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data? like numbers?
I think the fastest RPM that I have recorded was 220
Not sure what kind of data would give you an idea for balance or agility.
As far as match sprinting smarts, I have a LOT of learning.
Last year I was in a small handful of track races. The highlight for me was winning a Category B Chariot race.
My athletic history - alpine trail running for the past 8 years. Was a ski patroller for 2 years so if you can count skiing/snow fence building / pulling medical and tool sleds as exercise, I used to do that 40 hours per week :-)
Last year I ran the Vail Pass Half Marathon, Leadville Heavy Half, Horsetooth Half... all of the long running I did was at high altitude and on steep inclines. Ran the Pikes Peak Ascent 4 times and the Pikes Peak Marathon once. As a 200-pounder I was always better than the like-physiqued competitors (clydesdales), but didn't stand a chance against the 140 pounders.
You'd think that would make me an endurance guy, but the way I ran on training days was on steep inclines and heavy on the HIIT program - short, fast bursts with 10-15 minute breaks going up mountains for 1-2 hours at a time.
I'm 5'11, 203 at the moment (hope to get down to 195 by Nats) and I'm 35. Racing age is 36.
This is a far cry from anything that might get me on the podium in a big race like Master's Nats but...
Peak Power: 1833
5 second: 1700
10 second: 1547
30 second: 1035
1 minute: 740
FTP: 320 (I know FTP doesn't really hold any bearing for sprinters)
Best flying 200 (based off of just two that I have had timed so far this year): 12.08 at sea level in Carson, CA.
Kilo is something like 1:15 also in Carson. But that was after riding my flying 200, team sprint (3rd position) a 500 (no time was recorded) in a single day.
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