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vPower

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The vPower data field app has been developed for those who are not fortunate enough to own an expensive power meter. Firstly, this is not 100% accurate. As you can imagine, there is a lot of variables at play to calculate power on the pedals accurately. This is my best attempt to take all these variables into consideration and developed the app with the following key features:</p><p></p><p>Version History</p>

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Update for new Edge 830, 530, Forerunner 945 and MARQ.

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Durchschnittliche Bewertung: (69 Bewertungen)

ManuKuota
11. Juli 2019 | Version 1.9.1

great app, it would be perfect if the watt data from the app can generate an estimated IF or can be integrated in garmin connect like for who has a power meter. these data will complete the statistic graphs with a lot of useful data!

Mikael Rune
14. Juni 2019 | Version 1.9.1

Hey Shane, keep up the good job! Excellent app you have developed!!! All the best, Mike

Sinan SENKUL
8. Juni 2019 | Version 1.9.1

Sometimes data is erratic, and spiky a lot. I did'nt understand the reason, better the developer make a simpler version, calculating using the weight, speed, slope real-time.

Paolo Carletto
7. Mai 2019 | Version 1.9.1

Nice app: it let’s me know instantly about my power and stores them in the Garmin Connect that I can analyze later!! It may be not perfect but it solves all my necessities!! Good job!!

Johan Bakkers
14. April 2019 | Version 1.9.1

I had a lot of expectations, but it looks as if the (default) settings are incorrect. I have peaks of more than 1900W and a average of almost 400W. My FTP is not even 200W, so this is far from realistic. Is there something with the (default) settings that needs to be adjusted to get more realistic values? Because I still hope it will work, I will rate it as "OK", but for now it does not work.

piero gsp
9. April 2019 | Version 1.9.1

Great app..So..only a question...it's necessary imposted FTP value on device ?(Garmin Edge 520).. Thank you

Carlos Lemus
29. Januar 2019 | Version 1.9-upd3

Great app. i want to know if there is a chance to get the 20m value too.

xuxumatu
23. Oktober 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

Best estimated power, is there a way to print on garmin connect best 20 min power??

Bernard Coumelongue
13. Oktober 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

resultats correct jusqu a la derniere mise a jour. depuis en montée resultats tres bas et proche de zero. que se passe t il?

Jose Moreno 🇪🇸🇮🇨
8. Oktober 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

This application is useless.

Felix Fromm
26. August 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

I thought at least this will be a good "live" estimate, especially going uphill but there must be some serious problems with the maths involved (or how data is provided by garmin). I would have liked the numbers displayed but strumbling around with 300 W on a recovery ride, pretty unrealistic... I have a feeling that aerodynamic drag/rolling resistance is massively overestimated in standard configuration, e.g. going a bit downhill with no preassure on the pedals generated watt numbers around 250 W To summarize: Better display hm/h and the gradient on your garmin to give you a feeling on how hard you are pressing the pedals, or get a powermeter...

xuxumatu
22. August 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

there ara some strange peaks on descents https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/2925174226

Claudio Stefanini
11. Juli 2018 | Version 1.9-upd3

app doesn't work on climb or anytime that the gradient change...on climb goes to zero on descent calculate too much watt...works better till some months ago...but now unuseful

Jorge
7. Mai 2018 | Version 1.9-upd

Warning MTB fans, this app is based on speed, so for guys like me, is not useful, I had a power of 280 watts descending and 15 watts in a steep climbing. No make sense for MTB. Is clear that the programmer did an excellent job for other kind of bikes,Road, Triathlon etc.

Bernard Coumelongue
5. Mai 2018 | Version 1.9-upd

pas de resultats coherents sur fenix 3hr ,meme au dessus de 40 TOURS MINUTES RESTE A 0

redwoods5
17. April 2018 | Version 1.9-upd

I use this with a fixed gear bike and Garmin 520. It seems like the app doesn't recognize the grade of hills: going uphill (low cadence, slower speed) I get pretty low power estimates. Going downhill (sometimes 140+ cadence and 30+ mph) vPower is 450w+. That's the opposite of the power meter readings on my other bike. The app seems pretty accurate on flats and low grades. Any thoughts?

GJFN 🇭🇳
13. April 2018 | Version 1.9

Thanks for a great app, great service from developer. Data very accurate. Thanks.!!

Elfil Force
1. April 2018 | Version 1.8.3

Works just perfekt. Very nice app. Thanks!

Jan E
28. März 2018 | Version 1.8.3

Works perfect. Gives a really good watt estimate on the ride, and all data is available in Garmin Connect afterwards. Great work :-)

xuxumatu
25. März 2018 | Version 1.8.3

Now with the peaks corrected is the best of the bes iq app for estimated power thanks a lot you save me a powermeter!!

Stephan Jacobs
23. März 2018 | Version 1.8.2

I used to be quite happy with the data shown. But the new release with the “no cadence“ option does not make any sense at all. Is there a possibility to use the app without this nonsense?

Antwort des Entwicklers
24. März 2018, Shane_Coetser

Sorry for that Stephan. The calculation should however work correctly if a cadence sensor is connected.

Alan Inns
2. März 2018 | Version Version 1.8.1

Great for what it is, downloaded 5 different virtual power data field apps for my Fenix 3 hr, and tested against my Garmin power meter, and this was by far the most accurate and stable. I just wish the data shown, could be uploaded to Connect with the rest of the ride data, is that even possible????

Antwort des Entwicklers
20. März 2018, Shane_Coetser

There has been a few issues, but looks like data is now uploading to GC.

Jaime Martín Granda
13. Februar 2018 | Version 1.80-upd1

You also could match the values that calculate with BPM... With BPM you have another way to calculale Power. Maybe both inaccurate ways to calculate virtual power would be better tan one :) And decide if do an average or a weighted average towards one or another depending of the moment (Changes of bpms, altitude, cadence or so...) As powercal, with a little TEST with a real power sensor at home (in the trainer) you could calibrate or ask for results to get BPM/power rates and so... Then when going outside with any bike without power sensor, trying to estimate it better... In example for me at this moment, at constant efforts aprox: 167W - 115bpm 228W - 140bpm 274W - 159bpm 319W - 177bpm 365W - 185bpm

Henrik Kliebhan
31. Januar 2018 | Version 1.80

A few weeks ago. VPower only collect peaks of data while cycling. I replace the sensor but nothing happend. All other sensor on different bikes show the same result. What has happend ??

Antwort des Entwicklers
20. März 2018, Shane_Coetser

This should now be fixed.

the_hard_law
21. Januar 2018 | Version 1.80

Is ok in the flat route. During the climb it don't work beacuse don't read the % of slope and set wrong power ( normally from 10 to 70 watt max) . To calcolate the power the reading of the slope is necessary. I hope to use it with the next upgrade .

Antwort des Entwicklers
20. März 2018, Shane_Coetser

Slope is included in calculation, although it depends on the device accuracy also. I hope latest version shows better results.

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