New Virtual Cycling Platform indieVelo is Defining the Future of Esports
Created by the former Chairman of the Zwift Cycling Esports Commission, the Beta platform focuses on technology and innovation of cycling esports and fulfilling racer’s wants and needs
Get to Know Elite Cyclist Torben Partridge-Madsen
An interview with Team Australia and Zwift Team Aero’s elite cyclist Torben Partridge-Madsen.
The UCI Cycling Esports World Championships, the Olympics, and What the Future May Hold
What does the UCI’s call for bids to host the Cycling Esports World Championship reveal about the future?
Will Virtual Platform MyWhoosh’s Millions Sway Racer Loyalty and Forge a Path to Professional Cycling Esports?
The $1,000,000 MyWhoosh Championship Series beginning on April 28, 2023, boasts the biggest prize purse in cycling esports history and moves toward securing a living wage for the sport’s elite.
Zwift Esports is a Party for Elite Cyclist Josh Harris
An interview with Team Australia and Zwift Team Aero’s elite cyclist Josh Harris.
An Invitation to Get to Know Elite Cyclist Laura Šimenc
An interview with Team Slovenia and Zwift team Wahoo Le Col’s elite cyclist Laura Šimenc
Elite Cyclist Ben Russell—Straight Talk on Esports and Endurance Life
An interview with Team Great Britain and Zwift team Wahoo Le Col’s elite cyclist Ben Russell.
The Virtual Journey to the First Live Illinois State Cycling Esports Championship
On February 25, 2023, REVO race director Gail Kocher joined fellow Chicagoland virtual cyclists live and in person to compete for the right to be called Illinois Cycling Esports Champion.
Elite Cyclist Richard Barry is Taking Esports Into His Hands
An interview with Team Ireland and NeXT Esports pb Enshored’s elite cyclist Richard Barry
Inaugural Women’s Zwift Grand Prix Title Awarded
Aeonian takes the crown and solidifies their spot in esports history.
First Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Victors Crowned
The $3,500 Prize Purse Goes to the men of Coalition Alpha
Elite Cyclist Kathrin Fuhrer–7th place in the 2023 Esports World Championship
An interview with Team Switzerland and Wahoo Le Col’s elite cyclist Kathrin Fuhrer.
Team INC-led Group Sets Zwift Sub-4 Hour 200 km Mark
Fresh off their record-breaking sub-3 hour 150km, Team Innovation Cycling is the first to 200 Zwift km in under 4 hours.
Really Get To Know 20-Year-Old Phenom Jody Jochems
An interview with Team Toyota Cryo RDTs Jody Jochems.
The Zwift Community Crowns Two Esports World Champions in 2023
Denmark’s Bjorn Andreassen and Loes Adegeest of the Netherlands shared their 2023 Zwift UCI Cycling Esports World Championship thoughts!
Elite Cyclist Gabriella Nordin Renewed Her Love For Racing With Esports
An interview with Team Sweden and Team Swedish Zwifters’ elite cyclist Gabriella Nordin.
2023 Esports Worlds Community Watch Party!
Watching Cycling Esports is always more fun with your Zwift community! Join Anna Russell, Chris Schwenker, and special guests on ZCL YouTube!
Team Foudre Announces 2023 Zwift Belgian Cup
Team Foudre and the Federation of Cycling Wallonia-Brussels are organizing a four-round Zwift Belgian Cup beginning March 2, 2023.
Record Breaking Team Innovation Cycling Blazing a Path to First Zwift Sub-4 Hour 200Km Attempt
Fresh off their record-breaking sub-3 hour 150km, Team Innovation Cycling is attempting to become the first to 200 Zwift km in under 4 hours.
Meet the 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championship Team USA Men’s Hopefuls
Do the American Men have a chance? Yes!
The 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championship Team USA Women’s Hopefuls
Do the American Women have a chance to win the 2023 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships? Yes!
Elite Zwift #1 Cyclist Joakim Lisson is Focused!
An Interview with Team P.O. Auto – CeramicSpeed and Danish Cycling’s Joakim Lisson.
Elite Cyclist Zoe Langham is Fortunate for Esports
An interview with Team Great Britain and Wahoo Le Col’s elite cyclist Zoe Langham.
