Climb faster up the Alpe du Zwift: here's how to improve your time

Looking to set a PB or outperform your mates? We take you through tips and tricks to get the best out of yourself up the virtual Alpe

Image shows a rider cycling up Alpe du Zwift.
(Image credit: Anna Abram)

Zwift’s virtual worlds are packed with twisty ascents and taxing gradients. One of these is the Alpe du Zwift which, as you might have suspected, is based around the iconic alpine climb, the Alpe d’Huez.

Setting a PB up the Alpe du Zwift is an excellent way to challenge yourself on Zwift without entering a race. Plus retesting yourself on the virtual climb is also a useful way of tracking your fitness progress as there’s fewer variables that’ll negatively impact your time. 

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