Episode 129: Today Stryd Power Meter employee Evan Schwartz joins us to talk about the new and updated Stryd Power Meter. The power meter is just one tool that many people are turning to for help in their training and racing. Today Evan joins us to talk about the new wind reading on the Stryd and other changes such as the automatic critical power reading.
1:30 How did you end up in Boulder Colorado working for Stryd
4:15 What is your role at Stryd
5:45 Stryd Power Podcast
7:12 What is a power meter?
10:03 How does a little device on my shoe measure my effort?
11:57 How do external things such as wind effect power?
15:18 How is a pod on the foot sensing the wind?
19:12 If it is measuring my effort was wind something that needed to be measured?
23:18 DC Rainmaker has been a skeptic of power, but he put your device through the tunnel and it was amazing how accurate those wind numbers were.
27:20 When will it be out?
28:24 Is the wind update the only update?
32:18 Are you finding any teams are adapting power?
39:01 You just released an update to critical power model, what is the new automatic critical power?
44:37 Who would need to do the power test vs. using the auto power results?
46:40 So it uses 3 months of data but you don’t need 3 months?