users also have more variety in the area of resistance. The Diamondback 510SR offers a great range with 16 levels, but the Schwinn 270 has a huge 20 resistance levels to provide a more varied training program and can cater for a larger variety of fitness needs.

Both offer a quiet and ergonomic workout that has the ability to monitor your heart rate via the handheld heart rate monitor. However, this means that users must be holding on to the monitors in order for their heart rate to be measured and recorded.

Schwinn 270 Product Features:

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Diamondback 510SR Product Features

Display and Console Features

Once again, the Schwinn has a slight edge by offering a dual-track two LCD screen system with the ability to show feedback in 13 different areas. The single screen on the Diamondback 510SR is a high quality LCD, but smaller and less able to provide feedback as you workout.

The Diamondback 510SR offers an MP3 port so you are able to play your own music, whilst the Schwinn 270 provides a USB port and connectivity to the Schwinn Connect website to help monitor your progress and fitness goals.

If you don’t mind simplicity, the Diamondback 510 SR will do you nicely, but if you are looking to make detailed fitness goals and achievements, the Schwinn 270 is a winner.

Integrated Features

In this area, both machines are very much the same.

Both have been created in the step-through design to make moving around the machine easy to do and can be stored out of the way when not in use. This is made easy by the conveniently located transport wheels on both machines.

Comfort when exercising has been taken into consideration by both manufacturers, with ergonomic seats that allow for airflow.

Included Accessories

The Schwinn 270 and Diamondback 510SR exercise bike compare very similarly in this department.

Both exercise bikes are equipped with a cooling fan to make your exercise environment comfortable, and you can remain hydrated courtesy of the drink bottle holder. If you like to read as you ride a recumbent exercise bike then the Diamondback 510SR does offer a fold-out magazine rack to store your reading material.

In conclusion, these two machines are very similar. However, the Schwinn 270 does come out on top in a number of areas and one of the best selling exercise bike 2016-2017 on Amazon. To top it off, the Schwinn 270 is significantly cheaper than the Diamondback 510SR making the more obvious choice between the two.

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