Richard Twigg. Even Zwifts own FTP tests has that in the protocol. Isnt’t it the other way round as opposed in this article? Most are new zwifters and new to ZP, they have quickly graduated to “C”. Look at any FTP test. Basically, ftp categorization only works if everyone weighs exactly the same. Puedes encontrar algunos consejos sobe cual usar de Zwift aquí. Las de la derecha, a terreno plano. Congrats!! I think the second would be better, so I’d be a C in every race rather than having… Read more », In longer uphill races nobody go all out @FTP, like IRL you have to pace yourself or train to hold long climbs @ftp, Many of the Tour for All short races are also sub 30 minute events. since then i did longer races again and never come close to it, no matter how much i suffer. Barras a la izquierda, relacionadas con la escalada. Other point. Zwift has nothing to do with zwiftpower. No usar un monitor de frecuencia cardíaca también puede darte un DQ, generalmente sólo es obligatorio en categorías A y B. What is point to take a podium from someone weaker than you? A higher punch means many explosive efforts with plenty of rest in-between. Paul, you’re describing one of the major issues impacting Zwift racing right there! Is this Dr Stephen Seilor? 4- Nemesis/ Victims: on the right you can see you Nemesis, victims form your last races; I’m not sure how the other two tabs work (team and common). Theses graphics show the maximum average power over different time periods, which used to be more descriptive…, and for some reason they now only show as 15sec / 1 min / 5 min / 20 min. Honestly, I still can not quite understand that. My thougt is that they are probably good enough if they are measured in similar circumstances. If your thesis is true, these two identical riders will never race against each other. Esta es la parte más fácil de entender . However joining race series means I got to do well on the flats and just try to finish respectably on the climbs. It does not only involve a warm-up, it also involves time spent at an anaerobic power level to pre-fatigue, exactly as Eric states. The FTP is an all-out effort for 20 minutes. As a ~100kg B rider it shouldn’t be on raw watts. I shouldn’t be racing them. 10- Courses: here you’ll find your best times on different Zwift courses, and the event in which you achieved them. I am a strong “real” B racer and in fact I am able to be slightly above 4W/kg for example on Time Trial. FTP is the wattage you can stay below and sustain for longer durations, while going above it causes fatigue to occur very quickly. As my average power climbed (to unrealistic levels), also because I am a heavier chap (105kg) been having a load of chats with Wattbike and Zwift as I was wondering if my WB was giving too high a set of data and WB said they thought it was Zwift not being able to read and average the data correctly. This site contains affiliate links to Amazon, Wahoo, and other brands. You just have to suck it up and race man. Their scheduled races are shorter and harder, and they often have mixed-cat races. Typically used if you see ZwiftPower category overrides wkg. That FTP then determines your ZwiftPower race category, which determines the category(s) you can legally race. Interestingly the new workouts, released in the last update are also 20 to 40 minutes in length. It does not say that you are a light rider that can show big numbers on hills but struggle to keep up with the category on flat races. If you hover over any point of the curve, you”l be able to see in which event you reached that particular number. Then I got injured again, yard work this time, and finally the weather got nice. My idea is categorize by 60 min FTP for long races (over~45 min) and by 20 min ftp for shorter races (less than 45 mins).