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ROUVY presents Challenge Family The Championship location in 360°

ROUVY presents Challenge Family The Championship location in 360°

Nov 24th — 2022

Prague, Czech Republic / ROUVY rolled out the first-ever triathlon virtual route in 360°. The Championship in Samorin, Slovakia is one of the most popular Challenge Family’s events for middle distance and Olympic triathlons. ROUVY’s freshly released OmniMode™ is the next generation of the ROUVY indoor cycling app, providing the athlete with improved features and a 360° range of views to create an even more immersive cycling experience.

ROUVY drops the best deal of the year on a Black Friday Week

ROUVY drops the best deal of the year on a Black Friday Week

Nov 21st — 2022

The popular indoor cycling app ROUVY announces a Black Friday week. From November 21st to 27th, there is a 25% discount on 6-month and 12-month subscription plans.

Triathlon Fall Fest calls on triathletes to train and race with Roth champion, Magnus Ditlev and a Challenge Family all-star cast

Triathlon Fall Fest calls on triathletes to train and race with Roth champion, Magnus Ditlev and a Challenge Family all-star cast

Nov 14th — 2022

Almere, Netherlands / Magnus Ditlev, Frederic Funk, Kyle Smith and Belinda Granger, among many others, will land on ROUVY to meet, train and race online with the international tri community. From November 24th to 27th, anyone can join the unique series of group rides, races and webinars from home and try to challenge renowned triathlon stars with real power effort, and on real routes. ROUVY and Challenge Family invite triathletes all over the world to learn, train and experience the iconic and remarkable event locations of Roth, Almere, Šamorín, Wanaka and many other Challenge Family races.

ROUVY disrupts Cycling eSports with OmniMode technology using real 360° videos

ROUVY disrupts Cycling eSports with OmniMode technology using real 360° videos

Nov 3rd — 2022

Prague, Czech Republic / Czech-based eSports platform ROUVY adds a first-ever 360° dimension to virtual racing with OmniMode™, using real-life video routes at iconic locations. OmniMode is the next generation of the ROUVY indoor cycling app, providing the rider with improved features and a 360° range of views to create an even more immersive cycling experience. Going 360°, ROUVY’s event experience is about to become the new industry standard. The new concept will provide athletes with enhanced levels of in-ride group interactivity, fun, and competition. Casual riders also now have the opportunity to explore the world at their own pace in stunning 360° video panorama.

Virtual Tour de World Challenge based on famous cycling routes

Virtual Tour de World Challenge based on famous cycling routes

Oct 27th — 2022

ROUVY welcomes everyone to discover famous cycling routes across the continents from the comfort of one’s home. The cycling program provides a great opportunity to improve fitness and explore 6 continents in 6 weeks with well-known names in the international cycling & tri communities: Cameron Jeffers, Elisa Scarlata, Terri Buryanov, and Emidio Terra.

National Day of Spain with La Vuelta on ROUVY - Celebrate the fiesta and get fit  on a virtual journey!

National Day of Spain with La Vuelta on ROUVY - Celebrate the fiesta and get fit on a virtual journey!

Oct 10th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / ROUVY continues to bring the greater and lesser known parts of Spain to everyone’s home around the world. This time, ROUVY presents immersive augmented routes of La Vuelta that were not a part of the virtual grand tour in September. From Oct 12th to Oct 16th, cyclists of all levels are invited to compete virtually in the Spanish regions of Jaén, Andalusia, Cáceres and Extremadura. The former MTB World Champion, Jose Hermida, will lead a group ride on Oct 13th.

Challenge Family and ROUVY Host Indoor Training Camp, this weekend

Challenge Family and ROUVY Host Indoor Training Camp, this weekend

Sep 27th — 2022

Almere, Netherlands / September 27, 2022 - As the Northern Hemisphere days get shorter and the weather gets cooler, Challenge Family and ROUVY have prepared an indoor training camp, using the most realistic virtual riding experience, available on three spectacular Challenge Family bike courses. Triathletes can look forward to a moderate intensity and fun programme along with great gear prizes and the chance of a real race entry for the lucky ones.

