Test and Protocol
Features and Functions
Physiology and Metrics
Training and Racing
Set-up and Equipment
Test on One or Two Days
Choose between two test protocols: Test execution on one day or test execution on two days. Both test protocols include two sprints, a 12-minute test and a 4-minute test.
We recommend splitting the performance test over two days if:
- You have a little less experience and fitness.
- You are so tired after the first all-out test that you do not recover sufficiently in the following 30 minutes. The 4-min average power should be at least 6-8 % above the 12-min power.
One Day Test
Protocol to perform the test in one day
Protocol to perform the test in one day: Two all-out sprints, a 12-minute- and a 4-minute-test in one session. Here you can find the detailed test protocol.
Two Days Test
Protocol to perform the test in two days - first session
Protocol to perform the test in two days - second session
The protocols to perform the test in two days consist of two all-out sprints and a 12-minute-test in the first session as well as an 8-minute-preload and a 4-minute-test in the second session. Here you can find the detailed test protocols.
Test Indoors or Outdoors
Regardless of the test protocol, the test can be performed either indoors, on a smart/turbo trainer, or outdoors as a field test. The test protocol does not differ between indoor and outdoor.
All you need is a bike, a bike computer and a power meter to record and export your performance data. For the indoor test you need a smart/turbo trainer.
Depending on the set-up you want to analyse your performance with you may ride a road bike, a gravel/mountain bike, or a time trial/triathlon bike.
Note If you are unsure about your performance in the 12- and 4-minute tests, we recommend that you try different performance ranges a few days before the test to get a feel for your performance level.