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02-19-22, 09:33 PM
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Posted By genejockey

I held 219 for 77 minutes last night on Alpe du...

I held 219 for 77 minutes last night on Alpe du Zwift, does that count? :rolleyes:
02-18-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By genejockey

I was thinking of doing the Full Frontal test,...

I was thinking of doing the Full Frontal test, but watching a couple videos from much more serious cyclists than me, where they said "This is the worst thing I've ever done!" were a little...
02-18-22, 02:19 PM
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Views: 1,686
Posted By genejockey

The last time I did a ramp test on Zwift, as I...

The last time I did a ramp test on Zwift, as I got to the higher power levels, I started concentrating on chasing down and dropping other riders on Zwift as a goal/distraction. I have a feeling I...
02-18-22, 01:37 PM
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Posted By genejockey

I can ride the same route a couple times a week...

I can ride the same route a couple times a week on the road and not get bored. In fact, at least half of my long Sunday rides in the last 6 months have been on exactly the same 54 mile route. Some...
02-18-22, 12:25 PM
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Views: 1,686
Posted By genejockey

This is very much what I'm talking about. ...

This is very much what I'm talking about.

During the week, because of time constraints, I can only ride on the trainer, indoors, and then I have a maximum 90 window. Obviously, I can't really...
02-18-22, 02:20 AM
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Posted By genejockey

Gotta disagree with you about the warmup,...

Gotta disagree with you about the warmup, especially before a big effort, based on my own experience. YMMV, but I'll trust my own experience for my own training.

And, no, of course EVERY...
02-17-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I've had the experience of doing workouts...

Yeah, I've had the experience of doing workouts with the FTP bias set too low, AND too high. Just last night, during SYSTM's "Igniter" warmup workout, there were segments they were describing as...
02-17-22, 01:49 PM
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Views: 1,686
Posted By genejockey

Ramp tests are widely used for FTP. SYSTM adds...

Ramp tests are widely used for FTP. SYSTM adds the 20 minute subthreshold effort, ostensibly to 'refine' the FTP estimate. I think ramp tests are good for cyclists like me who haven't ever tried...
02-17-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By genejockey

Odd Results

I signed up for the free trial of Wahoo's SYSTM, and completed their "Half Monty" test last Friday. This is a somewhat more sophisticated version of a ramp test for FTP. There's a ramp section...
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