The Schwinn 240 was named the best overall stationary recumbent bike by ConsumerSearch and was named best bike under $500 by BestCovery. The Schwinn 240 has 16 levels of resistance and 18 programmed workouts. It is a durable bike with a 300 lb. weight limit and provides a sturdy ride when cycling at high speeds.Does cycling build leg muscle?
Cycling alone will primarily build muscle endurance so it is always recommended that you get down to the gym and use other exercises to build that all important power. Squats and leg presses will help you to build muscles. However, that isn’t to say that it is impossible to use cycling to build leg muscle.Which muscles are used when riding a bike?
The Upper Legs and Glutes. The muscles you work the most when riding an exercise bike are the quadriceps and hamstrings. Your quads are the main driving force on the downward pedal stroke, while your hamstrings work on the upward pedal stroke.