Route Maps & Details for Zwift’s France Course

Route Maps & Details for Zwift’s France Course

This page includes route maps and other details for Zwift’s France course. This massive map originally launched on June 26, 2020 in anticipation of the first-ever Virtual Tour de France.

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Casse-Pattes

Animated “Casse-Pattes” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

French cyclists use the term “casse-pattes” (literally “leg-breaking”) to refer to particularly difficult parts of a ride, or roads that awkwardly change gradient and break a cyclist’s rhythm.

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Casse-Pattes route covers the large outer loop of the map in a clockwise direction. The first 12km is pan-flat with two timed sprint segments, but then that rhythm is broken up in the back half by two timed KOM climbs.

 

French cyclists use the term “casse-pattes” (literally “leg-breaking”) to refer to particularly difficult parts of a ride, or roads that awkwardly change gradient and break a cyclist’s rhythm.

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Casse-Pattes route covers the large outer loop of the map in a clockwise direction. The first 12km is pan-flat with two timed sprint segments, but then that rhythm is broken up in the back half by two timed KOM climbs.

 

Route Basics

Length: 23 km (14.3 miles)
Elevation:
145 m (476‘)
Lead-In: 0.9 km (0.6 miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Begins and ends at the Marina Sprint banner.

Achievement Badge: 460 XP

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Marina Sprint Reverse
Pavé Sprint Reverse
Aqueduc KOM Reverse
Petit KOM

Bike Selection

Despite two timed KOM segments, this route is very flat overall. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

Beginning with a short lead-in from the start pens, we travel east into the marina where we get a chance to hit the Marina Reverse Sprint. (This sprint banner is the official start/finish line for this loop.)

Enjoy the sites as you spin through the flattest portion of the France map. You’ll spot Mont Saint-Michel to your left, as well as a familiar Arch and Needle as you ride near the sea. Just past a field of sunflowers, you’ll enter a town that includes the Pavé sprint segment. Go for the green, then prep your legs for the short Aqueduc KOM.

You will descend into the fields of vineyards and flowers before it’s time to hit the big climb of this loop: the Petit KOM. At 2.7km with an average grade of 4% its zigzags are just long and steep enough to make your legs really feel the effort!

Recover as you descend and ride past the start pens, then it’s one final Marina Reverse sprint to the finish line.

Ridealong Video

Douce France

Animated “Douce France” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Literally “sweet France”, this route covers the upper loop of Zwift’s France map which was created for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France. It runs in a counter-clockwise direction, which means it’s just a reverse version of the R.G.V. route.

Literally “sweet France”, this route covers the upper loop of Zwift’s France map which was created for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France. It runs in a counter-clockwise direction, which means it’s just a reverse version of the R.G.V. route.

Route Basics

Length: 24.1 km (15.0 miles)
Elevation:
108 m (354‘)
Lead-In: 0 km ( miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Ends at marina sprint banner. Begins from start pens, or just before pens if free-riding. Subsequent laps begin and end at the marina sprint banner.

Restriction:

Achievement Badge: 480 XP

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Ballon Sprint
Aqueduc KOM
Pavé Sprint
Marina Sprint

Bike Selection

This route is very flat overall. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

We begin by traveling west from the start pens, taking the first right onto the twisty river road toward the hot air balloon fields and the Ballon sprint. Then another left takes us through vineyards and over the short Aqueduc KOM and quickly through town onto the Pavé Sprint.

Then it’s past the sites of the Needle and Arch, Mont Saint-Michel, and the lighthouse, into the marina and onto the finishing Marina Sprint.

Note: this route is a little odd, in that it doesn’t appear to have a “lead-in” from the start pens, even though the start/finish lap banner is nearly a full lap from the start pens. (You will unlock the badge on your first go around, despite only traveling through the lap banner once at the finish.) So we created two Strava segments – one for your first lap, and another for subsequent laps.

