Increase your threshold power: Join Power Meter Project 2008!

Back in January 2007 I did a Power Meter Project to find out how people I didn´t know personally responded to some of my training theories. They performed a 12 week training program with power profile tests in week 1, 6 and 12. The results were really impressive with progress in all major physiological parameters.

Now I’m looking for riders who want to be a part of my project:

Increase your threshold power in 31 days


• Age: 18 years or older
• Own a power meter (SRM, PowerTap, Ergomo or Polar CS600)
• Training amount: 10-14hrs per week.
• Follow the training plan strictly

What do you get?
You get a free 31 days training program that will increase your threshold power. There will be self performed physical tests on day 1 and 31. Training amount will be 10 to 14hrs per week. The training program will be personalized to your current physical fitness based on self performed tests.

If you are interested in being a part of this project, please leave a comment on this post. I will contact you via email with more info.

Last chance to participate is July 7th.

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  • Paul Skiba

    Jesper, I’d like to participate in your project. I’m still recovering from a broken pelvis and sacrum in July and would like to work with you again.

  • Javier

    Hi, I am a bigginer but entuciastic person, I’d like to participate in this program, I wish you consider my request.

    Javier, Mexico City.

  • edgardo delgado

    yes, I’m very interested in your power project. I have a computrainer and a member of a racing cycling club. at the present time I compete on cat 4 and master, yes I’m over 18 years old and a very dedicated cyclist.
    thank you very much

  • sounds great.. I’ve been racing for 10 years and just got a powertap

  • Gonzalo

    Can I repeat? Last time I wasn’t as fit as I am now…you’ll have to work harder 🙂

  • Mario

    I am interested in your project, I am not in great shape; however, i am willign to put the time into the program and have the Polar CS600 computer ready to go. Thanks!

  • Phil Harrison

    I would like to take part inthe power meter project

  • Walt M.


    Yes, I’m very interested. I’m 46 years old and compete in Masters and Cat4s, own a PowerTap and currently train 8-14 hours each week. Please advise, thanks much.


  • Seb

    Hi there,

    I am 39 and SRM- & TACX Cosmos-equipped.
    As of now I can count on >14hrs / week of training time, in blocks of 3 hrs or less according to the routine.


  • Steve

    1st season with power for me. Just 31 days, increased threshhold power , this could be a nice fitness bump for the end of season targets.
    Sign me up – Steve

  • I’d be keen but I haven’t bought the powermeter, yet. Can’t make up my mind, which one to get but this might put the pressure on to make a decision now. When does the project start?

  • Antonio

    Hi, i’m 22 years old and i’m an italian cyclist. Tha last season i completed around 45 races criterium with some of these with a good resoults. I have a Powertap SL 2.4 system, and i have much more than 14 hours per week to train… expecially after the end of june… i’m in vacation and i can stay all the time on the bike.


  • Happy to see all these positive responses to the project. I will come up with a detailed description of the project next week and if we get even more riders into this project it will be possible to do some nice statistics on the outcome.

    Thanks to Gonzalo and Paul who both participated in Power Meter Project 2007 and now are ready for Power Meter Project 2008.

    Best regards,


  • Antonio

    jesper can you contact me via email? I would talk with you… if is possible about your project.

  • Muiruri Sam

    Hi, am 24 & very much interested. I’ve not been cycling for the last 7 months due to work constraints. am just about to buy my second bike and i believe your training would jumpstart my cycling passion.


    Sam, Nairobi – KENYA

  • james

    Hello. I am a back of the pack cat III looking to move up in the pack. 33 y/o, three years racing, 10-14 hours per week works fine for me. Poorly self-coached and always looking to learn what works better for my physiology. Let me know if you need more info/stats etc.

  • Paul


    I meet the requirements and I am very interested in the power meter project.
    I’m 31, have been using a Powertap for about 6 months and mostly compete in hill climb races.


  • Jean van Wyk

    Hi Jesper. Also keen to get involved. Let me know the next steps.

  • Erik

    Hi, I am interested in your powermeter project. I am a 44 year old Cat 2 masters racer. I have been racing since 1984. I train about 12-15 hours a week. Thanks. Erik

  • Chris Teague

    I would like to participate as well. 31 year old age group triathlete, ironman distance. I am new to power training, just got a new TT bike with a Powertap 2.4 on it.

  • Steven Chirco

    I would like to participate. I just had a ACL and High Tibia Osteotomy (open wedge) surgury. I would like to gain what I lost during surgery. I have a SRM, Power tap and Computrainer.

