Augmented Reality Vocabulary

ACHIEVEMENTS       AVATAR       AR ROUTES       CAREER     CHALLENGE       COINS        DRAFTING       EVENT       FTP      GHOST RIDERS      GROUP RIDES        LIVE RIDERS       MODES         MULTI-LAP     NEARBY LIST     PACE UNITS   PANORAMIC VIEWS     REALITY LEVEL     ROAD AND TIME TRIAL BIKES     RUNNING       SPLIT      TSS    UI SCALE    VIRTUAL PARTNERS      WATCH MODE          WORKOUTS   

 

ACHIEVEMENTS 

It is the process of gaining something with effort, skill, or courage. To mark users' achievements, they will receive badges along the way to show that they have accomplished something. According to the distance ridden, calories burned, and meters climbed, more badges will be awarded to riders.

Find out more information about ACHIEVEMENTS here. 

AVATAR

An icon or figure representing a particular person in a video game, internet forum, etc. On ROUVY, users have the ability to edit their AVATARS and change their JERSEYS, GENDER and SKIN COLOR.

Real-world physics affects our AVATARS too. They can lean into corners and turns (from 2.10.0 version of the App).

Find out more information about AVATAR here.

AR ROUTES

AR means Augmented Reality. AR ROUTES are routes with AVATARS. Usually, these routes will be labeled AR. Non-AR routes are courses with video but they do not have AVATARS.  So if you want an Avatar, you have to choose a route or a course marked AR and go to the settings in the App, and set the camera distance as NEAR or FAR.

CAREER

Just like at work or school, in cycling sports, there is a career path. All riders will start at a lower level in their cycling CAREER. And with more riding and training on the ROUVY App, you will get more experience and level up within that path.

To find out more information about the CAREER, click here. 

CHALLENGE

It is a competitive event that consists of three or four routes that are supposed to be completed within a certain period of time. For a user to participate in a CHALLENGE, you need to REGISTER first. Also, after completing a challenge, you will get bonus COINS and other rewards.

For more information about CHALLENGES, click here.

COINS

Riders collect COINS during their rides. You can get COINS during CALIBRATION, WARM-UP and COOL DOWN. You go LEVEL UP and when you reach the number of COINS for completing the main LEVEL, you get a new BADGE and valuable prize/s from our partners. The new BADGE will be shown as a 5 sec. animation in the middle of the screen. 

DRAFTING

DRAFTING occurs when a cyclist is cycling very close behind another rider moving at the same speed.  DRAFTING helps riders to reduce the amount of energy required to pedal.

Find out more information about DRAFTING here.

EVENTS

It is a planned public or private occasion that takes place during a particular interval of time. EVENTS on ROUVY are divided into different categories e.g GROUP RIDES and RACES. Any user can organize any EVENT on ROUVY, and he/she has the option to make it PRIVATE or PUBLIC.

Find out how to create a RACE or a GROUP RIDE event.

FTP

FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power, which is defined as the highest average power you can sustain for approximately an hour, measured in watts.

Find out more information about FTP here.

GHOST RIDERS

These are riders that a user can add if he/she does not want to feel alone during the ride. The maximum number of GHOST RIDERS you can add is 10.

Find out more information about GHOST RIDERS here.

GROUP RIDES

This is whereby multiple cyclists cooperatively ride together. The most important thing about GROUP RIDES is DRAFTING. Cyclists are able to save energy.

Find out more about GROUP RIDES here.

LIVE RIDERS

These are the real riders using the ROUVY App. If you open and check the last tiles of the recommended routes, you will see how many users are on that route at that time. You can also find live riders in GROUP RIDES and RACES.

MODES

The ROUVY App has two options to select before you start your ride. You can choose to ride in the 'TIME TRIAL' mode or in the 'JUST RIDE' mode.

Find out more information about the differences between JUST RIDE and TIME TRIAL here.

MULTI-LAP

MULTI-LAP on ROUVY allows you to set a video to a specific number of replays, thus enabling predefined routes to be turned into a criterium event. MULTI-LAP is available for official EVENT organizers. ROUVY users can also create a MULTI-LAP event. 

NEARBY LIST

It is a list of the riders that are close by or near you during the ride. This feature is on the left side of the screen. It also shows the names of the riders, their POWER, their CAREER LEVEL, and their distance from you.

PACE UNITS

The pace measures how fast you move per kilometer or mile (depending on what measurements you use).

PANORAMIC VIEW

On the ROUVY App, there are routes with PANORAMIC VIEWS. A PANORAMIC VIEW is wide and unobstructed so as to take in an extensive area in all directions. You can find the route with a PANORAMIC VIEW in the ROUTE CATALOGUE under the heading EXPLORE THE WORLD.

REALITY LEVEL

The REALITY LEVEL is a tool, which helps you to set up the level of true load, but only in JUST RIDE mode. The default is 100%, which is the real load. If you want a lower load, you can set it to less than 100%. Of course, if you want a higher load, you can set it to more than 100%. With 150% of reality level, you will get one and half the higher load, and of course, with 50%, you will get twice the lower.

ROAD AND TIME TRIAL BIKES

A ROAD BIKE is slower on flat routes and easier to ride uphill. The TIME TRIAL (TT) bike is fast on the flat routes and slower on the hills. Also, the TT bike is heavier. TT records are marked as TT.

RUNNING

The ROUVY App does not focus only on cycling, we also have a running section. Just like in cycling, you can select any route of your choice. 

Find out more about RUNNING here.

SPLIT

SPLITS are predefined points on a route that give you information about your time compared to other riders on that route. Each route has splits positioned differently and if you feel splits are not necessary for you, you can turn them off in the SETTINGS of the App.

TSS 

Training Stress Score (TSS) is a way of measuring how much stress is put on the body from a ride. TSS is calculated using Normalized Power (NP), Intensity Factor (IF) and ride duration. TSS allow us to structure training plans and plan forward; with an estimated number of TSS we can see future Chronic Training Load (CTL), Actual Training Load (ATL) and Training Stress Balance (TSB).

Find out more about TSS here.

UI SCALE

This feature is found in the APP SETTINGS. It allows users to enlarge or reduce the text on the screen. This feature is most important for users with eyesight problems. If you want big text on the screen, you should select 150%.

VIRTUAL PARTNERS

If you select a route but no live riders are around to ride with you, then you have the choice to select any number of VIRTUAL PARTNERS you want. You can also select yourself to be a VIRTUAL PARTNER and compare with your previous rides.

Find out more about how to add or select VIRTUAL PARTNERS here.

WATCH MODE

WATCH MODE is a special feature on the ROUVY App optimized for watching races. First of all, you need to have the ROUVY App and the ROUVY account to LOG IN.

Find out more about Watch mode here.

WORKOUTS

In cycling, structured training is one of the most efficient ways to improve your fitness or reach short-term and long-term training goals. If you want a workout that's gentle on your back, hips, knees, and ankles, ROUVY is the best App for you. 

Find out more information about WORKOUTS here.


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