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Strava is a record-keeping tool for rides and runs.

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Video format for strava

Recently strava added video upload feature. (Available on mobile only, so far.) However it seems to be really picky about the format. I could not find any documentation about the exact requirements. I ...
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Combining ride data from Wahoo & Fitbit, on Strava

Similar to How can I combine Garmin recorded track data with FitBit heart rate data? I have a Wahoo SC Blue to track speed and cadence and use the Wahoo app to log my ride (it has a nice dashboard). ...
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How does Strava treat power data while resting?

I'm trying to understand how strava treats power data when there's no power I think power is included when you are riding downhill (0 power, non-zero speed). What about the idle time while you sleep ...
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Strava, how does segment get created?

I've just been introduced to Strava app. I heard Strava has a concept of segment where individual's performance is recorded and compared. Just out of curiosity, how would segment get created? I don't ...
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How to interpret Strava power curves?

Check out the power curve at the bottom of the post, it's composed of two screen caps from the same ride, stacked on the same image: Apparently on the ride in question the cyclist rode at: 291W for ...
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Can you record multiple rides on a Garmin 500 and download more than one on Strava?

Can you record multiple rides on a Garmin 500 and then download them sequentially onto Strava? Valerie Jones
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Does Garmin Oregon 700 have Strava integration?

Does Garmin Oregon 700 have Strava integration? I would like to know if there is any integration with Strava or mobile phones in the Garmin Oregon 700 (or 600 series) Is it possible to upload tracks ...
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Bike computer which doesn't need a smartphone to work

I'm confused with different models of bike computers available in the market right now. I actually want a bike computer which can log data including speed, distance, GPS (optional) etc. I'm not ...
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Gear change recording

Has anyone heard of a device that records gear changes? Like a cadence sensor or power meter, but specific to recording when you change gear. With all the data we can currently capture about our ...
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Cyclists that are out to get your Strava KOMs - should I challenge or? [closed]

A comical question more than anything, but yeah a personal one as well. One "clown" recently took a KOM I've had for over 2 years, and he did it fair-and-square. No argument there. However, he ...
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Is there any available Strava statistics regarding rider's distance compared to others' per year? [closed]

I'm writing an application and would like to know how my logged 22.000 km during 2017 stand compared to all Swedish Strava users. https://2017.strava.com/en-us/videos/...
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Does Strava display live watts while biking?

Does Strava display watts from a bluetooth power meter along with a bluetooth heart rate in real time while I'm riding?
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what could be the reason for very inacurate strava tracks of my bike excursions?

I'm not sure if this is the right "forum" to ask the question but I'll try anyway. So I'm using strava to log my biking excursions. Recently I have noticed that my recorded tracks are very "ugly" - ...
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Distance discrepancies between Strava and bike computer

I have an established 16 mile mountain bike loop I've been riding for a long time. I recently purchased a Magellan Cyclo 315 bike computer which I load files to Strava Premium from. Everything works ...
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Change activity type of a *.fit file [closed]

Is there some software doing this ? No, I don't mean changing the type of an already imported 'workout' from service level. A 'service' being Strava, TrainingPeaks, Garmin Connect, etc. Motivation I'...
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Estimating FTP from Strava analysis

I bought a power meter. I understand that you should do an FTP test to work out your threshold. But until I have time to do this, could I take a reasonable guess from a recent 35 mile road race? ...
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Do I need sensors to see real time data (speed and cadence) on Strava Live?

I would like to see real-time data (speed and cadence, no heart-rate for now) on Strava Live on my iPhone 7. Do I need to install bluetooth sensors on my bike or it just magically works? If it just ...
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How I can see who watched my Strava profile?

I have strava account, Can I somehow see who watched my strava profile or my strava activities?
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Edit a recorded strava activity?

