Question about non zero average power and cadence powertap

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Bantamben
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by Bantamben

I just got a g3 powertap and was wondering what the reason and results of using the non zero cadence setting on the garmin for power and cadence is.
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by bricky21

Non Zero avg. simply means that any cadence, or power below zero will not be factored into your avg's for a ride. Kind of like using auto pause for speed so as to limit the effects of stoplights and such on your avg. speed.

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MattSoutherden
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by MattSoutherden

I personally recommend including zeros for power and excluding them for cadence.

I only want to know how fast I'm pedalling when I'm turning the cranks. Power, you need to know the real average.
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