 

Ridealong Video

La Reine

Animated “La Reine” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, La Reine (translated “The Queen”) is the Queen Stage of the vTDF, taking riders up Mount Ventoux to the Chalet Reynard banner. It’s also the only route that isn’t listed in the France map’s route picker, indicating that La Reine will continue to be event-only even after the France map is added to the guest map rotation.

This route is an alternative way to ride Mount Ventoux, but be warned: it bypasses the Mount Ventoux KOM start line, so if you choose to ride all the way to the top, you won’t be listed on the leaderboard or Strava segments for the climbs! (If you want to ride the KOM start to finish, select the Ven-Top route.)

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, La Reine (translated “The Queen”) is the Queen Stage of the vTDF, taking riders up Mount Ventoux to the Chalet Reynard banner. It’s also the only route that isn’t listed in the France map’s route picker, indicating that La Reine will continue to be event-only even after the France map is added to the guest map rotation.

This route is an alternative way to ride Mount Ventoux, but be warned: it bypasses the Mount Ventoux KOM start line, so if you choose to ride all the way to the top, you won’t be listed on the leaderboard or Strava segments for the climbs! (If you want to ride the KOM start to finish, select the Ven-Top route.)

Route Basics

Length: 22.8 km (14.2 miles)
Elevation:
1181 m (3,875‘)
Lead-In: 0 km ( miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Begins from start pens, ends at Chalet-Reynard KOM banner partway up Ventoux.

Restriction: Event Only

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Ballon Sprint
Petit KOM

Strava Strava Segments

La Reine

Bike Selection

Looking to get your fastest time up this climb? The Specialized Tarmac Pro frame with Lightweight Meilenstein wheels is your best bet! Check out Fastest Bike Frame and Wheelset for Climbing Alpe du Zwift for more tips.

Route Description

We begin by traveling west from the start pens, then taking the first right to ride along the twisty river road toward the hot air balloon fields and Ballon sprint. Enjoy your 8km of flat warmup, because you’ll soon turn right and begin the Petit KOM climb – and your climbing won’t end until you reach the KOM banner at Chalet Reynard over 14km (and 1100 meters) later!

The climb up to Chalet Reynard is beautiful, with the landscape morphing from lowland rolling hills to granite-strewn pine forests. You’ll pass the Didi (aka “El Diablo”) balloon 1km from the finish line. Got anything left? Push it to the end!

Keep Going?

For those unfamiliar with Mount Ventoux’s layout, Chalet Reynard is located 6km before the finish line at the very top of Mount Ventoux. If you choose, you can continue riding after finishing the La Reine route, climbing for another 6km to the summit.

A bit of TDF History

In 2016, Tour organizers cut the Mont Ventoux stage short due to high winds, deciding to end it at Chalet Reynard. Race leader Chris Froome crashed into a stopped moto and famously elected to run his way across the final ~1km since he couldn’t ride his broken bike! (He was eventually given a neutral service bike.)

Petit Boucle

Animated “Petit Boucle” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Looking for a tour of France? Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Petit Boucle route is the longest on the map (along with Tire-Bouchon). Its name references Le Tour’s “Grand Boucle” nickname, which means “big loop.” 

It covers all roads in both directions, except for the road up Mont Ventoux.

Looking for a tour of France? Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Petit Boucle route is the longest on the map (along with Tire-Bouchon). Its name references Le Tour’s “Grand Boucle” nickname, which means “big loop.” 

It covers all roads in both directions, except for the road up Mont Ventoux.

Route Basics

Length: 61 km (37.9 miles)
Elevation:
430 m (1,411‘)
Lead-In: 1 km (0.6 miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Begins and ends at the Marina Sprint banner.

Achievement Badge: 1220 XP

Strava Strava Segments

Petit Boucle

Bike Selection

This loop is flat and fast. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

This route begins with almost an entire loop of the R.G.V. route, but it turns left near the end, heading toward the start pens instead of the finish line. This takes you uphill to a left-hand turn onto the Petit KOM’s descent.

