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How do i lubicant my reebok b5.8e bike

Well I'm not familiar with Reebok exercise bikes specifically, but I am familiar with bike pedals in general. It looks like these are rather cheap plastic pedals that are sealed (no real way to take them apart and lubricate them). I suggest you try using some kind of household oil, 3 in1 etc. or maybe WD-40.and spray on the inside side of the pedal. If you take them off the machine, it might be easier to see where to spray or drop oil in the best area. If you do decide to take them off, the left hand pedal is reverse threaded (to unscrew the left pedal you must turn the axle of the pedal that unscrews clockwise to remove). The right pedal is regular thread (counter clockwise to remove). Depending on how much space is between the crank and the pedal body, you might have to get a special bicycle pedal wrench available from a good bicycle shop (Park tools are the best). The special wrench is very thin to be able to get between the crank and the pedal body which is usually very narrow between the pedal and the crank. If this doesn't work, I'm afraid you probably going to have to buy new ones in order to get rid of the squeak. If you don't mind doing away with the pedal straps, you could get cheap pedals at a bicycle shop. If you do choose to go this route take the pedal with you. There are two different pedal axle diameters: 1/2" and 9/16". The 1/2" isn't very common anymore, so it will probably be 9/16". The pedals usually marked L and R on the ends of the axel. If French it's D for right and G for left. If not, you will just have to try them to see which pedal is left and right by trying each one (remember preceding instructions). Good luck!

Aug 08, 2012 | Sport & Outdoor - Others


Installing a Pedal Strap onto a Bike Pedal

Video about How to Install a Pedal Strap onto a Bike Pedal

  • This procedure will demonstrate how to attach a pedal strap onto a pedal
    • This is even easier when the pedal is attached to the bike but we did not have a bike available so we are showing how it is done with the pedalremoved from the bike
      • Tip: Soaking the pedal straps in hot water can make the strap installation even easier as the hot water will soften the rubber making it more pliable
  • Start on the inside of the pedal (nearest the pedal shaft) by placing the slotted hole in the strap at the bottom of the tab and pulling the strap up and into place as seen in the video
  • Then with the tab on the outside of the pedal, start at the bottom and push the strap up and around the tab into place
  • This is all that is required to install a pedal strap onto a bike pedal
  • That completes the procedure
Installing Pedal Strap onto Stationary Bike Pedal Video

on Apr 28, 2014 | Exercise & Fitness

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I cant remove my bike pedals

Frozenbike pedals are not a problem if you follow a few simple steps. To begin with,the Right Pedal is standard, and the Left Pedal is Reverse Thread. If you areturning the wrong way, they will never come off. The trick is to use thecorrect wrench, skinny enough to slide in place without slop, and try toposition the wrench next to the Crank Arm in such a way that you can squeezethe Pedal Arm and Wrench together as if giving a very firm hand shake. Justsqueeze hard, and 90% of the time it will break free. If it doesn't, then sprayWD-40 or some other penetrating lubricant on both sides of the threads takingcare not to contaminate the grease inside the pedal bearings. You might have togive it a good soak, and bang the metal crank arm several times to make thelubricate work its way into the thread, sometimes leaving it for 24-hours canmake easy removal the next day. Remember, the Right Pedal is Right, and theLeft Pedal is Reverse, meaning, the Right Pedal tightens normally in theclockwise direction, and loosens in the counter-clockwise direction. The Rightpedal is from the Bike Riders perspective, when sitting on the bike, the Rightpedal is on the Right Side. An extension pipe can be slipped over the wrenchextending its length 2 or 3 feet, and will bust free just about anything frozentogether, however such a method risks damage, and you might end up needing toreplace the Crank Arm.

Feb 07, 2012 | Huffy 26 in. Cranbrook Cruiser Bike

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Bike will not start, have lights, etc., no sounds at all, happened several times before, took to dealer they could not find anything wrong, bike was returned to me, started and ran fine, now it has...

Might be a faulty side stand lockout switch. They're subject to a lot of wear, tear and grime and tend to wear out. So your bike thinks the side stand is down when it isn't locking your bike out so it won't start. Failing that it may be a faulty neutral switch, again the bike doesn't know it is in neutral so doesn't start.
I am going to state the obvious also, is your main kill switch turned on?

Sep 19, 2011 | 2005 Suzuki Boulevard C90

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The pedals will turn but the wheel does not

The rear set of gears, called the "Freewheel" are shot, and need to be replaced. You can find another wheel, but this will probably prove to be difficult, or you can pay for a new freewheel or your bike shop may give you an old one for a discount.
Good luck

Aug 29, 2011 | Cycling

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Ok i got this exercise bike at a yard sale its the stamina R360's and I didn't notice it doesn't contain the petal straps for it i need them for pt at home, tkr so my foot doesn't slide off...

Fixya does not sell replacement pedal straps and would not know of sources.
For a manual, try Googling (stamina)(R360s)(manual) without parens.

Aug 10, 2017 | Cycling

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Trying to replace the pedal, cannot get the existing pedal off of the bike. It is the left pedal shaft that will not come off. The bike is a Schwinn 220 excersise bike

Are you sure that you're turning it correctly? The left pedal on almost all properly designed bike pedals turns counter-clockwise to remove, the opposite direction to's to ensure that normal forward pedalling action cannot unscrew the pedal.

Jul 18, 2011 | Cycling

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The chain doesn't move when the pedals are turned

Take you calibrated eyeball and evaluate what DOES move or what components of the bike may be preventing it (like brakes). Elevate the rear wheel so it CAN turn and rotate the pedals. I assume the pedals turn because you say they do. Is the chain even engaged on the chainring?

Jul 12, 2011 | Schwinn Cycling

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Bought a sunny pro indoor cycling bike sf-b901. left pedal wont thread into crank, csn sending crank but i cannot get crank off of bike. how can i do this

Try turning it in in the opposite direction. Bike pedals are reverse threaded which some people will miss when they are putting different pedals. Otherwise try starting the pedal at a slight angle, this may be enough to get the thread started.

May 05, 2011 | Cycling

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