One secret to a great triathlon run is finding your ideal pace on the bike. Ride too hard and you’ll end up walking, but go too easy and you’ll leave huge chunks of time out on the course.
In this comprehensive guide, Taren Gesell spells out exactly how you can determine your most effective bike pacing strategy.
It’s all about learning how your desired power output feels, and then carefully governing your effort during the race to ensure that you don’t overcook the bike leg.
Gesell outlines two methods – one that uses FTP and another based on RPE – then describes how to use this data in your training. You’ll want to bookmark this and refer back to it frequently.
You can read the full post here along with more insights for faster triathlon…