Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise Bike

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imageIt's no secret, the vast majority of people are overweight. The weight loss industry is booming, and people are becoming more and more conscious of the need for physical exercise, but where do you find the time? We're all busy. When you have a lot to do, working in the time to drive to a gym, or working around Mother Nature's schedule to walk or ride a bike outside is not just tricky, it's nearly impossible. Economy is an issue as well. Health clubs cost a lot of money, and even though walking outside is free, if you want to ride a bike you're going to have to spend a fair amount of money to buy a bike you can only use when the sun is out as well. The Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike is the answer to all of those problems.

If you buy your Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike for your home you can alleviate all of your problems in one fell swoop. A good quality standard upright exercise bike is as affordable as an average road bike, and you can use it any time you want. If you want to get in a workout before you get ready for work, or when you get home late at night from a full day of errands and work, you can simply jump on and ride. No more worrying about rain, snow, dangerous traffic outside, and no more driving to a health club, and spending regular dues to maintain your membership.

On Board Fitness

When you ride your Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise Bike, you have your entire workout status at your fingertips. The onboard computer readout not only keeps track of vital stats such as heart rate, time and distance, calories burned and other important measurements, it also has 12 programs built in to give you the perfect workout for your needs.

The onboard computer is simple to use, with six quick touch buttons to regulate everything from speed and resistance to viewing your stats. The LCD screen is backlit for easy to read status updates, and shows time, heart rate, distance, calories burned, watt, and a very helpful interval graph so you can see how the ups and downs of your training program are working.


No self-respecting exercise bike is worth its own spinning weight if it doesn't have adequate resistance. You need resistance to create the stress levels that make your heart pump and your muscles engage. The Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike has 16 levels of resistance so you can find just the right spot to meet your needs at each level of your workout. You can start out light to warm up, and increase as your body begins to pump up.


Even though the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike is a heavy in the industry, it isn't a heavy in your home. It is 75 pounds of easy to move equipment that even has transportation wheels so you can roll it to exactly where you want to workout. Whether it is in front of the TV, or by a picture window for the outdoor feel, you can get it there, and then put it back out of the way when you're done.

Enjoy Your Workout

You get plenty of pleasure built in to your workout with the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike. It has a reading rack for convenient book or magazine viewing while you ride. The super soft, padded pedals are easy on the feat, and safety straps keep your feet from slipping off.


The handlebars, console and seat on the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike are adjustable so you can make your biking experience as comfortable as possible. The padded pedals are easy on the feat and a well-padded seat is easy on the rear end as well. You will be able to pedal away in comfort on the 120 Upright Bike.

Easy Mount

The low flywheel console under the seat makes mounting the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike easier than units with a large flywheel under the handlebars. Because there is no large hump to step over, the Schwinn 120 is a better bike for elderly riders, people who have injuries, or users with balance issues.

Schwinn Guarantee

When it comes to company stability and backing warranties, you can't beat Schwinn. They have been a leading name in the exercise world for over 100 years, and have a reputation as a company that stands behind their products. Schwinn is also very well-known for high-quality equipment that gives everyday users gym quality performance.

What Users Say About the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise Bikeimage

"Super easy to assemble, although having two people definitely helps. I can't believe how quiet the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike is to use. I love the programming, and how you can set it up to follow a course that gets harder as you go."

"Took me an hour to put together, which isn't bad at all, and I can use this bike easily. I'm 6'2" and have had problems in the past with other bikes being uncomfortable, but not the Schwinn 120."

"I love it!"

"Very easy to move around and hide when company comes. It works great, and is very affordable."

"Very strong, and handles the heavy use my family gives it."

"One of the best user's guides ever. It completely explains all of the functions of the bike, and makes it easier to get started."

"Unbelievably quiet, and a cinch to use."

Bottom Line

The Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike is a great, low-cost stationary bike that fits into any home. It is easy to move, and sturdy and efficient to use. If you're looking for a great entry level piece of workout equipment, or are an experienced cyclist just needing a stationary bike to workout in bad weather, the Schwinn 120 Upright Exercise bike will do it for you with style.

About Andy

Andy writes for a number of health related sites but has always been fascinated by alternative medicine and home remedies. His deep interests in nature and the body's innate ability to heal itself (given the right condition) have lead him to a pivotal time in his life - and so, Holistic Home Fitness was born. While it's relatively new at the moment, Andy wants to build this site into a huge reference site for a more holistic approach to health and fitness.