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STAR TRAC FITNESS Spinner Blade User Manual

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  • Page 1 STAR TRAC 14410 MYFORD ROAD, IRVINE, CA 92606 USA & /dE^^ W/EEZ /<^ ^Z ^ Eh > ^W/EEZ >  ^W/EEZ Eyd ^W/EEZ WZK ^W/EEZ Eyd...
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………………… Safety Instructions ……………………………………………………………………………… Testing the Bike ……………………………………………………………………………………. Instructions for Use ……………………………………………………………………………….. Seat Adjustments ……………………………………………………………………………... Handlebar Adjustments ………………………………………………………………………. Pedal Strap Adjustment ………………………………………………………………………. Resistance Control …………………………………………………………………………… Smart Release™ System ……………………………………………………………………... Training Information ………………………………………………………………………………. User Information …………………………………………………………………………………… 11-15 Bike Setup ……………………………………………………………………………………. Hand Positions ………………………………………………………………………………..
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Please check with your physician before beginning any exercise program. ® Do not push yourself to excess. Stop if you feel faint, dizzy or exhausted. Use common sense when exercising on the bike. STAR TRAC® is a registered trademark of STAR TRAC® . Spin , Spinner , Spinning and the Spinning logo are registered trademarks of Mad Dogg Athletics, Inc.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    $)(7< 16758&7,216 NSTRUCTIONS The following fitness safeguards and operating precautions are directed to purchasers and users of Spinner indoor cycling bikes. Club ® Managers should ensure that members and fitness staff are trained to follow these same instructions. Failure to follow these safeguards may result in injury or serious health risk.
  • Page 6: Testing The Bike

    (67,1* 7+( Use this checklist to perform the bike test procedure. … … … … Recheck all the bolts and make sure they are all tightened to the proper torque specification and no parts are missing. … … … … Test the handlebar and seat post to make sure they move freely and you are able to lock in at different positions.
  • Page 7: Instructions For Use

    16758&7,216 )25 Your Spinner® indoor cycling bike is easy to use. The bike allows the user full control over resistance by simply adjusting the brake pad. Typically, lower resistance levels enable you to pedal at a faster pace, placing increased demand on the cardiovascular system. Higher resistance levels will typically deliver a greater muscle/endurance workout at lower RPMs.
  • Page 8: Handlebar Adjustments

    HANDLEBAR ADJUSTMENTS Position the handlebar at the same height as your seat, or higher if you feel any discomfort in your back. All Spinner indoor cycling bikes allow for ® adjustment of handlebar height. Additionally, the Spinner V allows for fore and aft adjustment of the handlebar. ®...
  • Page 9: Pedal Strap Adjustment

    PEDAL STRAP ADJUSTMENT To adjust the pedal straps: Place the balls of your feet securely in the toe cages, with the ball of the foot (or the widest part of your shoe) over the center of the pedals. As you pedal, concentrate on keeping feet flat, which enables a more powerful pedal stroke.
  • Page 10: Training Information

    5$,1,1* 1)250$7,21 This section provides hints on how to stay motivated, and suggestions for getting the most out of your workouts with maximum ease, efficiency and enjoyment. IMPORTANT: User should be aware of the features, functions and proper operation of the bike before using the bike for the first time. BEFORE BEGINNING Be sure the seat, handlebar and pedal straps are properly adjusted for your body size and comfort before beginning your workout.
  • Page 11: User Information

    1)250$7,21 BIKE SETUP Proper bike setup gives you a more comfortable ride and reduces your risk of injury. SEAT HEIGHT SEAT FORE-AND-AFT At the proper height, there should be a slight bend in your knee when you’re at the POP-PIN bottom of a pedal stroke.
  • Page 12: Hand Positions

    HAND POSITIONS The Spinning program is a simple and effective way to get the fitness results you want. Following are the three hand positions used in the Spinning ® ® program. HAND POSITION 2 is used at all times except HAND POSITION 1 can be used for warm-up, HAND POSITION 3 is only used for out-of- out-of-the-saddle climbs.
  • Page 13: Stretching

    STRETCHING Stretching will help prevent injury and soreness. It keeps the lower back and leg muscles flexible, which enhances physical performance and reduces strain. Below are some key stretches to incorporate at the beginning and end of your workout. You should stretch slowly to the point where mild discomfort is felt in the muscle being stretched.
  • Page 14 GLUTES 1 Stand facing the bike about 2-3 feet away and place a hand on handlebar for stability. 2 Stand on one leg and rest the other foot above the knee of your standing leg. 3 Flex the knee of your standing leg and allow your hips to sink back. 4 Feel the stretch in the glutes area of the crossed leg.
  • Page 15: Heart Rate Guidelines

    HEART RATE GUIDELINES Every ride begins with a goal—and heart rate training is an unbeatable way to achieve it. The Spinning program’s Energy Zone™ system promotes a ® sound and complete approach to fitness by addressing strength, endurance and recovery. Use the chart below to determine your ideal heart rate for each Energy Zone™.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Perform regular scheduled preventive maintenance procedures to maintain your Spinner indoor cycling bike in serviceable condition. ® Note: Star Trac strongly recommends replacing the pedals after two years of use. AINTENA OOLS Tools required for service and maintenance of your Spinner indoor cycling bike are listed below.
  • Page 17 Inspection / Adjustment Inspect major moving parts that require constant proper torque. Loose or misadjusted parts can result in personal injury or damage to the bike. Check the following parts for security and/or proper torque. Crank arms The crank arms should be re-torqued after the first 10 hours of use and every 100 hours of operation, thereafter. The crank arm to the bottom bracket torque is 30 lbs-ft (±...
  • Page 18: Adjustments

    ADJUSTMENTS HAIN ENSION & DJUSTMENT The chain on your bike has been factory set and lubricated. It should not require adjustment initially. Over time, however, you may need to adjust the tension. CAUTION: Improper chain adjustment will cause premature wear and may void the warranty. To adjust chain on Spinner Pro / Elite / NXT: ®...
  • Page 19 LUTCH DJUSTMENT (NXT SR Only) 1. Using a 3mm Allen Wrench, remove the three screws supporting the plastic chain guard shroud. 2. Using a 3mm Allen Wrench, remove the four screws supporting the COG guard cover. (Figure 7) COG Cover 3.
  • Page 20: Parts Replacement

    CAUTION! : DO NOT GET YOUR FINGERS CAUGHT IN THE CHAIN OR SPROCKETS FOR IT MAY CAUSE SEVERE INJURY! Note: Install only Star Trac approved replacement chain. Only a certified Star Trac® technician should perform the following: 1. Remove the chain guard by unscrewing the chain guards screws.
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  • Page 22 STAR TRAC® 14410 Myford Road Irvine, California 92606 Telephone: (800) 228-6635, (714) 669-1660 Fax: (714) 508-3303 http://www.startrac.com Document Number 620-8068, Rev. A...

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