1. P

    Huge difference in ftp in trainer vs hills

    Hello, I'm new to power training but not new to cycling. I just got a quarq Elsa RS and wanted to start by setting my power zones for training. Here's my problem: I live in a very hilly place and essentially do not have access to flat stretches long enough to do a reliable FTP test. I can either...
  2. Dave Kalbach

    Relationship between normalized power and ftp?

    I have been reading Allen and Coggan's book "Training and Racing with a Power Meter" While nearly finished reading, and having most of the testing done I ran in to a question today. I'm a new rider so please don't laugh at my numbers... I believe my FTP to be 165 (based on the 95% of 20...
  3. Luke Davison

    what is considered a good FTP

    Ive been riding for about 2 years, but have only been training seriously for about 4 to 6 weeks. I recently did a 20 minute test to get a gauge of where i am. I produced an average of 302 watts at 65kg for 20 minutes. Taking 5% of this result i can get a accurate estimate of my FTP being around...