After a right at the next fork, we’re back on the road we started with, in the opposite direction. That means we’ll hit the Aqueduc KOM and Pavé Sprint before passing Mont Saint-Michel and the lighthouse and heading into the marina for a Marina Sprint.

Then it’s along the twisty river road with hot air balloons floating in the sky, where we’ll hit the Ballon sprint.

Next we turn right onto the Petit KOM – the longest climb of this route. Finish the climb, descend past the starting pens, and finish with one more Marina Reverse Sprint.

R.G.V.

Animated “R.G.V.” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the R.G.V. route covers the upper, larger loop of the map in a clockwise direction. The first 12km is pan-flat, while the back half includes a timed KOM and some rollers along the river.

“R.G.V” stands for route grand vitesse, or “high speed road”. A fitting name, since this route is definitely one for the sprinters. Though only 24km in length, it includes three timed sprint segments!

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the R.G.V. route covers the upper, larger loop of the map in a clockwise direction. The first 12km is pan-flat, while the back half includes a timed KOM and some rollers along the river.

“R.G.V” stands for route grand vitesse, or “high speed road”. A fitting name, since this route is definitely one for the sprinters. Though only 24km in length, it includes three timed sprint segments!

Route Basics

Length: 24.1 km (15.0 miles)
Elevation:
107 m (351‘)
Lead-In: 1 km (0.6 miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Begins and ends at the Marina Sprint banner.

Restriction:

Achievement Badge: 480 XP

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Marina Sprint Reverse
Pavé Sprint Reverse
Aqueduc KOM Reverse
Ballon Sprint Reverse

Bike Selection

This loop is flat and fast. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

The first 16km of this route match Casse-Pattes. Beginning with a short lead-in from the start pens, we travel east into the marina where we get a chance to hit the Marina Reverse Sprint. (This sprint banner is the official start/finish line for this loop.)

Enjoy the sites as you spin through the flattest portion of the France map. You’ll spot Mont Saint-Michel to your left, as well as a familiar Arch and Needle as you ride near the sea. Just past a field of sunflowers, you’ll enter a town that includes the Pavé sprint segment. Go for the green, then prep your legs for the short Aqueduc KOM.

Next we turn right toward the “Balloon fields” where we’ll hit the Ballon Reverse Sprint, then enjoy a twisty, rolling ride along the river before wrapping up our lap with another Marina Reverse Sprint.

Roule Ma Poule

Animated “Roule Ma Poule” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, Roule Ma Poule is essentially the reverse version of the Casse-Pattes route, covering the full outer loop in a counter-clockwise direction with a different start/finish location atop the Petit KOM.

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, Roule Ma Poule is essentially the reverse version of the Casse-Pattes route, covering the full outer loop in a counter-clockwise direction with a different start/finish location atop the Petit KOM.

Route Basics

Length: 23 km (14.3 miles)
Elevation:
145 m (476‘)
Lead-In: 3.1 km (1.9 miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Loop begins and ends at Petit KOM arch. Lead-in from start pens/spawn point is significant, with some climbing (see Strava segment below).

Achievement Badge: 460 XP

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Aqueduc KOM
Pavé Sprint
Marina Sprint

Bike Selection

This route is very flat overall. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

We begin with a significant lead-in climb traveling east from the start pens up to the Petit KOM banner.

Once you cross the banner the official loop begins, starting with a zigzag descent of the Petit KOM soon followed by the short Aqueduc KOM. Enjoy your ride through the french countryside, hitting the cobbled Pavé Sprint, riding past the field of sunflowers and through the tunnel of trees.

Then it’s past the sites of the Needle and Arch, Mont Saint-Michel, and the lighthouse, into the marina and onto the Marina Sprint.

All that’s left from here is to ride past the start pens, climbing back up to the Petit KOM banner to finish your lap.

Tire-Bouchon

Animated “Tire-Bouchon” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Looking for a tour of France? Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Tire-Bouchon route is the longest on the map (along with Petit Boucle).

Its name translates to “corkscrew” in French, and that’s exactly what your ride may feel like as you cover all the France map’s roads in both directions (except for the road up Mont Ventoux). 

