Fly V australia Releases Daily Tour of California Race Files Powered by TrainingPeaks
TrainingPeaks.com has teamed up with professional cycling team Fly V australia to release daily power, GPS and heart rate files during the Amgen Tour of California, May 16-23rd.
Lafayette, CO, May 13, 2010 – This year’s top-ranked professional cycling team in the United States, Team Fly V australia, will be releasing daily power, heart rate and GPS files during the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. TrainingPeaks co-founder, Dirk Friel, and Hunter Allen, co-author of Training and Racing with a Power Meter, will be providing same-day analysis of each day's stage files which will also be available to view and download by anyone who visits the Tour of California Power page located at www.trainingpeaks.com/atoc. Race data will be available to view directly through the TrainingPeaks.com File Viewer, or by downloading and analyzing data within TrainingPeaks WKO+ desktop software.
"Team Fly V australia is currently the number one ranked team racing in the US having won more than 30 races so far in 2010,” said Peaksware CMO and co-founder Dirk Friel. “TrainingPeaks is a proud supporter of the team and we are very excited that they are allowing us to release daily power files from one team member after each stage of the Amgen Tour of California. There should be some amazing data coming from this team so stay tuned to our daily race coverage."
"Having TrainingPeaks as a partner gives us an ongoing advantage in terms of athlete preparation and management. To have TrainingPeaks provide our Sport Directors and Riders daily analysis will provide us with valuable expertise that we will use to manage our Team performance and maximise our results." said Team Managing Director Chris White. White added, "As a tool TrainingPeaks is powerful but to have Peaksware’s co-founder Dirk Friel travel with us on tour provides us with substantially more fire power to add to our arsenal."
Brett Roland Fly V australia's Digital Development Director added, "The Amgen Tour of California will be the first real opportunity to show the cycling community and our devoted fans what race data our riders can produce and how we can make it available to them. Through our partnership with TrainingPeaks, and the benchmark we will set at the Amgen Tour of California, we are highlighting how we are taking behind the scenes access to team information far beyond what teams have offered their fans and club members in the past."
Stay tuned to the TrainingPeaks Tour of California Power page for daily updates including power file analysis, articles, videos, pictures, and interviews with Team Fly V australia riders and others.
Peaksware, LLC, founded in 1999, develops software systems to help motivated individuals and professionals achieve health, fitness and peak performance. In addition to the world’s leading online training and nutrition log, TrainingPeaks.com, Peaksware also produces the desktop products Device Agent and WKO+. Each of these products is sold both direct to consumers and can also be customized in a white label format for enterprise customers. For more information or to discuss business development opportunities contact info_at_peaksware.com.
About Fly V australia:
Fly V australia is an Australian Continental Team registered with the UCI. The Team is made up of 10 Australians, 2 South Africans and one rider from each of USA, Italy and Canada. The owner of the UCI license is Pegasus Racing Pty Ltd, an Australian private company. Pegasus Racing has a vision to create Australia's first PRO Tour team to be registered with the UCI and has set 2012 as it's target to first compete in the Tour de France.