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I pulled up this graphical representation of what a properly calibrated bike should look like (output for different cadence/tension combos) on whoismacho. My kept tweaking my calibration until i got these results-ish. Does this seem to make sense? Comments welcome.

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I've seen that graph before and it seems to be pretty consistent with what I see and seems to be what most people have used. I've had my bike for 14 months and haven't calibrated mine yet.

I'll be curious to see what others have to say.
 

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Makes sense to me but it's curious Peloton does not offer up a "gold standard" chart or graph similar to what aringness found at whoismacho. I have found other published charts on the net and based upon those, re-calibrated my bike. My outputs are much closer (though still on the low side) of what the chart I found (output at various cadence / resistance combinations). However, the bike feels too easy now and my strive score is 50% less than what it was during a typical power zone workout.

I did not use Peloton's calibration kit and I think that was my error. It appears you have to crank up the resistance such that the middle two magnets meet a spacer (supplied in the Peloton's calibration kit). That defines the starting point for 31 quarter turn part of the calibration procedure.

They are sending me a kit today and hopefully, that will do the trick.
 

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Makes sense to me but it's curious Peloton does not offer up a "gold standard" chart or graph similar to what aringness found at whoismacho. I have found other published charts on the net and based upon those, re-calibrated my bike. My outputs are much closer (though still on the low side) of what the chart I found (output at various cadence / resistance combinations). However, the bike feels too easy now and my strive score is 50% less than what it was during a typical power zone workout.

I did not use Peloton's calibration kit and I think that was my error. It appears you have to crank up the resistance such that the middle two magnets meet a spacer (supplied in the Peloton's calibration kit). That defines the starting point for 31 quarter turn part of the calibration procedure.

They are sending me a kit today and hopefully, that will do the trick.
My initial look says those graphs and their line function is off by a large amount. I’m on a bike+. For instance, from a recent workout, looking at rhe graph of the entire ride I find a spot where there’s resistance of 44, a cadence of 84 and output is 90 watts. Another ride, R of 52, C of 90 and W is 81 at a specific point. I would think one could use averages of R and C and W and map into that function but I’m not seeing it on my bike+. Bike is about a month old and was calibrated when I received it.
 

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My initial look says those graphs and their line function is off by a large amount. I’m on a bike+. For instance, from a recent workout, looking at rhe graph of the entire ride I find a spot where there’s resistance of 44, a cadence of 84 and output is 90 watts. Another ride, R of 52, C of 90 and W is 81 at a specific point. I would think one could use averages of R and C and W and map into that function but I’m not seeing it on my bike+. Bike is about a month old and was calibrated when I received it.
Of course looking back on my post something is odd since a lessor R and lessor C got a higher Wattage. I’ll have to go back and recheck numbers but not tonight.
 
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