Poll: What's your Functional Threshold power?

Discussion in 'Power Training' started by yzfrr11, Jan 7, 2006.

  1. jbvcoaching

    jbvcoaching New Member

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    That's a pretty big swing (260 - 300 within a few months). Have you historically been able to come close to 300? How'd you get down to 260, take a big break? Injury?
     


  2. bigbevans

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    I have only had a power meter since Christmas so I don't have any historical power data. I only have times to go on and last season I manage 20:47 for 10 and 55:18 for 25 miles(40 km). Maybe I can achieve these on less than 300 watts! :confused:

    Although I don't tend to do much training and seem to get faster as the season goes on. I normally get beaten by lots of people early that I easily beat come June/July time.
     
  3. Hookyrider

    Hookyrider New Member

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    My results are two months old now - I am due to retest. Very excited as the data indicates I should be up for yet another improvement. Will post after testing.

    HR
     
  4. whoawhoa

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    musher 340 64 5.31
    BullGod 365 70 5.21
    Camoscio 315 62 5.08
    gvanwagner 325 64 5.08
    musher 318 65 4.89
    whoawhoa 300 62 4.84 22:10 (in training)
    gonzalovilaseca 310 68 4.56
    PSUCycling 305 68 4.48
    zaskar 280 63 4.44
    joule 266 60 4.43
    bikeguy 315 72 4.38 5 km rolling TT, 7:15; standard, no aero bars, after 90k
    rouleur 315 72 4.38
    Thorman 340 78 4.36
    Lazy Llama 286 66 4.33 13.3 mi TT, 30:12
    dshep27283 345 80 4.31
    postal_bag 325 76 4.28
    peterpen 275 65 4.23
    mattv2099 314 75 4.19
    Stanette 313 75 4.17
    yzfrr11 310 75 4.13
    Spunout 280 68 4.12
    RapDaddyo 325 80 4.06
    pledac 280 69 4.06
    jbvcoaching 310 77 4.03 21:10 52:17
    jack.hutchinson 285 71 4.01
    cube 290 73 3.97
    Old Junker 250 63 3.97
    velomanct 310 79 3.92
    BlueJersey 230 60 3.83
    robkit 280 75 3.73
    sugaken 240 66 3.64
    amartinez 242 67 3.61
    woodgab 321 89 3.61
    Hookyrider 284 80 3.55
    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 59:55
    Krazyderek 260 78 3.33
    AndROOb 232 71 3.27
    spomanski 310 96 3.23
    beerco 220 78 2.82
    the holster 180 67 2.69
     
  5. bigbevans

    bigbevans New Member

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    When you say in training, was it on a 10 course you know and what sort of bike/setup were you using?
     
  6. otb4evr

    otb4evr New Member

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    What is the big deal, BBE?

    You are sweating everyone...

    We all know, for *most* time trials, that aero trumps wattage.

    What are you trying to prove by being a bully?
     
  7. whoawhoa

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    It was just a local ten mile stretch of road...measured by a few different cyclocomputers, we use it occasionally for unsanctioned local tt's. It was with clip on's in a pretty agressive tt position but on a road bike with 32 spoke training wheels. For a race I would just put on a different set of wheels, but still not really aero or anything. I'm hoping to borrow some tri spokes for Nationals, that would probably give me a few more seconds (although nat's is 22k, not a 16k).
     
  8. bigbevans

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 56:44(today, no power meter though used my disc for the first time this year.) I did a MAP test last week and my MAP is up from 356(end of Jan) to 380 watts. I'd estimate my FT to be 265-270 watts now.
     
  9. Hookyrider

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    "My results are two months old now - I am due to retest. Very excited as the data indicates I should be up for yet another improvement. Will post after testing." -- Crow tastes great! --

    Just completed my FTP – and have experienced a HUGE disappointment. I think it has more to do with I should have been better rested… 12 minutes in I thought my legs were going to just stop, by 14 minutes I was seriously doubting my ability to complete, at 15:30 it was all I could do to make my legs turn the cranks, by 16:30 just staying on the bike was an act of will, I did manage a strong last minute as a measure of some self respect. The goal was to simply nail 300 watts for 20 minutes, and near the end creep it up, to maybe hew a modest gain. The new “magic number” is 261, which just doesn’t seem to ring true with the ride/training data collected. Last formal test for the record was 12/18/05 – thought it was more current. Tested in march, but in my “fog” I deleted the workout instead of adding a marker – proud moment.

