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BEFORE YOU BEGIN Congratulations for selecting the new NordicTrack SL 705 exercise cycle. Cycling is one of the most effective exercises for increasing cardiovascular fit- ness, building endurance, and toning the entire body. The NordicTrack ® SL 705 offers an impressive array of features designed to let you enjoy this healthful exercise in the comfort and privacy of your home.
ASSEMBLY Assembly requires two persons. Place all parts of the exercise cycle in a cleared area and remove the packing materials. Do not dispose of the packing materials until assembly is completed. Assembly requires the included tools and your own adjustable wrench screwdriver Use the drawings below to identify the small parts used in assembly.
2. While another person lifts the rear of the Frame (1), attach the Rear Stabilizer (16) to the Frame with four M8 x 40mm Button Screws (54) and four M8 Split Washers (55). 3. While another person holds the Upright (2) in the posi- tion shown, connect the Upper Wire Harness (42) to the Lower Wire Harness (43).
5. Have another person hold the Console (4) near the Handlebar (3). Connect the Upper Wire Harness (42) to the wire har- ness on the Console (4). Locate the two ground wires that are connected with a screw to the Handlebar (3). Connect the two ground wires to the two smallest wires on the Console.
8. Identify the Left Pedal (22), which is marked with an “L.” Using an adjustable wrench, firmly tighten the Left Pedal counterclockwise into the Left Crank Arm (24). Tighten the Right Pedal (not shown) clockwise into the Right Crank Arm. Important: Tighten both Pedals as firmly as possible.
HOW TO OPERATE THE EXERCISE CYCLE HOW TO MOVE AND LEVEL THE EXERCISE CYCLE Stand in front of the exercise cycle, hold the handle- bars firmly, and placed your foot against one of the wheels. Tip the exercise cycle until it can be moved on the wheels.
CONSOLE DIAGRAM Note: If there is a sheet of clear plastic on the face of the console, remove it before using the console. FEATURES OF THE CONSOLE The advanced console offers a selection of features designed to make your workouts more enjoyable and effective.
HOW TO USE THE MANUAL MODE Begin pedaling to activate the console. The exercise cycle requires no batteries or external power source. Power is supplied by a generator as you pedal. To activate the console, begin pedaling at a speed of about 3 miles per hour or faster.
Note: The console can display speed and distance in either miles or kilo- meters. To find which unit of mea- surement is select- ed, you must select the console’s user mode. Hold down the Program Select button for about three seconds.
HOW TO USE RESISTANCE AND PACE PROGRAMS Begin pedaling to activate the console. See step 1 on page 10. Select one of the six resistance and pace programs. When the power is turned on, the manual mode will be selected. To select a resistance and pace program, press the Program...
Monitor your progress with the two displays. See step 4 on page 10. Measure your heart rate if desired. See step 5 on page 11. Turn on the fan if desired. See step 6 on page 11. When the program is finished, the console will automatically turn off.
Hold the handgrip pulse sensor. To use a heart rate program, you must use the handgrip pulse sensor (see step 5 on page 11) or the optional chest pulse sensor. If you use the handgrip pulse sensor, it is not necessary to hold the handgrips continuously during the program.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR CD PLAYER, VCR, OR COMPUTER To use iFIT.com CDs, the exercise cycle must be con- nected to your portable CD player, portable stereo, home stereo, or computer with CD player. See pages 15 and 16 for connecting instructions. To use iFIT.com videocassettes, the exercise cycle must be connected to your VCR.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR HOME STEREO Note: If your stereo has an unused LINE OUT jack, see instruction A below. If the LINE OUT jack is being used, see instruction B. A. Plug one end of the audio cable into the jack beneath the console.
Note: If your VCR has an unused AUDIO OUT jack, see instruction A below. If the AUDIO OUT jack is being used, see instruction B. If you have a TV with a built-in VCR, see instruction B. If your VCR is connected to your home stereo, see HOW TO CONNECT YOUR HOME STEREO on page 16.
HOW TO USE IFIT.COM CD AND VIDEO PROGRAMS To use iFIT.com CDs or videocassettes, the exercise cycle must be connected to your portable CD player, portable stereo, home stereo, computer with CD play- er, or VCR. See HOW TO CONNECT YOUR CD PLAYER, VCR, OR COMPUTER on page 15.
4” stereo speakers. The stand even incorporates a CleanAire ionizer that keeps airborne contaminants to a mini- mum in your exercise room. Visit www.NordicTrack.com or call toll-free 1-888-825- 2588 for more information or to order.
MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING Inspect and properly tighten all parts of the exercise cycle regularly. To clean the exercise cycle, use a soft, damp cloth. To prevent damage to the console, keep liquids away from the console and keep the con- sole out of direct sunlight.
EXERCISE GUIDELINES WARNING: • Before beginning this or any exercise pro- gram, consult your physician. This is espe- cially important for individuals over the age of 35 or individuals with pre-existing health problems. • The pulse sensor is not a medical device. Various factors may affect the accuracy of heart rate readings.
• the MODEL NUMBER of the product (NTC05940) • the NAME of the product (NordicTrack • the SERIAL NUMBER of the product (see the front cover of this manual) • the KEY NUMBER and DESCRIPTION of the part(s) (see pages 22 and 23) WHAT IS COVERED—The entire NordicTrack...