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Old 06-10-07, 04:34 PM   #1
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riding for fun and powermeter's

So I have had my PT for about 2 weeks now and yes, it has changed the way I train. I have learned that before I would ease off on the power and not realize it and I also found out that I am not near as strong for as long as I thought I was Here is my only "problem" With the meter it seems like all my rides now are training rides. Either I am doing intervals or TT type training or it is a full blown recovery ride. I feel like just a nice moderate ride is a waste of time since it does nothing to help my TSS score or IF. I have suddenly lost one of the things that I used to love......just A nice bike ride
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There's no rule that says you have to adhere to a plan when you go out for a ride... You can just use it to record the ride rather than use it to direct what you do...

Casting off the powertap on occasion has been a valuable addition to my training too.
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Casting off the powertap on occasion has been a valuable addition to my training too.
So you're not using the performance manager?
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^^I do, but for the days I use my race wheels I use an estimated TSS. For Just about every 1-hour crit/circuit race I've done has had a TSS of about 110-120 when you count the warmup, so I just manually enter a TSS of 110 for a 1-hour race.

For my weekly training series, I'll usually use the PT but the TSS for that race is pretty consistent as well.
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So you're not using the performance manager?

The Power Profile chart is just plain addicting to me. After everyride I have to run in the house and upload my info to see if my chart bars have raised up a tad....LoL...It's the devil I tell you
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get a ss/fg and go ride it once a week.. no computer.. just a bike and a road, it'll brighten your day.
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