Keiser Indoor Group Cycles
Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle with Console
Keiser Indoor Cycles
The unique Keiser M Series Indoor Cycles cardio line features Keiser’s innovative magnetic system. Designed, engineered and manufactured in the U.S. to strict quality standards and test procedures, which guarantees an extremely durable and effective machine. You can also outfit Keiser M Series equipment with our intuitive M Series Computer. Motivate and empower by accurately tracking and measuring: Workload (watts), Heart Rate (Polar™ compatible), Time, Distance and Cadence. Order your Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle from FitnessZone.com
Keiser M3 Indoor Cycle Resistance Design
An eddy current is an electric current in a conducting material that results from induction by a moving or varying magnetic field. On M Series equipment this is generated by two opposing magnets passing over the flywheel. The flywheel (a conductor) passes through the magnetic field generated by the two powerful magnets. By varying how much of the flywheel comes into contact with the magnetic field you can increase or decrease the amount of resistance for the rider. As no parts in the resistance system ever touch there is no wear on the system.
When the flywheel is turned in proximity of the magnetic field the eddy current is created. The flywheel acts like a conductor with closed circuits. The energy generated by turning the flywheel has nowhere to go, so as it resists it becomes more difficult for the rider to pedal. If the flywheel is in less contact with the magnetic field it’s easier to ride. The more of the flywheel that comes in contact with the magnetic field (the higher the energy that is being generated with each turn) the more difficult it becomes to ride.
Fig. 1. At full resistance the flywheel is in most contact with the magnetic field. When you reduce the amount of contact to the field (move the magnets away) the resistance then decreases.