A power meter is now a ubiquitous piece of equipment for many cyclists. With the emergence of affordable power meters more and more riders are training with power. Training has become more specified and directed. Coaches have options to evaluate fitness improvements that they never had before. Athletes are able to build their own training programs and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses with minimal direction.
But for all the benefits, your power meter may be hurting your performance when the chips are down. Click through the jump to see if you’re guilty of any of these performance killing power meter faux pas: