HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:55 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Apr 24, 2011 2:21 am
Posts: 268
nathanong87 wrote:
koolstof wrote:


wait "A test uphill will always give a higher power output than the flat and power to weight ratios will make the test less accurate."

why is this? if u are able to do lets say 300 watts for 1 hour going up hill why is that less accurate than being able to do 300 watts for 1 hour on a flat? (if i'm reading into it correctly?)


I think their reasoning is that on a flat you do have small downhills which can lead to lower power as a result of lower resistance. Whereas when going uphill you will likely be constantly riding against gravity and have resistance.


Ideally speaking, you should not let downhills lead to lower power, but it is a difficult thing to perfect and most people are unable to maintain steady power going from uphill/flat to a slightly downhill. So "technically" most people will have lower power as a result of riding flats, but I would not use the word "always".


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Oct 10, 2005 9:23 pm
Posts: 171
devinci wrote:
Please explain?

Micro breaks? Low inertia? Different pedal force application?


Lower inertia resulting in different muscle recruitment patterns.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 10:17 am 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 17 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1, 2


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Majestic-12 [Bot] and 6 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. test

in Test

toride

0

32

Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:32 am

toride View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Test

in Test

naylor343

0

48

Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:30 pm

naylor343 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) test

in Test

naylor343

1

96

Wed Oct 08, 2014 4:04 pm

Frankie - B View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) TCR Test

in Test

naylor343

2

235

Wed May 07, 2014 2:43 pm

naylor343 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. test

in Test

excremanwu

0

167

Tue Jun 03, 2014 3:21 am

excremanwu View the latest post


It is currently Sun Dec 21, 2014 6:18 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB