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Old 07-18-17, 06:33 PM
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wheel circumference for Schwinn Aerodyne?

What is the wheel circumference for Schwinn Aerodyne?
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Old 07-18-17, 08:15 PM
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I see a variety of Aerodyne products online but I don't see that they have what I would call a wheel. Looks as if there are various sizes of round fans (?) in the front.

https://www.schwinnfitness.com/schwin...irdyne+AD2.jsp
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A Schwinn Aerodyne is a classic example of why the question "what's the equivalent mileage for xxx minutes on a stationary bike?" All you can really say is that you rode for xxx minutes and maybe note your heart rate.
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May need more clarification on your question. The Schwinn Airdyne used a bicycle wheel for its fan element but I do not know the size used. Probably standard 26" (559 bead seat diameter) but don't quote me on that. I never took one of those wheels out of its cage on the exerciser to measure it.
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Measure the circumference with a string by evenly wrapping a string around the outside edge of the tire. Mark or cut the string at the spot where it reaches back to its starting point and measure its length to determine the circumference.

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3 Ways to Measure a Bicycle Wheel - wikiHow
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OP needs to share what variety of Airdyne is being asked about.
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There are large ones, and small ones.

There is no "tire" per se.

What is your goal of the question? The fans generate resistance, so one gets resistance over time (which is reported by the Airdyne computer if you have one). There is probably no exact correlation of pedaling the airdyne and distance, although someone probably came up with a formula (which may not be uniform with cadence).
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The wheel on "The Beast" circa 1990, is stamped 27X1 1/4.......

I do happen to know that 80RPM will kill ya!

Also, you never should have posted this subject....... I didn't want to look at that thing until Dec or January!
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