Fairly new to Zwift and have mostly been doing workouts for the past few months. In the past week or so I have rode a few rides to try them out and a few questions have come up in my mind.
First, some details … I am about 150 pounds, am riding a road bike on a Cycleops Fluid2 trainer (not smart sadly … out of my price range at the moment) with Garmin sensors and a Wahoo chest strap heart rate monitor. Using an iPad to Zwift and my iPhone as companion to give plenty of Ride Ons.
The rides I joined were C category and I had to work really hard to stay in the pack, most times getting dropped fast … maybe this is expected? I am just not sure how to translate say 175 watts of power on a ride to the w/kg rating? Does doing an FTP actually change or readjust my rating or speed in the game or is that for my own info?
I have done a lot of reading but I’m still confused. Sorry if this has (most likely) been asked and answered many times.
Either way, great workouts but I would also like to learn and obviously improve.