Published : 16 Oct 2020 16:30:00
Categories : Fitness Tips
Choosing the right spin bike may sometimes give you a headache, especially when you have so many models to choose from and you simply have no idea where to start. Ask yourself these simple questions and you might just get your answer!
“Is budget a concern?”
Schwinn IC2i is the most budget friendly spin bike we carry. It is lightweight (38kg) and compact, making it easy to move around your home. Naturally, being light means it might not be as stable as the heavier spin bikes available. It does not require to be plugged into a power source, 2 AA batteries are good enough to do the job. The handles are adjustable, however only up and down and not forward-backward motion. Resistance wise, there are infinite levels, however it is produced by felt pads which require maintenance every now and then. Noise level wise, it is definitely not as quiet as magnetic resistance available only on the Schwinn IC8, which produces very little to no noise at all.
Schwinn IC7 weighs 45.4kg and is definitely a more stable spin bike as compared to Schwinn IC2i. Similarly, it does not require to be plugged into a power source, and resistance is produced by felt pads which is definitely noisier than magnetic resistance. However, the handlebars can be adjusted up and down, as well as back and forth. It comes with SPD clips which is something that more serious spin bike enthusiasts appreciate.
Schwinn IC8 is definitely the most stable spin bike out of the Schwinn series, weighing at 48.1kg, it is able to easily accommodate a user weight of 149.7kg. The star feature of the IC8 is its famed magnetic resistance, which provides a very smooth and quiet ride. Its handlebars are fully adjustable - up and down, back and forth. It connects to apps like Explore the World, Zwift and more, so you can digitally immerse yourself in virtual courses, taking your spin bike experience to the next level! Unlike the IC2i and IC7, IC8 display comes in full color! With 100 levels of micro-adjustments, and SPD clips included, a USB charging station, the IC8 is in fact every spin bike enthusiast's dream come true!
Bodycraft SPT-MAG Spin Bike raises the stakes even further. Crafted for those who appreciate quality and are highly sensitive to the stability and sturdiness of what a spin bike can offer, this is for you. Made of heavy-duty steel frame, double coated with a multi-phase process to prevent rust and corrosion, this baby can accommodate a user weight of at least 158kg. It spins on the very best SKF Bearings available, manufactured in Germany and France! Hutchinson Kevlar-reinforced Drive Belt for smooth, quiet, and maintenance-free performance, the automotive quality French Hutchinson 5PK V-Ribbed Belt will last, and last, and last! Of course it uses magnetic resistance, one that is designed to react to your demands without ever having to replace your brake pads!
Bodycraft SPR Indoor Club Group Cycle takes your outdoor cycling experience indoors. Likewise, it encompasses everything a Bodycraft SPT-MAG Spin Bike has to offer and more. This is the only model that can accurately display the resistance level on the LCD screen, and is adjusted by a lever instead of a knob. It gives you a more holistic outdoor experience, actually the best, as compared to the other spin bikes we carry. The quality and finishing of this bike is unparalleled, so is the stability and sturdiness and you will be able to feel the difference the moment you get on it. It does not require to be plugged into a power source, only 2 type C batteries are required.
Hope this short article helps you in making your decision! If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact us via Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or email.
Stay fit and healthy always!