I am wondering if its possible to edit the strava activity recorded by strava app for any errors ( Time, distance W.R.T to cyclo computer) The requirement for same is due to variance in results from ...
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How to turn off Live Segments on Garmin Edge 520 for good

How do you completely disable Strava Live Segments on the Garmin Edge 520? I know how to disable segments on my device, and I know how to delete them, but after doing either of those, they ultimately ...
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Are there any alternatives to Strava?

I have been using Strava for the last year to track my daily commutes, mountain bike rides and hikes. Unfortunatly, I have found that Strava appears to be hiding my data from me. It seems like I ...
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Is there any good software to track and compare rides using my own computer

I like being able to see a record of my cycling in Strava, and compare rides with previous ones, see if I'm speed up or slowing down etc. But I don't like the idea of a company creating a database of ...
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Windows Phone as a Bike Computer - What is the current State of the Art?

I have a Windows Lumia 532 phone. I currently use the Cycle Tracks GPS app to track and record trips and then upload to Ride With GPS and/or Strava. There is not a native Strava app. I've recently ...
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How can I gauge what angle I can safely ride at on a downhill curve?

On a Strava segment featuring a 80-100m-long, 40-50m radius curve going downhill on a paved road at about 8-10%, I make generous use of my brakes out of fear of wiping out on my 23mm, fairly slick ...
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Are there any sub $100 gps devices that can export a gpx file

I am looking to ride with strava, however as a teenager I receive very little to no money regularly and I do not have a smart phone. I would like a device that tracks my ride via gps and exports a gpx ...
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What is energy output in Strava application?

I'm 115 kg. Today I took two bicycle rides: 42:41 time, 12.1 km distance, 72 m elevation, 17.1 km/h avg. speed, 33.1 km/h max. speed, 50:50 time, 11.7 km distance, 17 m elevation, 13.9 km/h avg. ...
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Endomondo/Strava +iPhone6 +altimeter [duplicate]

Does anyone know if these work together? I see there are dedicated iPhone +altimeter apps for the iPhone, but I can't find info if there is an altimeter built into the iPhone that works with these ...
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Calorie burn information is dramatically different between Strava IOS App and Cyclemeter IOS app. Which is more accurate?

I use Cyclemeter to track rides on my iPhone 6, then when the ride is over, I send the info to Strava. When I look at the ride in Strava the calculated Calories burned for a 17 mile 90 minute ride is ~...
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Using a Cateye Strada Smart and Strava

I wonder has anyone had any experience using the Cateye Strada Smart in Mirror mode and uploading the ride directly to Strava. I am having problems with the data on Strava being different than on ...
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How to seamlessly upload to Strava after a ride using a Garmin Edge 500? [closed]

I have a Garmin Edge 500. Records everything I need, but the pain is uploading and managing the data into Strava. I just want to walk in from my ride, have a shower, have breakfast and see my ride ...
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Is there a 3rd party tool to create a heat map of all activities in a specific area? [closed]

I'm familiar with Jonathan O'Keeffe's Strava Multiple Ride Mapper (tied to the Strava API) but I'm interested in mapping all activities in a certain geopgraphy, not just those I've done. My goal is ...
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How do I choose a light GPS device supporting Strava? [closed]

Up til now I have ridden with Strava running on my mobile phone sitting in a special mobile phone holder which sits up on my handlebars. Now I am looking for a better solution, both more aerodynamic ...
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Route planning and avoiding gravel/unpaved roads?

I've got a Garmin Edge 810. Sometimes when using routes created with Garmin Connect or Strava Route Builder, I unfortunately find myself on bad gravel roads. Is there a route planning tool that ...
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What format should I select for automatic upload to Strava?

I have three choices of file format to use for automatic uploads from my device to Strava: GPX TCX FIT. Which if these will provide the best data? Are there other issues that distinguish them — such ...
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Is there a simple way to measure, record, and use wind resistance or tail winds?

Since moving to a new office where my commute is a bit longer I have been obsessively recording my cycle to work hoping to see a gradual improvement. (N.B. I've stored them on Strava but you need to ...
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