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.

Rouvy Elite Level…

From first signing up, excluding the time out for the Bkool trial, it took me 15 days to get through ‘Talented’ and ‘Amateur’ levels all the way to ‘Elite’ Level on Rouvy…

Now i’m onto ‘Regional Class’ which is a little bit tougher. See how long this takes. 😀

My Fastest Ever 40km…

Just managed my fastest ever 40km which i set on Zwift’s ‘Volcano Flat Reverse’ route…

In the top 42% on the leader board, which i don’t think is too bad for now on such a flat course.

Done on Tron bike with a fair bit of draughting going on with the Tour de Zwift event. Getting closer to that hour though.

#lovezwift

Lowest Average Heart Rate…

I beat my lowest ever average heart rate reading again – 42.17 bpm. An awesome 5 minute average for a 53 year old…

How low can this go? 😀

Lowest Minimum Heart Rate…

I finally smash through the 40bpm barrier to get 38.62bpm. 😀

While doing a CO2 apnea table with one breath, 10 second, rests…

Not bad for a 53 year old.

My Fastest Ever 112 Miles…

My fastest ever 112 mile TT on Zwift’s ‘Watopia Flat’ route…

In the top 34% on the leader board, which is pretty good for a 53 year old who only weighed in at 115 lb (with cycling gear on) on such a flat course. My second ever 112 miler and crushed my previous best by well over 3 minutes – so well happy with that.

It gives 2480 feet of elevation gain.

It starts at the start banner.

#lovezwift

My Fastest Ever 56 Miles…

My fastest ever 56 miles done while on Zwift’s ‘Volcano Flat’ course……

It gives 1209 feet of elevation gain.

On the Tron bike. Inside the top 34%, so really happy with that for my age and weight for such a flat course.

It starts at the the start banner.

#lovezwift

My Fastest 100km Ever…

My fastest ever 100km TT which was done on Zwift’s Volcano Flat course…

On the Tron bike. It’s not exactly the most interesting route, but it’s not too bad and gives 412 meters of elevation gain.

And nicely inside the top 31%, so really happy with that for my age and weight.

It starts at the start banner.

#lovezwift

Zwift – Climbing Challenge Complete…

Finally completed the Tour Italy challenge on Zwift…

…i’d already been awarded the Tron bike because Zwift kept on deleting my elevation gains on this challenge…

Nice bike though!

Currently there’s no more challenges or levels left on Zwift for me to complete, although there’s a space on the challenge page for a 4th challenge and also lots of empty spaces on the kit list for more level bonus kits and parts to be added, so hopefully won’t be too long before i can start hunting again. Other than that there’s a 100 mile Achievement to still do and a few power based achievements as well, but those are outside of my current training plan and i’ve no intention of going after them until i’m doing 140.6.

But quite happy to have done all the levels and challenges in under 10 months of riding on Zwift. Maybe i could open a new account and start again to see how much quicker i can do that. LOL

#lovezwift

Zwift – Tour Italy Complete…

Finally completed the Tour Italy challenge on Zwift…

…and i got awarded the Pinarello Dogma for my troubles…


Nice bike!

Now all i’ve got left is the Climbing Challenge to complete. Haven’t heard back from Zwift as to whether they’ve fixed the issue with it or not, so i’ll just have to keep climbing away and see how it goes. It’ll certainly be nice to get off the flat courses and start to get a bit of undulation back into my Zwift experience.

They’ve already given me the Tron bike for completing it because i’ve actually climbed more than 50,000 meters but the fault kept taking my meters off the total. And other than that there’s no more challenges or levels left on Zwift for me to complete at the moment. There’s a 100 mile Achievement to still do and a few power based achievements as well, but as those are outside of my current training plan i’ve no intention of going after them for the foreseeable future. Can’t really see myself banging out 700 watts for quite some time to come. LOL

Hopefully Zwift will be adding some more levels and challenges soon. They’ve created blank spaces for some to be added so hopefully it won’t be too long.

#lovezwift

Zwift Level 25…

Yesterday i got to level 25 on Zwift and received a green and yellow outfit. All that work for a yucky green and yellow outfit. But i also got the Tron Bike for the 50,000 meter climbing challenge, so that makes up a bit for the yucky coloured kit…

And sadly that’s all the levels that Zwift have at the moment. It’s taken me 7 1/2 months to get to level 25, which requires 5500 km of riding, so haven’t done too bad me thinks.

Looking forward to Zwift adding more levels soon and more bikes, wheels, etc., to grab for them. In the meanwhile i have the Tour Italy challenge to finish to get the Pinarello Dogma bike

#lovezwift