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Forum: Recumbent
05-07-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

All three of our teams killed it last night at...

All three of our teams killed it last night at the races. Grab that trike and join us or form up a fancy trike team and compete against us and 1,000's of other teams. All fun. Stop the talk let's see...
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

Tomorrow's course will be the RGV in France. ...

Tomorrow's course will be the RGV in France. Tuesdays we move on to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Come join us from your basement.
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

We race zone 13 Americas East Divisions Tuesdays...

We race zone 13 Americas East Divisions Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30 pm ET Although our teammates live across the entire US and some in Canada.
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

LOL, I've learned over 20 years of board reading...

LOL, I've learned over 20 years of board reading that board claims oftentimes exaggerate the real-world performance but whatever. We have an active group of recumbent Zwift racers that have a lot of...
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By La Tortue

Wanted Riders for Zwift recumbent team

Join us on the Worlds only Virtual Recumbent Racing Team on the planet. We compete Tuesdays and Thursdays in the WTRL TTT and Zwift Racing League as the Cruzbike Racing team. All bike types...
03-15-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,015
Posted By La Tortue

This is just another example why I love my LBS. ...

This is just another example why I love my LBS. I buy from them and take any problems back to them. They always take care of me no questions asked.
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

You really should check the links so you know...

You really should check the links so you know what they are before you make posts against them. Now, go back and find the linked guarantee above which has been posted at least twice. Yes, they...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

I am, and my wife is (faster). We are not MBB...

I am, and my wife is (faster). We are not MBB prodigies. I do believe the vast majority of average people have the dexterity needed to ride a MBB. It is not the giant challenge some make it out to...
Forum: Recumbent
02-17-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

or perhaps the bike is in fact faster.

or perhaps the bike is in fact faster.
Forum: Recumbent
02-16-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

LOL, yes that's it. Well, no Blaze. I can...

LOL, yes that's it. Well, no Blaze. I can assure you the folks at Cruzbike believe their bike is "particularly" fast. That's a pretty gutsy guarantee whether you like Cruzbikes or not.
Forum: Recumbent
02-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

Yes, I have a few miles on my Vendetta and the...

Yes, I have a few miles on my Vendetta and the wife has just as many on hers. Neither one of us are particularly athletic. I can't speak for most new recumbent riders but I know we didn't have a...
Forum: Recumbent
02-01-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,583
Posted By La Tortue

Cruzbike guarantees their bike is faster and...

Cruzbike guarantees their bike is faster and backs it up with a money-back guarantee. See their policy here (https://cruzbike.com/pages/fastest-road-bike-guarantee)
01-29-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

You can pull it off real-time. You have his...

You can pull it off real-time. You have his watts and w/kg prominently displayed simply by clicking on his name during the race.
01-29-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Here is an example pulled from last nights TTT...

Here is an example pulled from last nights TTT results. You can pull up anyone data you like. This is showing TFC's team data and where the fourth riders time is the official team time. And yes all...
01-27-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Not sure if you know the rules but a Frappe team...

Not sure if you know the rules but a Frappe team allows up to three A cats on the team. So if the guy was pulling 350 that is pretty much spot on..The B's can pull 300 so you guys should have been...
01-27-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

So where did they place? Thats an awful way to...

So where did they place? Thats an awful way to do it and if you do you surely will not place top tier of whichever Division you are in. If you pay close attention you' will see the fast teams have...
01-27-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

How does the Zwift TTT compare with the real...

How does the Zwift TTT compare with the real thing? Velo news did a comparison. Take a dive into the numbers from two different TTTs one on Zwift and one from the 2018 Tirreno-Adriatico and see...
01-26-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Dude, there is more incorrect stuff in this...

Dude, there is more incorrect stuff in this thread it might as well be a politician's platform. I think folks just make up crap and throw it out to see what kind of response they'll get. Yes, there...
01-26-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Zwift power breaks it down very well for any race...

Zwift power breaks it down very well for any race while there are many zwift cat specific races in almost any category ine can dream up....
01-26-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

I have the same problem. Zwift is really a...

I have the same problem. Zwift is really a fantastic opportunity but you see so many haters "hatin" on it yet they haven't an idea on how the system works or what is out there to allow them to do...
01-25-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

No, some races do some don't.

No, some races do some don't.
01-25-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Learn all the tricks Zwift has to offer. A TT...

Learn all the tricks Zwift has to offer. A TT bike doesn't allow you to draft. If you want to free ride with no riders unplug the app ride on your computer or set up a group ride with just you and...
01-25-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

They do this already, sign up for ZwiftPower.

They do this already, sign up for ZwiftPower.
01-25-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

I think you make an excellent point except I...

I think you make an excellent point except I would say take the speeds used around Zwifts flattest Tempus Fuget and compare big boys data to one of the many Bike calculation apps that are available. ...
01-25-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

What? Source please.

What? Source please.
01-25-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

I'm confused, if he thinks a FTP test will bump...

