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3/15/2024 Mark Nessmith

Get the most out of your ROUVY rides with Strava Live Segments

ROUVY and Strava, the leading social platform for athletes, have joined forces to bring Live Segments to indoor cycling. Turn up the power to beat your own personal record (PR), or maybe even earn the title of King or Queen of the Mountain!

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3/11/2024 Alex Filippov

5 PRO TIPS FOR TACKLING COBBLES

You have your bike ready for an adventure á la Spring Classics, with chunky tires on and the fragile carbon bottle cage removed. You've put some electrical tape on your seatpost to prevent slippage (yes, it’s a thing) and you’re ready to take off. Now let’s talk about riding position when you ride cobbles.

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3/10/2024 Alex Filippov

7 SPRING CLASSIC TECH TRENDS TO INSPIRE YOU

Do riders still double-wrap their handlebars for the Spring Classics? One of the perks of attending Spring Classics in person is seeing all the cool custom and DIY tech. A ton of weird tech hacks that will eventually make their way into the amateurs' world and become a new standard.

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2/28/2024 Alex Filippov

3 SPRING CLASSICS PRO RIDER TIPS TO TRY

Professional cyclists spend months training for the spring classics, which are among the most challenging and thrilling races in the world. Rain, fog, cross-winds, tricky navigation, the full-on nature of the races, as well as crashes make the Spring Classics so intense.

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2/23/2024 Lauren Wolff

THE 10 MOST TRENDING ROUTES ON ROUVY RIGHT NOW

Get inspired and feel motivated for your next training sessions on ROUVY by discovering which routes have been super busy over the last three months. You will soon find out why! These curated routes are those that I have also bookmarked to return to ride repeatedly because of their natural beauty in fascinating landscapes or exciting destinations all over the world. I know that others seem to have the same idea!

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2/21/2024 Lauren Wolff

THE UNIQUE AND ICONIC ONE-DAY SPRING CLASSICS AND MONUMENTS

The exciting cycling Classics and monuments are Northern Europe's biggest and most famous one-day 'all-or-nothing' races, entertaining to watch but gruelling to ride if you're a pro. The pros overcome every obstacle they can that comes their way to keep going and stay motivated to reach their goals and the finish line, experiencing success and defeat on their journey to victory. This guide will explain what they are about and how you can enjoy them on ROUVY!

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2/6/2024 Lauren Wolff

A guide to key cycling metrics that can improve your riding

Learn about some essential metrics to help you understand why they are important in monitoring and measuring your progress when creating a training plan. I will discuss setting goals, FTP testing, power training zones, Normalised Power, Intensity Factor (IF) and Training Stress Score (TSS). There is no need to feel daunted by these terms, data and numbers if you keep reminding yourself to stick to your plan and use the training metrics available on ROUVY to help you with your riding.

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