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SRM Grand Prize at Ötztaler Radmarathon

07. August 2013 - 7 years, 5 months and 11 days ago

The winner of this year’s Ötztaler Radmarathon will receive a prize donated by SRM. The road race has a 30 year history and is considered one of the hardest races in the German-speaking region. Last year 20,000 athletes applied to receive one of 4,000 available entries. This year, SRM will not only donate the prize for first place in the Ötztaler Radmarathon, SRM will also have a booth at the Sattelfest (Saddle Fest), an exhibition that is all about the bike race. The Saddle Fest will take place August 23-24 in Sölden. Representatives from SRM Germany will be onsite to introduce product and answer questions. An SRM IndoorTrainer will be part of the display, and there will be a number of fun power-based games with prizes. The race itself will take place on August 25. The course provides 5,508 meters of climbing over 227 kilometers. The last ascent to Timmelsjoch is 28.7 kilometers long with 1,759 meters of climbing.  

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SRM Indoor Trainer in Space Simulation Training

07. August 2013 - 7 years, 5 months and 11 days ago

Scientists from Bielefeld University’s Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab) were studying how intelligent assistance systems can help astronauts to keep fit – both physically and mentally. However, tests were not limited to humans, the robots were subjects as well. The scientists were testing both their suitability and their durability. The experiment ended on Saturday (April 27). The experiments are conducted under the supervision of Professor Dr. Franz Kummert and Professor Dr. Britta Wrede. The eight test subjects spent 18 days living closely together in a sealed off area of the Institute of Aerospace Medicine at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Cologne. ‘Their living conditions were almost as cramped as those in a Space Shuttle,’ said Kummert. Distraction was provided by two robots, Flobi and Nao.  

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SRM Dealer Workshop in Germany

07. August 2013 - 7 years, 5 months and 11 days ago

SRM is excited to announce the upcoming European Dealer Workshop 2013. This November, SRM engineers and technicians will share detailed insights and current developments around the SRM Training System in a hands-on workshop at the SRM German Headquarters. Content -      Information on current developments in the SRM Training Systems (Technical Principles and Sales Promotion) -      Demonstration and assembly of a PowerMeter and a PowerControl (calibration, control software, etc.) -      Mounting PowerMeter and PowerControl in various frame and handlebar attachments, troubleshooting and resolution -      Implementation of performance diagnostic tests on the high-performance SRM ergometer (spiroergometry, lactate analysis, new Torque-analysis) and the resulting training recommendations -      Training planning and data analysis; Application and uses of the SRM software Venue: SRM Juelich (Germany) Language: German Date: 09./10.11.2013 (Sat. / Sun.) Contact person: Rudi Schoberer E-mail: rudi@srm.de More information and an application for the European Dealer Workshop can be found here as a PDF download. 

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Le Tour de France Stage 19

19. July 2013 - 7 years, 5 months and 30 days ago

Stage 19 of the Tour de France, the "Queen Stage", featured five challenging mountain passes over 204.5km. Starting in Bourg d'Oisans at the bottom of Alpe-d'Huez and finishing in Le Grand Bornand. Movistar Team's Rui Costa conquered the terrain and wet conditions for his second mountain stage victory in the 100th Tour de France. Movistar's Nairo Quintana remained third in overall standings and Alejandro Valverde moved up to ninth position after the day's success. SRM race files from the stage are shared by Rui Costa, at approximately 67kg, and Alejandro Valverde, approximately 61kg.  

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Le Tour de France Stage 18

18. July 2013 - 7 years, 6 months and 1 day ago

Stage 18 of the 100th Tour de France was a monumental day in cycling history. The 172.5km race began in Gap and finished on the mountain top, Alpe d'Huez. It was the 28th time the Tour de France has featured this notorious HC ascent, but the the first time ever that riders were challenged to climb the 13.8km, 8.1% grade, twice! After the first summit the course followed a technical descent back to the base and looped again up the 21 hairpin turns for a second time with a cool, stormy finish line waiting among the clouds. The unforgettable day was also marked by France earning their first stage victory of the Tour with Christophe Riblon of Ag2r La Mondiale. Riblon won the stage ahead of Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing Team) and Moreno Moser (Cannondale Pro Cycling) after attacking at the base of the second Alpe d'Huez climb.  SRM race files below include Cannondale Pro Cycling's Italian pro, Moreno Moser, who battled for third after taking the KoM on Alpe d'Huez 1 and leading the descent to round 2. The famous German powerhouse Jens Voigt, riding with RadioShack Leopard, also shared a race file from his day driving the breakaway. BMC Racing Team contributed SRM data from their UCI Road World Champion, Philippe Gilbert, for added perspective on the days performances.  

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