Fitness Equipment / Exercise Machine Repair/Reebok CYC 12
I have a Reebok CYC12 recumbent bike. Something happened to cause it to pedal very hard. The control does not seem to get enough power to stay on or I just canít pedal long enough to keep it going. Adjusting the resistance on the control does nothing; neither does hitting the reset button on the backside of the control. I checked and verified the permanent magnets are disengaged. I removed the belt and spun the pulley and flywheel by hand. The flywheel turns with some resistance. I assume there is something wrong with the generator but canít say for sure. Do you have any suggestions how I can narrow down this problem?
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It sounds as if you have narrowed the problem down to a physical binding in the "flywheel". If you are speaking of the generator in the bike, often these are a single unit and if there is binding in the generator, you replace the entire generator unit.