Race Analysis


A Detailed Analysis of Cannondale-Drapac Rider Ryan Mullen’s 2017 Classics Campaign

  

If you’ve ever wondered what exactly goes into a pro cyclist’s build to racing season, this in-depth overview using TrainingPeaks metrics highlights just how much planning, recovery and mileage is needed to get in WorldTour shape. How do you stack up?


Giro d’Italia TT Analysis: Can Quintana Hold On?

  

This year’s Giro d’Italia is set to come down to a nail-biting time-trial finish between Tom Dumoulin and Nairo Quintana. Using Best Bike Split’s Time Analysis Tool, we have some predictions for how this exciting race will end.


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Amber Neben’s WKO4 File Analysis From the 2017 Redlands Classic

  

A WKO4 file analysis of two-time UCI Time Trial world champion Amber Neben’s recent runner-up finish at the 2017 Redlands Classic.


Power Analysis: Jacques Janse van Rensburg Achieves a Personal Best in the Ardennes Classics

  

An analysis of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s Jacques Janse van Rensburg at the 2017 Ardennes Classics.


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Power Analysis: Mathew Hayman and Dylan Van Baarle’s 2017 Paris-Roubaix

  

An in-depth look at the performance of two of the top world tour riders, Mathew Hayman of ORICA-SCOTT and Dylan Van Baarle of Cannnondale-Drapac, at Paris-Roubaix— one of the world’s most famous cobbled classics.


Power Analysis: Lionel Sanders’ Victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside

  

Lionel Sanders’ domination at 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside was partially the result of a drastic bike position change, which allowed him to average 354 watts and still crush the half marathon in 1:14:06. Here’s a deeper look at what went into this performance.


File Analysis: Team ORICA-SCOTT Rider Luke Durbridge’s 4th Place Finish at E3-Prijs Harelbeke

  

Team ORICA-SCOTT rider Luke Durbridge showcased his impressive climbing, sprinting and time-trial abilities while battling it out for a fourth-place finish in the 2017 edition of the E3-Prijs Harelbeke.


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An Analysis of CANYON//SRAM’s Elena Cecchini’s Runner-Up Finish at the 2017 Ronde van Drenthe

  

Canyon SRAM Racing’s Elena Cecchini took a gamble in the final 10K of the race that paid off. Here’s a look at what she, her coach and her data can tell us about how it all went down.


Power Analysis: How Lionel Sanders Broke the IRONMAN World Record

  

Lionel Sanders recently set the IRONMAN record with a time of 7:44:29 at IRONMAN Arizona. Best Bike Split's Ryan Cooper interviewed Lionel and took a closer look at his bike and run files to see how the race unfolded.


Kona Power Analysis: Nathan Shearer’s Winning Performance

  

Top age group athlete Nathan Shearer won the 25-29 division at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship. Best Bike Split's Chief Scientist, Ryan Cooper, takes a closer look at his power data and race day plan to see how he executed such a great race.


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