Zwift Cycling

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Mtns2Skies, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. Mtns2Skies

    Mtns2Skies En-Route

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    I saw the PoA Strava thread from a while ago... any PoAers on Zwift? I just joined now that the weather has turned cold and brutal. I'm working on building my legs back up to being in shape and I grabbed a junky bike that fits the bill perfectly to throw onto a trainer. If so, we should organize a virtual ride!
     
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    AggieMike88 Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    The original "I don't know it all" of aviation.
    I wonder how well that would work with a Peleton bike.
     
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    PaulS Touchdown! Greaser!

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    I'm trying to come back via Zwift, did an hour this morning. Zwift with a Tacx neo trainer is about as close to really being outside as I've found.
     
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    Badger Pattern Altitude

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    I'm on Zwift, with Wahoo trainer.

    I did Comp-u-trainer for 10 years, different experience.
     
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    Wingsofglass Pre-takeoff checklist

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    How so? I’m thinking about ditching my Computrainer.
     
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    Badger Pattern Altitude

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    from my experience so far, Zwift seems more social (if you want it to be) and certainly more advanced with user interface.
    the feature I miss most from CT'er is riding vs a ghost rider/past performance. I found some effective courses on CT'er platform for training, I haven't found them for Zwift yet, but they are probably out there. WaHoo is great. Only spin down every week or so.
     
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    I've got the kinetic road machine smart trainer. It outputs information to zwift, but it doesn't add resistance for hills or anything. I still enjoy it though, I get to see my speed increase and decrease accordingly and that's enough punishment/gain for climbs/descents :).
     
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    FredFenster Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I ride on Zwift about an hour every day, started this fall. I ride more in the basement than I ever did outside!
     
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    Lachlan En-Route

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    I’ve been gearing up and riding outside, until recently. Snowstorms and major kitchen rebuild (month long, almost done) have kept me off the bike. Was riding 2-3 hrs/day 4 days/week. My brother has a seriously cool Zwift setup that makes me jealous, but all my cash goes into kitchen stuff. And airplane stuff. At least I have winter tires on the road bike, and the mtn bike is always ready for anything.
     
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  10. Jamie Kirk

    Jamie Kirk Line Up and Wait

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    If you want to be social use zwift.

    If you want to get stronger use TrainerRoad.
     
  11. Mtns2Skies

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    There's a couple Skywagons and the Spruce Goose in Zwift! This is my game!!!
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