The Schwinn Volare 1200 is an excellent flat bar multipurpose bike which can be used for commuting, exercising or just riding. The lightweight but robust Schwain aluminium frame together with parts that have been carefully chosen do a good job by making the bike weigh only 33 pounds.
The Schwinn Alloy crank set equips the bike with a wide gear range making it ready for all terrains.
The Shimano Altus shifters used for smooth, quick and hassle-free shifting along with Alloy Linear pull brakes that allow precision and powerful braking make the bike really fast and provides the rider with the ultimate riding experience.
The bike is available in two colours: Blue and Black. It also comes with a lifetime warranty on frame and 30 days of warranty to parts which are subject to wear and tear.
The bike ships with Schwinn Aluminum Road frameset along with Schwinn Aluminium forks; Schwinn Alloy (3-piece) 28/38/48T;Ball bottom bracket system; SR Suntour Top-pull (triple) front derailleur and Shimano tourney rear derailleur; KMC Z-51chain and 13-28T 7 Speed Cassette cogset;
Shimano Altus Shifters have been installed for lightning fast shifting and Alloy Pull linear front and rear brakes do a really good job in bringing the bike to a quick halt.
Apart from these, Alloy 28H rims (4 spoke); 700 x 28 C Tires; QR Alloy Front and Rear Hubs, Steel Platform/PP pedals; 2 finger Shimano Altus brake levers; 25.4 road flat handle bar (with 10 degree sweep); Alloy A-head stem; 1-1/8 inches threadless headset and 27.2 millimetres Alloy seatpost are the components which have been used to construct this bike.
The Schwinn Volare 1200 can be used as an efficient tool for commuting, exercising or hitting the roads. Weighing at only 33.1 pounds, this stylish and slick looking bi-cycle is really easy to handle. The quality of the ride offered is reasonably good. The Shimono shifters do a fair job and the brakes work well also. The lightness coupled with fast and reliable Shimono shifters and Alloy pull linear front and rear brakes, the bike has the ability to clock fairly high speeds. As a result, apart from being a commuter bike, it can also be considered for buying if you are looking for an entry level and budget bike to hit the roads.
The seat on the other hand might feel a bit uncomfortable, especially if you are taking it to a long ride. Although assembling it is easy as it is shipped almost fully assembled, consider paying a visit to the local bike shop if you have not done anything like this before just to make sure everything is tuned up and set properly.
The overall performance of the bike is good and if you’re searching for an entry level multipurpose bike in a small budget, this one is definitely going to fit your bill.