L'Étape Brasil goes virtual with Santander and Mitsubishi Motors as main sponsors

L'Étape Brasil goes virtual with Santander and Mitsubishi Motors as main sponsors

Sep 22nd — 2022

São Paulo, Brazil / For the first time, the Campos do Jordão circuit of L'Étape Brasil will be ridden simultaneously in the real and in the virtual world on ROUVY.

La Vuelta Virtual ‘22 Summary - 7K riders worldwide, a winner from Belgium and 5K Euro for inclusive cycling

La Vuelta Virtual ‘22 Summary - 7K riders worldwide, a winner from Belgium and 5K Euro for inclusive cycling

Sep 15th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / La Vuelta Virtual on ROUVY, last weekend, had a magnificent wrap up in Madrid. Everyone witnessed the amazing story of Ward Simons who became the first winner of La Vuelta Virtual ‘22 at the in-person Grand Final. The pharmacist from Belgium managed to beat 9 competitors on the stage placed in the center of Madrid near Plaza de la Lealtad.

The digital twin of the CHALLENGE SANREMO is set for Sep 15th, one week before the actual race

The digital twin of the CHALLENGE SANREMO is set for Sep 15th, one week before the actual race

Sep 13th — 2022

Almere, Netherlands / Challenge Family and ROUVY continue to digitize the best triathlon locations around the world. Now with the Challenge Almere behind, the next stop is the middle-distance triathlon in the Ligurian region. The international tri community and Sanremo participants are set to recon the bike course segments in the online race on ROUVY with the Brazilian-Italian pro, Guilherme Muglia, aka “Gui”.

La Vuelta’s Virtual and Real Grand Final in Madrid - Ride along with the Champions from home!

La Vuelta’s Virtual and Real Grand Final in Madrid - Ride along with the Champions from home!

Sep 8th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / After a series of online qualification races on ROUVY, the open epic grand finale on the ZYCLE smart ZBikes will take place as an in-person and online event in Madrid on Sept 11th, at the closing stage of the real La Vuelta. The qualified finalists will ride against the former Olympian and MTB World Champion, José Hermida, in a battle for the crown of the virtual peloton.

Popular eSports platform ROUVY introduces the first augmented indoor cycling integration with Strava Live Segments

Popular eSports platform ROUVY introduces the first augmented indoor cycling integration with Strava Live Segments

Aug 31st — 2022

Prague/San-Francisco - Today, ROUVY announces a new integration with Strava to bring Strava Live Segments to over 1M athletes on ROUVY’s popular esports platform. Strava is the leading social platform for athletes and the largest sports community in the world with over 100M athletes on the platform. Strava Live Segments give another dimension of excitement to the ROUVY experience, providing motivation to compete on a Strava segment from the trainer like you would on a stretch of road or trail outdoors.

‘La Vuelta Virtual’ starts along the real La Vuelta ‘22

‘La Vuelta Virtual’ starts along the real La Vuelta ‘22

Aug 18th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / August 18th, 2022 - Vuelta a España kicks off on Aug 19th in Utrecht in the Netherlands. On the same day, ROUVY, the official, multi-year provider of La Vuelta Virtual, launches the immersive, multi-stage digital version of the 2022 Spanish Grand Tour. Available for anyone from home, the community racers will fight along with the pros on the same maps. Racers have the unique opportunity to ride the real LV roads online even before the World Tour stars do it. The in-person Grand Finale for LV Virtual will wrap up the series on Sept 11 in Madrid with the best of the racers competing on Zycle stationary bikes in the LV VIP zone. 15 racing days and 800 digitized kms from the LV 22 promise discovery of new beautiful landscapes, exciting battles and great valuable prizes.

