Ryo Hazuki wrote:
yeah whatever. you seem to know it all but don;t even understand basics how watt per kg weight works in a climb. if phinney was 50 kg those 6.6 watt per kg weight would make him a terrific climber, ever heard of gravity
and phinney is 85 kg and his top weight is supposedly 83 kg. his own words
I can tell that you are a cycling fan and not a (competitive) cyclist otherwise you would understand that cycling is not about gravity but about watts per kilo of weight.
Very simple, two cyclist pushing same watts per kg will be traveling at the very same speed. One can be 50kg pushing 300W and the other 80kg pushing 480W and they will be going at the same speed both pushing 6W/Kg. No matter how steep the climb is. Gravity makes no difference!
If we are talking TT, aerodynamics will make a difference but lets not even get there.