Operation Verification

Use the Operation Verification Checklist to verify the bike operation. Verify the bike operation at the completion of any maintenance procedure and when it is necessary to ensure that the bike is operating properly.

Operation Verification Checklist

Do an overall visual inspection of the bike looking for any loose hardware and/or missing parts Repair and replace as needed.

Verify that the bike sets level and is stable on the floor, see Leveling Adjustment Procedure.

Verify that the seat height and forward/back adjustment operate correctly.

  • Make sure that the seat post up/down movement is smooth and that the pop-pins lock at different positions. .
  • Make sure the forward/back slider movement is smooth and the adjustment knob locks the seat in position.

Verify that the handlebar height and forward/back adjustment work correctly.

  • Make sure the handlebar post up/down movement is smooth and that the pop-pins lock at different positions.
  • Make sure the forward/back slider movement is smooth and the adjustment knob locks the handlebar in position.

Set the resistance to minimum and pedal the bike at a moderate pace (55 rpm or greater), increase the resistance to maximum and return to zero resistance.

  • Verify that the resistance knob functions normally from min to max resistance.
  • Verify that there were no unusual noises from the brake pads or flywheel during operation.
  • Verify that at maximum resistance, the bike was very hard to pedal.

Commercial use: Release all tension from the resistance knob when the operational check is completed.

Residential use: Use resistance knob to apply a small amount of resistance when the operational check is completed.

 

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