Elite Cyclist Aaron Borrill is Captain South Africa
Award-winning cycling journalist and elite cyclist Aaron Borrill is leading Team South Africa and esports into the future.
Zwift Racing Was Elite Cyclist Sebastien Havot’s Best Decision
An interview with Team France and Zwift team Hexagone’s elite cyclist Sebastien Havot.
It’s Only a Number—Cyclist Luca Zanasca
An interview with Team Italy’s elite cyclist Luca Zanasca.
Joseph Chudyk—A Grammy-Nominated Platinum Certified elite Cyclist? That’s a New One
An interview with Team USA and Turbo’s elite cyclist Joseph Chudyk.
Two Epic Zwift Records Set in Three Days
In the span of three days in early January 2023, Zwifters broke the single-day TTT record and set the bar for the first sub-three hour 150 km.
DIRTy 22 Zwift TTT Record-Breaking Recap
DIRTs Stephen Katuska, Christopher “Serkit” Taylor-Kerr, and David Squirrell take down the Zwift single-day TTT record previously co-held by DIRT Tiago Barreira and Christopher “Serkit” Taylor-Kerr.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Six—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Six Winning Race Report, by Wahoo Le Col’s Marc Mäding!
Team Innovation Cycling Pushing The Envelope For First Zwift Sub-3 Hour 150Km
Join the Select Group of Strongmen and Take to Zwift Makuri’s Twilight Harbor on January 14, 2023, For a Try at Zwift History.
Elite Cyclist Marlene Bjarehed’s Heart Beats For Esports
An interview with Team SZ and Movistar’s Marlene Bjarehed of Sweden.
Virtual Cyclist Behavior Study: The Weight of Your Avatar
The project aims to investigate virtual cyclists’ behavior with the stated weight of their avatars when using indoor cycling apps.
The Anatomy of The Race From the Mind of the Aerospace Engineer of Esports, Daniel “Jammers” Jamrozik—Part Three: The Race
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers by Team USA elite Zwift eracer Daniel “Jammers” Jamrozik-Part 3: The Race.
Elite Cyclist Jo Pirotte—The “Salon-Coureur”
An interview with Abus Lecol’s elite cyclist Belgian Jo Pirotte.
Cyclist Ellexi Snover May Not Be a Unicorn, but She is Totally Cool!
An interview with Team USA and Team ElectricSpirit.co’s elite cyclist Ellexi Snover.
Restart’s JP Leclerc Conquered a Brain Tumor to Race at Zwift’s Elite Level
Following Brain Surgery in 2012 JP Leclerc attacked the uphill battle of his life.
Zwift Responds to Elite Racers in the Wake of Ban
Several racers were polled about Zwift’s ban on racer Eddy Hoole, this is what they wanted to know, and Zwift responded.
The Anatomy of The Race From the Mind of the Aerospace Engineer of Esports, Daniel “Jammers” Jamrozik—Part Two
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers through the eyes of Team USA and Restart Racing’s elite eracer Daniel “Jammers” Jamrozik.
Get to Know 2022 Zwift Academy Finalist—Lucas Hoffman
An interview with 2022 Zwift Academy Finalist Lucas Hoffman.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Five—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Five Race Report by Liz Van Houweling!
Meet 2022 Zwift Academy Hopeful—Elite Cyclist Cooper Sayers
An interview with 2022 Zwift Academy finalist Saint Piran Pro Cycling’s Cooper Sayers.
Jean-Philippe Leclerc—Sir Zwift-a Lot, More Than Just the Worst of the Best
An interview with Restart Racing’s elite cyclist JP Leclerc.
Elite Cyclist Katie Loker is 100% an Eracer
An interview with Team Electric Spirit and Socks4Watts’ elite cyclist Katie Loker.
The Story of Brian Duffy Jrs Continental Qualifiers Race One Win
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers through the eyes of Team USA and NeXT Esports pb Enshored elite eracer Brian Duffy, Jr.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Five—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Five Race Report by Abus Lecol’s Lennert Teugels!
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Four—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Four Points Hunter Race Report by Saris No Pinz elite racer Liz Van Houweling!
