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SRM in Grand Tour Mode

21. September 2015 - vor 2 Jahren, 5 Monaten und 26 Tagen

Q&A with trainer Josu Larrazabal: How TFR utilizes its SRM PowerMeters during a Grand Tour like the Vuelta Look closely at any of the Trek Factory Racing sleek red Trek bikes and you will see centered on each handlebar a red, square SRM headunit – a mini-computer dashboard so to speak – and eying each crankset you will notice each one fitted with an SRM Shimano 11-Speed PowerMeter.   Power meters are not new to the world of cycling, training and racing with this technology has been around for roughly 20 years already, all thanks to its creator, SRM. The German engineered SRM (Schoberer Rad Messtechnik) was the first crank-based power meter and pioneers of the science behind power-based cycling. SRM first established in 1986, but due to its initial high cost did not make its way to the general cycling communality until mid-1990, and since then power-based training has exploded. Where once training and racing with power meters was seen only in the pro ranks, today it is the normal standard for most competitive cyclists, from amateurs to pros.  Trek Factory Racing is continuing its partnership with SRM through 2016, and we wanted to know more about how Trek Factory Racing utilizes this cutting-edge technology, specifically in a grueling race like a three-week Grand Tour. A few days after the Vuelta finished we cornered director and trainer Josu Larrazabal to drill him with a few questions about the Vuelta, the SRM, and just what the heck the team does with all the data it collects. 

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UCI Road World Championship

21. September 2015 - vor 2 Jahren, 5 Monaten und 27 Tagen

BMC Racing Team Repeats As World Champions
Richmond, Virginia - The BMC Racing Team led through every time check Sunday on the way to capturing its second straight UCI world team time trial championship. Powering its BMC timemachine TM01s through the streets of Richmond, Virginia, the BMC Racing Team averaged 54.969 kilometers an hour to best Etixx-Quick Step by 11.35 seconds.  Members of the winning team were Rohan Dennis, Silvan Dillier, Stefan Küng, Daniel Oss, Taylor Phinney, Manuel Quinziato. SRM is the official power meter sponsor of the BMC Racing Team. The team trains and races with the SRM Shimano 9000 Training System 

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Sieger Ötztaler Radmarathon 2015

01. September 2015 - vor 2 Jahren, 6 Monaten und 18 Tagen

Wie in den beiden Vorjahren stiftete SRM auch dieses Jahr die beiden Siegerpreise für den Ötztaler Radmarathon: jeweils ein SRM Training System THM Clavicula kompakt für den schnellsten Herren und die schnellste Dame. Bei den Herren gewann der Italiener Enrico Zen mit einer Zeit von 7:02.05,4. Die beste Dame war wie im Vorjahr Laila Orenos aus der Schweiz. Sie benötigte 7:46.50,9 und war damit 15 Minuten schneller als im Vorjahr. Der Ötztaler Radmarathon gilt mit einer Strecke von 238 Km und 5.500 Hm als einer der härtesten Radmarathons im deutschsprachigen Raum. SRM gratuliert den Siegern und wünscht ihnen viel Spaß mit dem SRM Training System. Fotos © Ernst Lorenzi 

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USA Pro Challenge 2015

20. August 2015 - vor 2 Jahren, 6 Monaten und 27 Tagen

The 2015 USA Pro Challenge represents Taylor Phinney’s second race back after his 2014 injury.  He had a strong return in his opening race at the Tour of Utah two weeks earlier where he finished 3rd in the first stage from a small group sprint and came into the Colorado race with good form and motivation. 

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USA Pro Challenge Fan Zone

14. August 2015 - vor 2 Jahren, 7 Monaten und 5 Tagen

SRM is teaming up with BMC at the USA Pro Challenge to give riders an opportunity to experience the Gold Standard in PowerMeters. 2016 BMC Bikes will be professionally outfitted and tuned with PowerMeters and the new SRM PC8. The GPS enabled, ANT+ head unit will record data as you ride, and SRM coaches will be available to assist with performance data analysis post-ride.  Please join us for this exciting event, bikes are limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. This is an ideal opportunity to ride some of the best equipment in the peloton, and experience the same technology the best riders in the world train and race with.  

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