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 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)

Stage 2: The Loops – Race (C)

This afternoon I took part in the second stage of the Tour of Watopia 2020. This was “The Loops” stage, and was a race in Category C of one lap of Sand and Sequoias. It feels like as of late, I often start with excuses. No major excuses today (just a bunch of minor ones). … Read more Stage 2: The Loops – Race (C)

Stage 1: The Flats – Longer Ride

This morning I took part in my second leg of Stage 1 of the Tour of Watopia 2020. Fortunately zero technical issues this morning, though perhaps doing a 50km+ ride less than 24 hours after doing a hard race was a bit optimistic. For an unassuming Thursday morning ride this one was well attended. I … Read more Stage 1: The Flats – Longer Ride