The Story Behind Martin Maerten’s Continental Qualifier Victory
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers through the eyes of Team Germany and Toyota Cryo RDTs elite eracer Martin Maertens.
Pro In Every Way—Cyclist Lennert Teugels
An interview with ABUS-Le Col’s elite cyclist Belgian Lennert Teugels.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Four—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Elite Esports racer Zach Nehr gives his first-hand account of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Four, Points Elimination Reverse.
The Story of James Barnes’ Continental Qualifiers
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers through the eyes of Team South Africa and NeXT pb Enshored’s elite eracer James Joseph Barnes.
Meet the New Addition to Team USA—Alex TenElshof
An interview with Team USA and Base Media Racing’s Alex TenElshof.
The Story of Anna Russell’s Conty Quals
The 2023 Cycling Esports World Championship Qualifiers through the eyes of Team New Zealand and Saris No Pinz elite eracer Anna Russell.
Get to Know 2022 Zwift Academy Finalist—Jasper Paridaens
An interview with 2022 Zwift Academy Finalist ABUS-Le Col’s Jasper Paridaens.
Meet 2022 Zwift Academy Finalist—Chiara Doni
An interview with 2022 Zwift Academy finalist Chiara Doni of Team Castelli.
Zwift Empowered Paige Onweller To The Pros
Read the full report published by Cycling Weekly and the full-length interview here!
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Three—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Round Three Race Report by Zwift Academy Finalist and Saris-NoPinz eracer Liz Van Houweling!
How the Top-Ranked Men’s Zwift Eracer Got There and Does He Intend to Stay
Zwift #1 cyclist J Bruhn gives his thoughts on the view from the top of the esports world.
Elite Eracer Teppo Laurio is Back From the Bench
Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Three Race Report by Wahoo le Col’s Mercurial Fin Teppo Laurio!
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Three—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Elite NeXT Enshored Zwift Esports racer James Barnes gives his first-hand account of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Three, Squad Skirmish.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Three—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Three Race Report by Toyota Cryo RDT’s Martin Maertens!
Elite German Eracer Martin Maertens Has Found a Niche For Himself in Esports
The German hill climb champ, cyclist Martin Maertens tells what he does to be in the right position when it matters, which for him is on the podium of the Esports World Championship.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round Two—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Round Two Race Report by Saris-NoPinz eracer Liz Van Houweling!
World Indoor Cycling Rankings Race Series is Here!
The World Indoor Cycling Rankings Series is coming to determine THE best virtual racer! With Prizes!
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Two—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round Two Race Report by NeXT pb Enshored’s Zach Nehr!
A Zwifter Does Worlds—2022 UCI Road World Championships, Wollongong, Australia 2022
Level 52 Zwifter Team DIRTs Stuart Moore takes on the World.
How Esports Great James Joseph Barnes’ Coach Got Him Ready for the Indoor Season
Could training prep really mean doing nothing?
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round One—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Zwift Grand Prix Women’s Round One Race Report by Saris-NoPinz eracer Liz Van Houweling!
What is Virtual Cycling? A Comprehensive Guide
This complete guide covers everything you need to know about virtual cycling, including a beginner’s how-to for getting started.
The Inside View of the Zwift Grand Prix Men’s Round One—Through the Racer’s Eyes
Round One Race Report by NeXT pb Enshored’s James Joseph Barnes!
Zwift Grand Prix: The Dawn of a New Era for Esports Racing
The hype is real. Virtual racing is about to change!
How the Top-Ranked Zwift Eracer Got There and Does She Intend to Stay
Does Liz Van Houweling have a bullseye on her back?
Elite Eracer Vicki Whitelaw Is Positioned For Esports Greatness
Coming off an amazing showing representing Australia in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships Aeonian’s Vicki Whitelaw shares a bit about herself.
Elite Eracer Matteo Cigala Lets His Legs Do the Talking
On the heels of a strong showing representing Italy in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships Matteo shares a bit about himself.
Elite Eracer Mary Wilkinson Is No Longer “A Runner On A Bike”
Coming off an amazing sixth-place finish representing Great Britain in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships Mary shares a bit about herself.