    I’ve probably got the most psychotic power profile, but it’s looking better all the time, needs to be formally retested as well. These results are a composite of the last 12 days; 5 Sec:15.07, 1 Min: 6.9, 5 Min 4.20, 20 Min 3.4. the Tanita says 180.2 Lbs (81.9Kg) and 11.4%...



    HR
     
  10. netscriber

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    musher 340 64 5.31
    BullGod 365 70 5.21
    Camoscio 315 62 5.08
    gvanwagner 325 64 5.08
    musher 318 65 4.89
    whoawhoa 300 62 4.84 22:10 (in training)
    gonzalovilaseca 310 68 4.56
    PSUCycling 305 68 4.48
    zaskar 280 63 4.44
    joule 266 60 4.43
    bikeguy 315 72 4.38 5 km rolling TT, 7:15; standard, no aero bars, after 90k
    rouleur 315 72 4.38
    Thorman 340 78 4.36
    Lazy Llama 286 66 4.33 13.3 mi TT, 30:12
    dshep27283 345 80 4.31
    postal_bag 325 76 4.28
    peterpen 275 65 4.23
    mattv2099 314 75 4.19
    Stanette 313 75 4.17
    yzfrr11 310 75 4.13
    Spunout 280 68 4.12
    RapDaddyo 325 80 4.06
    pledac 280 69 4.06
    jbvcoaching 310 77 4.03 21:10 52:17
    jack.hutchinson 285 71 4.01
    cube 290 73 3.97
    Old Junker 250 63 3.97
    velomanct 310 79 3.92
    BlueJersey 230 60 3.83
    robkit 280 75 3.73
    sugaken 240 66 3.64
    amartinez 242 67 3.61
    woodgab 321 89 3.61
    Hookyrider 284 80 3.55
    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 59:55
    Krazyderek 260 78 3.33
    AndROOb 232 71 3.27
    spomanski 310 96 3.23
    netscriber 143 47 3.04
    beerco 220 78 2.82
    the holster 180 67 2.69
     
  11. RapDaddyo

    RapDaddyo Active Member

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    Guys that post their weight in kilograms with a number that begins with a "4" really piss me off!:D
     
  12. netscriber

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    Good. You lose 100 calories in pissed off mode! :D
     
  13. Xav

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    musher 340 64 5.31
    BullGod 365 70 5.21
    Camoscio 315 62 5.08
    gvanwagner 325 64 5.08
    musher 318 65 4.89
    whoawhoa 300 62 4.84 22:10 (in training)
    gonzalovilaseca 310 68 4.56
    PSUCycling 305 68 4.48
    zaskar 280 63 4.44
    joule 266 60 4.43
    bikeguy 315 72 4.38 5 km rolling TT, 7:15; standard, no aero bars, after 90k
    rouleur 315 72 4.38
    Thorman 340 78 4.36
    Lazy Llama 286 66 4.33 13.3 mi TT, 30:12
    dshep27283 345 80 4.31
    postal_bag 325 76 4.28
    peterpen 275 65 4.23
    mattv2099 314 75 4.19
    Stanette 313 75 4.17
    yzfrr11 310 75 4.13
    Xav 318 77 4.13
    Spunout 280 68 4.12
    RapDaddyo 325 80 4.06
    pledac 280 69 4.06
    jbvcoaching 310 77 4.03 21:10 52:17
    jack.hutchinson 285 71 4.01
    cube 290 73 3.97
    Old Junker 250 63 3.97
    velomanct 310 79 3.92
    BlueJersey 230 60 3.83
    robkit 280 75 3.73
    sugaken 240 66 3.64
    amartinez 242 67 3.61
    woodgab 321 89 3.61
    Hookyrider 284 80 3.55
    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 59:55
    Krazyderek 260 78 3.33
    AndROOb 232 71 3.27
    spomanski 310 96 3.23
    netscriber 143 47 3.04
    beerco 220 78 2.82
    the holster 180 67 2.69
     
  14. BikeInMN

    BikeInMN New Member

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    FTP - 361 watts or 5.01 w/kg (from 42k itt last weekend)
    weight - 72KG
    age - 36
    racing - Cat2
    specialty - ITT and stage racing
    Results - lots of high ITT placings in distances from 8k to 40+k and current 40k state gold in age group. This year I've got a 7th GC in an early season stage race and a few top 10's in road races with best being 2nd.

