If you train with power, do you race with power too?

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eric
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by eric

The newer Garmin 500 software allows up to 5 data screens. I set one as my "race" screen. It shows elapsed time and distance so I know where I am in the race. I have just enough self-control to not change the screen to one that shows power data.

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by Tinea Pedis

r_mutt wrote:don't look at your powermeter during a race. the number will be too big and you will get scared that you will be dropped.

*disclaimer*

In your own experiences, of course.


I find the opposite and have no issue seeing my power data in a race. Nor do guys like Chris Froome. But again, that's just myself (and Chris).

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by r_mutt

Tinea Pedis wrote:
r_mutt wrote:don't look at your powermeter during a race. the number will be too big and you will get scared that you will be dropped.

*disclaimer*

In your own experiences, of course.


I find the opposite and have no issue seeing my power data in a race. Nor do guys like Chris Froome. But again, that's just myself (and Chris).


that is so Pro...

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by fireball05

If you aren't able to look at power data during the race and use it to your benefit, then you need to train your brain !

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