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Old 07-24-05, 09:53 AM   #1
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This might be a stupid question but.....

in the Tour de France, how do they measure the riders' wattage ??


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Old 07-24-05, 11:41 AM   #2
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Used to be there were very complex, very expensive power-measuring systems that were normally only available to big teams/researchers with lots of bucks.

Now, as technology increases, even serious recreational cyclists can afford them:

http://www.fact-canada.com/Powertap/...att-meter.html
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Old 07-24-05, 01:16 PM   #3
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The SRM power meter: http://www.srm.de/englisch/prod_srmts_str.html

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Now, as technology increases, even serious recreational cyclists can afford them:
Change that even to only.
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