To be blunt, when I originally authored this post I did a poor job; and I know this from the number of emails I get about this post – entirely driven by my lack of clarity, so let’s start again.
The key things I want you to take away from this post are;
- Download the Excel sheet below and graph your output settings.
- When you graph your output figures, as funny as it sounds, do not focus on the actual output numbers matching my figures; focus on the following.
- First, at each resistance setting, as you move to a higher cadence, your graph should move predictably higher and in a smooth fashion from left to right; [See graph below]
- Second, the gap between each DIFFERENT resistance setting at THE SAME CADENCE should be somewhat uniform.
Below is what you don’t want to see, should be self explanatory;
What is your takeaway? You should be re-calibrating your bike per the instructions to first create your baseline. Second, you can use the Excel sheet below to measure your bike on your own schedule to determine if your bike needs adjustment. Peloton Measurement Sheet