Category Archives: Trophy Cabinet

The Trophy Cabinet…

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Below are all the trophies that i’ve collected using Strava, Zwift and Rouvy challenges, levels and achievements – and some other things as well.

Collecting Strava trophies is like trainspotting only you get really fit doing it, and the Zwift and Rouvy challenges, levels and achievements are likewise – you have to work your butt off to achieve these things.

Jump on board, open a Strava, Rouvy, Zwift account (or whatever platform takes your fancy) and start trainspotting your own collection and enjoy all those health and fitness benefits at the same time – what’s not to like?

There’s lots of ways to collect achievements and trophies, so find one or more that works for you and go for it. It really does give you that extra boost and encouragement to push that little bit harder.

PowerTap Endurance Challenge…

192nd out of 636…

So i did the absolute bare minimum to complete this challenge, but i’m being good and sticking with my training plan as much as possible. Admittedly i did go a little longer than planned, 32 minutes to be exact, on this ride but that was only as far as i needed. And that’s all i needed to do to get this challenge in the bag towards my Rouvy career, which is all that matters.

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Le’Tour 2018 Challenge…

53rd out of 487…

Once again, just stuck with my training plan, no going for glory on any of the routes, so well pleased with 53rd.

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CycleOps Distance Challenge…

29th out of 517…

Once again, just stuck with my training plan and watched the miles add up. It’s surprising how quickly they accumulate.

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Giro 2018 Challenge…

75th out of 664…

Once again, not going for fast times and just sticking with my training plan. So really pleased to complete it in 8 hours and come out 75th.

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BikeLab Challenge…

81st out of 505…

Quite a nice challenge. I didn’t push for any fast times, just choosing to ride each route on my normal training plan. So i’m more than happy to come 81st.

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Spring Classics #2 Challenge…

28th out of 757…

This was a hard challenge to complete and only 61 people managed to reach the target of riding at least 815.86 miles from 18.03.2018 to 22.04.2018.

In doing so i climbed 45,992 feet, which isn’t too shabby for a distance only challenge.

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Rouvy ‘National Champion’ Level…

Just completed ‘National Champion’ level on Rouvy…

So i’m now at ‘World Class’ level and Rouvy have been given me even more hard riding to complete – exactly what one needs to grow young.

Now i’ve got to complete 6 challenges and amass 10,000 career points. This is going to take a while as there’s only 4 challenges currently listed and the 4th is in July so i’m looking at August to finish this level at the very earliest.

But all good stuff. Rouvy is certainly far more challenging than Zwift.

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Jaro’s Challenge…

92nd out of 211…

After the ‘TrainingPeaks 70.3 Challenge’ on Rouvy, this was quite the stuff for recovery days, so no, i really didn’t try much which is reflected in my 92nd place. ‘COULD HAVE DONE BETTER!’ The teacher writes in thick red block caps all over my exam paper.

But hey, done is done, and it’s another challenge in the bag towards my next rung on the Rouvy Career ladder – there was nothing said in the challenge that people couldn’t take it easy.

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TrainingPeaks 70.3 Challenge…

77th out of 887…

This challenge was to ride both ‘Challenge Kraichgau’ and ‘Challenge Roth’ in race mode. Each route on its own is quite the test, putting the 2 into one challenge is a little mentally twisted – but hey, that’s what challenges are for.

Rouvy ‘Professional’ level…

Just completed ‘Professional’ level on Rouvy…

So i’m now at ‘National Champion’ level and for my sins have been given a bucket load of hard riding to complete – awesome stuff.

This new level is definitely going to take a bit more time to complete as on top of completing 2 rather long hard routes in ‘race’ mode, i have to finish 4 challenges and there’s currently only 2 in existence, 1 of which is just about to finish and 1 just about to start, with no hint of when the next 2 will begin or what they’ll require to complete. On top of that i have to collect 4500 Rouvy points which is a lot of riding in itself.

But it’s all great stuff and gets me fitter.

#loverouvy