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Bicycle Crank Arm Length, Gearing, and Metabolic Cost

Bicycle Crank Arm Length, Gearing, and Metabolic Cost

Posted by Matt Russ on 15th Nov 2018

When a customer is considering a power meter or crank purchase one of the most common questions I am asked is which crank arm length or gear choice is "best."  This is usually followed by an "I h … read more

Adjusting Your Training Plan for Race Course Challanges

Posted by Matt Russ on 12th Nov 2018

In you really want to be prepared for your next race you must consider the details of the race course. Although this may seem self-evident, athletes will often stick to their usual training rou … read more
Do I Need A Left Right Power Meter

Do I Need A Left Right Power Meter

Posted by Matt Russ on 8th Nov 2018

When it comes to training technology I always advise customers to only purchase what they need and will use.  Data is useless unless applied and this is of course relevant to power meters as well … read more
How To Get More Aero on Your Triathlon or TT Bike

How To Get More Aero on Your Triathlon or TT Bike

Posted by Matt Russ on 24th Oct 2018

I often work with cyclists that are brand new to triathlon or time trialing and the "aero" position.  With up to 60% of on the bike drag coming off the torso alone the first thing I get them to u … read more