I went on my third ride last night (fit file here) with zero dropouts, but there is one spike for some reason I’ve yet to determine. The Garmin connect link is here for those who are interested. To do is check the calibration. To get to a minimum viable product I need to finish the enclosure and auto shutdown when not pedalling for a few minutes. 150 hours of life (estimated) doesn’t seem that long when it spends 22 hours a day not in use.
I made a video tonight explaining how pedal based power meters such as Garmin Vector and Look Power Pedal work. It also explains how Resonant String Gauges for the Swedish Adrenaline indiegogo project likely work (here). The video is still uploading, and it’s fairly basic whiteboard video. It’ll be here later tonight. Direct link / post tomorrow.
I want to apologize for taking video in an unsafe manner for Accuity V4.1’s first ride. Please don’t do the same. It was stupid and reckless endangering myself unnecessarily. If you must take video buy a cheap camera mount or a GoPro. I ordered a mount today to take some video. It’s cheap from China but I suspect it’ll do the job.