Wahoo and Zwift Partner on In-Game Climbing Mission

By Steve Frothingham

Participants Will Be Able to Unlock In-Game Awards and Win Prizes from Wahoo

DECEMBER 1, 2018 — Wahoo, the leading maker of smart indoor trainers and indoor cycling ecosystems, and Zwift, the world’s largest and most immersive multiplayer cycling community, have teamed up to give athletes the chance to push themselves toward improved climbing fitness with a challenging in-game mission.

The Wahoo Climbing Mission will take place from December 1 to December 23 and will give cyclists the opportunity to see how many feet they can climb on the roads of Zwift’s digital worlds, earn in-game bonuses, and gain the chance to win real-life prizes including Wahoo indoor training equipment. Athletes can join the mission in-game via their drop screen. Everyone who participates will see an in-game Climbing Progress tracker and a Wahoo Mission Badge on their drop-in screen.

All smart trainers are compatible with Zwift’s virtual cycling environments, but only the Wahoo KICKR, KICKR CORE, and KICKR SNAP are compatible with the Wahoo KICKR CLIMB Indoor Grade Simulator, the world’s only indoor climbing simulator. KICKR CLIMB uses data from Zwift to automatically change a bike’s pitch, matching the incline shown in Zwift, and helping cyclists fully immerse themselves in the experience …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News