Schwinn Sporterra

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Summary of Reviews

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

8 reasons to buy

  • The Schwinn Sporterra is affordable.
  • Testers agree the bike is specced for beginner gravel grinders, with mechanical disc brakes and an entry-level Shimano drivetrain.
  • Schwinn offers the bike in one size. Riders 5’4” to 6’2” can fit on the bike.
  • Users were pleased with the sleek black color of the bike.
  • 700c x 38mm tires are wide and roll smoothly. They travel over gravel roads with ease.
  • Mechanical disc brakes are easy to maintain when traveling in remote areas.
  • The aluminum frame is durable.
  • The seat post clamp is quick release. Riders can easily adjust the seat height.

4 reasons not to buy

  • Several users had issues assembling the bike because the fork arrived bent.
  • The brakes and shifters need frequent adjustment.
  • The handlebars do not lower enough for shorter riders to maneuver the bike smoothly.
  • The Sporterra is heavy. It weighs over 30 lb.

Bottom line

The Schwinn Sporterra is a gravel-adventure bike for entry-level riders. It is affordable. Components; including mechanical disc brakes and the Shimano drivetrain, keep the price down. The bike is only offered in one color: an attractive black. The aluminum frame is durable but heavy. Schwinn states the bike is best for riders 5’4” to 6’2”. Assembly can be difficult. The brakes and shifters require frequent adjustments to work properly.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

89/100 based on 28 ratings
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