Power: it's the ultimate in training metrics. Nothing beats the pinpoint accuracy of training with an output measurement such as power. You can know at each moment of each ride how hard you are working, if you're burning matches and if you're going to be paying for this effort later in the day. The question most people end up asking themselves is “which power meter should I choose?” And rightly so.
With the myriad of power meter options on the market, offering tons of different features at different price points, where should you start looking in your quest for technological bliss? And when it comes time to plunk down your hard earned cash on (arguably) the biggest training tool you'll have (aside from a coach), which one should you choose?
In this episode of the Tailwind Coaching Podcast, I talk about some of the ins and outs of choosing a power meter, from considering how much mechanical ability you have to how much money is in your bank account. As you listen, you'll hear me discuss: