Hey TR Community,
This is my first post so please be gentle.
I am experimenting this month with TR and while I have an outdoor bike with a Power Meter and Wahoo Bolt and looking forward to the structured outdoor training, my indoor bike is a Peloton Trainer.
I’ve been importing my Peloton rides using the RunGap app into Training Peaks and found I can do the same thing with TR by making a TCX file of my Peloton workout in Run Gap and it imports all my power info etc from my indoor ride. It’s a bit convoluted but my ride uploads from Peloton to Strava, then I import the Strava ride into Run Gap, which then allows me to make a TCX file of the workout and I am able to import that TCX file into TR.
So before I do my scheduled Ramp Test on Tuesday I want to know if there’s anything I’m going to miss out on by doing my test this way? I am going to follow the Ramp Test workout on my IPAD on the TR app, while riding the Peloton bike and then import the data the way I previously outlined. IS there anything in the TR special sauce that I won’t get by doing these indoor workouts, especially the Ramp Test, on my own?
This will be my first Ramp Test as I’ve done previous FTP test as the 2x8m and the 1x20m test so curious to see how this differs. Looking forward to trying out TR and hoping my workaround will lead to getting better on the bike. Thanks!