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Recently assembled and tried bike. There seems to be a catch/hitch in the rotation when pedal at bottom. It should be smooth. What could be wrong and how to fix?

Problem worse when rider is in a standing/upright position.

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It's probably the bottom bracket bearing. Exercise bikes typically have really, really cheap bearings in them. I have the same problem on my Horizon M4 with a lot of bearing chatter when doing standing high resistance.

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