Looking for a tour of France? Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the Tire-Bouchon route is the longest on the map (along with Petit Boucle).

Its name translates to “corkscrew” in French, and that’s exactly what your ride may feel like as you cover all the France map’s roads in both directions (except for the road up Mont Ventoux). 

Route Basics

Length: 61 km (37.9 miles)
Elevation:
431 m (1,414‘)
Lead-In: 3.1 km (1.9 miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Route begins and ends at Petit KOM arch. Lead-in from start pens/spawn point is significant, with some climbing (see Strava segment below).

Restriction:

Achievement Badge: 1220 XP

Bike Selection

This route is very flat overall. Your fastest times will come from an aero setup!

Fastest Frames >
Fastest Wheels >

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

The route begins (and ends) at the Petit KOM arch. That means a significant lead-in from the start pens, so be ready for some climbing out of the gate! Once you ride through the Petit KOM arch you will descend the zigzags and turn left onto the Balloon fields, hitting Ballon Sprint Reverse.

Then it’s a right turn onto the Marina Sprint Reverse, through the marina town and past some of the key sites of this route: the lighthouse, Mont Saint-Michel, and the Needle & Arch. Just past the field of sunflowers you’ll ride into town and over the Pavé Sprint Reverse segment, then it’s past more fields and up the short Aqueduc KOM Reverse.

The largest climb of the route is next, the Petit KOM. (Now we’re riding roads we’ve already covered, but in the other direction!) Climb those zigzags then descend past the start pens, turning right to ride the twisty road along the river and past the hot air balloons once more, onto the Ballon Sprint.

Turn left and hit the Aqueduc KOM and Pavé Sprint, ride around to the marina and a Marina Sprint, then past the start pens and up the climb to the Petit KOM banner to finish. You did it!

Ven-Top

Animated “Ven-Top” Route Details (France) Map
Animated map provided by ZwiftHacks

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the “Ven-Top” route is named for the massive climb it contains: Mont Ventoux! This GPS-accurate model of the world-famous climb is by far the toughest ascent in game, climbing 1480 meters (4857′) from the beginning to end of the timed KOM segment.

Released with Zwift’s France map for the first-ever Virtual Tour de France, the “Ven-Top” route is named for the massive climb it contains: Mont Ventoux! This GPS-accurate model of the world-famous climb is by far the toughest ascent in game, climbing 1480 meters (4857′) from the beginning to end of the timed KOM segment.

Route Basics

Length: 20.9 km (13.0 miles)
Elevation:
1534 m (5,033‘)
Lead-In: 0 km ( miles)
Map: France

Start & Finish

Begins at start pens, ends atop Mont Ventoux at KOM arch

Restriction:

Achievement Badge: 420 XP

Banners and Leaderboards

(in order of appearance)
Mont Ventoux KOM

Bike Selection

Looking to get your fastest time up this massive climb? The Specialized Tarmac Pro frame with Lightweight Meilenstein wheels is your best bet! Check out Fastest Bike Frame and Wheelset for Climbing Alpe du Zwift for more tips.

Route Description

Route profile by ZwiftHub – the place to plan and track your route achievements!

The route begins at the start pens heading east (away from the marina) and immediately onto a false flat. Enjoy it while you can: it’s only going to get steeper!

The timed KOM begins approximately 1.8km after the start. From here you have 19km and 1480m to the top of Mont Ventoux, or you can target the first KOM arch at Chalet Reynard which is 13km and 1058m from the KOM start line. (For comparison, the Chalet Reynard KOM line makes this climb very similar to Alpe du Zwift, which is 12.2km long with 1035m of elevation gain.)

When you pass the Didi ballon and see pitchforks on the pavement, you know you’re getting close to Chalet Reynard. Keep pushing for another 500 meters to that KOM banner. Then you have a decision to make: do you have what it takes to push for another 6km and 400+ meters to the top? (Of course you do! You’ve made it this far. Keep going!)

