1.9 km
###### External URL

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97 m
5.1 %
###### Best efforts
1. 04:21, Sept. 15, 2011
2. 04:25, Oct. 12, 2010
3. 04:28, April 11, 2011

Tur Tid Puls Fart Stigning Effekt Power (est) Gj. effekt/kg VAM

Velocity Ascended, Metres per hour Vm/h usually referred to as VAM, coined by Dr Michele Ferrari is the speed of elevation gain per hour in Metre per hour. This is a term used in cycling to rate how fast an individual gains elevation while climbing an incline. Ferrari also stated that every one percent increase in average gradient increases VAM by 50. For example, a 1650 VAM on a climb of 8 percent average grade is a performance equivalent to a VAM of 1700 on 9 percent average grade. Ambient conditions (e.g. friction, air resistance) have less effect on steeper slopes (absorb less power) since speeds are lower than on gentler slopes
The acronym VAM is not truly expanded in English, where many think the V stands in some way for vertical, and the M represents meters, for instance "Vertical Ascent Meters/Hour." Ferrari says,
I called this parameter Average Ascent Speed (‘VAM’ in its Italian abbreviation from Velocità Ascensionale Media).
A direct translation of "velocità ascensionale media" is "mean (average) ascent velocity" leading to an expansion of the acronym in English as Velocity, Ascent, Mean.
VAM is calculated the following way: VAM = (metres ascended x 60) / Minutes it took to ascend
A standard unit term with the same meaning is Vm/h, vertical meters per hour; the two are used interchangeably.
The relationship between VAM and relative power output is expressed as follows: [3]
Relative power (Watts/kg) = VAM (meters/hour) / (Gradient factor x 100)
This gradient factor ranges between 2.6 for a gradient of 6% and 3.1 for a gradient of 11%

Examples:

1800+ Vm/h: Lance Armstrong - and Marco Pantani of olden days
1650-1800 Vm/h: Top 10 / Tour de France GC or mountain stage winner.
1450-1650 Vm/h: Top 20 / Tour de France GC; top 20 on tough mountain stage.
1300-1450 Vm/h: Finishing Tour de France mountain stages in peloton
1100-1300 Vm/h: The Autobus Crew

Comment
Sept. 15, 2011 04:21 85.7% 25.9 km/h 87 m 411.6 W 5.1 1200
Oct. 12, 2010 04:25 88.6% 25.6 km/h 93 m 408 W 427.2 W 5.0 1263
April 11, 2011 04:28 87.1% 25.3 km/h 93 m 429 W 421.3 W 5.3 1249
June 20, 2011 04:33 91.7% 24.2 km/h 89 m 388.6 W 4.9 1174
Nov. 5, 2011 04:33 25.1 km/h 109 m 464.1 W 5.8 1437
June 20, 2010 04:43 86.7% 24.4 km/h 94 m 406 W 414.3 W 4.9 1196
Aug. 6, 2011 04:54 156 bpm 23.3 km/h 93 m 372.6 W 4.7 1139
May 7, 2011 05:00 93.0% 23.4 km/h 94 m 350 W 334.8 W 5 1128
June 29, 2015 05:11 93.3% 21.9 km/h 90 m 365.6 W 4.0 1042
June 1, 2014 05:15 90.7% 21.6 km/h 89 m 356.1 W 3.9 1017
May 12, 2012 05:16 92.3% 22.2 km/h 94 m 392.2 W 4.3 1071
June 18, 2011 05:29 92.8% 20.7 km/h 86 m 332.9 W 3.7 941
Sept. 30, 2012 05:30 91.2% 21.4 km/h 87 m 350.4 W 3.9 949
April 21, 2014 05:34 87.0% 20.4 km/h 89 m 283 W 275.9 W 4.1 959
May 5, 2012 05:35 20.4 km/h 81 m 282.9 W 3.5 870
Aug. 24, 2008 05:36 89.7% 20.5 km/h 89 m 277.4 W 3.9 954 Auto
June 12, 2012 05:44 89.4% 20.7 km/h 85 m 268.7 W 3.6 890
Sept. 17, 2011 05:50 89.7% 19.5 km/h 93 m 247 W 270.8 W 3.6 957
April 28, 2014 05:59 89.2% 19.0 km/h 90 m 307.6 W 3.4 903
July 14, 2010 06:03 17.9 km/h 103 m 330.8 W 3.6 1021
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