Bike lactate testing

It's not just what you do, but how you do it.


By measuring blood lactate levels, we can determine your optimum training and racing zones and ensure that you always make the most of your cycling training.


The test makes use of the latest technology - your bike is attached to the industry leading Tacx T2800 Neo Smart Trainer (accurate to + or - 1%).  Using a minimally invasive lancet, blood samples are taken from the ear lobe or index finger for analysis using a Lactate Pro 2 device.


Testing available at our loction: Spring Lakes Watersports & Leisure Centre, Pasture Lane, Long Eaton, Notts. NG10 2FZ or we come to you!  Please call for more details.  

During the continuous incremental step test, we measure your blood lactate (BLa), power (Watts), heart rate (bpm), and cadence (rpm).


After the test, the data is analysed to provide you with personalised guidance to better inform your training. The detailed report includes:

  • lactate threshold (LT),
  • maximal level steady state (MLSS),
  • onset of blood lactate accumulation (OBLA),
  • appropriate training zones using both HR (bpm) and power (W),
  • power to weight ratio W/kg
  • additional insight and guidance to support your bike training.


£99.00 (2 hours contact time approx, 1 hour data analysis).  Includes set up, testing, detailed report, consumables and waste disposal.


We come to you! Tests at your house using yours or our turbo and/or data equipment; charges from £120.00 subject to location.


Club group tests or tests at other locations can be arranged on request (subject to suitable Health & Safety requirements).

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