Wind Rose

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Oct 2019
12:32pm, 8 Oct 2019
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bryn127
Will some explain what info the 'Wind Rose' gives me. I use Fetch in conjuction with a Garmin Edge 500
Oct 2019
12:44pm, 8 Oct 2019
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larkim
It tells you your average speed in the 8 different compass directions on a particular activity.

So I suppose if you did a straight E-W bike ride, and back again, against a westerly gale, you'd see slower speed on the left hand side of the rose and faster speed on the right hand side, as a very simple example.
Oct 2019
12:44pm, 8 Oct 2019
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larkim
And welcome!!
Oct 2019
1:03pm, 8 Oct 2019
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bryn127
Thanks very much. It's had my head spinning!
Oct 2019
2:06pm, 8 Oct 2019
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minardi
Had to pop my head in to see what this thread was about! Welcome bryn127!
Oct 2019
3:03pm, 8 Oct 2019
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TomahawkMike
Ditto. Welcome to Fetch bryn127
Oct 2019
3:20pm, 8 Oct 2019
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K5 Gus
Welcome bryn127

Must admit I've never found the wind rose of any use. The minute your activity has any inclines on it, then that affects speed more than wind imo, and none of my run/cycles are ever completely flat

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