Schwinn Koen

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Facts

Gender
Type
Release Year
Brand
Wheel Size
Number of Gears
Weight
20.28, 22, 24.6, 27.8 lbs
Suspension
Brake Type
Frame Material

Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Schwinn Koen. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • The Schwinn Koen is available in five sizes. Children 28" to 60" can find a size that fits them well.
  • The bike has a durable steel frame.
  • The price is extremely affordable.
  • Training wheels are included with 12" to 18" sizes of the Koen.
  • The bike has a coaster brake and handbrakes.
  • A kickstand is included on the bike.
  • The size chart is spot on, according to testers.
  • The bike has only one gear making it a great entry-level pedal bike for riders.
  • Many users agree the Koen comes well packaged to prevent damage during shipping.
  • The chainguard fully covers the chain to prevent riders from getting clothes caught in the chain.

9 reasons not to buy

  • Schwinn's customer service is not very responsive, according to many. This can be an issue if you have problems with the Koen.
  • The pedals are difficult to permanently secure.
  • Many users complained that Koen's directions for assembly were vague and hard to follow.
  • Tools are needed to assemble the Koen. They are not included.
  • The wheels and fork arrived bent and out of alignment, according to many users.
  • The tubes included with the Koen are prone to punctures.
  • The handbrakes are difficult to engage and adjust.
  • The seat and handlebars need frequent adjustment.
  • The bike is heavy. Its weight makes it difficult for young riders to maneuver it.

Bottom line

The Schwinn Koen is an affordable kids' bike with models available for children from 28" to 60" in height. Assembly frustrates most users but is doable with the right tools. Unfortunately, these tools are not included. The Koen is best for beginner riders that are not ready for gears. It includes a kickstand, dual handbrakes and a coaster brake. The handbrakes are difficult to use as they easily come out of place and are hard to adjust. The bike is heavy but durable, with its steel frame.

Expert Reviews

60/100 based on 1 expert reviews
60
Two Wheeling Tots

Schwinn Koen Boys Bike Review

If you’re looking for a durable bike that won’t break the bank but is still fun to ride, the Schwinn Koen is your best bet.

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Schwinn Koen Bike Review | Assembly and Honest Rating

I’ve been happy overall. My son has really enjoyed this bike.

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User Ratings

88/100 based on 1809 ratings
  • 5 star
    78%
  • 4 star
    14%
  • 3 star
    5%
  • 2 star
    3%
  • 1 star
    1%

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Rankings

Compared to other bikes
#66 Best Kids
Bottom 30%
#39 Best Toddlers
Bottom 30%
#12 Best Schwinn Bike
Top 50%
#206 Best of All Bikes
Bottom 40%

Comparison

In comparison to averages of categories