Product Comparison: Schwinn Airdyne AD2 vs Schwinn Airdyne AD6

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General Specifications
Airdyne AD2
Airdyne AD6
About the Product
The Schwinn Airdyne AD2 harnesses all the benefits of wind-resistance technology for an intense upper-and-lower-body workout right at home. Built with the unmatched quality and durability you expect from Schwinn, the streamlined AD2 keep it real– adding only the features you need to get the comfort, control and incredible results you demand.
For an intense, full-body cardio workout that builds strength and blasts calories, it’s hard to beat the Schwinn Airdyne AD6. Its signature wind-resistance technology puts you in control of your workout intensity – so the more you put in, the more you get out. The AD6 is loaded with features to keep you comfortable while staying on top of your training stats and biometric data.
Key Specs
Bike Type
Resistance Type
Wind-resistance technology
Progressive wind resistance technology
Number Of Resistance Levels
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schwinn Airdyne AD2 Bike
  • The fan is what makes this the secret to your success. The faster you pedal the resistance increases. Its very convinient approach to training for me!
  • It is a good workout - you provide the resistance by choosing to pedal harder or slower.
  • This bike is nicely geared for resistance no matter what pace my body calls for.
  • Low Resistance - casual and light intensity athletes won't notice or care about this, but for me being an advanced crossfitter, this was frustrating for my intention to use this in max effort interval training.
  • Compared to newer air bikes, this one has ZERO resistance.
Schwinn Airdyne AD6 Exercise Bike
  • The resistance matches my demands either faster or slower for my usual 20 minute workout.
  • The natural resistance works well, as does the upper body workout using the handles.
  • Air resistance rises fast with increasing speed making this very challenging. If you like challenge then you should definitely buy this bike.
  • It would be nice to have greater control over the resistance other than relying entirely on exponential wind resistance.
  • It's got too much resistance on it and when I called to find out how to lower it, I was told it comes preset and that's just the way it can't change it. So there is sits, because it's too hard on my joints.
Size & Weight
50 in.
50.7 in.
46 in.
49.6 in.
25 in.
25.5 in.
96 lbs.
112 lbs.
Maximum User Weight
250 lbs.
300 lbs.
Adjustable Handlebar
Adjustable Seat
Assembly Required
Pedal Straps
What customers say about "Design"
Schwinn Airdyne AD2 Bike
  • It doesn't take up much space and its easy to move.
  • Assembly was simple: Eight bolts, two pedals, seat & post, and snapping the 'computer' together.
  • The instructions required two people, but I easily assembled the unit by myself.
  • The arm bars seem to be set too far away from the seat, causing the rider to need to lean forward on the very narrow and hard seat.
  • Uncomfortable seat - Had to buy an aftermarket seat cover for 15+ minute workouts.
Schwinn Airdyne AD6 Exercise Bike
  • Bike is well made, and was easy to assemble, just take your time.
  • The Schwinn Airdyne AD6 Exercise Bike is a solid piece of equipment. It is built to last a very long time with minimal maintenance.
  • Assembly was easy and only took about 30 minutes total including leveling.
  • This bike fits me perfectly. My wife is 5' 2" and the seat adjusts to her height easily, so she is comfortable with it also.
  • I don't ride this because the seat sits too far back and there's no way to adjust it forward.
Console Display Type
Console Features
Metrics for time, Metrics for calories, Metrics for distance, Metrics for speed, Metrics for RPM
Metrics for RPM, Metrics for speed, Metrics for time, Metrics for watts, Metrics for distance, Metrics for pulse, Metrics for calories
Console Power Requirements
2 AA Batteries
2 AA Batteries
BioFit comfort, BioDyne performance, BioConnect feedback
RevMeter RPM gauge, Console, Shrouding, Integrated bottle holder, Convenient transport wheel location, Updated styling
What customers say about "Features"
Schwinn Airdyne AD2 Bike
  • The display has just what you need: time, distance, calories, speed and RPMs. Highly recommend for those who want to see the all results of training on the screen.
  • Great product for the price, nicely made , good work out, nice simple large display. Could not be happier.
  • You'll love the monitor which gauges your reasons, for riding.
  • You can't manually cycle through or even stay on one progress category (Calories, Miles, Time etc.) The display just automatically cycles through each every 15 or so seconds. Your only option is to "reset" the data.
  • The display is very hard to read and is too far away while riding.
Schwinn Airdyne AD6 Exercise Bike
  • The cardio movement is great for my upper and lower body workout; the computer console is great too!
  • The console displays RPM, speed, distance, watts, and calories. Very convininent features for that price!
  • I really like that console, easy to read even in dark room.
  • Instructions are clear enough, except that the manual that came with it was missing an entire section on how to program the console.
  • The console is not readable except in fairly bright light, which does not exist in my workout location. I have to keep a flashlight nearby to see the screen.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
5 year(s)
10 year(s)
Other Information
399.00 $

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