Wkg vs Watts -- Why wkg for ride listings?

Not referencing racing which has no ride leaders, but rather for general group ride type events. Why is wkg used and not watt range?. Wkg has a dependency on knowing the leader’s weight to gauge relative effort. Just showing watt range would seem more informative. Eg. 1.5-2 wkg (for 60lb ride leader) means 90-120 watts. Which is more informative to be provided – the 1.5-2wkg or the 90-120 watts range?

Of course knowing the ride leaders weight would provide even more insight, but barring having that, wouldn’t wattage mean more to more participants?

I’m not sure there really is a ‘better’ methodology, as straight watts is likely better for flat routes, while wkg is likely better for hillier routes.

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