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Old 02-03-09, 01:39 PM   #1
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TSS/hr

How much TSS per hour do you guys usually rack up, on average, over a week's worth of rides? Including any recovery, etc...
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500-600 this time of year. When DST hits it will go up by at least 100

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500-600 this time of year. When DST hits it will go up by 100
500-600 per hour I need to HTFU
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400-500 but i don't train hard/much
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400/500 TSS PER HOUR?!

you're doing it wrong.

edit: ok umd your OP is confusing. The title asks TSS/hr, the post asks TSS/wk. Which is it?
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TSS pissing matches are not useful anyways.
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Oh Noes! not another pissing match? Don't we pull out our things enough already?
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tss/hr is going to be pretty close, rides are going to be 50-100 tss/hr? with most people probably averaging around, what.. 80? per hour in a weeks time..
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tss/hr is going to be pretty close, rides are going to be 50-100 tss/hr? with most people probably averaging around, what.. 80? per hour in a weeks time..
100 tss in 1 hour = FTP ride
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exactly... so rides are probably going to be between .7 and 1.0 IF... but rarely at the far ends of that spectrum.
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500-600 per hour I need to HTFU
You need to RTFU


How much TSS per hour do you guys usually rack up, on average, over a week's worth of rides? Including any recovery, etc...
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exactly... so rides are probably going to be between .7 and 1.0 IF... but rarely at the far ends of that spectrum.
Yeppers...



What are you trying to figure out UMD?
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What are you trying to figure out UMD?
+1. Not all TSS are created equal.
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How much TSS per hour do you guys usually rack up, on average, over a week's worth of rides? Including any recovery, etc...
I guess so, but the title asked TSS/Hour. Anyway, I was just poking fun. Right now my weekly is about 650-750, which comes to about 54 per hour.
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Guys, you are making it more difficult than it has to be. Total TSS for the week divided by total hours per the week. I'm not trying to start a pissing match, I'm just trying to see where my average intensity falls in the spectrum. I've been riding less overall, and doing higher quality workouts and my average TSS/hr has gone up.

Nothing nefarious here, just curious.
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Guys, you are making it more difficult than it has to be. Total TSS for the week divided by total hours per the week. I'm not trying to start a pissing match, I'm just trying to see where my average intensity falls in the spectrum. I've been riding less overall, and doing higher quality workouts and my average TSS/hr has gone up.

Nothing nefarious here, just curious.
Well, there you go.
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I'm doing a hell of a lot of strength work and running. Not nearly as much riding. I have seen there are threads about estimating TSS and IF for those activities, but haven't made myself familiar....

...so ...just riding....form my short experience with power and TSS I am seeing that I have averaging out at an intensity factor in the .8-.9 range. I am doing a lot of threshold intervals and indoor TT's so i usually have at least one ride per week that is slightly over IF of 1.0

If it's not threshold it's recovery right now.....so no telling where I will end up.

because of the amount of other time I spend in the gym my total TSS for the week (only bike) is about 300-ish at best. My time split is about 60% riding 40% gym right now....
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so then you're wondering about our ATL?
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so then you're wondering about our ATL?
No, ATL is TSS/day. It's still a measure of volume. I'm just curious about intensity. More like average IF.

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The FAQ on trainingpeaks.com says between 50-75 TSS/hr is "the norm". I'm currently at 51.3 since Oct (end of last season to now and mostly base). Last season all-in I was 65/hr.

Its so sad to see an entire season reduced to 2 data points in a graph. Two very painful, very lonely data points in a very sad, very empty graph...
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...so ...just riding....form my short experience with power and TSS I am seeing that I have averaging out at an intensity factor in the .8-.9 range. I am doing a lot of threshold intervals and indoor TT's so i usually have at least one ride per week that is slightly over IF of 1.0
That's inclusive of all riding, including warm-up, cool down, etc or just the work intervals? Not saying that's wrong, just wondering. I seemed to be at .8 (exactly) last year including racing and everything.
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No, ATL is TSS/day. It's still a measure of volume. I'm just curious about intensity. More like average IF.



The post asked:
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The FAQ on trainingpeaks.com says between 50-75 TSS/hr is "the norm". I'm currently at 51.3 since Oct (end of last season to now and mostly base). Last season all-in I was 65/hr.
That's the kind of information I was looking for, thanks.
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