Calories calculation weight bike+driver

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Daniel

17 Jul, 2014 07:38 PM

Hi,
I am a big fan of kinetic, great work!

I would like to know, if calories calculation considers also the bike's weight. In profile settings you can only configure a weight (bike+driver?).

Is (if available) haert beat measurement involved in calories calculation?

Thank you!
Daniel

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick on 17 Jul, 2014 07:47 PM

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    Afraid not, it's a guesstimate the weight of the bike will have little impact compared to rolling resistance, weight of rider, sitting position if rider, etc, etc.

    We would like to use heart beat more in our calculations, but it's not currently used. If you can calculate your average MET then you can input that (and kinetic will calculate calories against time)

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  2. 2 Posted by Daniel on 17 Jul, 2014 08:00 PM

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    Thanks for fast response!

    I apologize what do you mean by MET? Where do I have to input that value?
    Thank you
    Daniel

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Nick on 17 Jul, 2014 08:43 PM

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    Tap on the calorie module, you can choose activity type here or enter the metabolic equivalent value for you. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metabolic_equivalent

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