SRM sponsored triathlete and Luxembourg resident, Dirk Bockel, was invited to join the Tour of Luxembourg's prologue on June 4th, a 2.55km course featuring a fast descent, sharp corners, and a killer cobbled climb.
The Ironman Champion and Uplace-BMC Triathlon Team member completed a training block at the SRM Italia Headquarters leading up to the Luxembourg event with a primary focus on Challenge Roth, July 20th.
Dirk provided his SRM race file from the Prologue and races at 189cm with approximately 76kg.
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Dirk averaged over 425 watts in the 2.55km race effort. His average cadence on the technical course was 71rpm with speed averaging 33kph. Dirk showed incredible skill on the descent reaching a maximum speed of 70kph with 211 watts at 116rpm cadence. His maximum power output exceeded 1,050 watts around the mid-point when he hit 136rpms at 50kph.
On the cobbled climb Bockel delivered 528 average watts for 1:30min including a second massive power output of over 900 watts.
Dirk Bockel trains and races with the SRM Shimano 9000 11-Speed PowerMeter and PowerControl7. Learn more about the SRM difference here: SRM