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Luke Durbridge's Giro d'Italia TTT SRM numbers

The 2014 Giro d'Italia opened with a 21.7km Team Time Trial in Belfast, Ireland and Orica-GreenEDGE took the fastest time at 24:42, just ...

What it takes to win a nationals road race

On Saturday afternoon Gracie Elvin became the first woman in 20 years to win back-to-back titles at the Australian national championships...

Climbing vs time-trialling: same effort, different power output

My 80-something kilograms put me at the heavier end of the spectrum when it comes to cyclists. Guys like me have always been associated w...

Miranda Griffiths' Battle on the Border Power Analysis

The Battle on the Border was the second race in this year's Subaru Women's National Road Series and it was run and won earlier this month...

Tiffany Cromwell's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Power Analysis

As most of you will know Tiffany Cromwell won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad last weekend and I had the opportunity to interview her a few days ag...

What Does It Take To Win At The Bay Crits?

The Bay Crits are touted as the hardest criterium series in the World. Stacked fields, short and technical circuits, and hot weather give...

Interbike Day Two | Powermeters

There are a lot of interesting powermeter developments for 2013, so on day 2 of Interbike we focused on what was going on with the establ...

Gerro's Milan-San Remo Power Analysis

Have you ever wondered what it would take to win a classic like Milan-San Remo? What it would be like to follow Cancellara's wheel while ...

Garmin Vector First Look

Over the weekend was the first public showing of the Garmin Vector powermeter at the Ausbike Expo. The guys from Garmin were flat out sho...

AIS Power Profile Testing

Every season when I start to get serious about my training again I'll do some performance testing to establish a baseline and to set my t...

Quarq v.s. Powertap - Powermeter Review

I've been a bit of a powermeter freak for about 7 years now and have a hard time imagining training without one. This isn't to say that y...

Noosa Grand Prix

Images courtesy of pelotonImages.com except where noted On Saturday evening was the annual Noosa Grand Prix. The massive 7500 competitor ...

Passion, Performance and Powermeters

Australian cyclists have had a massive amount of success recently.  Of course we can all give our opinions for the reasons behind this, b...

SKCC Albert Park GP

Photos by James Broadway. Love your work James! This past weekend St. Kilda Cycling Club (SKCC) hosted the first annual Albert Park Grand...

How To Do A MAP Ramp Test

Since Wattbike has been helping support this site we've been having good fun with their ergos. When I moved to Australia from Canada I sw...

Getting The Most Out Of Your Speedometer

A reader sent me a very good question a few weeks back that I've been looking forward to posting.  Luckily I tracked down an old pro very...

Speed, Strength and Endurance

Have you ever gone for a ride with a pure track rider and noticed how much he suffers in the hills or in the wind?  Have you ever noticed...

Melbourne to Ballarat - Crosswinds and Number Crunching

Once thing I love about racing here in Australia is the history behind some of these events.  Some of these races have been going on for ...

Power vs Torque

Torque is a measure of how much a force acting on an object causes that object to rotate.  Force per pedal stroke basically.   Power is a...

Powermeter vs Heart Rate Monitor

I receive a lot of questions about why your would train with a powermeter vs a heart rate monitor.  They're all great questions and they ...

Maximum Aerobic Power In Cycling

If you've never tested aerobic power before you should really try it out - it's a hoot....if you're not the one doing the testing that is...