Tour De Zwift 2021 – Stage 3: Standard Ride

Tough choice between the Alpe du Zwift (standard ride) and some variant of Mont Ventoux for the longer ride. You know things are nuts when the Alpe seems like a more approachable effort. Anyway, such were the thoughts pretty much plaguing me ever since I spotted Stage 3 was the Alpe on Tuesday night earlier … Read more

Tour De Zwift 2021 – Stage 2: Longer Ride

Almost as unplanned as my first Tour de Zwift 2021 ride, I didn’t realise Stage 2 started today, so once I’d spotted it was available, it took precedence as to what to ride today. Today’s course was Richmond. Bit confusing, this one billed as “the longer ride”, yet the two shorter rides have over 100m … Read more

Tour De Zwift 2021 – Stage 1: Standard Ride

A tad unexpected, and completely unplanned. Today I took part in the Standard ride for this years Stage 1 of the Tour de Zwift 2021. Yesterday I did the longer ride. Within 2km of setting off, even with a decent-ish 10 minute warm up, I was hurting. I’m out of the habit of doing longer, … Read more

Tour De Zwift 2021 – Stage 1: Longer Ride

Well, this wasn’t the ride I was expecting to do. I was planning on doing one of the longer 3R workouts that run every Tuesday and which, due to kids swimming lessons, I rarely get to attend. But when I looked at the Zwift event schedule for today, I was gently reminded that the Tour … Read more