I have a MTB and a Road Bike.
Both have PMs, the MTB has a Quark, while the RB has a Stages one.
But I feel that it is much harder to produce power on the RB. In other words, 300w on the MTB feel much more pleasant than 300w on the RB.
I always calibrate them before I start my rides… And the baterries are not the issue, either…
But is this possible? I thought they were both well-renowned PMs but this difference seems evident every time… Or could it be that because the body position is a little different and I use the MTB more often than the RB, the latter just feels harder for that reason?
So… It’s hard to train (literally…) because I would love to mix them up, using the MTB some days and the RB other days… But I tend to gravitate more towards the MTB as the zones/feelings seem more accurate…
And what should I do, guys?
I could do two FTP tests but that would make things complicated… I would have to change my settings every time I switch bikes so I record the correct zones…
Please enlighten me.