Just started with TR and noticing it’s a lot harder to hold intervals as compared to Zwift (erg). In the last five week I been running the two side-by-side mostly with TR in charge and Zwift as distraction (weekdays and Sundays) and a few Zwift only non-workout and outdoor rides (Saturdays). The workouts are mostly endurance rides. Weekly TSS is around 350 (CTL was in the upper 60s before this break) and IF less than 0.76. Basically just riding around after my first double century in late June (restarted after a week rest to prep for another DC but cancel after 4 weeks in the prep) but plans to restart in October for the triple crown attempt next year. It just seem there’s more resistance in TR (more constant?) for a given power target.
I notice something similar when I got the trainer, Drivo, initially and was testing it with Golden Cheetah, Garmin Edge 520, Elite’s Real, and Zwift. Thought that was just an initial adjustment thing (only did a handful of test rides before defaulting to Zwift). Just wondering if anyone had similar experience.
Not a novice thing to structured training. Majority of my rides on Zwift in the last three years have been workouts (first following a Zwift’s training plan, ad hoc/self directed base building, and two years following FasCat base and build plans) but I generally don’t use erg. I use the game’s sim mode (game terrain, e.g. hill repeats) on work portion of the interval. Warmup, recovery, and cooldown are generally on erg.