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

3R Tour of Fire and Ice Hilly Race (25km/15.6mi 1166m) (C)

This morning I took part in the 3R Tour of Fire and Ice Hilly Race, which is essentially: Start in downtown Watopia Head around the Volcano (fire) Climb up and then descend to Jungle circuit Climb the Alpe Du Zwift (ice) Whilst I had planned to climb the Alpe Du Zwift this morning, I hadn’t … Read more 3R Tour of Fire and Ice Hilly Race (25km/15.6mi 1166m) (C)

Alpe Du Zwift (Again) – 10-12wk FTP Builder Week 4 Day 2

Today I rode the Week 4 Day 2 workout from Zwift’s 10-12 week FTP builder program. As far as I can recall, this is the first time I have ridden this workout. It was a refreshing change from the typical 6 blocks of blue workout in this program. Outside we continue with the heat wave. … Read more Alpe Du Zwift (Again) – 10-12wk FTP Builder Week 4 Day 2

Alpe Du Zwift – 10-12wk FTP Builder Week 4 Day 1

For tonight’s ride I opted to ‘climb’ Alpe Du Zwift whilst taking part in the 10-12 Week FTP Builder. There were three reasons for hitting Alpe Du Zwift. Firstly, I have only ever climbed Alpe Du Zwift once. Secondly, it’s among the most visually interesting routes on Zwift, which is a big deal on this … Read more Alpe Du Zwift – 10-12wk FTP Builder Week 4 Day 1