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Weekend #4 - August

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Weekend #4 - August

Aug 1st — 2022

Madrid, Spain / The ‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Series is wrapping up with the August community events on ROUVY. The Italian bike influencer Elisa Scarlatta and riders from the UCI Pro Team Equipo Kern Pharma invite everyone to ride and race with them from home, to earn a chance at winning the VIP visit to the La Vuelta Grand Finale in Madrid and getting some valuable prizes from ZYCLE, Europcar and La Vuelta.

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Weekend #2 - July

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Weekend #2 - July

Jul 4th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / The ‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ Warm-Up Racing Series continues with the July community events on ROUVY. The former MTB World Champion Jose Hermida and riders from the UCI Pro Team Equipo Kern Pharma invite everyone to ride and race with them from home, to earn a chance at getting some great and valuable prizes from ZYCLE, Europcar and La Vuelta.

ROUVY adds Gravel routes, support for STRAVA outdoor rides and Outdoor Achievements for more training fun and inspiration

ROUVY adds Gravel routes, support for STRAVA outdoor rides and Outdoor Achievements for more training fun and inspiration

Jun 23rd — 2022

Prague, Czech Republic / ROUVY, the indoor cycling app, adds Strava outdoor cycling activities to ROUVY CAREER. Other platform updates include numerous new augmented routes, a fresh ‘Gravel & Off-road’ category and Outdoor Achievements.

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ June’s Warm-Up Racing Series - Win A VIP Experience in Madrid from home

‘La Vuelta Virtual 22’ June’s Warm-Up Racing Series - Win A VIP Experience in Madrid from home

Jun 16th — 2022

Madrid, Spain / Preparation for Vuelta a España kicks off next week with the open virtual events with the riders from the UCI Pro Team Equipo Kern Pharma and SCOTT CALA BANDIDA. ROUVY, the official, multi-year provider of La Vuelta Virtual, presents the immersive, “virtual and real” multi-stage digital version of the 2022 Spanish Grand Tour. Available for anyone from home, the community racers will fight for the trip to an in-person grand finale in Madrid and the Vuelta’s VIP experience. The series of events over the next 3 months promises the exciting warm up and great valuable prizes from ZYCLE, Europcar and La Vuelta.

The VIRTUAL TOUR DE SUISSE on ROUVY - Discover Beautiful Switzerland on Bike from Home

The VIRTUAL TOUR DE SUISSE on ROUVY - Discover Beautiful Switzerland on Bike from Home

Jun 9th — 2022

Grenchen, Switzerland / Cyclists of all levels are invited to explore the beauty of the professional Tour de Suisse online via ROUVY, the Official Digital Partner of the Swiss tour. Mapped on the segments of the same courses as the actual 2022 pro race, the virtual community races will run from June 13th to 19th, along the real stages and on the same days as the PROs ride.

Virtual Challenge Family’s Month of Iconic Races to pre-ride on ROUVY: Challenge Roth, Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee and others

Virtual Challenge Family’s Month of Iconic Races to pre-ride on ROUVY: Challenge Roth, Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee and others

Jun 2nd — 2022

Almere, Netherlands / Challenge Family and ROUVY announce a month full of Challenge Family virtual races in various iconic locations. Roth, Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee, St Polten, Wales and Gunsan-Saemangeum are all available as prep-rides for the official races. Those athletes, racing outdoors, have a great opportunity to train for their bike leg in advance, while the rest of the international tri-loving community can experience the iconic events just from home, with a chance to meet the pro stars online.

“Journey to Pro Cycling” video series, Episode 1 - SARIS ROUVY SAUERLAND Team on GCN

“Journey to Pro Cycling” video series, Episode 1 - SARIS ROUVY SAUERLAND Team on GCN

May 26th — 2022

Eslohe, Germany / The UCI Continental SARIS ROUVY Sauerland Team invites all to follow the Team’s journey in the fight to reach the Pro Tour level. Produced by GCN, the 1st Episode covers the open virtual Pro-Chasing series and training camp in Girona, where young riders from different countries competed in the final to get a contract and become a part of the team roster.