Epic Ride Weather is now Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s official supplier. Team LottoNL-Jumbo is using Epic Ride Weather to inform race-day tactics, aid preparedness and improve training.
Team LottoNL-Jumbo has a long history of collaborating with meteorologists and using weather data to their advantage, but this marks their first foray into cloud-based computation and algorithms. By combining multiple forecasts with precise GPS-based location and timing data, Epic Ride Weather provides a complete view of the weather for the entire race.
“With Epic Ride Weather we get perfect information about the weather along the race routes”, Sports Director Grischa Niermann explains. “It provides very accurate forecasts for temperature, wind and precipitation for every point of the route with just a single click. Detailed forecasts from Epic Ride Weather have become essential in planning our race tactics and strategy, especially in cases where wind direction and intensity are likely to influence the outcome.”
This new partnership between Team LottoNL-Jumbo and Epic Ride Weather is good for Epic Ride Weather users, since the team is applying their expertise in professional cycling to help improve Epic Ride Weather. As a result of conversations with the team, recent updates include improved navigation, more choices for wind and precipitation units, and weather chart map markers.
Epic Ride Weather takes into account your expected location based on your route and speed, combining multiple forecasts to give you a projection of weather over time and space. Epic Ride Weather is available now for iPhone, iOS and Android.
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