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How to Nail Your Next FTP Test


Whether you’re new to riding with power or highly versed in the ways of watts, FTP assessment is one of the most important—yet most poorly performed—aspect of power-based training. Overview You can see how under-utilized assessment is in the world of cycling by quickly skimming the backlog of 20-minute & 8-minute tests in TrainerRoad, where you’ll see workout after…


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Specialty Blocks: 40k TT


Perhaps the most accessible form of road racing endured by roadies & multisport athletes alike is the time trial, specifically the 40-kilometer time trial. An event that ultimately pits you against the clock while allowing you to indirectly race other athletes. However, riders of all levels and inclinations can benefit from the FTP-enhancing conditioning at the heart of our new…


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Specialty Blocks: Short Track Cross-Country


From a fitness perspective, only minor disparities exist between cyclocross racing and short track XC racing, but there are enough differences between the two to merit individual plans for each. These subtle differences inspired only mildly different plans, but ones that can build on one another really well as you use your STXC training & racing as a brutal and…


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3 Ways To Measure Fitness


Power, Heart Rate, and Rate of Perceived Exertion are the three most common and effective tools to measure fitness for cyclists. While each serves a purpose when it comes to training, these tools are not necessarily created equal. In this article we’ll be diving into all three and discussing their strengths, weaknesses and some of the common misconceptions…


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Automatically Sync Your TrainerRoad Workouts


Sync your TrainerRoad workouts to your favorite fitness networks with Ride Sync. Athletes have long requested a way to sync your TrainerRoad workouts with other fitness platforms like Strava and TrainingPeaks. Now, it’s finally here. With Ride Sync, TrainerRoad integrates with your year-round training data easier than ever. Keep more accurate riding profiles through Strava and TrainingPeaks…


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Plans, Filters and Tacx Trainer Support: TrainerRoad 5.0 for iOS


Finding and completing a workout is now easier than ever with plans, filters, analysis tools and more. TrainerRoad 5.0 for iOS has arrived. Here’s what’s new: In-App Training Plans Filter by Workout Duration, Intensity and more Interval Analysis with New Zoomed-In Graph PowerMatch Tacx Support with ANT+ FE-C Wireless Protocol In-App Training Plans Smart cyclists use training plans to get…


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Tacx Trainer and ANT+ FE-C Support


TrainerRoad is among the first software companies to support the new wireless ANT+ FE-C protocol. Now, we fully support electronic-resistance control for Tacx trainers. What is ANT+ FE-C? ANT+ is the most common wireless protocol used in the cycling community.  It’s the language that wireless devices like speed sensors and power meters use to communicate with TrainerRoad or…


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Did 8DC Make You Faster?


After eight days of hard training and suffering, you might find yourself wondering what sort of fitness returns you can expect from our annual 8DC challenge. To shed some light on this matter we’ve formulated a brief breakdown of the workouts themselves, the overall structure of the entire painful affair, and the all-important description of why…


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Specialty Blocks: MTB


The many disciplines of mountain bike riding and racing are arguably more varied than any other subset of cycling. And as you might expect, the types of demands knobby-tire riding applies to the body are as wide-ranging as the athletic capabilities that our bodies can display. Enter our new off-road training plans. Overview Typical MTB style efforts range…


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Interval Sounds, In-app Calibration & More: TrainerRoad 4.0 for iOS


TrainerRoad 4.0 for iOS is now available on the app store, and there are a lot of great changes in this release. Check it out! Here’s what’s new: Interval Sounds Improved KICKR, InRide & SRM Support ANT+ Power Meter Manual Zero Improved ANT+ Dongle Support for Older Devices Interval Sounds You’ll now get the same audible…


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