The July Wahoo X Challenge is your invitation to step into the shoes of cycling legends and conquer the historic roads of France. Your endurance, strength, and stamina will all be tested as you immerse yourself in the epic landscapes and local culture of cycling’s most iconic region. Just complete the four french workouts in Wahoo SYSTM, which will put different aspects of your cycling abilities to the test!
By completing the July monthly challenge, the coveted monthly challenge badge will be yours. You will also be automatically entered into the competition and prize pool to win a swag bag from one of Wahoo’s sponsored teams:
@TrapMeSuf Tried it again today and would break it down as follows:
10 minute ramp and sprint warm up
50 minutes of sub-threshold with recovery with a few MAP pushes mixed in.
50 minutes of just below threshold with shorter recoveries and some MAP pushes.
Finish with a 20 minute FTP/MAP test.
This workout is a beast! I hit my max heart rate during the last 20 minutes of intensity - made it through 10 minutes and then started to get pulled into ERG death spirals even after reducing the intensity so then I just switched to level mode.
I really wanted to finish this one strong today but am telling myself that I probably didn’t need the extra fatigue from those 10 minutes anyway based on what was already scheduled on my plan.
Good luck with this workout. You need your A game - there is no comfort in sight.
I just did “Mt. Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge” a few days ago and wanted to give up 4 minutes before the end of the 20 Min interval. But each passing minute made it mentally easier. I’m looking forward to the next time this month .
Awesome we can win something, this is extra motivating!
But first I have to ride Goat for the Goat this weekend!
@Francois-Wahoo Yes - I definitely know it is Klara’s power file but when stepping back it is pretty incredible to think about how it would look as an actual workout. Basically those last 19 or 20 minutes are an FTP test.
GVA must have been involved in this month’s schedule…
Just completed Mt Ventoux, and as mentioned above that was tough. Hard enough getting to the last 20 minutes and then that final block is horrible. Looked at the stats and my 20 minute effort for the video came out at my FTP value
On to the easy ones now then… There is no try only do (I love this SUF workout, it features some great older TDF footage especially Pinot)
@emacdoug Felt the same way - unfinished business that I am not sure I want to face again but I will need to at some point. I will probably try it again during the winter months when there are no races. It is the sort of workout that could have its own 12 week plan.
Completed There Is No Try today which was easy by comparison. One more to go for the badge.