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What to Pack for a 100-Mile Bike Ride

It’s safe to say that not all bike rides were created as equally as others. While some rides were supported with SAG vehicles and rest stops that enabled riders to both stop and refuel while on the way to their destinations, century rides were built with a more …

How-to Build Winter Base Miles on the Bike

Biking can be social and fun. When riding you can spend time with your friends while getting into shape. If a rider peddles only at a high intensity they will often burn out quickly.

Strava Labs: Top Stops

This project has some pretty cool potential but as of right not it just shows data from the San Francisco Bay Area. Top Stops is an attempt to map out some of the best stopping points along favorite routes. The idea being that you might be on a …

Strava Labs: Global Heatmaps (Route Discovery Tool)

Have you ever visited a new area and you wondered where it was safe to run or bike? The global heatmap tool can help with that. It has mapped out over 100 million running and cycling activities and displayed them on an easy to view map. This makes …

Jonathan O’Keeffe: Multiple Ride Mapper

Here’s another fun tool from Jonathan. The Multiple Ride Mapper lets you pick a date range, type of activity and other filter options which will then proceed to map out all your activities. For this example I pulled up all of my bike rides for the entire summer …

33 Strava Tools Reviewed | Mega List of Strava Tools & Add-ons

Do you want to get most out of your training? If you want to improve, you need an easy way to track and measure your various stats for each training activity. At its core, that’s what Strava is, an activity tracker. But it does more than just record. …

Strava Labs: The Clusterer (Route Explorer Tool)

Let’s face it, Strava has a lot of data. Last year (2015) they had over 230 million activities logged on their app. With this much data it’s time to do something with it. They’ve built a cool tool that lets you discover new routes and new paths. The …