Projects Interactive and experimental software the team is building. Up until this point, any member could use the Route Builder for free. However, we occasionally make major changes to improve performance and enhance our features see the changelog for more details). If it was slightly less I would pay up without hesitation. Sign in to Garmin Connect to track, analyze and share the activities from your Garmin device. First of all, you got a new desktop (web) route builder which better integrates Strava Segments and terrain filters (e.g. Want to compare the features of each product, down to the nitty-gritty? Whereas now I have stopped my Garmin from syncing with Strava. When you call Samsung support, there are bunch of jokers sitting and reading the scripts. And look, I get it, Strava needs to find a way to make money. (I’ll record on both on runs). Now that you’re registered, you can use Strava to track your progress, motivate you, and connect with others. Finally, it should be noted that while Strava is slashing and burning today, they did roll out a few new (positive) changes for premium users. So I’m just mad at them. or don’t spend . And even if it doesn’t, it does suggest that political affiliationism on the part of corporates etc will not be tolerated. But that’s far from true. Competing on segments was fun but to pay for such a simple function? Any help is appreciated. Where did all those things go? I’m not aware of Club Challenges. Early on they should have had a very basic version available for say $1/month. People say NO, but they don’t really care. If Strava is in trouble, maybe including the dark underbelly of motorsports would help them. Is this Strava’s new strategy? I'm facing the same issue. Oh I still use it to accumulate miles but as far as spending time in the application checking on what others are doing…I’m not doing that anymore. I felt that that I should positively “vote” for something that enriches my personal lifestyle. And it probably is worth $60/ year compared to other things that I spend money on. Here’s what that API call did before today. After roughly five months of appeasing users with new feature after new feature after new feature, the other shoe has finally dropped. I’m headed to Washington DC – what do you recommend for training? The data adds a bit of fun but that is it for me. I.e. That way there could be two tiers for paying customers. Garmin Connect segments are enough for me. Not saved. Not surprisingly, I’ve gone in search of another app. It would sure be swell if there was a way (even if paid for) that you could see everyone that you follow’s weekly/monthly and yearly mileage in a report. Strava announces Strava Metro, the largest active travel dataset on the planet, is now free and available to cities everywhere. You probably stumbled upon here looking for a review of a sports gadget. Then hit up Wiggle at the link below! In other words, your friends that aren’t subscribers won’t bother competing with you on Segments anymore, because they can’t see the results of it. The good, the bad, and the ugly. They’re the only app I’ve been made aware of that retains full leaderboard API access (aside from actual devices with Strava Live Segments). It was nice for a while, with garmin connect and tapiirik. At any rate, SM popularity is on a decline and for good reason. Then, of course, you have more robust versions available to members who want/need those functions. This is a little off topic, but not much. No solutions in several months. It is difficult to say what is most accurate - my tool's calc, Strava's calc, or the number reported by your device. I used to look at my flybys on occasion, for now it’s just not worth doing. •    Compare your results *Note: An earlier version of this post included additional API deprecations. Why haven’t you yet released a review for XYZ product you mentioned months ago? Dec 19, 2020. I would like to see maybe a time based option. This change is impacting anyone who uses the platform with 3rd party apps to do any amount of analysis of Segments. For non-Zwift platforms though, the general consensus seems to be that Strava overstepped a bit. Then came all the “trash” activities in my feed, mainly friend’s Zwift workouts, but walking, etc. •    Flagging Segments is allowed I'm leaving Strava to another running app. Required fields are marked.If you would like a profile picture, simply register at Gravatar, which works here on DCR and across the web. But maybe I’m wrong. I don’t see the point in having a Strava account in this situation, so it goes to delete. It was actually a little less annoying on Strava than seeing the full details of that activity on Garmin Connect. To get rid of freeloaders like me? Strava not recording heart rate from Apple Watch. For example, here’s a mini-leaderboard. I’m looking towards the new alternatives , Is it just me or is GAP (grade adjusted pace) no longer available to free users, GAP was always a bit hit & miss (ie only appeared sometimes) but yes it doesn’t seem to be on *any* of my runs now, even the very steep ones, I knew I’d lose the GAP graph, but surprised not to see the single overall number either. But I’m not going to pay Strava $15 a month to look at data I created when I can do that with my Garmin for free like I’ve always done. I use Strava for essentially three things: A) Finding/Building routes Télécharger Strava Course et Cyclisme GPS pour Android (apk) gratuitement. I’m just not convinced gutting Segments and routes for non-paying members is the right direction there. Or, the ability for clubs to have a group routes page that includes a list of all popular routes that you could easily sync to your device. Currently I’m back on the free version. Strava Local Operational AWS Operational Operational Degraded Performance Partial Outage Major Outage Maintenance System Metrics Month Week Day. Use Backcountry.com or Competitive Cyclist with either the coupon code DCRAINMAKER for first time users saving 15% on applicable products. What’s not normal is how Strava is handling this. Strava’s log-in page will pop up. And frankly, I can’t have that. I still won’t delete my account because all my cycling KOM’s are still there and I intend to keep them for a while, but as for spending time in an app I can’t be bothered. Updated constantly! 