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Zwifthub gives you the features Zwift really should

Zwifthub is a web based app that helps you track and plan your Zwift progress. We think it deserves a "ride on"of its own.

Weights, straps and fans: The pain cave of a Zwift world championships rider

The first-ever eSports world championships took place this week, pulling in riders from all over the world to duke it out virtually on Zw...

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio wins inaugural cycling esports World Championship road title

On the final ascent of the Hilly KOM in Watopia, it was the South African Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio who proved to be the fittest and the mos...

The Zwift world championships are coming, complete with a pixelated rainbow jersey

Zwift today announced more details of the upcoming E-Sports world championships. With just over two weeks until the inaugural event, Zwif...

Zwift bans two riders from top races for falsifying data

Zwift has sanctioned two riders for six months each after the online riding platform determined that both fabricated or modified their ra...

Zwift raises a further US$450 million, now likely valued at over US$1 billion

Earlier today Zwift announced a US$450 million (approx AU$625 million) “series C” investment, something that will provide substantially m...

The first-ever e-racing world championships will be held this December

Late last year the UCI and Zwift announced that a virtual racing world championships would be held in 2020. Today, the two organisations ...

New Wahoo Kickr now calibrates itself, adds built-in rocker base

Wahoo Fitness has today announced some key upgrades to its flagship Kickr stationary trainer. New feet allow for up to 5º of tilt to eith...

You can now steer everywhere in Zwift — but it’ll cost you

Popular online cycling platform Zwift debuted steering functionality in limited capacity on a single mountain bike-oriented course back i...

In pandemic, opportunity: How e-racing lowers barriers for African riders

In a nondescript room of a grey-walled building, the hum of indoor trainers fills the air. Two riders spin next to each other, staring in...

What you missed on stages three and four of the Virtual Tour de France

The inaugural Virtual Tour de France has rolled into its second weekend. Depending on your tolerance for e-racing, that’s either a welcom...

What happened in the Virtual Tour de France over the weekend?

In ordinary circumstances we’d have been watching the first foray into the mountains of the 2020 Tour de France over the weekend. But whi...

The Tour de France will be raced on Zwift this July

The postponement of the 2020 Tour de France has left a gaping void in the viewing schedules of cycling fans worldwide, but it’s not a com...

Can Zwift solve its cheating problem?

If you’ve ridden Zwift, and certainly if you’ve ever raced on the platform, you’ve likely seen them. The amateurs blowing past with Cance...

You can now get oversized jockey wheels on Zwift, because of course you can

CeramicSpeed has diversified from providing real jockey wheels for virtual riding to putting its name on pixels in the shape of virtual j...

A more realistic indoor ride: How to build a rocker plate for your trainer

If you've done any amount of riding on an indoor trainer you'll know there are some elements of outdoor riding it simply can't replicate....

WorldTour pros will square off on Zwift in newly announced Tour for All

Some of the biggest teams from both the men's and women's pro pelotons will square off across five days of virtual racing next week in Zw...

Team tactics on Zwift: How the best squads prepare

Under normal circumstances, most cycling fans are familiar with the way the pros plan out their tactics for a bike race. Through a combin...

37 hours and 1,000km on Zwift: Willie Smit's mindblowing lockdown ride

At 12.01am last Wednesday, Burgos-BH's Willie Smit got on his bike and started pedalling. Thirty-seven hours and 1,000 virtual kilometres...

The coffee ride isn't dead

There's something about a coffee run. That something is that I truly love them. There are plenty of factors that go into a quality cafe r...

It's all about the start: Here's how many watts it takes to win a Zwift race

What does it take to win a Zwift race? Power, obviously, but that’s not all. Stay with me. While Zwift may be more of a watts-per-kilogra...