TeamEN on Zwift

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Overview

We’re a Team of endurance athletes from all around the globe who train together online and race together in the real world. Zwift fits perfectly into our community, as it helps build a stronger sense of community amongst the Team. Bonus that we are getting fitter and stronger too!

Here are two articles that share how we have integrated Zwift into the Endurance Nation experience:

We support athletes of all ability levels. Our mission is to make the endurance lifestyle fun and accessible to all…including you! We hope you’ll join us on one of our signature rides (see below) or just say HI if you happen to see one of us.

Power User Tip: Change your last name to be LastName [TeamEN] so we can better find you in game!

 


Our Weekly HangOn Workout Ride


Schedule

The following is a list of our recurring rides on Zwift. You’ll find us racing & at all hours of the day with “#TeamEN” added to our last name, usually in the “Basic 5” jersey.  You can even follow us on Zwift via the Companion App to get notified when we ride.

MONDAYS

  • 7:15 pm EDT — Mellow Mondays

      • Leaders: Al Truscott, TBD
      • DescriptionJoin Team Endurance Nation for our weekly Mellow Monday Recovery Ride! The goal of this session is to facilitate recovery after a hard weekend and put some early miles in for the week ahead! All riders are welcome to join this event and be part of our riding community within Zwift.Please Note: This is not a race. Stick with the Beacon!Warm Up: 10 minutes with the Beacon at 1.8 w/kg.
        Main Ride: Steady riding at 2.0 to 2.2 w/kg.

FRIDAYS

  • 9:00 am EST — Friday Freight Train  (Sign up in Zwift Mobile App)

      • Leaders: Sid Wavrin, Nam Lam, Peter Noyes
      • Description: Join Team Endurance Nation for a great weekend “kickoff” ride. This session focuses on Steady State riding and is perfect for adding Base Miles or for Triathletes looking to add some steady time trial riding in the aerobars. All riders are welcome and be part of our riding community within Zwift.Please Note: This is not a race. Stick with the Beacon!Warm Up: 10 minutes with the Beacon at 1.8 to 2.2 W/kg.
        Main Ride: Steady riding at 2.5 W/kg. Final average with climbing will be closer to 2.7 W/kg.

SATURDAYS

  • 6:05 am EST — Team EN Hang On Ride  (Sign up in Zwift Mobile App)

      • Leaders: Coach P, Tim Sullivan, Shaughn Simmons
      • Description: A “build” ride where the leader steadily increases the effort from 2.5 up to 3.5, with a final section to be No Holds Barred to the finish.
        • Warm Up: 10 minutes with the Beacon at 1.8 to 2.2 W/kg.
        • Main Ride: Steady riding at 2.5 W/kg. Overall average with climbing will be closer to 2.7 W/kg. 
  • 9:55am EST // 6:55am PST – Team EN Cruise and Crush West Coast
      • Ride Leaders:  Al Truscott, Sid Wavrin
      • Description: Join Team Endurance Nation for our legendary Winter weekend workout! This session combines steady state riding with high intensity efforts for Sprints and KOMs. Ride leader will attempt to gather the Group after Sprints and Hills. When the Main Group splinters, work together in small groups to follow Lead instructions and finish strong. Your goal is to make the next faster group each week!. All riders are welcome to join this event and be part of our Winter community group riding within Zwift.
        • Warm Up: 10 minutes with the Beacon at 2.0 w/kg.
        • Main Ride: Steady riding at 2.5 w/kg with Sprints and KOMs at your best effort.

SUNDAYS

  • 7:50 am EST — Team EN Cruise and Crush East Coast
  • Ride Leaders:  Brian Hagan, Scott Giljum, Robert Sabo
    • Description: Join Team Endurance Nation for our legendary Winter weekend workout! This session combines steady state riding with high intensity efforts for Sprints and KOMs. We regroup after each big effort and continue on. All riders are welcome to join this event and be part of our Winter community group riding within Zwift.
    • Please Note: Riders must be BEHIND rider leader at the start of the final climb to be included in final results. Watch in-game messaging closely for instructions during ride.
      • Warm Up: 10 minutes with the Beacon at 2.5 w/kg.
      • Main Ride: Steady riding at 2.5 to 3.0 w/kg with Sprints and KOMs at your best effort.
      • Regroup: Ride 1.0 w/kg to regroup after Sprints and KOMs.
    • Worlds & Courses:
      • Watopia = Figure 8 Reverse (2 loops)
      • London = Pretzel (1 loop)
      • New York = Knickerbocker Reverse (3 loops)
      • No Innsbruck or Richmond please.

Discord

Join us in our public channel here: http://discord.endurancenation.us

Download Discord directly here: https://discordapp.com/download

Here’s a great set up video from Team ODZ that you can follow step by step on YouTube.

Help and Tips

There are so many great resources for using Zwift all across the web. Here’s an incomplete list, for sure:

Endurance Nation Specific Resources, all available in our Bike Wiki here.

  • Getting Started with Zwift
  • TeamEN Rides on Zwift (Sunday ABP and more!)
  • Watch the Intro to Zwift Video with Tim Sullivan (approx 46′ long, video quality isn’t the best but the content is great!)
  • Zwift Coach Chat (December 2018)
  • 2018 OutSeason® Workouts (and a few others) you can load into Zwift.

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