Try this reverse ramp workout on Zwift or Trainer Road or RGT to see if it improves your VO2max or FTP. I’ve been reading a great deal on front-loaded efforts to raise heart rate and then holding on at slightly lower wattage to keep HR in the VO2max zone for longer. Additionally, a study has … Read more
We often train our physiological systems for racing, but what about training for mental toughness? Can that be trained? If you’ve competed for any amount of time, you know in almost every race something unexpected happens. In a road race, someone attempts a break at an unexpected time and must be chased down. In a … Read more
After 10 years and 80,000 miles on the 2010 Cannondale Supersix, it was time for an upgrade. Enter the Factor 02 and new FLO AS 64 front and AS 77 rear wheel. Previous Wheels On the previous bike, I used these bullet-proof, heavy-duty White Industry trainers most days and then a FLO aluminum carbon 60 … Read more
I recently purchased the DIY Axxion® Rocker Plate Kit from Traxxion Dynamics®. Here is the full, unbiased review. What is a Rocker Plate? A rocker plate is a device that sits under your bike mounted to a trainer. It allows the trainer to toggle from left to right (and in some designs, forward and backward) … Read more
So the Tour de France riders race over three weeks with only two days of rest. What would happen if a mere mortal attempted the same frequency schedule of racing? Granted, it won’t be at their daily distance as most of us have full-time jobs. Simple To Attempt Have you already Everested? Or do you … Read more
Update: I upgraded my FLO wheels to their new AS 64 and AS 77’s. Take a look at the more recent review of FLO Cycling Wheel reviews. I like science. Spreadsheets, clinical studies, and things like that makes my INTJ + Enneagram 5 mind happy. So it was great to find this bike wheel company … Read more
Jump Straight to the Gearing Results Perhaps there is nothing more misunderstood in the Zwift world than trainer difficulty. Some people have (wrongly) postulated that if they are racing with the Difficulty slider at 100% against someone racing at 50%, they are at a disadvantage. This is not mathematically true. In Zwift, watts are watts. … Read more
We’ll be launching the first week of July 2020.