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Zwift update version 1.0.15376 released

It’s going to be a good month on Zwift.

Zwift Specialized Triple-Play Mission announced

You may enter up to three times–once for each Zwift world (Watopia, Richmond, and London).

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – November 23

This week’s ride provided training in climbing strategy and chasing down breaks.

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Zwift for iOS coming in 4-6 weeks

ZwiftHQ has posted a notice that 1) they will be sending out many more iOS beta invites this week and 2) Zwift for iOS will be publicly available in the App Store in the next 4-6 weeks.

Which computer runs Zwift best? Ask Zwiftalizer Benchmarks.

New feature consolidates the results of the many log files Zwifters have shared and reports on the performance of various hardware setups in an easy-to-read format

How to show your frames per second (FPS) in Zwift

there are two different ways to find out what sort of FPS numbers your setup is giving you in Zwift.

December 2016 Zwift course schedule

This schedule is similar to November’s, with Watopia generally featured Sunday-Wednesday and London Thursday-Saturday.

Zwift Richmond, VA course map

Latest version of the Richmond course map, available as a free PDF.

November 2016 Zwift course schedule

This schedule is very different from the past couple months, swapping London and Watopia’s places in the week.

Virtual World Championships kit now available

Organizers of the upcoming Zwift Team Worlds 2016 race have collaborated with Castelli and Zwift HQ to develop a real-life “Virtual World Championship” kit which you can now purchase at cost.

Zwift for iOS coming in 4-6 weeks

ZwiftHQ has posted a notice that 1) they will be sending out many more iOS beta invites this week and 2) Zwift for iOS will be publicly available in the App Store in the next 4-6 weeks.

Zwift data usage stats

Wondering how much data the Zwift app uses? Check out these numbers.

6 ways Zwift has changed indoor cycling forever

It isn’t the first virtual cycling platform, but it is the best. How was Zwift succeeded where others have failed?

Using the “Trainer Difficulty” setting in Zwift

An explanation of the “Train Difficulty” setting–what it actually does, and why you may want to change it.

Why your Garmin distance doesn’t match Zwift’s

The answer to this is quite simple, although it can be hard to wrap your head around if you aren’t used to virtual cycling.

Zwiftcast Episode 15

World Bicycle Relief day, Team Worlds event, and inspiring story from Nathan Stolzner, Kurt Kinetic going Bluetooth-only, Zwift OnBoard details from Glen Knight, ZwiftCon, and more.

ZADA – The big brothers of Zwift racing

The vast majority of Zwifters don’t even realize the “Zwift Anti-Doping Agency” exists, since ZADA is a relatively new program dealing mostly with elite racers.

Zwiftcast Episode 14

Simon, Shane and Nathan hit a variety of topics including new rides and races coming to Zwift with the Dutch National Team and the hilarious “OhioThrow” idea. Also includes an interview with celebrity Zwifter Paralympian Jody Cundy.

Zwift update version 1.0.15376 released

It’s going to be a good month on Zwift.

Zwift Specialized Triple-Play Mission announced

You may enter up to three times–once for each Zwift world (Watopia, Richmond, and London).

December 2016 Zwift course schedule

This schedule is similar to November’s, with Watopia generally featured Sunday-Wednesday and London Thursday-Saturday.

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – November 23

This week’s ride provided training in climbing strategy and chasing down breaks.

TFC Autumn Series- Climbers’ delight

The TFC Autumn Race of Dec 2nd took place over 3 laps of the London loop....

KISS EU – Experimental race, Experimental wins

The KISS EU race of Nov 29th was the chosen set for the new broadcast feature “Zwift on Board.”

Drafting in Zwift: power savings and advice

An explanation of how drafting works in Zwift, including what kind of power savings you can expect and how to overcome common drafting challenges.

Which bike climbs Zwift’s new mountain route fastest?

Overall, the TT bike is faster than any other bike on Zwift. But it’s a little heavy, making it not the fastest bike up the Epic KOM.

The 4 fastest bikes in Zwift, and how to get them

While the 3 fastest bikes are high-level unlocks which take months of Zwift riding to achieve, the Zwift Aero can be unlocked with just a few weeks of riding.

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – November 23

This week’s ride provided training in climbing strategy and chasing down breaks.

TFC Autumn Series- Climbers’ delight

The TFC Autumn Race of Dec 2nd took place over 3 laps of the London loop....

KISS EU – Experimental race, Experimental wins

The KISS EU race of Nov 29th was the chosen set for the new broadcast feature “Zwift on Board.”

DC Rainmaker releases annual winter trainer recommendations

I’m a big fan of Ray Maker of DC Rainmaker fame. His product reviews...

Wahoo KICKR 16 announced

Wahoo has announced an update to its flagship KICKR trainer. Originally released in 2013, the KICKR was (according to Wahoo) the world’s first smart trainer, and is arguably the most popular and highly-reputed trainer on the market today.

Tacx Magnum smart bike treadmill unveiled

Is this the ultimate step in trainer realism?

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – November 23

This week’s ride provided training in climbing strategy and chasing down breaks.

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – November 9

~40 people attended the ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride which covered highlights of sprinting and climbing techniques.

ODZ SkillZ and DrillZ Ride – summary for October 26

Team ODZ’s weekly “SkillZ and DrillZ” is an effective way to build the fitness and skills needed to race well on Zwift. Of course, the fitness transfers to real-life riding, as will your improved understanding of paceline riding, initiating and covering attacks, how to bridge, sprinting and climbing techniques, and more.

Turn off Zwift’s startup music with this easy hack

Some people find it annoying to hear the same song every time–otherwise simply don’t want any music because they’re already listening to tunes or watching TV as they ride. Here’s how you can turn off the startup song forever.

Zwift data usage stats

Wondering how much data the Zwift app uses? Check out these numbers.

Which computer runs Zwift best? Ask Zwiftalizer Benchmarks.

New feature consolidates the results of the many log files Zwifters have shared and reports on the performance of various hardware setups in an easy-to-read format