Zwift Level 40

Yesterday i reached Level 40 on Zwift and received this snazzy new outfit to wear while i ride my nice bike.

I do like pink…

Zwift screen grab of my new pink trimmed level 40 kit on my pink Diamondback bike.

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New Bike

A long time ago Zwift did a challenge of riding 112 miles on a virtual Diamondback Andean Tri bike in order to get an entry into a raffle for a real world version of it.   Unfortunately, i didn’t win it.

What was even more annoying was that we weren’t allowed to keep the virtual version after riding those 112 miles: which i thought was totally mean and really shit.

But now, with Zwift’s new in game shop thing, i finally got one…

Zwift screen grab of my avatar riding the Diamondback Andean.

And i even bought that new set of super aero Zipp wheels to make it look even better.

So now i’m finally happy, i’m riding the bike i want to ride on Zwift.   Which will have to do until i win one in a raffle: because, unless i win the lottery, i won’t ever be able to afford one.

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Richmond World’s Route

My fastest forward lap Time on Zwift’s ‘Richmond World’s Route’…

Strava segment information.

Done on the Tron bike.

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My 2018 on Strava

My 2018 year on Strava. Not too bad really, my best year yet so i’m happy with that. Click on pic for video version.

click here to go to, My year on Strava, 2018 video.

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4 Years Riding on Strava

Sod’s law… that i get to celebrate my 4 year Strava ride anniversary without a trainer to ride on.

I’m hopefully collecting a new replacement one from the shop tomorrow – fingers crossed.

Nice of Strava to remember though and send a nice email.

So, in all that time i’ve ridden 17,394.3 miles doing 929 rides. And there was a load of miles done unrecorded on the turbo trainer before i went onto Zwift.

So, all in all, not a bad 4 years considering i was a total newbie to proper cycling when i began – those days when 12 miles seemed like hell to ride. Me and Waldo (my bike) have come a long way since then.

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It’s Official, i’m a Masochist…

And this little picture is all i get for riding my virtual bike up a virtual mountain 25 times.

So why do it, because we’re masochists, why else?

I started this challenge on 14th October, that was the first time i rode up the mountain, and i finished today on the 14th November. Which i’m quite pleased with.

To be honest, i’m not in any rush to see that mountain again any time soon. I’m now officially, totally fed up with it. Riding along at 4-5mph for all those hours is just plain tedious, so yeah, you have to be a bit of a masochist to do this, especially in one month.

But done is done and to see this at the top of the 25th ascent…

…makes it all worth while.

What’s next, well i’ve gone and broke the turbo trainer. That’s 2 turbos in 2 months. At least this one is under guarantee still. But i’m gonna be without a turbo for a while when i send this back, so i’m looking forward to some nice treadmill time as i really need to get running again, and i’ll also have a go and see if i can somehow get the old Turbo Muin cobbled back into some kind of working order until i get a new turbo sorted.

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Zwift World Hack Update…

Just updated the ‘Zwift World Hack’ page to include New York. Use this simple hack to ride whichever world you chose whenever you want.

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40km TT (Richmond World’s)…

My fastest 40km on Zwift’s ‘Richmond World’s’ course from the start banner…

Done on the Tron bike. Only just inside the top 57%, ouch, but i’m ok with that for now as i was pacing for a 3 hour ride and i’m also taking it easy on the bike at the moment while concentrating on my running.

I forgot to make a note of the elevation gain – will remember next time.

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