Zwift Tour For All

This week, EF Pro Cycling and 9 other teams faced off on Zwift in the Tour For All. The Tour For All was held over five stage and raised funds for the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) COVID-19 crisis fund.

Stage 1 Recap

Stage 1 of the Tour For All was a flat stage through the virtual streets of Innsbruck on the Zwift platform. The Austrian mountain town, lined with virtual fans, treated the riders to a scenic ride in the Alps. Rigoberto UránRigoberto Urán, Julius van den BergJulius van den Berg, Mitch DockerMitch Docker, Kristoffer Halvorsen and Moreno HoflandMoreno Hofland were our riders for the day. Strong teamwork from the whole squad means that EF Pro Cycling sits in second overall in the team standings after one day of racing at the Tour For All. Rigo, usually a climbing specialist, tried his hand at a sprint finish and only narrowly missed out on the stage win.

Stage 2 Recap

Stage 2 of the Tour For All took the riders to the virtual streets of Richmond, Virginia. The ride was a 46.2 km course with five laps around a hilly cobbled classics style circuit. Jimmy WhelanJimmy Whelan, Jens KeukeleireJens Keukeleire, Alberto BettiolAlberto Bettiol, Magnus Cort NielsenMagnus Cort, and Lawson CraddockLawson Craddock were our riders for the day. One of the most impressive parts of the race, according to the race’s commentator Rob Hatch, was Whelan’s “100 mph start. It was absolutely incredible.” The team ended with an impressive 3rd place for the day. See you tomorrow for stage 3!

Stage 3 Recap

Day 3 of the Zwift Tour for All was certainly not an easy feat. This ride featured a mountain top finish with over 1,000 meters of climbs over the course of 70 kilometers. The stage 3 roster for our team featured Ruben Guerriero, Hugh Carthy, Tanel Kangert, Julius van der Berg, and Lawson Craddock representing us on the virtual roads of Watopia.

Stage 4 Recap

The fourth stage of the Tour for All may have been the flattest and shortest ride of the week, but it still proved to be a challenging ride. Mitch Docker, Moreno Hofland, Jonas Rutsch, Jens Keukeleire, and Jimmy Whelan represented the EF Pro Cycling team in Watopia on the “Sand and Sequoias” route. EF Pro Cycling ended up with a strong 5th place finish by the end, and we’re ready for the final stage tomorrow!

Stage 5 Recap

Today’s final stage of the Tour for All featured 1700 meters of climbs over the course of 46.5 kilometers. The ride offered plenty of excitement on the Quatch Quest route, especially with our very own Rigo joining a chase group in the last few kilometers. Rigo ended today’s race with a strong 4th place finish and our team ended the tour with a 5th place ranking overall.

Click here to find out more about the Zwift Tour For All.