Notice how the landscape and foliage changes as you climb, beginning with rolling hills and pastures, morphing into a landscape strewn with giant boulders and pine trees, and eventually changing to the famous “moonscape” of Mont Ventoux’s upper reaches. Be happy you’re indoors – it gets windy outside!

You’ll pass Tom Simpson’s memorial with 1km to go. Almost there!

When you reach the weather station atop Mont Ventoux, you’ve completed the Ven-Top route. But keep riding on the flat loop to turn around, then enjoy the long descent – you’ve earned it!

 

About The Author

Eric Schlange

Eric runs Zwift Insider in his spare time when he isn't on the bike or managing various business interests. He lives in Northern California with his beautiful wife, two kids and dog. Follow on Strava

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Gil Santa Maria
Gil Santa Maria
1 year ago

What does R.G.V mean? Do you know?

Sven Engström
Sven Engström
1 year ago

I imagine it’s Route à Grande Vitesse, or High Speed Route, which would be a play on T.G.V. (Train à Grande Vitesse – High Speed Train), which is the name given to France’s inter-city high speed trains.

Gil Santa Maria
Gil Santa Maria
1 year ago
Reply to  Sven Engström

Great!! Thanks

Craig Wiley
Craig Wiley (@cwiley)
1 year ago

The river road section, is this similar to Titan’s Groves rollers?

Marcus Haughton
Marcus Haughton (@haughton-marcus)
1 year ago

From riding it, it looks like there’s potentially going to be some gravel or MTB routes in the future.

Olivier Meirhaeghe
Olivier Meirhaeghe
1 year ago

Second that. There is a route forestiere which goes up ventoux (or down) and popular with MTB and runners. That would be a cool addition.

Steve
Steve
1 year ago

On ” La Riene” you say:

This route is an alternative way to ride Mount Ventoux, but be warned: it bypasses the Mount Ventoux KOM start line

but it looks like this route does include the full “Ven-top” route. Where is the Mount Ventoux KOM start line located?

Daniel Eden
Daniel Eden
1 year ago
Reply to  Steve

I have just ridden the ‘Roule Ma Poule’ route and the Mt Ventoux KOM banner was about 2km from the start of this, on the way up to the Petit KOM banner. It was roughly where the turquoise line is in the attached screenshot. Eric is right that the ‘La Reine’ route will bypass it but so will the ‘Ven-Top’ as well as this starts much higher up the mountain. I haven’t ridden Ven-Top yet so can’t say whether there is a separate KOM banner, but the one I highlighted was definitely a ‘Mt Ventoux’ banner. Very strange.

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Steve West
Steve West
9 months ago
Reply to  Daniel Eden

Wow, Eric, thanks for all you do! I love that the world names on the calendar are clicks-through to the worlds and routes.

Allard
Allard
1 year ago

Am i the only one who sees the potential for zwift to add the Malaucene side of the Ventoux in the future? The layout of the roads seem very similar to the real-life roads between Bedoin and Malaucene

John Richardson
John Richardson
1 year ago
Reply to  Allard

If Malaucéne is added then so should Sault. Virtual Les Cinglés

Rik Rayner
Rik Rayner
1 year ago

I’m pretty sure that at Chalet Reynard there is at least a visual representation of the Sault road branching to the left on the descent…that would be so cool if I could do a virtual Les Cinglés to add to my real one!

Pascal
Pascal
5 months ago
Reply to  Allard

Malaucene IRL is probably one of the most beautiful rides I have ever done. Hard work, but stunning. You are in the forest for ~18KM and as you pop out of the forest, 3km from the top, you get your first spot of the Iconic summit. Still some riding left, but the toughest bit is behind you…

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Olivier Meirhaeghe
Olivier Meirhaeghe
1 year ago

Mont ventoux has somewhat of a unique flora (small, crooked trees in “la first”) I have done it many times, but it looks really that this is just a GPS accurate map. Are there any realistic visuals until the top section ? Also, this looks like it starts roughly right before the turn into the forest in saint Esteve, not baudoin ? (E.g does it skip the first 5km at 4%).

