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Q to Kinetic Road Machine owners - dripping water sound normal?

Old 12-26-12, 07:57 PM
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Q to Kinetic Road Machine owners - dripping water sound normal?

Santa was very good to me and brought me a road machine. Tonight I'm hearing a sound of water dripping as it starts to spin up. I assume this is normal (it is a "fluid" trainer after all), but this being the 41 I thought I'd ask? Is this normal?
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Old 12-26-12, 08:00 PM
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Guess I should have checked the FAQ's on the kinetic site before posting. Any thoughts still appreciated. From the site:

Why does my Kinetic Resistance unit make a "Gurgling" noise at low speeds?


The liquid noise you are hearing is the fluid inside the resistance chamber rolling against the impellers. It’s a gurgling or soft rain noise, usually only noted at lower speeds. As you pick up speed the fluid is pushed to the outer part of the chamber (where the impellers are larger) and provides increased (progressive) resistance.
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As you say. I wouldn't call it "dripping", mind you, but if it's not leaking, it should be good.
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You're asking the 41 about what is normal? That's disturbing in itself.

Yeah, it's normal. I don't hear it on mine anymore because I use earphones and an iPad.
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