Originally Posted by Felt_Rider .
My experience is closer to the chart posted by mx. I have not made a chart since I just go by the PM for watts at 3s and elapsed interval time. I rarely look at the other metrics so I am not sure.
I think at Level 1 for what I remember that I typically see is @ 19 mph is close to 200 watts with Mich Pro 4 at 105 psi
Dave posted a different chart not long ago, but I think most of the users agreed that the wattage on the chart is higher than what we have experienced.
Yeah, that's correct. I tend to ride most of my Tempoish workouts on the 1 setting but sometimes kick it up to 2 which feels more like rolling up a steady moderate climb. The zero setting is ok for a fast spin session but feels a bit light for serious workouts and a bit too much for complete rest day spinning.Originally Posted by danfoz .
Thanks Dave, so if understanding correctly riding on the "1" setting, the power (under the circumstances you describe) would more closely resemble the power curve shown as "0" (lowest black line) on felt's image attachment. After riding a bit yeserday the "1" setting seems where I'll probably spend most of my time.
It's all just SWAG at this point w/o an actual power meter but will be nice to know roughly what I can handle for about an hour, never having attributed my output to a wattage # in any way before.
Thanks LeeRoy.Originally Posted by LeeRoySD .
I'll second Dave's assessment above. I ride mostly on position one as well. I was using the trainerroad.com "Virtual Power" curve for my E-motions which was created using these numbers from inside ride prior to getting my power meter. After using a new Quarq with them and doing a couple fairly thorough comparison tests, the numbers on curve zero most closely match the power generated when the rollers are on resistance position one. In fact it is even a little more so for me (like another 5-10 watts lower... as in 250 watts on setting #1 is more like 205 watts). My bike + rider weight is about 205 lbs on Conti GP4000s at about 110 PSI. Hope this helps.
This is a ride done today on setting number one under the conditions mentioned above. Feel free to highlight a short and relatively steady state section to see the power/speed correlations.
Great to hearOriginally Posted by danfoz .
I haven't picked up a speedo yet but after a several one hour sessions I can say this was the best money I've spent for the bike in awhile. It's certainly better than any other indoor solution I have come across incl. old skool rollers and a number of diff trainers.