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Review of Schwinn Men's Prelude Bicycle -700c
4.10 stars Very Good Form 104 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 22, 2013 Author:
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  • Smooth and comfortable ride with 14 shift gear option and padded saddle
  • Has an aluminum road frame and road fork shock absorber
  • Alloy dual brake stops the bike precisely
  • Comfortable and adjustable handlebar and seat
  • Gears shift easy and smooth
  • Easy to assemble
  • High quality with good looks


  • Rim tape quality is cheap compared to other parts
  • Rear gear wobbles upon spinning the rear wheel
  • Lacks bottle holder and choice of colors
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Schwinn Men's Prelude Bicycle -700c. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.10 stars, and the price range is $245.49-$399.99.

Schwinn Prelude Bicycle - 700c is perfect as a men's commuter road bike. The Prelude features a lightweight aluminum road frame for quick agile riding and road fork absorbs pavement imperfections. The bike is easy to assemble with a fairly comfortable and height adjustable seat. The Schwinn Prelude's additionally features a 14-speed Shimano drivetrain, A050 road shifters for easy gear change, 700c alloy wheels, dual pivot road brakes and Schwinn quality padded saddle for softer rides. The alloy 3 piece cranks offers wider gear range and road bar helps in multiple hand positions.

Some bikers showed concern towards the rim tape being made of cheap rubber quality. Thus, advising it to be changed or duct taped before starting the ride to avoid flat tubes. Some reviewers had to fix the rear gear cluster as it vibrates on spin of the rear wheel. The bike has no fenders or a bottle holder which is highly desirable.

Overall, The Schwinn Prelude Bicycle – 700 c is an affordable, good looking, comfortable and efficient drop bar road bike for any entry level rider.

User Voice
Schwinn Men's Prelude Bicycle -700c
Gives a perfect smooth ride Fast and easy to assemble Reasonably priced for its quality and looks
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.50 stars
15 Reviews See Details
Comfortable seat Good quality parts Replacement of rim tape is advised to avoid flat tubes
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.00 stars
32 Reviews See Details
Excellent brakes Does not come with a bottle holder Looks good though bikers wish for variety in colors
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.00 stars
8 Reviews See Details
Bike is priced right Light and fast Straight and true wheels Nice paint job Gears take some time to adjust Height adjustable seat Rear gear cluster wobbles while spinning the rear wheel
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
14 Reviews See Details
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