Professional cyclists will compete in a virtual Tour de France – Engadget

The virtual Tour de France need to be Zwifts greatest occasion. Zwift The race will then shift to a France map developed specifically for the virtual tour. The virtual tour will have a side occasion for novices called the Virtual lEtape du Tour de France. Every weekend, Zwift will take a single stage designed for the elite riders (the very first weekend will use stage 2 of the virtual tour, for instance) and run 16 “mass participation” sessions throughout Saturday and Sunday. In theory, these will offer casual and club-level bicyclists a small taste of the Tour de France and a time or rating they can directly compare with the professionals.The virtual Tour will be part of Tour de France United, a series of events and efforts that will raise money for five charity partners: Emmaüs, Secours Populaire, Jeugdfonds Sport and Cultuur, BiJeWa and Qhubeka.Will Zwift racing ever supplant the real-life Tour?

The virtual Tour de France need to be Zwifts greatest event. The virtual trip will have a side event for novices called the Virtual lEtape du Tour de France. In theory, these will give club-level and casual bicyclists a little taste of the Tour de France and a time or rating they can straight compare with the professionals.The virtual Tour will be part of Tour de France United, a series of occasions and initiatives that will raise money for 5 charity partners: Emmaüs, Secours Populaire, Jeugdfonds Sport and Cultuur, BiJeWa and Qhubeka.Will Zwift racing ever supplant the real-life Tour?