Updated: Sep 2, 2020
Used properly, a power meter can give you the edge in training and on event day.
Power meters are getting more affordable, but knowing what to do with one is a different matter.
Jon Sharples of Train Sharp Cycle Coaching explains:
“The main benefit is to give you real time information so that you can gauge your effort.” It’s not just about looking at your numbers after a ride, though: “Simply looking at the data afterwards will not let you make the most of your training ride or pace your race effectively.”
Get your training dialled with Dan's tips on training with a power meter, covering zones and typical training sessions.