Author Archives: Nate Pearson

Nate Pearson is the co-founder of TrainerRoad. He is an avid triathlete and cyclist, husband and father of two. His training is fueled by great coffee, BBQ and pie.


New Personal Records Analysis: Is Your Training Working?

Performance Analytics joins your indoor and outdoor ride data into a set of tools designed to make you faster while leaving out the bloat. This post is dedicated to Personal Records (PRs). Personal Records = Personal Wins Power-based Personal Records are my favorite kind of feedback. It doesn’t matter who showed up to the race,…


New Training Stress Chart: Track Progress and Get Faster

TrainerRoad is launching a major new feature area we call Performance Analytics. This is the first post of three where I’ll be diving into a feature in depth. This post will be dedicated to our new Training Stress chart. Process vs. Results Performance analytics is built around the concept of improving your behavior to influence…


Introducing Performance Analytics

Today I’m excited to announce a new major feature area for TrainerRoad. We call it Performance Analytics. We think that cycling analytics today are overblown, overcomplicated and bloated for 99.9% of riders out there. Our goal was to develop an easy-to-use set of tools that show you exactly what you need to become faster, while…


Product Update: Follow a Training Plan!

I’m pleased to announce you can now pick a training plan to follow on TrainerRoad. This has been one of our biggest requests. How It Works There’s now a call to action to pick a training plan on your Career. We’ve found that riders who follow our plans and stay consistent with their training reap the…


TrainerRoad iOS Beta Program

We’re pleased to announce the TrainerRoad iOS beta program! To sign up for the beta and/or get news and updates go here. Due to restrictions in the Apple developer program, we can’t get everyone into the beta. Don’t worry though, as soon as the app is ready we’ll put it in the App Store for…


TrainerRoad 2.6 – Workout/Plan/Team Filters, Team Forums, Ride Comments, iOS Progress Update

Today we’ve released TrainerRoad 2.6. We’ve also released a few website features lately that have been unannounced. Here’s an overview: In App Filtering: Filter workouts by plan, team, duration, intensity, etc. In App Sorting: Sort workouts by name, duration, intensity and TSS In App Workout Highlighting: Easily see how many times you’ve done a workout…


Faster Video Rendering, Retina Support, Improved Syncing and ToS

We’ve released TrainerRoad version 2.5 today, and it has a few cool features that we wanted to let you know about. Your app will ask to update, or you can download the software directly. Faster Video Rendering This is a big one. We’re now rendering videos on the GPU instead of the CPU. This should…


Revamped Website: Yearly Pricing, Career Metrics, Zoom Rides, Mobile Enabled

We’ve released a brand new website today. Here are the highlights. Yearly Pricing Option Mobile Enabled Site Improved Marketing Side Revamped Career Page Intervals in Downloaded TCX Files Privacy Option Improved Workout Library Page Ride page – Cadence and Zoom Enabled Redesign Goals Our previous code base was looking a little long in the tooth.…


Yearly Pricing, New Website – Coming Monday

Yearly Pricing, New Website – Coming Monday Monday, Sept 16th, we’ve got two major things launching. Yearly Pricing New Website Yearly Pricing We’ll be offering a $99/year price option ($45/year savings) starting Monday. $89/Year Option – Limited Time For 5 days starting Monday, we’re going to let you lock in at $89/year. That’s a 38% savings…


TrainerRoad 2.2 Beta

TrainerRoad 2.2 Beta We’ve just added a new beta to the bottom of www.trainerroad.com/install. TrainerRoad 2.3.0 is out, get it at www.trainerroad.com/install. Here’s what’s new in a nutshell. Collapsed Device Page Manual Zero ANT+ Power Meters Improved Rolldown Support for Wahoo Kickr, Kinetic inRide and CycleOps Power Beam Pro New Client/Server API to make communication faster…