The 2017 Tour de France will cover 3,540 kilometres across 21 stages in what is one of the cycling world’s toughest tests.
And Today’s Plan
has played a huge role in the team’s buildup, helping the nine riders prepare for specific aspects of the hugely varied parcours.
Coaches are able to use the team’s bespoke data analytics platform, developed by Today’s Plan, to plan specific training sessions, delving back through years of historical data to compare race and stage efforts across multiple rides years.
In total there is 18 million kilometres of Team Sky rides stored on the system, which totals 382,000 hours of riding. On an average race day an impressive 226,000 points of data can be gathered per rider.