Rik Rayner
Rik Rayner
1 year ago

There have definitely been graphical liberties taken for the forest section – but perhaps an hour of 10-11% climbing through trees would be a little dreary. AllI remember about the real climb is wanting it to end!!! The section after Chalet Reynard is much more accurate is appearance

Dave Sans
Dave Sans
1 year ago

So will you only be able to ride the 3 stages on the 3 weekends?

Zach
Zach
1 year ago

Really want to ride these and am bummed they’re event only for now.

James
James
1 year ago
Reply to  Zach

So just enter the event?

John Higginbotham
John Higginbotham
1 year ago

I notice from the download on the AppStore that France is an event only world. Will this change after TdF

Ciaran
Ciaran
1 year ago

Roule Ma Poule and Tire-Bouchon are both going to be fantastic routes for racing with hilltop finishes.

Simon L
Simon L
1 year ago

Thanks Eric for the effort you put into this website, it is a fantastic resource for all of us Zwifters and must be hard work to keep it all up to date. Looking forward to exploring all of these new roads over the next few weeks…

Lewis
Lewis
1 year ago

One tiny observation: Froome did run up part of Ventoux, but not all the way to the finish line. He first had a neutral service bike, and then got a replacement team bike to complete the stage.

Xavier
Xavier
1 year ago

Do you actually get bonus XP for La Reine? Unusual for an event-only route. I don’t see any badge for it in my list, or is it a hidden achievement?
Btw, I tried the tire-bouchon, absolutely loved it.

Terrence Moore Robinson Jr
Terrence Moore Robinson Jr
1 year ago

When will these be available for us with shut-in legs?

Jamison Roberts
Jamison Roberts
1 year ago

Just rode Ven-Top, aka Ventoux KOM. The report given is accurate, about a 1.8km lead in, which is slightly up hill with about 59m gain before the start of the KOM. Somewhat disappointed that the climb is not segmented like Alpe du Zwift, so it’s just one long slog up. I didn’t know what to expect, and after doing a double Innsbruck Reverse KOM yesterday, just didn’t have the legs to do much more than 2.7w/kg the whole way. Long stretches of 10 or 11 percent gradients after the first km or so, only letting up for a bit before… Read more »

Mike Coughlin
Mike Coughlin
1 year ago

Are there plans to add these routes and KOMs (along with the Paris routes) to the Veloviewer Route Hunter Leaderboard? Perhaps once they go live for freeriding?

Nick Warrick
Nick Warrick
1 year ago

The Marina area seems very similar in layout and visuals to La Rochelle where there is also a near by island (IL de Re)which is famous for its cycling routes incidentally

Tim Schneider
Tim Schneider (@tasmobile)
1 year ago

I wonder if there will be a reward at the top of Ven-top like for AdZ with the spinner? Maybe socks this time? I don’t need any more virtual gloves…

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Matt 3595 (@straightlineboy)
1 year ago

Unless I’m missing it, the one variation I’d like to see is a short loop that went round and round the petit KOM, would be good for punchy intervals

Soizic
Soizic
1 year ago

I wil ride tomorrow, really look forward to it. Hope it will remind me of home (Bretagne). Let’s hope we will be ride these world free after the tdf.

Arno Baels
Arno Baels
1 year ago

When comparing your maps with Strava and Veloviewer, your maps are rotated 90 degrees clockwise, so I think your maps should be rotated 90 degrees anti clockwise!

Georges Guêpe
Georges Guêpe
1 year ago

Magnificent. Like Lanser-Kopf until Chalet Reynard. And if you’ve got that far, completing the ascent is a choiceless-choice. The iconic meteo-rocket summit skyscraper is tantalisingly obscured until the final push and the inclusion of the Tom Simpson memorial detail is touching.
Don’t hesitate. The sense of achievement will wash away the lactate and you can freewheel back down to Saint-Estève feeling good.

