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PowerSense update

PowerSense update

PowerSense has always been a good product, and good value too! But we won’t, ‘rest on our laurels’ here at Avio, as each time we get feedback from you, we listen. The Aluminium Shim (backplate) You’ll notice that the Aluminium Shim (backplate) on the PowerSense now...
Achieve race fitness and be well-rested, using a Power Meter

Achieve race fitness and be well-rested, using a Power Meter

If you are using your Power Meter to get race ready over a period of weeks, the Power Management Chart will become an essential bit of kit. What you’ll be aiming for is to train to get fitter, whilst still ensuring you are well-rested, so you’ll be on top form at the...
Power Meters & Calories at Xmas

Power Meters & Calories at Xmas

Your Power Meter directly measures the energy through the bike, and can be transferred into Kilojoules KJ, these can be converted to Calories directly as the ratio is 1:1. However the body is not efficient; using only 25% of your calories, the rest is lost as heat...
Train hard with a Power Meter, to improve, not burn out

Train hard with a Power Meter, to improve, not burn out

In previous posts on Power Meters, we have got to grips with Normalised Power, basically, the power you could have maintained on a workout if conditions were perfect, and your Functional Threshold Power FTP, which is the marker where the body switches from ‘aerobic’...
Using a Power Meter for Smooth Pacing

Using a Power Meter for Smooth Pacing

Having established your Average power and Normalised power, you can now look at your Variability index. So as we have said, the Average power measures all the variants your ride produces throughout, including stopping for traffic lights, (or in race conditions,...