6 Reasons Why You Need A Cycling Powermeter

Published on July 27th 2017


Matt & Dan are in the Dolomites in Alta Badia and have 6 reasons why you should invest your money in a powermeter for your bike. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/iX Let us know your experience of training and racing with a powermeter in the comments below πŸ‘‡ If you are totally against them, let us know why too πŸ‘‡ Fitness Gains - Having a powermeter is going to lead to huge gains in fitness. You will be able to use the data to formulate a training plan specific to your needs. Segment Times - You can set a power PB instead of time PB's. Particularly important as wind can massively effect a timed segement of riding. Dealing With Headwind - A powermeter can help you deal with headwinds. Knowing that you can keep a good even tempo and not worrying about speed. Go Faster - A powermeter makes sure you don't go into the red to soon, and "blowing up" followed by a miserable rest of your ride. Use As A Reference - A powermeter gives you a reference against yourself. Allowing you to see how your efforts number up on roads you may be visiting compared to local roads Test Yourself - Testing is training, and training is testing. A powermeter allows you to train on the open road and test your fitness If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link πŸ‘ http://gcn.eu/iY Watch more on GCN... How To Pace A Time Trial Like A Pro πŸ“Ή http://gcn.eu/1VvX7Tu How To Do A Functional Threshold Power (FTP) Test πŸ“Ή http://gcn.eu/FTPtest Music: Make it Rain Photos: Β© Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & Β©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com