Virtual Tour de France – Open – Stage 1 Discovery Ride

This afternoon I took part in Zwift’s Virtual Tour de France – Open – Stage 1 Discovery Ride. Allegedly this one took place in Watopia ‘France Edition’. Let me tell you, aside from the few extra fans around key areas, and the sound of some vu-vu-zella type things in the start pens, there was next … Read more Virtual Tour de France – Open – Stage 1 Discovery Ride

Not Sweat Free Recovery

Easy does it was the name of the game this afternoon. But why does it always feel knackering, even on an active recovery ride? Sure, the heart rate might be better than it used to be, hovering as it did around the 120bpm range, but I still very much had my sweat on. And coming … Read more Not Sweat Free Recovery

Only Smarties Have The Answer

How about pulling the muscle in the back of your thigh whilst getting up from your office chair to go get dressed for the bike? Well that’s how I started my ride today. What an absolute lemon. But yet again, as I have been exceedingly lucky with at the moment, this pain didn’t seem to … Read more Only Smarties Have The Answer

Philippa York’s Pride Ride 2020 (D)

For the first time this week, I did my cycling indoors. This was a bit of a rush job as I’d been working all morning, out in the early afternoon, and then home at 15:45, with the event due to start at 16:00. I forgot about the big updated needed, and also had a bunch … Read more Philippa York’s Pride Ride 2020 (D)

My First Zwift Run

My wife’s treadmill arrived this morning. And then at dinner time, the Zwift Runpod got dropped off, too. Here’s a laugh: The treadmill weighed 88kg in the box. The runpod, a whopping 0.05kg. Guess which one cost £7.99 delivery, and which one cost £6.95? Yes, that’s right, this little orange widget was the higher priced … Read more My First Zwift Run