Equipment

What are the minimum specs required to play?

The following are the Minimum and Recommended system requirements for CADEsport: Minimum: - Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system - OS: Windows 8 / 10, 64-bits / OS Catalina (10.15) or latest - Processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo - Memory: 4 GB RAM - Graphics: OpenGL 4.3, Nvidia GTX 680 / AMD Radeon RX 580 / Intel Xe-HPG - Storage: 30 GB available space Recommended: - Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system - OS: Windows 8 / 10, 64-bits / OS Catalina (10.1...

Do I need a smart trainer for CADEsport?

While a smart trainer gives users the best experience, CADEsport can also be used with a fluid/simple trainer and speed sensor. To benefit from Erg Mode in a Workout, you will need a smart trainer. Click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Pair Devices video for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com (http://CADEsport.com) under the How-To-Videos link on the top left.

Does CADEsport support Bluetooth or Ant+?

CADEsport supports both Bluetooth and Ant+ devices.

How do I pair my ANT+ equipment?

- Ensure your ANT+ USB stick is in your computer. Ideally, put it on a USB extension cable and locate it near your trainer and off the floor to prevent dropouts. - Make sure that your trainer or other equipment is powered on and awake. Some devices may not turn on and connect until you start pedaling the bike. - On the Activity Tiles, select a map or activity and click Play. - The Select Devices screen will only pop up before the first activity each time you open the game. Click Play. -...

What is an ANT+ device?

ANT+ is a device that connects your power trainer to CADEsport to read the effort from your Smart Trainer, speed/power sensor, cadence sensor, or heart rate monitor. Click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Pair Devices video, for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com (http://CADEsport.com) under the How-To-Videos link on the top left.

How do I pair my Bluetooth equipment?

- Ensure Bluetooth is enabled in your computer. - Make sure that your trainer or other equipment is powered on and awake. Some devices may not turn on and connect until you start pedaling the bike. - On Activity Tiles, select a map or activity and click Play. - The Select Devices screen will only pop up before the first activity each time you open the game. Click Play. - CADEsport is in continuous scanning mode and will automatically pair up to four types of devices, including Bluetooth....

Does resistance work for Bluetooth in a smart trainer?

Bluetooth resistance in a smart trainer is available in CADEsport. For more information on how to pair Bluetooth in CADEsport, check out the FAQ called "How do I pair my Bluetooth equipment" under Equipment. You can also click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Pair Devices video for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com (http://cadsport.com/) under the How-To-Videos link on the top left.

What are the different power input selections?

The different protocols on which you can connect power devices are ANT+ and Bluetooth. In CADEsport, the first time you ride, power inputs will be automatically paired when you click Play in a map or activity. Some examples of actual power devices are trainers, pedals, cranks, wheels, etc. Click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Pair Devices video for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com ...

Do I need a Heart Rate Monitor?

A heart rate monitor is not required, but it will help to monitor fitness improvement and is required for CADEsport League events.

Do I need a Heart Rate Monitor for a Power Curve?

Power curve is solely generated based on the raw power input and a Heart Rate Monitor will not affect the power curve. You will, however, need a Heart Rate Monitor if you want to take part in CADEsport Leagues.

What platforms does CADEsport support?

CADEsport supports PC and Mac.

What is the recommended resolution setting?

We recommend a resolution setting of 1920 x 1080 so that all the UI and map details are visible. You can adjust by going to Computer Settings > Display > Resolution on your computer.

What is the minimum resolution needed?

The minimum recommended resolution setting is 1360 x 768. However, 1920 X 1080 is recommended for better UI and map detail. You can adjust by going to Computer Settings > Display > Resolution on your computer.

What are the minimum requirements for a graphics card?

At a minimum, CADEsport requires the following graphics card: OpenGL 4.3, Nvidia GTX 680 / AMD Radeon RX 580 / Intel Xe-HPG

What is the minimum RAM needed?

At a minimum, CADEsport requires the following RAM: 4GB RAM or more.

What does intensity mean?

Some activities are configured for a specific intensity to help users maintain an intended level of effort. This way, you join an activity that is geared for the level of intensity you really want to do. If you go harder than the intensity zone set for the activity you will be penalized/held back. - Easy, from 0 to 188 EQW - Fat Burn, from 189 to 256 EQW - Break a Sweat, from 257 to 366 EQW - Anything Goes, from 0 to as high as you can go in EQW

Do you need to be connected to Internet in order to use CADEsport?

Currently, CADEsport requires internet to connect to the server. Eventually, there will be a workout version that will not require internet.