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At the tail end of 2022, we got our first glimpse of Scotland . No, not the actual Scotland which will be home to the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, but the virtual Scotland which will be home to the 2023 UCI eSports World Championships.
That last bit is key as this is Zwift’s first world designed exclusively for the eSports World Championships. There will be five new worlds at first with three of those being used for the new multi-format racing on February 18.
A combination of inspiration was taken from the Scottish city of Glasgow and the Scottish countryside, with the usual Scottish-themed Zwift Easter eggs thrown in to keep things interesting. New Zwift Scotland Routes
Descriptions from Zwift :
Rolling Highlands – 14.1 kilometers with 105 meters of climbing. This rollercoaster ride around the loch will have Zwifters constantly going up or downhill. In races, the punchy course provides lots of places to attack. In riding and training, the rolling hills are the perfect place to train quick bursts of power as you push yourself up the repeated short climbs.
City and the Sgurr – 8.6 kilometers with 161 meters of climbing. Sgurr means “rocky peak” in Scottish Gaelic, and this route tackles Zwift’s newest hill from two directions. Roundabouts at the bottom of both sides of the climb mean that Zwifters can easily lap the climb, making it the perfect place […]
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