Originally Posted by VpointVick
They should spin pretty freely, any drag in the drivetrain is going to cost horsepower to overcome, and that comes from your legs.
I'd clean the bearing out and reassemble and see what it's like then.
I cleaned them out. Relubed it and it's still running pretty stiff. I'm thinking they are like that by design Since they are bushings and not a ball bearing.
I'll go see how much some ceramic bearings cost then decide.