Stage 5: The Volcano – Shorter Ride

Bringing the Tour of Watopia 2020 to a close, I managed to fit in the Shorter Ride this evening to ensure I filled in the final circle. Honestly, all throughout my recent illness, it was nagging at me to get this done. Like getting the final sticker in your sticker book. I imagine. Setting out … Read more Stage 5: The Volcano – Shorter Ride

Stage 4: The Jungle – Longer Ride

This morning I took part in Stage 4 of the Tour of Watopia 2020, riding the Longer Group Ride, aka 5 laps of the Jungle Circuit. Fun, fun. On this ride we were joined by Fabian Cancellara as ride leader. A nice touch. It’s fairly common to start these ride reports as of late with … Read more Stage 4: The Jungle – Longer Ride

Stage 4: The Jungle – Race (C)

For this afternoon’s ride I took part in the Tour of Watopia 2020, this time racing on Stage 4: The Jungle. Prior to the ride I took the opportunity to switch to the freebie mountain bike – my first time on a Zwift MTB – and hit the Jungle Circuit for a rather short warm … Read more Stage 4: The Jungle – Race (C)

Stage 3: The Climbs – Longer Ride

For this afternoon’s ride I took part in the Tour of Watopia 2020, this time tackling Stage 3: The Climbs on the longer ride. Which meant a midweek trip up the Alpe du Zwift. There’s a variety of reasons why I prefer not to do a big climb like this on a weeknight. So, with … Read more Stage 3: The Climbs – Longer Ride

Stage 3: The Climbs – Race (C)

At dinner time I took part in the Tour of Watopia Stage 3 – The Climbs. This was a race on Zwift’s Volcano After Party circuit. Up until quite recently I wondered what these After Party routes were all about. Now I know. Basically a flat bit and then a hill for fun at the … Read more Stage 3: The Climbs – Race (C)