FTP Test Done

My legs weren’t feeling fresh in the warmup and I had negative thoughts creeping around my head.

I put on some good music, did some very hard efforts in the warmup and just hit the test HARD,

As soon as I started I began to feel positive. Time management went well and if anything I’d say I went a little too easy since I was able to significantly up he power for the last 2 minutes.

New FTP came out at 252W
Up from 239W on 2015-12-07

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13 Watts in 6 weeks. Not so bad at all. I’ll be very surprised if I manage to get another 13 Watts between now and my next test on March 1st.

Time will tell. It always does.

Going to bed happy now.

The bad news is that all my training zones have just shifted up so training gets harder now.

Rest and a small project

Yesterday I had a rest… a little over six hours last week may not seem like much but the Saturday-Sunday back to back bike sessions finished me off.

I did a small project in the spare time I had. Bought a thermos flask, cut the top off an old water bottle and put the two together. Now I have a warm drink bottle that will fit in the bottle cage.




Saturday morning is forecast to be -5 C so I can give it a test then.

Today I will most likely do an FTP test.