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PeriPedal v1.4.1

PeriPedal v1.4.1 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Added support for reading in workouts from subfolders of workout directory.
  • Fixed issue where portion of preview chart in Workout Creator was cut off at smaller resolutions.
  • Improved MRC file import support in Workout Creator.
  • Various Workout Creator UI and UX tweaks.

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

Workout Creator Overview

The PeriPedal Workout Creator was released in the 1.4.0 update.  The workout creator allows you to make your own workouts for use with PeriPedal.

Workout Creator

You can create a workout from scratch or start with an existing workout by using the “Open Workout” button.  You can open existing PeriPedal xml workouts or import MRC files into the workout creator.

Workout Name – Sets the name for the workout.  When saved this will also be the file name.

Workout Type – The type of workout.  This can be any text and is displayed to the user during the workout setup.

A workout consists of intervals and interval lists:

An Interval consists of a description, length, percent of FTP, and Transition Type.  The description is text that is displayed to the user (for example “Warm-Up”) during the workout in the upper right.  The length is the length of the interval in minutes.  The percent of FTP is the percent of FTP for this portion of the interval.  (0.5 = 50% of FTP, 1.0 = 100%, etc.).  The transition type is the type of transition between the previous interval and the current interval.  The two options are “Step” and “Ramp”.  A step goes directly from one interval to the next.  A ramp spends the entire interval transitioning linearly from the previous interval wattage to the new interval wattage.

An Interval List is a list of any number of intervals that can be repeated multiple times by setting the “Iterations” number to the number of times that interval list should be ran.

Intervals can be moved around the workout list (and in and out of Interval Lists) by clicking and dragging on the area with 3 dots on the left side.  Click and drag to move, click and drag while holding down ctrl to copy.

The chart on the right will update as you add / change / remove intervals.  Above the chart you will see the workout length for the entire workout, the intensity, and the training load.

When you are finished with your workout click on the save button and give it a ride!  The save button saves the workout under the workout name in the PeriPedal workout directory.

 

PeriPedal v1.4.0

PeriPedal v1.4.0 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Workout Creator is now available!
  • Improved ANT+ Power Meter functionality.
  • Power Meter Speed data now supported.
  • Added ability to double-click on workout to start
  • Fixed issue with viewing history from unstructured workouts.
  • Performance Improvements.

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.3.5 Update

PeriPedal v1.3.5 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Improved .FIT file compatibility.
  • Added workout intensity and training load to workout selection screen.
  • Minor UI improvements.
  • Fixed issues with opening History files for some localities.

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.3.3 Update

PeriPedal v1.3.3 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Added Travel Trac Inertial Roller Power Curve
  • Bug Fixes

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.3.1 Update

PeriPedal v1.3.1 is now available.  This is a big update with the following changes:

  • Workouts are now saved in the industry standard .FIT format as well as the custom PeriPedal csv format.  The .FIT file can be uploaded to Garmin Connect, Strava, Training Peaks, etc.  New workouts will always create a .FIT file.  Workouts that were done before this feature was added can have a .FIT file created simply by opening the csv file using the View History button in PeriPedal.
  • Saved history file location moved from “(User’s Documents)\PeriPedal\(PeriPedal User’s Name)” to “(User’s Documents)\PeriPedal\History\(PeriPedal User’s Name)”.  Manually move your existing history files to the new directory if you want to keep all history files in the same location.
  • Removed “Stop & Save” button from workout screen.  Workouts are now automatically saved.  To end the workout simply hit the back button.  When back button is pressed user will be asked whether or not they desire to end the current workout.
  • Added Average Power for current interval into the interval box.
  • Fixed issue with ANT+ BSC devices where speed would never timeout if cadence continued to update and vice-versa.
  • Added a delay between when auto-pausing conditions are met and when auto-pause occurs to reduce unwanted auto-pauses.
  • Fixed issue where Y axis range of history chart could be calculated incorrectly.
  • New installer requiring fewer clicks.
  • Prompt user if exiting application with workout in progress.
  • Added CycleTEK Momentum1 Trainer
  • Added Minoura B60 Trainer

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.2.10 Update

PeriPedal v1.2.10 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Added new unstructured workouts. These are workouts that do not have a target power. Because there is no target power the center target gauge is not displayed. There are 4 of these workouts of varying lengths (30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes). However, if you select the 30 there is nothing stopping you from riding for 3+ hours if you want to. The graph will grow with you as you continue. This is true of any workout (structured or unstructured).
  • Bug Fixes

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.2.9 Update

PeriPedal v1.2.9 is now available.  This version has the following changes:

  • Ability to switch between metric and imperial units.
  • Fixed issue that caused PeriPedal to crash on some computers where the main language was not English.
  • Taskbar is now hidden when maximized so PeriPedal can use entire screen.
  • Minor tweaks to Edit Profiles screens.
  • Added logging to help debug issues and see how PeriPedal is used.
  • Added Nashbar Fluid Trainer.

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.2.6 Update

PeriPedal v1.2.6 is now available.  This version is a minor update and has the following changes:

  • Updated CycleOps Fluid 2 Power Curve
  • Added CycleOps Magneto Power Curve
  • Added Travel Trac Mag+ Power Curve (Resistance Levels 1 – 5)
  • Added Nashbar Adjustable Fluid Trainer (Resistance Levels 1 – 5)

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.

PeriPedal v1.2.5 Update

PeriPedal v1.2.5 is now available.  Note that after this update you may need to update your Bike Profile before doing a workoutThis version has the following updates:

  • Added Support for ANT+ Power Meters
  • Changed information contained in the Bike Profiles to allow for greater flexibility of sensor configuration.  The Bike tab of “Edit Profiles” has changed to reflect the new functionality.  You may need to update your Bike Profile before doing a workout to make sure it contains the correct information.
  • Added optional audio alert to notify you that an interval is nearly complete.  It is enabled by default and can be disabled from the Settings screen.
  • Tweaked UI when searching for a device to pair.
  • Fixed Calorie calculation issue when viewing History.  Previous version always displayed 0.

PeriPedal will prompt you to update within 24  hours.  If you want it now you can download it from here.