Ok, so I’m a power junky. I bought a power meter for my MTB bike. I’ve done a few XC races on the MTB that were about 2 hours total time. Here are a couple observations. I don’t know if this is me or if it would apply generally. Just random musings… not sure I really have a question. Just thoughts.
- I generally put out much more puncheur style power on the MTB than on the road. Lots of big spikes. I’ve seen that question on the forums a bit and had it myself. The Puncheur focus seems very suited for type of event.
- I’ve had some efforts (races) on the MTB that left me wasted and questioning my life values at the end. But Xert rated them only moderate. I’ve noticed on the road I tend to put out a more consistent and higher average power for the duration. I suppose Xert doesn’t know the difference between traveling down a smooth road and bouncing around over a rough/rocky trail.