Activities

What are all the rows in Activity Tiles?

- Top Row: Featured Items - Second Row: Ride a Map (includes all maps, sorted alphabetically, to ride whenever you want) - Third Row: Workouts - Fourth Row: Events (in order of the next scheduled start time) - Fourth Row: How To Videos - Fifth Row: Road Theme Maps - Sixth Row: Mountain Theme Maps - Seventh Row: Sci-Fi Theme Maps More exciting Activity Tiles' changes are coming soon!

What maps are available in CADEsport?

Maps are continually being improved and added to CADEsport. The following is a list of maps currently available to riders. Included is the distance, followed by elevation change per lap (if any), and theme. Some maps are only available for purchase in expansion packs: Attack The Middle: 1.0 km / 0.6 mi, 5 m / 23 ft, Mountain Cadeville: 2.2 km / 1.4 mi, Road Cityscape - NYC: 3.6 km / 2.2 mi, Road Country Rally: 1.2 km / 0.8 mi, Mountain Dark Matter Velo: 0.3 km / 0.2 mi, Sci-Fi Dashed Aga...

What are Expansion Packs?

Expansion Packs are bundled maps that you can add to your game. They may be for purchase. If you would like to download a map that is currently unavailable to you, just click on the map and follow the on-screen instructions to download the map as well as the other maps included in that expansion pack.

What is Ride a Map?

'Ride a Map' are unstructured, unscheduled rides. They are located in the second row on Activity Tiles (the homepage) and include all the maps, sorted alphabetically by map name, to ride anytime you want for as long as you want. Some of the maps may be offered for purchase in an Expansion Pack. - Lapped riders will not be ghosted - Riders in both equalized and unequalized play modes will be together

What do all of these activity types mean?

CADEsport has many different types of activities from which to choose. After you have made your choice between Modes (how you will play), hover over the View By icon and click on View By Type to choose from the following: - Home: Displays activities using the default categories - Type: - Ride: no winners - Challenge: an activity with a specific goal, such as, time, climb, laps, etc. (Coming Soon!) - Workout: an activity with varied intensities - Race: a competitive activity wit...

How do I know what activities to join?

CADEsport has many different types of maps and activities from which to choose. First, choose between Modes (how you will play). Do this by hovering over the Mode icon (top left of the Activity Tiles) and then select the correct Mode for you: Physical (Equalized) or Physical (Unequalized). You can then filter the activities by hovering over the View By icon in the top and choosing to sort the activities by Home, Type, Skill, Intensity, Climbing, Duration, or Timing. - For quick information ...

How will I know when the next scheduled activity will begin?

The following messaging will be the same whether the user is in another map, on the activity tiles, or in an activity: At 15 minutes prior to the event start, a message that [XYZ] event is starting will pop up with the option to choose one of three buttons: - Stay – stay in current location - Go – go to event that is starting, or - Snooze – remain in current location and get the same message 5 minutes before the scheduled activity starts. This button has a 30 sec countdown and, if the...

How do I know what time the activity starts?

CADEsport has activities that should fit any schedule. Most will start a few minutes after you join, but there are activites that will start at a specified time. These are classified as Scheduled events and you can find them by sorting the Activity Tiles by Timing and then scrolling down to the Scheduled row (View By > Timing > Scheduled). Single click on an activity to see the start time which is shown as both a countdown in the format of HH:MM:SS (Hours: Minutes: Seconds) AND, next to th...

How do I get started in workouts?

In CADEsport, you can choose individual workouts when you want, or go for a more structured 8-week Workout Plan. For individual workouts, go to the 3rd row, called Workouts, on Activity Tiles (the homepage) and scroll right to select a workout. Some of our workouts are branded and have been developed by both professionals and cycling enthusiasts alike. If you want a more structured 8-wk Workout Plan, click on the Workout icon on the top of the homepage and the Workout Coach will guide you to the...

How do I do a workout?

- You can choose to do workouts in either the Physical (equalized) or Physical (unequalized) mode in the top left of the Activity Tiles. The equal/unequal sign displays in the intensity gauge during the workout so you know in what mode you are. If you ride a workout unequalized, you will need to first enter your FTP (functional threshold power) in User Settings. - Select a workout: - Hover over the View By icon in the Activity Tiles. - Click on View By Type and choose an activity under ...

