I’ve made the turn at Duluth and cruising along the (virtual) Minnesota shoreline on my way to Canada. At 565 miles, I’m getting close to the halfway point around the lake. Even from virtual experience, it looks like the northwest side of Lake Superior is likely to provide the most enjoyable leg of the journey. […]
There are 3 Egyptian obelisks known as “Cleopatra’s Needle” located in New York, London, and Paris. Zwift has a route that goes right by 2 out of the 3. Coincidence? I don’t think so!
I’ve been using Rouvy for my Lake Superior Virtual Bicycle Tour and have been very impressed with the realism of the route simulation. Obviously I haven’t actually ridden any of the 400+ miles I’ve completed in Rouvy, but based on the average speeds and perceived effort, it feels about right. So I decided to see […]
Doing my best DC Rainmaker imitation, here’s a look at the data from a recent Zwift run using a couple of different devices for speed, cadence, and heart rate. The Zwift setup was done on a Windows 10 PC using a TreadTracker for speed, MilestonePod for cadence, and a Wahoo Tickr for heart rate. All […]
Virtual Lake Superior Bike Tour Combining my love of bicycle touring, fitness tech, and software development, I’ve embarked upon a new project. Although cycling around Lake Superior is definitely still on my bucket list, the advent of immersive indoor cycling applications such as Zwift and Rouvy presented the potential for a “virtual” tour that I […]