FTP Ramp Test stopping point

I need some clarification. It says do the ramp test until you can’t pedal anymore. What happens when you can barely pedal AND you’re not actually hitting the watts it wants? Do you just keep going anyway or is that the time to stop?

No if you can’t hit the wattage target it is time to stop

The ramp test use your best 1 minute power.

Yeah, that’s what I figured. I just wanted some clarification. Thanks.

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Always wondering.

When I stop pedaling, my flywheel keeps turning a bit longer. And I see my average power declining.

Is this affecting the calculated FTP?

No, because the ramp test is looking for the power that you sustained, and trailing off at the end isn’t going to affect anything.