"The 33"-Road Bike Racing - Aerobic Decoupling Question
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01-09-11, 06:14 PM
So yesterday, on a 2 hr ride with some 15 minute intervals, my aerobic decoupling came out to be 8.99%
I rode again today for a bit over 4 hours (finishing off about 16.5 hours this week) and my aerobic decoupling was -1.55%
What are these numbers telling me?
01-09-11, 06:22 PM
start here (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/488667-Just-started-training-with-Power-Post-your-questions-comments-here!?p=11269154&viewfull=1#post11269154).
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01-09-11, 06:24 PM
Pretty useless data unless you are doing a steady state effort. It shows the relationship between HR and power. In a steady state effort a high (relative) decoupling would indicate fatigue or dehydration among other things.
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