Schwinn AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike – Read our Impressions and Review

Schwinn AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike

The Schwinn AD6 Airdyne best recumbent bikes features a manual resistance system that lets the rider make the adjustment on the fly. The dual motion action works your upper and lower body and the same time. The console helps to feed you vital information about your workout in real time. The extra sturdy construction and all steel tubular frame makes it possible for riders up to 300 pounds to ride safely.

The AD6 features a unique resistance system which uses air current to increase the resistance. The harder the rider pedals, the higher the resistance increases and it decreases again when the riders slows down. This puts the power directly in the legs of the riders to add or decrease the amount based on their needs.

Comfort is the name of game when it comes to exercising and Schwinn has taken that to heart with the AD6 exercise bike. They designed the seat to be extremely comfortable and more anatomically correct. Along with a better shape, they added additional padding. The air resistance system also provides the rider with a nice cooling blast of air as they continue to pedal.

The centrally located console displays all of the vital information for the rider to be able to keep track of the time, distance traveled, calories burned, heart rate and whole host of other information. Schwinn added a special feature called RevMeter RPM Gauge and this allows the rider to see how fast they are really pedaling.

The real secret to the AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike is the dual action motion, this feature allows you to get both an upper and lower body workout at the same time. By pulling back on the handles simultaneously as you pedal you will workout the muscles in your upper body.

Features of the Schwinn AD6 Airdyne

  • Infinite Wind Resistance System
  • Console with RevMeter
  • Anatomically correct padded seat
  • 300 lb. weight limit


  • Very compact design, will fit in smaller spaces
  • Assemble was pretty straightforward and easy to accomplish
  • It was relatively quiet


  • Oversized seat is a bit uncomfortable

Opinions of the Schwinn AD6 Airdyne

As part of our research of the Schwinn AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike, Black we discovered that there were more than 70 customer reviews posted online. From these reviews the people that posted the reviews gave it mostly four or five star ratings out of a possible five stars. The remarks for the most part have been very positive, with a only a few negative ones.

According to several of the reviewers the air resistance system was perfect for them and they especially liked how they were able to add or reduce the amount of resistance simply by using the pedals.

It was really simple to put together using the instructions and they were able to assemble it in around an hour or so.

The only negative comments we really found were regarding the seat design and feel. The people found it very unsatisfactory and very uncomfortable.

In the end, we would highly recommend the Schwinn AD6 Airdyne Exercise Bike, Black to anyone looking for a exercise bike for their home gym.

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