Continuing with the tradition started with the 2015 Richmond course, Zwift is once again releasing an expansion to coincide with the UCI World Championships. This time, it’ll be an 8.7 mile ( 14.1 km) circuit in Harrogate, a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. A recent post by Zwift Insider gives some good details about
by bicycle… in my house… That’s right, in my house. It’s unlikely that I’ll ever run a single marathon, much less the six Abbott World Marathon Majors spread across 4 countries. And although I could certainly cycle those 6 iconic routes, that’s not likely to happen, either. That’s where Rouvy comes in. As I near
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.
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
As I approach 300 miles and 4 virtual days into my virtual circumnavigation of Lake Superior, I thought it would be a good time to offer some thoughts about the experience. On the technical side of things, I’ve been pleased with how well Rouvy is suited for this purpose. Although Rouvy’s strength is certainly based