Strava

Tour de France riders lead Strava rampage

Following the Tour de France nowadays is a rich experience. For many years we have relied on TV commentators to guide us, but now we have live-tracking, tweets from riders, team videos, embedded photographers and even on-bike cameras. The pro peloton and the team hotel are no longer the secretive places they once were. And then […]

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Results from the 2014 FebFifteen Strava Challenge

Last week we challenged you all to log 15 hours of riding in seven days as part of the FebFifteen Strava Challenge. That challenge is now over and it’s time to tally the results. Of the 3,689 of you that took on the challenge, 760 of you finished. That’s roughly 21% – higher than last […]

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Australia vs The World: the FebFifteen Strava challenge returns

Next week, from Monday February 24 to Sunday March 2 CyclingTips and Strava are challenging you to put in a 15-hour week on the bike. And it’s not just a personal challenge: FebFifteen is also a battle between Australia and the rest of the world!

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Riding the Festive 500 in one go

The Festive 500 is a Strava-based challenge that sees riders attempt to cover 500km between Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. It takes most people 5-10 rides to notch up the 500km but Dutch cyclist Bas Rotgans was keen to see if he could knock over the whole lot in one epic ride. This is […]

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Join our Vuelta Skelta Strava challenge

It’s been a long, cold winter and for some of us, it’s been hard to find the motivation to get much riding in. But spring is just around the corner, and so too is the Vuelta a Espana. To coincide with Eurosport’s coverage of the Vuelta on Foxtel, we’ve teamed up with Strava and Eurosport […]

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FebFifteen done and dusted, and the winner is …

Last week we challenged you all to ride 15 hours in seven days as part of the CyclingTips FebFifteen Strava Challenge. Of the 6,131 of you that took on the challenge, 1,035 were successful – a completion rate of around 17%. But more important than the number of finishers was the battle between Australia and […]

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UPDATE: February Fifteen Strava Challenge – Australia vs The World

Nearly 6000 competitors have entered the CyclingTips FebFifteen Strava Challenge. Since Monday almost 20,000 hours have been ridden and we still have the weekend to go!

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Strava Lawsuit Over KOD Death

The family of a San Francisco cyclist killed in the summer of 2010 when he crashed into a car on his bike has sued Strava for negligence. William “Kim” Flint was allegedly trying to break a descent record on South Park Drive in the hills east of Berkeley, California when the tragic incident ended his […]

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Strava Leaderboard Strategies

Strava is no longer a well kept secret where leaderboards of untapped segments sit empty and gold medals are plenty. It’s now a hotly contested virtual race of it’s own where Stravaddicts are venturing out on rides with the sole intent of sniping segments for themselves and claiming the top of the leaderboards.

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