Strava users remain frustrated by switch from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap

Back in July, social fitness website Strava rolled out a seemingly innocuous change to the way its customers’ activities were displayed on the site. Instead of using Google Maps to display ride data, the company switched to an open-source option, OpenStreetMap (OSM), provided by a third-party company called MapBox. Strava rolled out the change quietly […]


Climb for Nepal wrap-up: tired legs turn into helping hands

The Climb for Nepal, where riders were asked to raise money while ascending the height of Mt Everest in June, has finished but the task is far from over. It was a great Strava challenge to spur on those climbing metres and take your riding to a higher level but it was so much bigger […]


 “I think my mental toughness will hide what my legs don’t have”: Three women reach new heights in the Climb for Nepal challenge

Finding a way to ascend 8,848 metres in a month is no easy feat for most, but thousands of women around the globe are taking on the Strava Climb for Nepal challenge. A collaboration between, Strava and More Than Sport the challenge motivates people to head for the hills while raising funds for the […]


Climb for Nepal: ride to help earthquake survivors

The act of riding a bike can be a powerful thing. The fact that it can be more than recreation or sport and can actually be used to raise money for worthwhile causes is incredible. There’s no sport like it on Earth. One of our employees here at CyclingTips, Andy van Bergen, is the brains […]


Climbing for Nepal: Everesting cyclists on a mission to raise US$1 million for earthquake recovery

The mystique and sense of adventure surrounding the world’s highest peak has inspired hundreds to push themselves to new limits on the bike since Melbourne’s Hells 500 launched a climbing challenge called Everesting more than a year ago. Among them are the 20 women we followed on Ella who completed the largest mass Everesting ever […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Bora Argon 18 defeats WorldTour rivals to take opening stage of Giro del Trentino; Cancellara moves to next stage of recovery from vertebral fracture; Valverde, Gilbert and Froome ready for Flèche Wallonne but hold differing objectives; Nibali criticises Cookson as Astana licence decision nears; The 2015 Amstel […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Astana license decision expected this week; Hein Verbruggen’s letter to the UCI; Fabio Aru withdraws from the Giro del Trentino with a stomach virus; Profiling 2015’s most prolific winner – Alexander Kristoff; Dylan Durand gets lost and finishes the U23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege four hours after the […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix; Joaquim Rodriguez wins Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Lisa Brennauer wins Energiewacht Tour; Ramunas Navardauskas wins Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Alex Edmondson wins U23 Tour of Flanders; Paddy Bevin wins men’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; Michaela Parsons wins women’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; UCI to […]


In search of up: Reaching for Everest together

Several weeks ago, Simone Giuliani shared with you the story of the mass everesting event organised by Hells500. Twenty two women spent 20 hours doing repeated climbs and descents of Mt Donna Buang near Melbourne in attempt to complete an Everesting – cycling multiple laps of one climb to achieve a vertical ascent equal to […]

The Week in Bike #52 – Scaling Up

It’s tricky to pick teams for the year’s biggest event before you’ve even seen them race. And sometimes it takes a strong result to secure the contract you want. But the toughest challenge of all might just be scaling up without losing your current user base. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.