Criterium Aero Analysis – Analysing a mass start race

I took part in my first bunch race last Saturday. It has been a great opportunity for me to understand the applications of myWindsock.com for planning and analysing mass start races. One especially cool thing from racing on a circuit is that I am collecting loads of aero data. Each time I cross the same … Continue reading “Criterium Aero Analysis – Analysing a mass start race”

AeroCoach CTT Scotland Super Series

18th April 2020 Loudoun RC – Cronberry Classic Entry: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/20262 19th April 2020 Edinburgh RC – Tour of the Meldons Entry: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/20265 10th May 2020 Dumfries CC – Loch Ken Entry: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/20270 14th June 2020 GTR Return to Life – Ardentinny Circuit TT Entry: https://www.cyclingtimetrials.org.uk/race-details/20288 13th August 2020 Ayr Roads CC – Pennyglen TT Entry: … Continue reading “AeroCoach CTT Scotland Super Series”

So how many Watts is that headwind costing me?

I’m off into the hills. I am reusing the route I did last Wednesday so I pick that from the Strava Activity list and click the ‘Use as route’ button to get today’s myWindsock.com weather forecast. wWatts shows you the impact of the weather conditions as a percentage of your power output. In my ride … Continue reading “So how many Watts is that headwind costing me?”

Clockwise or anti-clockwise? Discover the affects on your training loop.

After a couple of tough days on the bike I want the easiest of rides today. The ‘Reverse Route’ function lets me see how my choice of direction around my training loop will affect the weather conditions I will encounter. Today I can experience either 15 or 25 minutes of continuous headwind, just by my … Continue reading “Clockwise or anti-clockwise? Discover the affects on your training loop.”

Reuse your Strava Activity as a Route Forecast

No need to plot a route again! Kind of. Well today’s upgrade reuses your past Strava Activities to generate a route forecast. If you are like me and you tend to repeat similar routes then this is for you. Simply click on the ‘Use as Route’ button on any Activity in your Strava Activity list … Continue reading “Reuse your Strava Activity as a Route Forecast”

KOM Attempt, can Ben beat the myWindsock prediction?

Will I get the KOM as myWindsock predicted? Watch and find out. In my KOM attempt I averaged 360 Watts. The myWindsock.com prediction was based on 360 Watts with a final ‘Big Finale’ of 500 Watts. Whilst I managed the ‘Big Finale’, the very first 600 metres were a little too fast for the conditions, … Continue reading “KOM Attempt, can Ben beat the myWindsock prediction?”

KOM Final Recon, Start, Finish and Elapsed Time

A final recon before for the KOM attempt this afternoon. A couple of crucial pieces of information I need to know. Where does the Segment start, finish and target times along the way so I know how I am doing. First of all, where does the Strava Segment start? Using the Street View a myWindsock … Continue reading “KOM Final Recon, Start, Finish and Elapsed Time”