I'm confused, if he thinks a FTP test will bump him to 3.3 then he should be performing at this level now. This means his latest three races should be close right now and this is what is used for...
01-25-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

Make sure you understand how the categories work....

Make sure you understand how the categories work. A 3.0 avg over an entire C race will result in you not seeing the front, especially if it's a short race. Your category is calculated by taking an...
01-24-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,379
Posted By La Tortue

You may have tried in the wrong race. The WTRL...

You may have tried in the wrong race. The WTRL TTT and series races use a system that verifies through ZwiftPower dot com and enforces the rules. Its working very well as evidenced by the number of...
12-16-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,655
Posted By La Tortue

Just curious since you are speaking as...

Just curious since you are speaking as knowledgeable in Zwift have you ever raced in a Zwift Team Time Trial using Discord? If not perhaps you might give this a try and see if this doesn't move the...
12-14-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,655
Posted By La Tortue

The Neo has a motor that will allow one to...

The Neo has a motor that will allow one to accelerate will coasting on the downhill. These aren't your great grandfather's trainers.
12-14-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,655
Posted By La Tortue

Clearly, smart trainers are not for everyone....

Clearly, smart trainers are not for everyone. It's quite an investment for those only looking to pedal solo as an exercise bike. Peloton might be a better investment or simply a cheap non-smart...
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By La Tortue

Just like Covid I'm back

I'm back again on my quarterly recruitment campaign to invite you to join us representing recumbent bike racing in the world's largest weekly sporting event. This being the zwift WTRL Team Time...
08-24-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,727
Posted By La Tortue

A must watch

One of the best explanations ever. Pretty much sums it up, you can close the thread now. https://youtu.be/Jj0uBQ7j5c4
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By La Tortue

Last chance to dance

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We have openings for Thursdays WTRL Team Time Trials. Its really just a whole lot a fun with a great group of Recumbent riders more...
Forum: Recumbent
08-02-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By La Tortue

We are on the France RVG course this Thursday. ...

We are on the France RVG course this Thursday. It should be a lot of fun. We have fielded two teams this week so more of you can join in on the fun. Both teams, High Speed and Low Drag, have a...
Forum: Recumbent
07-31-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By La Tortue

Join us in a rec team time trial

If you have a smart trainer and would like to try something new and have an absolute blast come join our team on Thursday nights (EST). We have been doing this for a long time with mixed df and...
12-23-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By La Tortue

You should join the next session. It is a lot...

You should join the next session. It is a lot more than winning the contract. In fact 99,5 percent of the entries are too old. Its fun and you'll be stronger when you finish. Check out this video...
12-23-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By La Tortue

Well, maybe riding outside faster does. Strava...

Well, maybe riding outside faster does. Strava just published their end of year stats and I found this little tid-bit interesting: "Strava’s report also notes that riding Alpe d’Huez virtually...
12-23-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By La Tortue

Just curious, have you ever participated in a...

Just curious, have you ever participated in a virtual race on a modern smart trainer?
12-23-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,736
Posted By La Tortue

Read carefully. The winner of Zwift Academy gets...

Read carefully. The winner of Zwift Academy gets awarded a pro contract. To date I think seven contracts have been awarded over the last 4 years. Four women and three men. The first year was only...
11-11-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,794
Posted By La Tortue

This is so true. The few serious racers left who...

This is so true. The few serious racers left who are resisting the smart trainer trend will get even smaller this Spring when they find out how far behind they are from their competitors. The...
10-27-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,804
Posted By La Tortue

+1 for Zwift.

+1 for Zwift.
06-26-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,074
Posted By La Tortue

Zwift races = quick gains.

Zwift races = quick gains.
01-16-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,956
Posted By La Tortue

Zwift is the most popular app out there for a...

Zwift is the most popular app out there for a reason. It offers more by a huge margin than any other app on the market. Save yourself the grief and spend that extra $7.5 or $5 for Zwift over those...
01-12-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,956
Posted By La Tortue

CVRCade is in free beta stage right now.

CVRCade is in free beta stage right now.
11-11-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,015
Posted By La Tortue

Zwift will simply lure you into crazyness. ...

Zwift will simply lure you into crazyness.

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11-01-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,015
Posted By La Tortue

Never thought I would have an interest in virtual...

Never thought I would have an interest in virtual cycling. Zwift is not like watching a video while riding. It is a game changer for indoor conditioning. I currently use an ATV for one trainer and a...
10-06-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,650
Posted By La Tortue

Yep, I get your point. I use the same special...

Yep, I get your point. I use the same special tools and solvent as you do and it rolls off the same way.
03-12-18, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 708
Posted By La Tortue

delete

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,702
Posted By La Tortue

Whitemax another tip is to use your apple device...

Whitemax another tip is to use your apple device (not atv) and download the free Zwift mobile link ZML and use it as the controller. It works much, much better and easier than the ATV controller.
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