Watts/kg on the power curve

14 June, 2012 by David Johnstone

It’s now possible to see your power as watts per a kilogram on the power curve.

Image of improved power curve

You’ll first want to add your weight, and then you can click on the W/kg button at the top right of the graph and the values are shown as watts per a kilogram. This doesn’t yet support different weights over time, so old powers won’t be shown accurately if your weight has changed much.

For reference, here’s a handy table that Andrew Coggan put together showing what power outputs cyclists tend to be able to produce. You should probably also read Andrew Coggan’s explanation of the table.

Table of power outputs of cyclists

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