#PinkArgyle partner: TrainingPeaks – 2018 Tour de France Stage 3 TTT Analysis

    Love numbers? Check out this analysis of the Tour de France stage three team time trial from TrainingPeaks. Highlighting the effort of EF Education First- Drapac p/b Cannondale team captain Simon Clarke, TrainingPeaks offers a look a his power numbers (including w/kg) and access to Simon’s file from the day.

    It is obvious looking at Simon’s data that his job was to get the team off the blocks as fast as possible, with a peak 5 minute power for the day set within the first 4km. He rode that opening 5 minutes at an average power of 405w (6.43w/kg), and the effort continued over the opening 21.5km; Simon was one of the team’s driving forces in the early kilometers of the stage and well through the halfway point.

    STATS FOR OPENING 21.5KM

    0:23:47
    54.5kph
    Average Power – 364w, 5.78 w/kg
    Normalized average power – 388w, 6.16 w/kg 
    Ave Cad – 100rpm

    Pore over the full TrainingPeaks analysis here.