Elite Eracer Pieter Avenant Proves Age is NO Factor
Coming off a strong showing representing South Africa in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships Pieter Avenant shares a bit about himself!
Coach Aleksandar Coh Unlocks the Mind of Rising Esports Star Kjell Power
Pay close attention to Canyon Esports cyclist Kjell Power, it may not be long.
Elite Eracer Katie Banerjee Hits Out on Esports
On the heels of a strong showing in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships representing Australia before a technical glitch ended her race, Zwift team Aero’s Katie Banerjee shares a bit about herself.
Virtual Platform MyWhoosh is Changing the Cycling Esports Game
Free to use with huge prize purses the virtual cycling platform MyWhoosh is a legitimate Zwift contender and is leading the esports charge.
Elite Cyclist Eleanor Wiseman Found Sanity in Esports During Cancer Radiation Treatment
On the heels of a strong showing in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships the Saris-No Pinz racer Eleanor Wiseman shares a bit about herself.
Elite Eracer Lou Bates Has Found the Tricky Balance
Professional Nopinz-R3R cyclist Lou Bates juggles real-life racing and Zwift virtual competition for Team 3R.
Elite Eracer Illi Gardner—No Special Effects Required in Her Stunning Performance
An interview with elite eracer and professional cyclist Illi Gardner!
Elite Eracer Ben Hill’s Wife Introduced Him to the “Nature” of Esports—He Never Looked Back
An interview with Team AERO elite esports cyclist Ben Hill.
Shayna Powless is Much More Than a Professional Cyclist
Shayna Powless is a member of the 2022 North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of fame class, but it may not be for cycling—she’s much more than that.
Elite Eracer Justine Barrow Rides With the Grit of a Former Aussie Rules Footballer
Fresh off a strong showing in the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships representing her country of Australia.
Zach Nehr Puts BBQ Sauce on Eggs and That’s Only the Beginning of What He Dished
An interview with elite esports cyclist Zach Nehr.
The Most Common OTC Pain Relief Drug Worldwide Inspires Risky Eracing Behavior, Or Does It?
UCI Cycling Esports World Champion and tour pro-Jay Vine, his wife Bre, and an elite group of eracers sound off on the tactical mindset differences between indoors and out.
Melanie Maurer is as Precise as a Scientist On and Off the Virtual Racecourse
Coming off a strong showing in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships as Switzerland’s only representative Melanie shares a bit about herself.
Off Training Wheels at Two, Mountain Bike Racing at Four—Shayna Powless Rides Her Experience to Elite Eracing Success
Shayna was recently inducted into the 2022 North American Indigenous Athletics Hall of Fame and had a tremendous showing at the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships on Zwift.
Princeton Grad, 15-Year Pro Hoops Player, Listed at Six-Feet Eight-Inches and 227-Pounds Hailing From the Suburbs of Chicago, Your USA Cycling Esports National Champion—Mason Rocca!
An interview with 2022 USA Cycling Esports National Champion Mason Rocca!
His Sincere Thoughts Have Left the Barn—An Interview with Iconic Cycling Announcer Dave Towle
Passion personified, Dave shares his earliest cycling experience, the pivot to virtual cycling, and how he fell in love with bike racing.
“Be Crazy All You Want, But Don’t Be Stupid” —Teppo Laurio is Eracing’s Human Experiment
An interview with Teppo Laurio!
Get to Know the USA Men’s 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championship Team
A one-stop guide with a bit of background and insight from the guys to help you get pumped for the big race!
A Chat with Elite Eracer and Cycling Coach—Paul Odlin
Paul Odlin will be representing New Zealand in the UCI Cycling Esports World Championships and this is what he has to say.
Get to Know the USA Women’s 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championship Team
A bit of background and DS notes—a one-stop guide to the fast, exciting, and fun eracers of the US national esports squad.
Pro Cyclist Sarah Gigante’s View From the Road Racing and Virtual Peloton
Professional cyclist Sarah Gigante races for Movistar and will represent Australia in the Esports World Championship—this is what she had to say.
A Unique Perspective From Cycling Journalist and Elite Eracer Aaron Borrill
Elite esports racer and award-winning cycling journalist, Aaron Borrill, opens up about balancing work and training—and what it means to represent his country at the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships.
