Posts Tagged: analysis

Better performance, worse time

It’s Wednesday, so last night was time trial night as usual. Here are my down and up splits in the format we’ve seen before: Down Up Delta Total Time Power Time Power Time Power Time Power 3.45 176 3.40 249 -0.05 +73 7.25 212 3.56 168 3.46 244 -0.10 +78 7.42 205 3.34 220 3.39 245 0.05 +25… Read more »

25 Miles is a Different Experience

This week’s time trial at RAF Weston on the Green was a little different to usual: the main event was over 25 miles instead of just 10. Here is the record of my 25 mile ride on Strava: Official timekeeping clocked me at 1 hour 15 minutes 57 seconds. Read on for some thoughts on pacing.

Masses of Wheels

I felt it was important to know how heavy my various sets of wheels actually are: I have a set of low-drag high-mass wheels and a set of high-drag low-mass wheels, and quantifying what all those various ‘high’ and ‘low’ terms are is at least interesting and hopefully useful. Where Hub Skewer Rim Tyre Tube Mass (kg) Drag (N)… Read more »

Escaping from the City

I did the Escape From The City sportive on Sunday May 25. Like the Isle of Wight Randonnée it’s a 70 mile circuit route. It’s slightly less elevation gain (933m versus 1137 according to my iPhone). I got the pacing very wrong on the IoW Rando this year and I was determined not to make the… Read more »

Power Plays

I just realised that I never shared the graph of my power output from the Turbo Trainer method I described earlier this year. Here is one now: