Ask FasCat #9 — FTP Indoors vs. Outdoors, Corona Nutrition, and Timing is Everything

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The podcast this week is another installment of our Ask FasCat series, where we answer listener questions! Thank you to everyone who submitted questions via our forum, and congratulations to the 3 question-askers we selected to win a FasCat T-shirt! Listen in to see if you won…

This go around we answered questions ranging from FTP adjustments for indoor vs. outdoor riding, making the jump from a new cyclist into a cat. 2 or 3, nutrition during the Coronavirus outbreak, moving to elevation from sea level, going after KOMs in training, and plenty more!

Thanks to everyone for tuning in, subscribing and reviewing on Apple Podcasts, and for engaging in our forum! For more things cycling training, visit

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Show Notes, Training Tips & Previous Podcasts Referenced:

Timing is Everything

FTP is Alive and Well

The Effect of Altitude on Cycling

Bassett, D.R. Jr., C.R. Kyle, L. Passfield, J.P. Broker, and E.R. Burke. Comparing cycling world hour records, 1967-1996: modeling with empirical data. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 31:1665-76, 1999.

Using the Performance Manager Chart

The 20 minute Field Test

Indoor 20 minute Field Test

Amity Rockwell and Peter Stetina Podcasts on Dirty Kanza pacing


Interval Intensity: going as hard as you can

Gravel Then and Now, Pearl iZUMi blog post

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Our Gravel Team’s Jersey, Bibs, Hats and T Shirts are in stock and shipping out daily!


Very happy to have won the FasCat t-shirt :smiley: :smiley:.
Here in Italy we are not allowed to train outside, but luckily I have an old trainer that I used long time ago: keeping #ftfp inside.
See on zwift,

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Awesome! Send an email to help@ if you wouldn’t mind please with your shipping address and we’ll fly that over to ya. Anything to help you #FtFP!

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