Verification of Technical Parameters and Modification of Upright Exercise Bike Construction
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Faculty of Production Engineering, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Akademicka 13 str., 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Online publication date: 2016-12-08
Publication date: 2016-12-01
International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering 2016;21(4):1025-1032
In this paper, the technical data provided by the sellers of an exercise bike FALCON SG-911B SAPPHIRE have been verified. After dismantling the bike, the dimensions of the components of the transmission of motion were measured and the mass parameters of the flywheel were set. In order to increase the mass moment of inertia reduced to an axis of the crankshaft, construction changes were proposed. The values of the braking torque of the magnetic brake at subsequent resistance levels were measured. The cycling test was performed and the distance, calories burned and heart rate read from the counter were verified computationally.
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