7 watts per kilo! The power-to-weight podcast
Seven watts per kilo. That is the number being thrown around as the new absolute best standard, courtesy Tadej Pogacar and Jonas Vingegaard battling in this year’s Tour de France. We saw Yara Kastelijn win stage 4 of the TdF Femmes with a solo attack out of a breakaway, and she was averaging 5.13w/kg over the final two categorized climbs to the finish.
How much can you do? How much are your local competitors doing? How much can you improve this number? And how can we best measure this number?
Related: Power-to-weight ratio calculator
The devil is in the details, and we dig into all of those on this podcast, along with our new metric for measuring maximum sustainable power on the road, xPower.
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