What is the blinking red light on my Peloton Bike over the Fly Wheel? Is this normal / ok?

If you look closely near the top of the front fly-wheel of your Peloton bike, you may notice a blinking red light. This is a completely normal light (even though we have all been trained that blinking red lights = bad!). This is simply the magnetic resistance sensor for the bike, which monitors & helps determine your output numbers. The Peloton’s resistance sensor, located over the top of the wheel, under the clear plastic cover, blinks red when it is working correctly.

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Chris Lewis
Chris Lewis is the creator & founder of Pelo Buddy. He purchased his Peloton in 2018, and uses all the different devices: Peloton Bike, Tread, Row, and Guide. He has been involved in the fitness industry for more than a decade - previously co-founding the websites Mud Run Guide & Ninja Guide. You can find him on the leaderboard at #PeloBuddy.

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