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  1. gooders

    average or norm power for calculating my FTP

    Hi I'm into my 3rd week of prep training for next year from a fairly untrained state having had a year off cycling. I'm estimating my FTP is ~220 from training rides using average power. But I'm thinking this could be underestimating my true FTP. Where I live there are no stretches of flat...
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    powertap pro problem, can u help?

    Hi my powertap pro developed a problem this morning. see below my email to Saris who unfortunately have not see this problem before and suggest I change the hub batteries. Does anyone else have any ideas. Any help much appreciated! thanks Paul Sent: 24 October 2006 13:59 To...
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    Advice - what are the best intervals for increasing 25 mile TT power?

    Hi I'm a triathlete and I'll only be able to undertake 1 bike interval session per week in order to recover for the run and swim interval sessions. Fitting in quality training is always a difficult balancing act to avoid falling into overtraining. which interval sessions would be best to...
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    Advice - buying a new frame outside UK?

    Hi, I'm thinking of buying a new TT frame from the US/Canada and wondered if anyone else had done this? If so what are the rate of duty & tax that you have to pay? I'm trying to work out if its worth it. many thanks for your help
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    Nimble vs HED

    I'm going to take the plunge and invest in some free speed for triathlons and TTs next season. I'm not sure which way to go, HED 3 or Nimble Crosswind. I loads of people use HED 3 but I havent seen anyone using the Nimbles. Their website reckons they're lighter, and in crosswinds they're...
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    Best Way to Recover?

    How do you recover from a hard session or a race? - I normally do a quick stretch and take onboard a carb drink and 100g of SIS REGO before a shower. I try to fit in a 30 min recovery ride or swim the next day if possilble. wondered if anyone out there had any other suggestions? I'm thinking...
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    Optygen...any Good?

    I'm just loading up with Optygen for the London Tri on Sunday. Apart from some mild wind (though this may be related to the many curries I eat) I haven't experienced any negative side effects. Thought I'd give it a go after reading a review in Triathelete. I did a 10m TT this week and was able...