Schwinn Wayfarer 700c Women’s Hybrid Bike Review

Let’s face it, even the best workouts can be boring over time. One way to avoid the boredom is to try out a new exercise machine, in this case a hybrid bike. If you are familiar with hybrid bike then you probably heard about retro style Schwinn Wayfarer 700c Hybrid bike that is designed with a perfect blend style for comfort and versatility. The Wayfarer 700c bike is perfectly engineered to offer that dream ride to female commuters. The bike is great for paved trails and street riding. In this article, I’m going to dig deeper into the features that make this hybrid bike a perfect option for your next ride.

Weight:

45 pounds

Frame:

Aluminum

Brake:

Alloy front and rear brakes

Speed:

7 speed

Available in:

3 color

Other Features:

Quality spring seat,upright riding position for comfortable ride, rack included

Schwinn Wayfarer 700c Women’s Hybrid Bike Features:

There are a ton of features that make this hybrid bike look great and ride like a dream. Below are the notable features that make this bike a good combination of quality, value, and comfort.

Lightweight Step-Thru Aluminum Frame:

Let not your wardrobe or height affect the fun you get from riding a hybrid. This bike has a step-through frame that adds freedom to the ride. For instance, it makes it easy to get on and off the bike without having to lift your leg that much. In short, the step-through frame offers a comfortable geometry for riders of all statures and wardrobes.

This women hybrid bike offers the convenience and comfort of a lightweight aluminum frame. This makes it easier to control and less of a burden, especially when pushing it uphill. The aluminum frame lets you ride light without sacrificing the sturdy support. It is custom designed to handle more weight, up to 300 pounds.

Precise 7-Speed Shimano with SRAM Shifters:

This is a bike that cooperates well when riding on various terrains, thanks to the 7-speed gears. It doesn’t only reduce the effort required in conquering hilly terrains, but also makes shifting simple and straightforward. I must say that these are more than enough gears you need for a comfortable city ride.

rear derailleur
seat

Ergonomic Swept Back Handlebar and Seat:

When you take a look at the handlebar and seat of this bike, you’ll notice that it’s upgraded for comfort. The handlebar is swept back to bring it closer to the seat. This offers an upright riding position for excellent visibility of the road ahead. This posture removes pressure off your back to give a lot of comfort, especially when doing long distance rides. The seat has a spring mechanism that works to soften the ride on bumpy surfaces.

Strong-Grip 700c Tires with Lightweight Rims

This hybrid bike is fitted with 700c tires, which is standard for most hybrid bikes out there. These are high-performance, lightweight tires designed to provide rapid change of direction. Combined with the lightweight rims, you get easier acceleration and swift riding. The tires are made a little bit thicker to ensure you get a more stable ride. A unique tread design used on the tires offer strong traction for that non-slip hold on most surface.

Powerful Front and Rear Alloy Pull Brakes:

This bike uses alloy brakes that give it visual impact and character. Apart from providing better looks, the alloy construction offers better heat dissipation that decreases the risk of brake failure. Due to improved heat dissipation, these brakes help lengthen tire life by keeping them cooler. The aluminum alloy ensures that the brakes are far more protected from the effects of rust and corrosion.

Easy and Quick Assembly:

Assembling a bike is one task that most riders find quite difficult. The good news is that Wayfarer 700c hybrid bike makes the assembly process a breeze. You can do it easy and quick. Mostly, the assembly process would take around 10 to 20 minutes depending on your level of expertise.

Pros:

  • Good start for entry-level riders
  • Comfortable geometry
  • Quick and easy to assemble
  • Impressive weight capacity (300 pounds)
  • Beautiful retro design

Pros:

  • No headlight or taillight for visibility
  • Not as light as other hybrid bikes, though the weight is acceptable

Frequent Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Does the bike have an adjustable seat?

A: The height of the seat can be adjusted to your size.

Q: What is the maximum weight capacity of this bike?

A: The weight limit of the bike is not stated. However, it is field tested for up to 300 pounds.

Q: How much does the bike weigh?

A: Fully assembled, the bike weighs 36 pounds.

Q: What kind of tools are needed to assemble the bike?

A: You’ll need an interchangeable screwdriver, full socket set, and an adjustable wrench.

Final Verdict:

The Wayfarer 700c is a great blend of practicality, comfort, and style. This bike does well both on hills and flats. It has few minor drawbacks that can easily be taken care of by adding some few extras to the bike, such as a headlight and a lock. This bike has every reason to be at the top of your hybrid bike shopping list.

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