March can be the cruellest month. You itches to get in the saddle and build on your hard-earned cardio gains, but rising temperatures and humidity, as well as late summer superstorms, take away a lot of joy from these marathons. Fortunately, your training doesn’t have to be pure torture anymore: With Zwift, you are at home and (relatively) dry.

First, let’s be clear: this is not spinning.

Connect your road bike to an intelligent turbo trainer and watch on a screen how you outperform your other Heat Dodgers in real time. The trainer adjusts the resistance to the course so your legs experience every digitally rendered hill IRL. There’s even a structured e-coaching plan to get your performance going.

This is how Zwift reinvented the wheel.

1.2 billion

The number of kilometers Zwift subscribers have covered so far: nearly 25,000 quad-melting laps in the world.

43,000

The highest number of people was driving on Zwift at the same time. Since it was launched in 2014, people from more than 190 countries have climbed onto the virtual saddle.

Watopia

You can take courses in six real-life locations from London to New York, or transcend reality by visiting Zwift’s virtual island, Watopia.

197,000 The total height in meters that the German Olympic champion triathlete and Zwift fanatic Jan Frodeno has reached.

73

The number of 2019 Tour de France cyclists who have trained with Zwift, including 2018 winner Geraint Thomas. Try to keep up with this peloton.

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