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by CaseyClarke
May 4th, 2022, 10:50 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

Casey, congrats for your new 100k PB and smashing your previous time! I'm also quite impressed with the 200k you did in January, and then breaking your 1000m a few weeks later. What inspired you to do the 200k distance, and did you do it with your usual training? John, cheers. I wanted a new challe...
by CaseyClarke
May 4th, 2022, 10:45 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: Adjusting resistance - extending handle
Replies: 28
Views: 7965

Re: Adjusting resistance - extending handle

You guys seem to be arguing over the quick calibration verification and the full one. For the quick one you can check calibration on any damper setting. It’ll usually verify calibration immediately. Occasionally it’ll ask you to do the full calibration. For the full one, it’ll ask you to do three lo...
by CaseyClarke
May 4th, 2022, 4:41 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: Adjusting resistance - extending handle
Replies: 28
Views: 7965

Re: Adjusting resistance - extending handle

Cheating is easy unfortunately. You can have the damper on any setting, let’s say 10, then cover the whole flywheel with a towel to cut off all the air. The physical pedal resistance will become super light but the PM5 can’t recognise this, so the on screen read outs with be much faster than the pow...
by CaseyClarke
May 4th, 2022, 3:41 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

100km PB!

2:50:49.4 / 100000m / 1:42.4 / 84

Df 114

Faster than last year by around 32 seconds.
by CaseyClarke
April 23rd, 2022, 2:33 am
Forum: Competition
Topic: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread
Replies: 1570
Views: 519937

Re: Cross Team Challenge - Discussion Thread

May CTC notification from SkiErg.

A Sprinters Paradise:

Row it for your rowing club and/or ski it for the SkiErg team.

10 x 100m / 1 minute rest

Standing start first rep. Subsequent reps as you like.
by CaseyClarke
April 20th, 2022, 8:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Rowing at 300 Watts/stroke
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: Rowing at 300 Watts/stroke

I’ve been erg rowing since the start of the year and want to get my 2K time under 7 mins. I’ve done mixed pieces of short and long rows and some of the workouts that come in the PM5. About 240km year to date. I do a little bit of running (about 24mins/5Km pace) and feel my CV is reasonable. I don’t...
by CaseyClarke
April 20th, 2022, 8:26 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: How do YOU adjust intensity?
Replies: 10
Views: 3657

Re: How do YOU adjust intensity?

One of my Goto sets is 50 times xx5, Rest 5 seconds. Intervals. Where xx can represent anything. So a set i would see in my PM5 is - 50 x 745, Rest 5 seconds or 50 X 225, Rest 5 seconds or 50 X 965, Rest 5 seconds. The '50' and the ending '5' are the key. The 50 is 50 efforts and the '5' represents...
by CaseyClarke
February 3rd, 2022, 7:24 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

What can help with pure sprint speed most do you think? I would guess something like squats and leg work is it ? Yes. That sort of thing. The fastest bike sprinters are mostly strong guys. Tbh, I’m not very physically strong. Typical back squat session for me would be 16/12/10/8 @ 65, 70, 75, 80kg,...
by CaseyClarke
February 3rd, 2022, 7:16 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

deadlifting265 wrote:
February 1st, 2022, 5:11 pm
Impressive Casey.

How many km's on average are you doing on the Bike-Erg per week?
Quite a lot. 5 sessions a week on average. Probably 5-7 hours in total. Also row, do weights, ride outdoors and occasionally do SkiErg.
by CaseyClarke
February 1st, 2022, 3:49 pm
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

Thanks Dutch,

Yes, a bit. Distance work won’t help much with pure sprint speed, but it is beneficial for longer sprints like the 1km. The longer it is the more aerobic component there is, so the more important longer stuff is.
by CaseyClarke
February 1st, 2022, 9:22 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg PB Thread.
Replies: 139
Views: 53429

Re: BikeErg PB Thread.

1000m PB by 0.5!

1:20.0 / 1000m / 1:20.0 / 106

1:15.5 / 111
1:17.5 / 108
1:20.0 / 109
1:22.0 / 102
1:24.5 / 103

Df 118.
by CaseyClarke
February 1st, 2022, 9:19 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg . Clacking noise, area; bottom bracket / crank arms
Replies: 19
Views: 5442

Re: BikeErg . Clacking noise, area; bottom bracket / crank arms

Yep. Very common fault unfortunately. Had it happen on multiple BikeErg’s. Contact C2 and they will suggest a couple of fixes. If these don’t work then you can get a replacement front end on warranty.
by CaseyClarke
January 18th, 2022, 7:08 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg Power Meter Accuracy
Replies: 28
Views: 16331

Re: I use 2 bike ergs the difference in watts is high

I use two bike ergs one at my home which is brand new and one at my gym which is 8 months old the one bike reads 381 watts for 30 min ride and the my new bike was well short of this the damper is exactly the same ! Any ideas why this is happening The 381 watts is totally miscalibrated. Probably som...
by CaseyClarke
January 18th, 2022, 7:00 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg Power Meter Accuracy
Replies: 28
Views: 16331

Re: BE power meter accuracy is way off

Filippo Ganna's 4k world record is 4:01.934, which is 1582 watts. The 4k record on the BE is Joshua Bugajski at 5:47.5, which is 535 watts. Kevin Metcalfe recently broke the age 55 world hour record on the track at 49.121 kilometers, which is a 4k pace of (3600 / 49.121 x 4) 4:53.1, which is 889 wa...
by CaseyClarke
January 10th, 2022, 3:59 am
Forum: Concept2 BikeErg
Topic: BikeErg Workouts and Training
Replies: 69
Views: 28102

Re: BikeErg Workouts and Training

200km - 6:01:52.2 - 1:48.5 - 80

Df 113

Longest ride to date.

First three quarters around low/mid 1:49s. Final 50km in the low 1:46s.

Screenshot @ Instagram: caseyclarke43