Chris
Chris (@christophernhope)
1 year ago

Is it possible to use your influence to get a ZwiftInsider segment from the Junction at the to of the Petite KOM to Chalet Reynard and to the Ven Top summit? Would be nice to track public times on Strava regardless of whether we pick La Reine or Ven Top

Zanri Rossouw
Zanri Rossouw
1 year ago

Will Paris and France be available for everyone to train on like a London, Whatopia etc

Devin Columbus
Devin Columbus (@dcolumbus)
1 year ago
Reply to  Eric Schlange

It would be such a shame to not release these two “worlds” for general consumption. I really wish they would release the Japan world, regardless of the Olympics.

Malcolm Isaacs
Malcolm Isaacs
1 year ago

@Eric Schlange do you know if I was to manually navigate to any of the other routes, would I still get the route badge provided I started and ended at the correct locations? Thanks

Malcolm Isaacs
Malcolm Isaacs
1 year ago
Reply to  Eric Schlange

Thanks, that just saved me from doing the entire route with no reward 😅

Risch Roland
Risch Roland
1 year ago

Will the France routes and maps stay on the weekly schedule from now on, or is it only for the month of August?

kevinc
kevinc
1 year ago

Just rode Roule ma Poule, actual distance / elevation is 26.6km / 263m. Nice change of scenery.

joe
joe
1 year ago

The maps are too small to a good view of the course

Kareltje
Kareltje (@karel-grootte)
1 year ago

Is it true that you get 1220XP for Tire Bouchon, and only 420 for Ven-Top?

Enrique
Enrique
1 year ago

Great site with really useful information. My go to site for Zwift info.
Thanks for keeping it up.

Leo Missler
Leo Missler
11 months ago

Hi, yesterday I did the Tire Bouchon challenge and when I checked out the details, I did about 64,3km, that’s ok. But the elevation meters were quite a bit more….596m vs 431m? I climbed 3 times the hills. Strange? Or went something wrong?

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Leo Missler
Leo Missler
11 months ago

An additional picture to show the amount of hills I climbed 🙂

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Thomas Christiansen
Thomas Christiansen
8 months ago
Reply to  Leo Missler

Leo Missler did you check the route desription above?

The route begins (and ends) at the Petit KOM arch. That means a significant lead-in from the start pens, so be ready for some climbing out of the gate!”

The first segment on your strava picture is also called Start Pen lead in. That’s the extra 108m.

Charlene
Charlene
11 months ago

hi eric! do you have a list of how many bidons apply to each route for paris and france? i want to do your route challenge and include these new routes!

caluwaerts g.
caluwaerts g.
11 months ago

what is stronger de ventoux or alphe de zwift??

david
david
11 months ago

are these maps still available on zwift or was that only for a limited time?

Vladimír Karban
Vladimír Karban (@demon2307)
11 months ago

Eric why do some maps appear so meaningless in GOOGLE MAPS ??? Maps are out of reality

J B
J B
10 months ago

This should be faster than Alpe to get the Tron bike, right?

Mirsad Kadic
Mirsad Kadic
10 months ago

just finished two full laps (30.30 miles 874 ft elevation) on Roule Ma Poule and no banner no completing the route
 I guess someone owe me a banner😠

ali
ali
9 months ago

Is there a way to see all the routes with the distance and elevation on one page for quickly figuring out what to ride? Thanks.

Smarty Smart
Smarty Smart (@martin-pelletier)
8 months ago

If I do La Reine in the TdZ, will I get the achievement for the Ven-Top course?

Steve
7 months ago

Strava killed Aqueduct KOM
https://www.strava.com/segments/24700976

Saillant
Saillant
6 months ago
Hello
What type of bike and wheels for the climb of the Ventoux
Thanks for your feedback
Shane spencer
Shane spencer
6 months ago

Did Ventoux yesterday and when it uploaded there was no time given. Gutted, it nearly killed me lol

Nick Kish
Nick Kish
5 months ago

The “Jump to …” section on all route map pages does not include the page for the French maps. Could you please update when you get a chance?

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