  • Yori Kamphuis

    Hi Jesper, sounds like fun. I’d like to join you as well, 22-year old race cycler here. When does the project start?

  • Daniel

    Hi there, I am keen to take part in this. I’m a kiwi cyclist and racing here in the US. Doing a bunch of races in California later this month and also doing the Superweek in Chicago. I’m also Deaf, and sponsored by a Hearing Aid company – Hansaton Hearing Systems. I’m racing at the top level but really want to improve my sustainable power. Maybe working with you will help this. Looking forward to hearing from you soon. Cheers, Daniel

  • Daniel

    Just some further info on me: I’m competing at the Deaf Olympics next year in Taiwan, representing New Zealand. I competed at the World Deaf Cycling Champs in San Francisco in 2006 – and got the bronze medal for overall on omnium points. I’ve been riding for 3 years now and typically train between 8-15hours a week depending on the weeks whether in base/taper/race mode. It averages around 11-12hrs. Cheers. Daniel

  • Jim Gomillion

    Hi Jesper,

    I am very interested in your Power Meter Project and will follow it to the letter. I am reasonably fit 48 year the particpates in several group rides weekly. 10-15 hours a week depending on time of year. I just recently purchased a Power Tap and would like to train properly with power. Please consider my request. Thank You

    Jim Gomillion
    Clearwater Florida

  • atsu

    Hi, I’d like to participate in your project. i am 35 years old. I train 12 hours per week. I just got a powertapSL.
    thank you,

  • Joao Marques Almeida

    I practice mountain bike and some road exits for training.
    I’m interested in your power program.
    I have a Polar 725, can you consider my request.

    Thank you

  • Mike S.

    HI Jesper, I just came across your invitation to join your program and I am very interested in giving it a try. I meet all the necessary requirements and am very eager to increase my threshold power via a specified training routine.

    Thanks, Mike

  • Chelsea W.

    I am really intrested in seeing some results in my training and I am a beliver in the power tap, I havent been able to purchase one yet. I feel like I have stalled in the increase in my preformance. I race mountain bikes and after the National Championships in July I really want to shift my focus to mainly road, I have gotten very strong on the road, however I feel like I have hit a wall and I think a help from a power meter would help! I would love to be apart of this program!

  • Mike Harding

    I am interested in Power Project. Thanks for the opportunity.
    Mike Harding

  • Drew

    Hi Jesper, I have a tt on Aug. 3rd so this should be good timing, please sign me up.


  • emil

    Hi there,

    Yes, I’m very interested. I’m 39 years old and compete in Masters and Cat4s, own a Polar and currently train ~10 hours each week. Please advise, thanks much.


  • Paul M.


    I just got a road bike a couple weeks ago… I’m pretty new at this whole thing, but I’d like to try your training program. I meet your requirements. Looking forward to it!


  • I hope I’m not too late, but I want to participate in your project.

  • Brioni

    Yes I am interested please include me.


  • Mike Cohen

    I’m interested if it’s all geared to cycling.


  • Kerry Otis

    I would love to take part in your project. I’ve been riding now for about two months. And always looking for ways to improve my riding ability.

  • Michael Rand

    Hi I am very interested to see if you can increase my threshold.
    My threshold power is roughly 320 watts currently. I train roughly between 10 – 18 hours a week.

  • Larry O

    Sign me up! Thanks for the tips.

  • manny ferreira

    I am a triathlete and would like to improve my bike splits! Can you help!

  • Miklós Sz

    Hey fella,I would like to participate in your program!Please sign me up,and thank you for the cycling tips.:) I’m also interested in increasing my threshold. I train hard through the weeks, approximately 250-300 km pro week.

  • Jaime Ramirez-Serrano

    I would love to participate in your Power Meter Project. I have been racing for 3 years, have tried to increase my power output using different training techniques but no one has really helped me.

    I would like to try your techniques.


  • John W

    Definitely interested in the 2008 project. Sign me up!!



  • Shy

    Hope I’m not too late… would like to try your method.

  • dannyboy

    i would love to take part if it is not to late. just got powertap, im 18 years old and after any help or support.

  • Jimbo


    I only just found your post, would like to participate if not too late. Age 39, Polar CS600, training approx 12 Hour\week


  • Emma


    I have missed the deadline but I would love to participate if it is not too late. I’m 28 years old.


  • Brian


    I hope I’m not too late as I would like to participate in your Power Meter Project.



  • I’m 28y from Austria, just finished the Ironman Austria with a bike split of 5:09h, gotta get that sub5 next year. Using an ergomo.