Change the "Ride on" voice?

Is there any way to change the voice used for “Ride on”? Maybe it’s just me, but I find the American twang of what seems to be the only male voice setting unsettling at best. It would be really nice to be able select a voice with a different accent or something.

I guess I could lie and same I’m female. The female voice my wife seems to get when giving “Ride Ons” is somewhat more neutral.

Thanks!

I wouldn’t say I find it “unsettling”, I’d say it feels “a bit Californian surfer”, or “very American”. I’m ok with that, even if that’s not “me”.

Could be good to get some international flavour in there. Let’s have a Yorkshire accent on there, or a Brummie, or a French person shouting “ALLEZ ALLEZ ALLEZ!!!”

Whatever happens, we should have a cowbell sound. Need more cowbell. :wink:

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Please no more “voices” or sounds, people spam them all the time in large groups and it is SO ANNOYING!!

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Each to their own! I like them; they’re a way to show connection in a group, especially when you don’t have group Ride Ons.

And you can easily stop them if you switch off the game sounds. Of course, if there were more ways to switch individual sounds on an off, that would give us all the chance to customise how we want it.

I don’t mind them once in a while, but usually it is one person spamming the button over and over…

R, R, R, R, R, R, R, R, RIDE O, O, O, O, O, O, O, O, NNNNNNNN

Perhaps it could have a short wait period like the ride on bomb, so you can’t spam it.

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As one person who hits the button over and over (:stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:) I can tell you that when I do that, I hear:

“Ride On! Ride On! Ride On! Ride on! Ride On!”

If you hear overlap, that only seems to happen when multiple people are saying things at the same time, so when we’re replying to each other. :wink:

plus the recent sound issues where all things get cut off, etc…

You know the button doesn’t GIVE a Ride on?

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@Kevin_Caldwell

To my knowledge, there’s no way to change the Ride On voice. There are only two voice options: one for male avatars and one for female avatars.

Your suggestion seems good to me, however, and if this is a change you’d like to see added to Zwift, I’d suggest you search the Feature Requests section of the forums, see if you can find a related thread, and upvote it.

If you can’t find anything exactly like what you’re wanting, feel free to create a new post in Feature Requests, and others will have the opportunity to upvote it. It’s my understanding that popular requests are more likely to be given consideration as Zwift’s developers look to improve Zwift.

Yeah. It’s a shame. And F7 doesn’t give out toast. :wink:

Ahhhh that makes sense! mind blown here haha!

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For several months, I thought it did give a group ride on. I’ve got the relevant sound setting turned off so I had no idea of the evil I was doing :joy:.