Our friends at Verve hooked my training rig (CAAD10) up with a 175 mm InfoCrank set in January of last year. The InfoCrank is a hyper-accurate crank based power meter with independent right and left power readings.
The initial experience was an eye opener; the left leg was pushing 40-45% of the overall power while the right side was doing 55 – 60% of the work. As a cycling coach this situation offered a unique opportunity to see how much performance can be gained simply by evening out power in the right and left sides. It took a full year to get within a couple of percentage points of 50/50! [Read more…]