Just rode the serpentine 8 in Watopia for the first time and it’s predominantly gravel / unpaved.
It seemed that I was going significantly slower for the same power as on other predominantly paved Watopia rides.
Have I imagined this or is this a feature in Zwift?
It’s expected due to the greater rolling resistance on gravel (assuming you were on a road bike). You can read about how different surfaces perform with different bikes/wheels in this article. Try switching to a gravel bike or MTB on a mostly gravel route such as Jungle Circuit, Sea To Tree, Valley To Mountaintop.
Cheers, Paul. I’ll have a look.
Just glad I’m not losing my marbles.