Indoor cycling is a huge amount of fun. In modern times, you have a lot of different choices when it comes to types of bikes and, even more so, different specifications within them. A
Air bikes are very different from your typical spin bikes and exercise bikes. Knowing what to choose can be very complicated. In this article, we’re going to be telling you everything you need to know about when it comes to getting your dream
- What Is An Air
- Is An Air
- Factors When Choosing An Air Exercise
What Is An Air
You can tell it is an air
Another important feature of an air
Is An Air
Bike For You?
Before we get into the factors you need to consider when looking at air bikes, it’s important to ask yourself, “Is an Air
Air bikes are not your typical Peloton or Spinning
Check out my YouTube video, where I describe exactly what you have to think about before buying an air exercise
6 Factors When Choosing An Air Exercise
There are many factors when it comes to choosing an air
The first point to mention is cost. Most air bikes range from around $250 to $800, a fairly wide range. When it comes to air bikes, you definitely get what you pay for. If you invest good money, you get an excellent
I recommend going for a
2. User Specifications
Next, we have user specifications, and with this, we speak about the weight capacity and height range. It needs to work for you, so it’s always worth checking. Although most have very high limits, some don’t, and that voids the warranty.
A good example is the Schwinn Airdyne AD2, which says it has a weight limit of 113kg, while the Schwinn Airdyne AD8 has a capacity of 160kg. That’s a huge difference, and you don’t want to find yourself pushing the tolerance of an air
Air bikes are not small, and they are not super lightweight either. It’s good to measure the space you have and also get the measurements of the air
It’s also good to look out for transport wheels. Not all air bikes have them, and they make the
After using many air bikes personally, I have noticed a big difference between well-known branded bikes and lesser-known branded bikes. The well-known brands have an amazing overall quality and are made for commercial use. Compared to the lesser known brands for home use.
Top brands are incredibly hard-wearing, and another big factor is the resale value is much higher, and spares are much easier to get. I also feel a lot more research and development goes into the products from brands such as Schwinn, Assault
5. Fan Size
Then we have fan size. The fan generates the resistance and is the main piece on an air
A large fan will generate lots of resistance, but it’s much noisier. I think a bigger fan has a much better feel than a smaller fan that spins up quickly. Plus, the breeze of a bigger fan is amazing.
Generally, air bikes don’t come with huge screens. You can get some great LCDs though. Although it might not be your first thought, they add a huge amount to the experience, and knowing the time you are training, the intensity, and the calories makes for way more interesting workouts.
A Final Note
Thanks for taking the time to check out our article on air bikes. When looking for the right one, getting lost in certain areas, such as cost, is easy. Sticking to these factors above can help keep your head straight and also help you tick the correct boxes for the perfect