60eur is a lot of money to pay for something I don’t have a full data to look for! I am left wondering, however, is there enough value to the data I provide free of charge to Strava? Track your fitness with Strava activity tracker. Oh, and free US shipping too! Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. But now I can’t look at my collective data that I gave Strata – it’s by design very hard for me to look at how well I’ve done in previous trips out, and that is something I’m very interested in seeing. The ‘leaderboard’ is basically what is shown when you look up a Strava segment. You can only run an unprofitable business so long when people stop giving you money. Matched runs, training diary and lots of goodies! What it will do. I would pay but $60 a year is way too much when Garmin connect has this for free and has improved the connect website. So in efforts to combat the amount of emails I need to sort through on a daily basis, I’ve complied this “My Photography Gear” post for your curious minds! Can I buy display ads on Strava? I think though this lessens the value of Strava Segments for everyone, because it makes it far less interesting/valuable to non-paying users. This can be really handy when you know the athlete provided the wrong weight or it's simply not available from Strava. Strava, I will again be a paying customer when you give me filters for my feed. Past Incidents. – Non-paying users will no longer get the web route builder: If you want to build routes, you’ll need to use another platform. I’ll probably continue to record in Strava for the social aspects, but sports Tracker will become my primary app for recording runs and keeping statistics from now on. How to you instal from Samsung Store? Or perhaps leveraging vehicle density/speed data integration already being gathered, into route builder as I floated this weekend. One work around I found was to uninstall and reinstall the Strava App from Samsung Store. People just need to get outside and be social…anything else is arguably fake and not good for personal well being, and that’s aside from the data acquisition part of SM dishonesty. Some aspects of VeloViewer that include leaderboards won’t change though. But at the end of the day, you might just be wondering “What does Ray use when not testing new products?”. A really handy feature for getting accurate Watts/kg and TSS. Not sure why people are bashing him for speaking so honestly. Long story short, “They’re using the stick, instead of the carrot.”. But these new developments has me thinking I’m giving Strava too much for what I get in return. I am not able to open my Strava App on my Galaxy Watch Active 2 device since yesterday (2-July-2020). It’s been a great deal of the excitement participating in club challenges with my local club, a family strava club and a friends club. Notifications Both phone and Watch app are good and especially the watch app has improved significantly with the removal of the big orange round button. Why? Are you willing to review or test beta products? Both these things are important to me as a casual exerciser. Click above for all the details. Of course, Strava counters they did notify a handful of ”larger developers” ahead of time. Those will show up in iOS/Android app version v150 starting today, but may take up to 48 hours for everyone to see. I won’t be subscribing to get access to what had been put behind a paywall. Will you test our product before release? Strava has since changed the listings and corrected errors in their documentation that included those earlier added items. In the top left corner click on settings. We are excited that you have decided to join Strava’s community of athletes. But I do have interest in comparing my efforts on the same ride/run, and on my training record. Solely comparing paying club members just doesn’t make sense, since you want to compare all your frinds in a Strava club. Having one app to keep track of and interact with both sides of that coin would be nice. I aim to leave no stone unturned. Plus, you'll be more awesome. £1 a week is seriously less than a cup of coffee (which I love as well) and yearly is 1/4 of the cost of the device I bought to record GPS with in the first place. I have the same issue, looks related to an update. They can also see the KOM/QOM (due to being allowed to see the Top 10/10 Top 10 Female), as well as they can see their own PR’s. Looks like Strava is already working on this issue: https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/360045126132. . I and people like me have approached Strava many times about including a motorsports category. Strava will ultimately get new paid users in the short run but could lose up to 70% of the user community which will have a damaging effect on the network benefits of the app. Thanks, Kusheel VeloViewer has detailed the nuances here, which still involve less features now for non-paying Strava users. If it’s not on Strava, it didn’t happen, right? Click on Refresh Activity Achievements. Uploads Dashboard Latency Fetching. Obviously this is a high risk change for Strava, and probably not done in the best way. Marathon training or simply love going for a bike ride? First they ignore users’ complaints for years, and don’t fix what is broken. I have built an extensive list of my most frequently asked questions. You can click here to Subscribe without commenting. What are your least favorite countries/places? Less than 5% of the community intends to shift from free to paid. I would like to support DCR and enjoy ad-free DC Rainmaker ($20 per year). When I start a ride through the strava app, it won’t record my active calories, total calories, or heart rate. At right is the older one: The main change here aside from all the user interface elements and map styling, is the addition of surface type preference – similar to what was added to mobile a month or two ago: And along the bottom you’ll see a breakout of the surface type, just as you do on mobile now: You can also now toggle segments within the map builder directly: Previously you could ‘minimize elevation’, but now you can also ‘maximize elevation’, in case you have a soft spot for hills: And they’ve incorporated the dark map them from the heat maps into the Route Builder, which is toggleable on the side. is a vote you cast for the world you want.”