    My peak is planned for end of May to mid June for two stage races including NVGP with the state 40k ITT falling the weekend between them. I should be right at 70-71Kg for weight and my FTP should be right around 370 if everything goes as planned and I stay healthy.
     
  15. bigbevans

    bigbevans New Member

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    Could you tell me what time you did in the 42k itt?
     
  16. fmarques25

    fmarques25 New Member

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    FTP - 204 watt
    weight - 74KG
    height - 1, 90 m
    age - 22

    cycling for about a 18 months
     
  17. velobob

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    FTP = 310 Watts
    Weight = 77 kgs
    W / kg = 4.03
    race Cat 4
    37 yrs old
     
  18. pledac

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    musher 340 64 5.31
    BullGod 365 70 5.21
    Camoscio 315 62 5.08
    gvanwagner 325 64 5.08
    musher 318 65 4.89
    whoawhoa 300 62 4.84 22:10 (in training)
    gonzalovilaseca 310 68 4.56
    PSUCycling 305 68 4.48
    zaskar 280 63 4.44
    joule 266 60 4.43
    bikeguy 315 72 4.38 5 km rolling TT, 7:15; standard, no aero bars, after 90k
    rouleur 315 72 4.38
    Thorman 340 78 4.36
    Lazy Llama 286 66 4.33 13.3 mi TT, 30:12
    dshep27283 345 80 4.31
    postal_bag 325 76 4.28
    pledac 295 69 4.27
    peterpen 275 65 4.23
    mattv2099 314 75 4.19
    Stanette 313 75 4.17
    yzfrr11 310 75 4.13
    Xav 318 77 4.13
    Spunout 280 68 4.12
    RapDaddyo 325 80 4.06
    jbvcoaching 310 77 4.03 21:10 52:17
    jack.hutchinson 285 71 4.01
    cube 290 73 3.97
    Old Junker 250 63 3.97
    velomanct 310 79 3.92
    BlueJersey 230 60 3.83
    robkit 280 75 3.73
    sugaken 240 66 3.64
    amartinez 242 67 3.61
    woodgab 321 89 3.61
    Hookyrider 284 80 3.55
    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 59:55
    Krazyderek 260 78 3.33
    AndROOb 232 71 3.27
    spomanski 310 96 3.23
    netscriber 143 47 3.04
    beerco 220 78 2.82
    the holster 180 67 2.69
     
  19. Billsworld

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    Thats plenty of sprint power. peak must be 15-1700. What are you using to mesure power?
     
  20. peterpen

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    ID FT Wt. W/Kg 10m(16km) 25m(40km)
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    musher 340 64 5.31
    BullGod 365 70 5.21
    Camoscio 315 62 5.08
    gvanwagner 325 64 5.08
    musher 318 65 4.89
    whoawhoa 300 62 4.84 22:10 (in training)
    gonzalovilaseca 310 68 4.56
    PSUCycling 305 68 4.48
    peterpen 290 65 4.46
    zaskar 280 63 4.44
    joule 266 60 4.43
    bikeguy 315 72 4.38 5 km rolling TT, 7:15; standard, no aero bars, after 90k
    rouleur 315 72 4.38
    Thorman 340 78 4.36
    Lazy Llama 286 66 4.33 13.3 mi TT, 30:12
    dshep27283 345 80 4.31
    postal_bag 325 76 4.28
    pledac 295 69 4.27
    mattv2099 314 75 4.19
    Stanette 313 75 4.17
    yzfrr11 310 75 4.13
    Xav 318 77 4.13
    Spunout 280 68 4.12
    RapDaddyo 325 80 4.06
    jbvcoaching 310 77 4.03 21:10 52:17
    jack.hutchinson 285 71 4.01
    cube 290 73 3.97
    Old Junker 250 63 3.97
    velomanct 310 79 3.92
    BlueJersey 230 60 3.83
    robkit 280 75 3.73
    sugaken 240 66 3.64
    amartinez 242 67 3.61
    woodgab 321 89 3.61
    Hookyrider 284 80 3.55
    bigbevans 250 75 3.33 22:41 59:55
    Krazyderek 260 78 3.33
    AndROOb 232 71 3.27
    spomanski 310 96 3.23
    netscriber 143 47 3.04
    beerco 220 78 2.82
    the holster 180 67 2.69
     
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