Tag Archives: Strava

Use Strava to find new riding partners

You’ve probably seen Strava’s Activity Playback tool, which allows you to quickly identify those missed connections as you ride. What can you use this for?

Strava KOMs in the Himalayas

Have you ever explored Strava segments outside of the areas you normally ride? Last night I wondered, “Are there any KOMs in the Himalayas?” The answer: Of course there are: On Strava, I went to the “Segment Explore” page, typed in Nepal, and boom. Check out some of those segments: 31.4% grade for 2.9 miles read more »

Strava SNAP: Fix GPS data to track roads

I use my mobile phone’s GPS to track my bike rides which I then upload to Strava. Unlike purpose built GPS devices, phone GPS can be wildly inaccurate, especially in the steep valleys I often ride through in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The results uploaded to Strava can look like this. Note how the red read more »

Go GIANTS

(Did anybody notice I changed the color of the topbar?)

Family of cyclist sues Strava

Two years ago, William “Kim” Flint was killed on his bicycle as he allegedly tried to beat a Strava speed record. This morning, his survivors say they plan to file a negligence lawsuit against San Francisco-based Strava, claiming Strava are responsible for ensuring the crowd-sourced routes are safe.

A heart as big as San Francisco

Payam Rajabi posts his heart-shaped bike ride to Strava for a special Valentine’s Day message for his sweetie.