The Trainer Resistance Seems To Be Wrong
If you think your trainer giving you inappropriate resistance, first of all, you should provide a calibration, and if it doesn't help you should do a Rouvy resistance test to prove if it’s SW or HW issue – or to be able to find the best solution. To be sure it’s necessary to test Trainer’s resistance both in ERG mode (Power mode in Free Ride).
It’s necessary to ride this test in Free Ride mode, you can use and switch both „POWER“ and „SLOPE“ mode during one activity. It has two parts. The first one is in „POWER MODE“, the second one should be ridden in „SLOPE MODE“.
Start the test with „POWER MODE“ and adjust the first resistance level (target power) to 150 W. You have to sustain each resistance level for 1 minute and try to maintain the same cadence. There is an example:
- 1 minute; 150 W; 85 – 90 RPM
- 1 minute; 200 W; 85 – 90 RPM
- 1 minute; 250 W; 85 – 90 RPM
If you couldn’t stand the load of 250 w per 1 minute, please lower the “Power Mode” test. You could start at 100 W, then continue to 150 W and finish at 200 W.
Right after the first part – you need to switch into „SLOPE MODE“ in Settings and start the grade of 0% (flat). There will be the same process as in „POWER MODE“. You should stay at each level for 1 minute and then increase the grade.
- 1 minute; 0%; 85 – 90 RPM
- 1 minute; 3%; 85 – 90 RPM
- 1 minute; 6%; 85 – 90 RPM
How can I switch from power mode to slope mode or change the load?
- Go to Free ride Setting -> Target mode.
- Go to setting -> Value of change by +/-.