Contents

- 1 What is a good average wattage cycling?
- 2 How is cyclist power calculated?
- 3 What is a good power to weight ratio for cycling?
- 4 How much power does the average cyclist produce?
- 5 What is a respectable FTP?
- 6 Is 200 watt FTP good?
- 7 Is 2.5 watts per kg good?
- 8 How fast is 350 watts in mph?
- 9 What is a good FTP for a female cyclist?
- 10 What is the 75 rule in cycling?
- 11 What is a pro cyclist FTP?
- 12 What is a good watts per kilo for cycling?
- 13 Is 20 mph on a bike fast?
- 14 Is Zwift harder than outdoor?
- 15 How many watts is 25 mph?

## What is a good average wattage cycling?

Most pro **cyclists** produce about 200 to 300 **watts** on **average** during a four-hour tour stage. The recreational rider, on the other hand, might be only able to sustain this **wattage** during a 45-minute or hour-long spin class.

## How is cyclist power calculated?

In its simplest form, the **equation** for **cycling power** is: **Power** = Torque x Cadence.

## What is a good power to weight ratio for cycling?

A power to weight ratio of 5-6 would put you in the range of a Category 1 elite professional (according to Andy Coggan’s power profiling chart). So what this means for any cyclist is that the greater your **strength** compared to your weight, the faster you are going to be on the bike.

## How much power does the average cyclist produce?

An **average cyclist** can **produce** an **average** of 310 watts in 7.5 minutes. Professional **cyclists** can **produce** even more. There is a whole array of things you can **do** with 310 watts of **power**.

## What is a respectable FTP?

Average recreational cyclists would be about 2.5-3.0 Watts/Kg for **FTP**. People who race regularly may be 3.0-3.75. You get above 3.75-4.25 and those are local elite racers. Anything over 4.25 is domestic pro and it goes up from there.

## Is 200 watt FTP good?

A **200 Watt FTP** is bottom 10% of cyclist!?! It’s the stated **FTP** of cyclists who use that application. They’re more likely to be better cyclists than ‘all cyclists’ because they’re keen enough to do some **good** structured training. se they’re keen enough to do some **good** structured training.

## Is 2.5 watts per kg good?

Here are the categories that they recommend you race based on your FTP data and **watts per kilogram**. The Zwift C category (next from the bottom) says that you should be able to ride at the level between **2.5** to 3.1 w/**kg**. If you want to succeed in the A category, you’ll need to be able to hit 4.0 w/**kg** or better.

## How fast is 350 watts in mph?

Short Wheelbase Recumbent Speed (mph) | 10 mph wind | 25 mph wind |
---|---|---|

250 Watts total | 19.1 | 12.5 |

350 Watts total | 22.4 | 15.4 |

500 Watts total | 26.4 | 19.0 |

750 Watts total | 31.6 | 23.8 |

## What is a good FTP for a female cyclist?

How ‘good’ is your FTP?

World Class Pro | Domestic Pro | |
---|---|---|

Male | 5.6 – 6.4 w/kg | 5.2 – 5.7 w/kg |

Female |
5.3 – 5.6 w/kg | 4.5 – 5.2 w/kg |

## What is the 75 rule in cycling?

The **75**-percent **rule** states that during a given training week, at least **75** percent of your miles (or time) should be at or below **75** percent of your maximum heart rate (MHR).

## What is a pro cyclist FTP?

**FTP** is the acronym for Functional Threshold Power. In theory this is the max power that you can sustain for an hour’s riding. Once you know this number, it’s then used to set your training zones and help you gauge your riding efforts.

## What is a good watts per kilo for cycling?

Table: Power-to-weight ratio/watts per kilogram for a range of rider weights and power outputs

120w |
240w | |
---|---|---|

75kg | 1.6 | 3.2 |

80kg | 1.5 | 3.0 |

85kg | 1.4 | 2.8 |

90kg | 1.3 | 2.7 |

## Is 20 mph on a bike fast?

Most cyclists can achieve 10-12 **mph** average very **quickly** with limited training. More experienced, short-medium distance (say **20**-30 miles): average 15-16 **mph**. Reasonable experience, medium (say 40 miles): average around 16-19 **mph**.

## Is Zwift harder than outdoor?

Riding on **Zwift** can feel more difficult for 3 reasons mainly: the human body becomes less efficient at cooling itself, your motivation dwindles due to not having the wind in your hair and the road moving underneath you, and overcoming the resistance of a trainer is very different compared to overcoming the resistance

## How many watts is 25 mph?

Cycling Power

Speed – kmh (mph) | Power (watts) | Increase in power needed to increase speed by 2.5kmh |
---|---|---|

20 (12.5) |
75 | |

22.5 (14) | 95 | 20 |

25 (15.6) | 120 | 25 |

27.5 (17.2) | 148 | 28 |