Look for a Perimeter Weighted Flywheel When You Shop for a Recumbent Exercise Bike
A perimeter weighted flywheel is when the inner weight of an exercise bicycle has most of its weight loaded along the outside, or perimeter, of the disk.
The other type of flywheel is uniform in size and weight. It’s just a flat disk that rotates. Some call that a center weighted flywheel.
With a regular bicycle you ride outside, the resistance comes from your weight on the bicycle and the resistance of the rubber tires on the road. And, of course, a lot depends on…