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Old 05-07-19, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Adamda View Post
Hi. i did a 54 second 1k on a Wattbike. It said that my average power was over 900 watts. I had the air setting on 10 and the magnetic setting on 4 or 5. I don't really do much cycling and haven't been on a Wattbike before. I'm about 82kg.
I didn't get a picture of the screen afterwards.
This time seems a bit fast. Is there something I might have done wrong with the settings? Or do the bikes become inaccurate after a while?
Hi, Adamda, and welcome to the forum.

The good news:
Studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between power output on an ergometer in a laboratory (read: spin bike) and power output on the track.

The bad news:
There are a lot more factors in play that make a good rider that will turn in a good time. They don't hand out medals for Wattbike performances. You have to do it on the track against a stopwatch.

Next Steps:
Get started on the track! See how you do. Hang out with us here.
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