Category Archives: Testing

John Stenner Memorial Colorado State Time Trial

I have mixed feelings about how this race went.  After being under the weather all week I felt pretty good this morning and prepared for the race per usual.  A couple bowls of cereal three hours prior, an iced quad … Continue reading

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TT Shakedown

Today I went for another time trial session.  This time I had almost the complete setup I’ll use for the State TT next weekend: longsleeved skinsuit, aero helmet, aero bars, and shoecovers.  The only thing missing is an aero front … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

As described above in the links about myself and the blog, I have not always been a fast Cat 3 racer. In fact, I only got back into the swing of things last season.  Prior to that I had not … Continue reading

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Threshold Power Estimation Test

As I mentioned a few days ago, power output at threshold is an important measure of cycling fitness. During the season, I usually perform Joe Friel’s FTP Confirmation Test monthly.  I have found this test to be minimally fatiguing and … Continue reading

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