Data dump: 2015 Strava Insights reveal cycling landscape across United States

Strava, the social network for athletes, has published its annual End of Year Insights for 2015. Comprising of millions of individual runs and rides, the data offers unique insight into the habits and behavior of cyclists and runners in the United States. The data reveals that in 2015, 5.3 activities were uploaded and shared on […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI ready to change the 6.8 kg weight limit; UCI’s technical manager downplays risk of disc brakes; British cycling stunned after junior TT champion and masters road race winner guilty of doping; 2016 Vuelta could have 10 summit finishes; Cyclist killed in Sydney was ‘amazingly […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Damien Monier and Eri Yonamine win Taiwan KOM Challenge; Chris Horner still aiming to race next season; Pozzato poised to join Southeast; Four year ban handed down to Mondory; Velon rejects media report claiming it wants to muscle in on rider contracts; Bridie O’Donnell to […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chaves confirms no Tour debut until 2017, will target Giro and Vuelta next season; Pablo Lastras retires after 18-year career; Contador’s most important career victory; Rachel Neylan and Kat Garfoot extend with Orica-AIS; Ironman Melbourne cancelled due to calendar clash; Behind the scenes with Trek […]


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 […]