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Strava Premium members get two months free on Zwift

Access to online cycling system starts in early November

Strava Premium members will get free access to Zwift, the online system that allows you to ride 3D courses with other cyclists from around the world via your turbo trainer and computer, for two months every year starting in early November.

Find out how to get started on Zwift here. 

We told you a couple of weeks ago that Zwift was shifting to a paid for subscription service and adding a new Workout Mode of structured training.

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Zwift’s monthly subscription price for the UK is now £8 per month, but Strava Premium membership, priced £3.99 per month (£39.99 per year), allows you to bypass that charge for two months. Strava Premium members will have access to a new suite of indoor cycling features, including customisable indoor training plans, videos and coaching tips.

Strava will be updating its feed to distinguish Zwift rides from other rides. Also, miles ridden with Zwift and on indoor trainers generally will be split from outdoor activities and real-life segments. Trainer activities will have their own leaderboards.

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Mat has been in cycling media since 1996, on titles including BikeRadar, Total Bike, Total Mountain Bike, What Mountain Bike and Mountain Biking UK, and he has been editor of 220 Triathlon and Cycling Plus. Mat has been technical editor for over a decade, testing bikes, fettling the latest kit, and trying out the most up-to-the-minute clothing. We send him off around the world to get all the news from launches and shows too. He has won his category in Ironman UK 70.3 and finished on the podium in both marathons he has run. Mat is a Cambridge graduate who did a post-grad in magazine journalism, and he is a winner of the Cycling Media Award for Specialist Online Writer. Now over 50, he's riding road and gravel bikes most days for fun and fitness rather than training for competitions.

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