I was disappointed after my last ramp test so I began digging into the results. I’m having trouble making sense of my final FTP of 237 (at least I think that is what it said)
237 would have actually been a drop of 1 watt from my previous test. I opted to keep my old FTP(238) but now I can’t seem to find anywhere on TR where it shows the actual result? I’m just trying to verify the 237. Maybe I misread it in my exhausted state, post ride? I’m sure it is correct but I was surprised that I could not find the actual result.
Assuming that the 237 is correct I wanted to understand why.
I have listed some of the data here:
I did a ramp test on Feb 17, new FTP 238
On step 15 I had an NP of 315
On step 16 I lasted 17 seconds
After finishing the first half of sustained-powerLV:
I did a ramp test on Mar 19
On step 15 I had an NP of 322
On step 16 I lasted 42 seconds
The results for my Mar 19 test seem slightly better. I would have thought that I would have received a marginal FTP bump? But instead I dropped 1 watt. Does this seem right? Any thoughts would be appreciated
Instead of doing the recovery week at the end of first half of sustained-powerLV I just took the week off entirely. I was on vacation.
On March 17 (when I returned), two days before my assessment, I did a 77km ride outside. It was pretty hard😦. I’m not sure how much this affected my ability on March 19