. It is indeed a website type monitor of physical activity available in a dozen languages. Most everyone would be ok with that. Check out Turn your phone into a sophisticated cycle or running tracker with Strava. This first change only impacts non-paying users. Dec 17, 2020. But I don’t like that they took it away. No problem, the product comparison data is constantly updated with new products and new features added to old products! It’s clear that Strava wants you to have a subscription though, otherwise Segments are mostly useless. I, and many others, pleaded for filters for the feed. It really makes you wonder who’s running their strategy group. But, I’d pay if they gave us a moto option. Out of all the things they’re doing here, this is one of the most irritating ones. Strava Data shall adhere to the privacy selections of Strava members and will be aggregated and de-identified based on Strava’s internal policies and procedures. However, when I view the full leaderboard, I get additional key information – notably the ‘People I’m following’ and ‘My Clubs’, as well as ‘My results’ and ‘This Year’. Anyway, the training calendar is no longer available in Strava. The interface is stable and used by the Strava mobile apps. Hopefully I don't come across any new issues in the coming days. The current/final list is also now shown correctly here. . It's important to keep in mind that each GPS device records its own unique set of … Totally agree. Segments don’t appreciably enter into my day to day usage of Strava (unless I’m beating Lama on a segment when he doesn’t realize it, obviously). Think my written reviews are deep? They have a huge amount of our data that we’ve uploaded, and could (with our permission, obviously) analyse this data and use it to build new features that people are willing to pay for or even to sell to advertisers who can sell us products for which Strava gets a cut. this is really painful, neither Samsung doing anything or Strava doing anything . I’ve been impressed with Sports Tracker by Amer sports. All of which could be Summit paid-only features. B) Posting my activities and photos for others to see Blog Read about our technology, culture and latest projects. Nothing earth-shattering, though a nice clean-up. They talk among themselves and pat each others backs and ignore user input. Especially when I’m already subscribing to Zwift at god knows how much per month. That would be a huge driver towards membership. I’m 99% sure you can still see the club leader boards & everyone on it whether they pay or not. synchronize your activities from Strava via the Health app, on iOS (available on Running Heroes and United Heroes only for now). Sounds like a plan for the future indeed! There are countless ideas that people can come up with that would drive subscription revenue. The Route Builder does have some minor nice new additions, but the training updates seem mostly to be more UI tweaks and filtering options than anything major. It’s annoying looking back using the “Training Calendar”, but no more annoying than the calendar on Garmin Connect. Record routes, map your favorite bike trail or run & analyze your training with all the stats – for free! Here we provide you with more explanations about this decision taken by Strava, which we deeply regret. Watching the Tour de France in 2019 . In addition to those substantial ones, there’s also one lesser removal: – Non-paying users will no longer get ‘matched runs’ feature: This will automatically compare runs on the same route from a pace/speed standpoint. “Strava Metro Service” means the cloud-based website and data manipulation software made available by Strava pursuant to these Metro TOU, as updated by Strava from time to time. Instead of adding value and new features to the platform and convincing people to convert, they’re pulling the rug out from both free and paid users alike. I ride with people that just do human powered activities too. The popular fitness app Strava: Run, Walk or Ride is now available for Samsung Galaxy Watch users. Additionally, runs and rides tracked via Strava will automatically contribute to your Fitbit all day stats like calories and active minutes No incidents reported today. Strava is providing cities with crucial mobility insights, including COVID-19’s impact on active transportation, to enable smarter urban planning and infrastructure decisions. I have used both the free version and paid plan previously. No cost to you, easy as pie! Not a dime beforehand. The company announced three substantial negative changes to the platform effective immediately, which will have huge ramifications for its 55 million users, as well as the 44,000 registered 3rd party apps. It wasn’t about paying for new features, just now starting to pay for features that had been available before to everyone but now only to select people. They’ve just been very negligent in doing this. So the latter is *MY* data not what Strava is bringing to the table. That doesn’t mean they’ve wrecked Strava. This focus on subscription ensures that Strava can serve athletes decades from now, and in an up-front way that honors the support of the athletes we serve today. Travel across routes with your friends and grab some PRs. They’ve added in new map styles, added sport type filters, show segments directly on the Route Builder, and also have a new surface type and increased elevation features. I find the inverted nature of the data availability a problem — i can see the top 10 on a segment but can’t see my own top 10 results on the segment. •    Activity achievements is shown on a ride (KOM’s, CR’s, PR’s), Paying Subscribers only: please inform yourself properly before talking *****... Strava has an support were you can open tickets for your issues. I travel a fair bit, both for work and for fun. I understand that they need to make money somehow. Strava likely still would have converted those users that cared about in-app access, without breaking their partner ecosystem.