howdy, not sure if anyone has noticed that they are picking up more vertical metres recorded after going to the k-edge Garmin mount (or similar).I noticed this after i was doing more (sometimes…Continue
"i noticed a change in altitude gained when i switched to mounting my 500 on the k-edge mount at the front... i blocked the bottom up with a a bit of light plastic as i suspected the position with direct wind blowing into freaked it out a bit (i was…"
"A mate of mine was fined $110 for using this section of road the other day, he had come over from Melbourne to watch the TDU with his family. Welcome back to Adelaide!
Considering he is headed back to Melbourne I think he can't be bothered…"
"i note that garmin has released its own holder - it is complelety enclosed on the bottom unlike the k-edge, maybe they know that the direct wind affects the barometer? see pic and link below... the plot…"
"i do loops of
greenhill rd (nice constant climb with minimall flat sections> over towards mount lofty> drop into cleland to >simulate some back of falls (10%-15% plus section)> over lofty and down the old freeway> up mount osmond…"
"nothing too extreme in terms of gradient on the 200km - just long climbs in the saddle, you can pretty much simulate it here with repeats... tawonga gap is like greenhill, falls creek (mt beauthy side) is like greenhill x 3 and mt buffalo is also…"
"Just out of curiosity, maybe try mounting it on the handlebars for a few rides and see if any difference.
My Edge was on the bars before the K-edge mount amd I havent seen any difference between the two.
You are using the standard 1/4 turn Garmin…"
"so I put the garmin back on the headstem in the standard craddle and the results changed back to very similar to pre-installation of the k-edge bike mount... did hallet cove and got about 350VM which was within 10% of the other riders and consistent…"
"interesting subject, i have my garmin 800 with one of theseon my k - edge, cant comment on different altitudes gained or loss but it protects the garmin when you "fly" as in my case. i have had this from day1 with my garmin and i…"