MwM: Racing with Power May 16, 2019 21:52 Updated Follow Not signed in? Log into your Purple Patch account for full access to your education program for coaches and athletes. You need to sign in to view this page. Thursday, June 1, 2017 In this Meetings With Matt, racing with power is the theme. Highlights include: Teddy Bear Effect: Meter to know the number. It can be useful but also dangerous if it's the only tool dictating your ouput. Be aware of and consider variables Functional Threshold (FTP) TSS Intensity Factor End of Range Why "Flattening the Course" is not a wise strategy Creating awareness and deploying resources Become intuitive and aware of pacing The dangers of following the numbers but ignoring the metabolic cost How it applies to PPF Pros (and you) Q&A: On a hilly course, is there ever a time when you stop pedaling?