What is Erg mode in a workout?

If you are using a smart trainer and are in a workout, toggle Erg mode (Ergometer) on underneath segments and it will automatically adjust the resistance accordingly so it will be easier to hit the targeted range (power numbers). With Erg mode on, you won't have to change gears or anything so you can just enjoy the scenery and focus on your workout. It automates the workout for you which you may or may not like; it's your choice. Give it a try so you can experience how it feels to see if you lik...

What does intensity mean?

Some activities are configured for a specific intensity to help users maintain an intended level of effort and stay together if you are riding in a group. This way, you join an activity that is geared for the level of intensity you really want to do. Stay in the green zone intensity that is set for the activity as going too hard (red zone) will actually slow you down, unless you've accumulated credits. In intensity activities, you can crash into obstacles, but not corners. You will gain credits...

What is the difference between an intensity ride and a workout?

Intensity Rides: - Intensity can be an overlay for any activity Type, except workouts; whereas, workouts are an actual activity Type. - The entire activity has a specific targeted intensity (power) range in which you need to do your best to stay at or below. You will slow you down if you go over that targeted range unless you are spending credits. - Earn and spend credits for staying within the target range or below. - Intensity rides are more of a game than a workout is. - You can ...

How do I joined Scheduled Activities?

In the Activity Tiles, hover over View By in the top center and then click on the View By Timing icon on the right. Scheduled activities occur at a specific time. Simply click on an activity to see the start time, which is shown as both a count down in the format of HH:MM:SS (Hours: Minutes: Seconds), AND next to that is the actual date and start time for your time zone. Click on the Schedule button to schedule the activity. If you schedule the activity 15 minutes or less before the start time,...

How do I join Recurring Activities?

In the Activity Tiles, hover over View By in the top center and click on the View By Timing icon on the right. Recurring Activities begin shortly after you join. Click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Join an Activity and Ride When You Want To videos for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com (http://cadesport.com/) under the How-To-Videos link on the top left.

What are omniums?

An omnium consists of several back-to-back races, with a scoreboard that displays cumulative scores as the omnium progresses. The races are usually several different styles. The first activity is scheduled and the next activities will each start automatically 4-5 minutes after the first person finishes the prior activity. At the conclusion of each race, a pop up will ask if you are ready to move to the next race in the omnium. If you choose not to answer, you will still be automatically portalle...

How do I know when the activity starts once I have joined or scheduled the activity?

Once you join or schedule an activity, the game will portal you there unless the start time is more than 15 minutes away. - Once you arrive in the activity you will be ghosted for 10 seconds so that you don't block other riders. - You will see a countdown timer showing you how long you have until the activity starts. - When the countdown clock gets to 10 seconds, everyone will appear on the start line and be held in place until the activity begins. - For the first 10 seconds of the ac...

What are the zones mentioned in some activities?

You may have noticed scheduled activities that mention Zones and wonder what they are. Zones were originally set up for the League races and our long-time Caders still make use of them. Anyone can join a scheduled activity that lists a Zone. We just use the Zone name to help users identify what time the activity starts. We follow Pacific Time (PT) so, when your times change, you will need to update accordingly. The following is a table of these Zone times:

How many activities am I allowed to join?

There is no limit to how many activities you may join. CADEsport will take you to the next available activity depending on the start times of each activity. Click on or copy/paste the following URL, and choose the How to Join an Activity video for more information: https://cadesport.com/video-gallery.html . You can find all our videos on our website at CADEsport.com (http://cadesport.com/) under the How-To-Videos link on the top left.

How can I determine how many laps are in an activity?

There are two ways to see how many laps are in an activity: - Before you enter an activity, you will see a loading screen. On that screen is a complete description of the activitiy, including distance and the number of laps, OR - When you are in an activity, on the left side of the screen, is a lap counter that indicates what lap you are on and how many total laps are in the activity. If the lap counter is not there, click on the ESC key, then the UI link in the top of the Activity Info &...

Can an activity have a maximum number of players?

Yes, an activity can be set to allow a maximum number of players.

Why did I get a DNF in a race?

Riders will receive a DNF (Did Not Finish) by leaving the race any time after the warm-up has started and before crossing the finish line.