Ride the Kona Course in Your Living Room: Rouvy Releases 40 km Bike Segment for Augmented Riding and Racing

Rouvy, a platform for cyclists and triathletes, has released its latest course for its augmented/mixed reality mode, IM Kona. The 40 km course is part of the iconic route for the triathlete world, which summits in Hawaii each year.

Rouvy has made available for virtual racing a part of the IM Kona course for the first time in the history of indoor cycling.

We are very excited to provide the global triathlon community with this opportunity. For many amateur triathletes, getting to Kona will remain a dream. The competition to qualify is incredible. Now the triathletes can experience the course in their training room,” said Petr Samek, CEO of Rouvy. “Those times when indoor training was boring are gone. Now we are working to make race preparation equally efficient for any type of rider. On Rouvy, we see the number of pro athletes growing. The ability to ride your seasonal events in the winter gives you the proper confidence and competitive advantage”

Once public beta testing of AR is over, we plan on releasing a full version of the course. There is a plan to release and cover most of the well-known triathlon events. We believe Rouvy’s realistic indoor cycling experience is to become an indispensable standard for a training cave. The soon to be released drafting feature will level up the road feel in our simulation.” adds Yuriy Ryashko, Marketing Executive for Rouvy.

Rouvy is a unique indoor platform with augmented overlays over geo-synced, real-life footage. The latest release incorporates animated 3D objects within GPS-synced video routes. The library contains 2,500 videos, and the number is growing. Cycling athletes of all levels enjoy the realistic experience of riding and racing outdoors from the comfort of their homes – anytime and anywhere.

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