Product Comparison: Schwinn Airdyne Pro vs Schwinn Airdyne AD6

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General Specifications
Airdyne Pro
Airdyne AD6
About the Product
With more than 100 years of experience manufacturing quality bikes, Schwinn has reinvented its legendary AirDyne to deliver more powerful performance, including greater challenge and customized intensity. As innovators in air resistance technology, Schwinn equips its new AirDyne Pro with a robust, 26-blade performance fan and a single-stage belt drive that uniquely leverages your effort to generate resistance.
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
Progressive wind resistance technology
Progressive wind resistance technology
Number Of Resistance Levels
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schwinn Airdyne Pro Exercise Bike, Silver
  • I recently purchased this Airdyne Pro and absolutely love it! It can be used in multiple modes to vary the workout: legs only, legs and arms, arms only, and also standing (similar to an elliptical motion).
  • Easily the best cardio exercise I've ever had, whether for intervals or steady state long distance use.
  • It is extremely sturdy with lots of options - adjustable seat (vertically AND horizontally), handlebars with several places to grip, informative tracking pad.
  • I am very pleased with this bike and highly recommend it to anyone needing a vigorous workout that they can do at home.
  • This bike has provided plenty of resistance and durability to perform flawlessly for 7 months so far.
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
52 in.
50.7 in.
42 in.
49.6 in.
20 in.
25.5 in.
113 lbs.
112 lbs.
Maximum User Weight
350 lbs.
300 lbs.
Adjustable Handlebar
Adjustable Seat
Assembly Required
Pedal Straps
What customers say about "Design"
Schwinn Airdyne Pro Exercise Bike, Silver
  • It was pretty easy to assemble and has very smooth operation.
  • I jumped right into my first workout after assembly, and it was GLORIOUS! Thanks for an awesome product!
  • I assembled the lower frame sections with the rollers first and then rolled the bike into my living room for final assembly. The instructions suggested two people assemble the bike.
  • Excellent! Easy to assemble and NO issues! I'm 6'5" and 320lbs. I was conserned. It is stable ,sturdy and does not seem to stress under my weight.
  • The multi position grips are a must due to different users body types requiring multiple configurations of the seat, both forward / back, and up / down, which will put you closer or further from the "Handlebars". Seat adjustment is quick and stable once tight
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
Tachometer, Interval Select, Built-In Fitness Programs, Heart Rate Monitoring, Metrics for time, Metrics for distance, Metrics for calories, Metrics for RPM, Metrics for watts, Metrics for pulse, Metrics for speed
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 D batteries, AC adapter ready
2 AA Batteries
26 Blade Performance Fan + Progressive Wind Resistance, Moisture-repellent steel construction, Multi-Grip Handle Bars, Oversized, padded seat
RevMeter RPM gauge, Console, Shrouding, Integrated bottle holder, Convenient transport wheel location, Updated styling
What customers say about "Features"
Schwinn Airdyne Pro Exercise Bike, Silver
  • The display offers several options for workouts: interval training, time goal, calorie goal, etc.
  • The fan is louder at higher rpm's so volume on the tv or stereo will need to be adjusted up up.
  • Software is frustrating. Can't keep miles ridden or MPH visible (switches back to RPMs and Calories). You have to press multiple buttons to see this info and it won't let you customize the display to what you want to see regularly
  • The buttons on the dash have very little feel
  • The interval program don't seem to be working correctly either. I finally got one of the intervals to work, and then half way through round three the whole thing just froze.
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
10 year(s)
10 year(s)
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