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Hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps and turn your boring stationary bike into a virtual reality excursion!
To do this project, you're gonna need to gather a few parts: USB keypad that has arrow keys. A wired magnetic window or door alarm. Solde...
The premise behind how this works is pretty simple. The magnetic alarm runs off of a reed switch that connects every time a magnet is near it. So if w...
Open up the keypad until you see the circuit boards that comprise it. Find which circuits connect to trigger the up arrow key (or key 8) and connect t...
Once you have the wires connected to the button, put everything back together. You may need to cut some of the plastic casing in order to accommodate ...
After you have it working properly, you want to attach the rig to an exercise bike. I duct taped the alarm switch to the front bike wheel and the magn...
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This is a simple set-up and quite workable. For more utility, though, I think a feedback into the trainer, those with magnetic resistance, that would vary the wattage/speed would add to the realism and exercise utility. It would take things like air resistance, weight of bicycle and user, speed and incline into the resistance formula.
Awesome!!!!!!How could I adapt this for a treadmill(running machine)?
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