Ryan Larson Opens Up About the Tragedy That Caused Him to Go All-In on Esports
The Saris – NoPinz eracer tells why winning the Esports Worlds is within reach and how he plans to do it. An interview with Ryan Larson.
An Interview with USA Crits Pro and Eracer Ben Wolfe
From a unique perspective, this cycling pro compares esports to IRL. You’ll be interested in hearing his thoughts.
Team Movistar’s Beth Maciver Started Bike Racing on Zwift and Hasn’t Looked Back
An interview with elite eracer Beth Maciver, whose first introduction to racing was on Zwift and her drive and motivation to learn all there is to know.
vCycling News with Titanium Geek – Episode 2!
With prizes in eSports becoming more prestigious and increasing in value, what can riders and event organizers do to ensure that the winners are legitimate?
Hang Out and Get to Know the Teen Phenom of Elite Esports, Eracer Matthias Deroose
At 19 years old, Matthias has left his mark on eracing as the youngest to win a Premier Division race and qualify to represent his country in the World Championships.
When Both World Champs Qualifiers Didn’t Go as Dreamed, Patrick Walle Trusted the Process All The Way to the US National Team
A tough race and a technical glitch didn’t deter Patrick from realizing a dream that alluded him by the slimmest of margins a year ago.
Team Heino’s Alice Lethbridge Fights For What She Believes In, On the Course and Off
When Alice was 13 her track and field athletics team manager told her she didn’t have what it takes, and she has been proving everyone wrong ever since.
With All the Cards on the Table, Jadon Jaeger Pushed All-In for a Solo Win and Qualified for the Esports World Championship
In the USA Cycling winner-take-all race-off, Jadon Jaeger took the winning move to the top step of the podium and the honor of representing Restart on Team USA!
Elite eRacer Anders Foldager Races to Win and Tell About It
When Covid lockdown turned Anders Foldager on to virtual cycling, it wasn’t long before he realized that he was good. Then he took 2nd in the first-ever UCI Cycling Esports Worlds.
Monilee Keller Takes a Deep Dive into The Pain Cave For This One!
Monilee will be representing Canada in the 2022 Esports World Championships and has been a force on the eracing scene for years. After reading this candid interview you will know why.
A Sit Down with Elite Eracer James Joseph Barnes and his Innovative Coach Aleksandar Coh
James Barnes is a top-five eracer globally and credits his recent rise in success to his difference-making coach. After reading this candid interview, the reason will be apparent.
Eat DIRT Community Racer J Bruhn Qualifies For the UCI Esports World Cycling Championships
While competing in his bathroom, J Bruhn fulfilled a lifelong dream and notched one for the average Joe cyclist. An interview with J Bruhn.
Julia Schallau is Focused on eRacing and Only eRacing
Julia’s grit, determination, and pure love of eracing make her a force to be reckoned with, and after hearing what she has to say you will know why.
Elite Esports Racer Brian Duffy Tells All it Takes to be Great!
I think Brian may have given away too many of his secrets!
Get to Know Elite eSports Racer Liz Van Houweling
The ProVision eracer tells her virtual cycling story and how Zwift allowed her the opportunity to come out of retirement and compete on an elite level following the birth of her children.
A Chat with Esports Great James Joseph Barnes
After reading this candid interview, you will have little doubt why Barney is one of the best athletes and personalities in esports.
A Deep Dive with Cecilia Hansen
A candid chat with the esports great about how she got into cycling, her eracing story, and what separates her from the competition.
An Interview with Esports Champ, Lionel Vujasin
A candid chat with the esports great about life, his virtual cycling story, and what esports mean to him now and in the future.
Team Italy XTRA League – A Mixed Categories Zwift Event That Gives Racers of All Abilities the Chance to Contribute the Team’s Success
With the option of mixed teams and racers assigned to their own category, and with the same score assigned across all the categories, the races are fun, all-inclusive, and the final results fair!
Authority Magazine and Thrive Global – eSports: Christopher Schwenker On The 5 Things You Need To Create A Highly Successful Career In eSports
Tyler Gallagher of Authority Magazine asked me some great questions. I hope you enjoy my responses.