21 von 31

Weiss Wins Ironman Cozumel

06. Dezember 2013 - vor 4 Jahren, 9 Monaten und 19 Tagen

Written by Garth Fox SRM sponsored triathlete, Michael Weiss, was crowned the Ford Ironman Cozumel Champion on Sunday 1st December 2013. Along the way he produced the fastest bike split of the world class field by the impressive margin of 12 minutes and then went on to run the third fastest run split. Certainly Michael’s mountain biking background and pedigree as a former Olympian, European U23 Champion and World Xterra Champion translates directly to his ability on the triathlon bike. However, the SRM file also clearly shows a highly controlled and strategic racing brain in action, as I will explain. 

0 comments views

USA Cycling Coaches Reception

18. November 2013 - vor 4 Jahren, 10 Monaten und 7 Tagen

The SRM Headquarters in Colorado Springs hosted an evening reception for coaches attending the USA Cycling Level 1 Coaches Clinic. Guests were welcomed by power meter inventor and SRM founder, Uli Schoberer, as well as team leaders from SRM Technical Support, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and R&D. The event featured an interactive factory tour with an introduction to the SRM Coaches Program and upcoming 2014 products.   

0 comments views

SRM on Tour

13. November 2013 - vor 4 Jahren, 10 Monaten und 12 Tagen

Vorträge zu SRM und den Einsatzgebieten der Leistungsmessung Viele beschäftigen sich schon lange mit dem Gedanken sich einen Powermeter zu kaufen, wissen aber nicht so genau wie sie ihn einsetzen sollen, bzw. würden im Vorfeld gerne mehr Informationen über Powermeter und deren Nutzungsmöglichkeiten erhalten. Schließlich handelt es sich um keine unerhebliche Investition. Aus diesem Grund bietet SRM in Zusammenarbeit mit seinen Händlern diesen Winter Vorträge zum Thema SRM und Leistungsmessung an. Die Vorträge hält Rudolf Schoberer. Bei Interesse bitte zum SRM-Händler, bei dem die Veranstaltung stattfindet, Kontakt aufnehmen. Hier die Orte und Termine:

 

0 comments views

La Ruta de los Conquistadores 2013

12. November 2013 - vor 4 Jahren, 10 Monaten und 13 Tagen

The SRM PowerMeter is an incredible tool for a coach and athlete to monitor the training and racing over time. It's consistent, it's accurate, it's reliable. But is life this way? Is any race that way? Nope. You actually have to deal with life and situations in races as they come up. The power tells the story of the race and helps us better to train specifically for the demands of the race, which hopefully can help the coach and athlete deal more successfully with "life" happens.  Pua Mata had an incredible year, both on and off the bike this year. Overcoming a broken leg in March, to winning 5 of her first 6 races back from that injury, adding another national championship to her list of accomplishments all led to her having one of her most successful years as a professional mountain bike racer. Capping the season off with another big win at this years's addition of La Ruta de los Conquistadores, I couldn't be more proud of her as an athlete and as a person.  Pre-Race: After a great win at the Pisgah MTB Stage race, Pua took some rest and before ramping back up in for the final training block, we had a few things to work around. Injury and sickness occur for everyone; and thankfully, it was nothing major, but the lead into La Ruta this year was far different than last year. As a coach, you can't hide that from the athlete when the athlete is the ONE DOING THE TRAINING, but we talked through that the engine was already built and did our best with what we had. A few solid sessions later, Pua was off to Costa Rica to connect with teammates Alex Grant and Manuel "Manny" Prado to recon the Jungle and get set for a week of racing.  

1 comments views

Ironman World Championships 2013

01. November 2013 - vor 4 Jahren, 10 Monaten und 24 Tagen

Belgian Frederik Van Lierde won the 2013 GoPro Ironman World Championship by putting on what Craig Alexander later referred to as “a clinic” of patience, pacing and tactics. Never at the front until the end, Van Lierde had a plan, executed it to perfection and walked away with his first World Championship title. His SRM power data shows he averaged 294 watts (4.1 w/kg) for the ride, but it’s how and when he put out those watts that mattered. Training Peaks analyzes his data to see how his bike set him up for victory. 

0 comments views