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Power analysis: Egan Bernal's stage 9 Giro victory

Egan Bernal's Strava gives us an insight into the difficulty of grand tour racing, even before the attack for the finish line.

New Strava update makes big changes to layout, organization, and navigation

More than just a modest refresh, the latest update offers some real functional improvements.

Strava adds mesmerising 3D terrain heatmaps

The popular tracking app's Personal Heatmaps are now a whole lot lumpier.

The Strava phone app works with Bluetooth heartrate monitors again

First it giveth. Then it taketh away. It was almost 13 months ago that Strava removed the ability to use external Bluetooth and ANT+ sens...

Strava raises $110 million in Series F funding

Strava has raised $110 million in a Series F financing, the company announced Monday. The round was led by TCV and Sequoia Capital, with ...

Sarah Gigante has smashed Melbourne's 1 in 20 QOM ... and she's not done yet

On Wednesday morning Australian time trial champion (and VeloClub member) Sarah Gigante (Tibco-SVB) went on a rampage in the Dandenong Ra...

Route finding: Shoddy's favorite mapping apps

I'm guessing I'm not the only one who over the past few months found themselves daydreaming of wild, adventurous rides. I had the maps ou...

Strava debuts “Local Legends” consistency classification

Strava has a new type of leaderboard, rewarding consistency, not speed. Local Legends leaderboards are based on the number of times a rid...

Strava shake-up: major changes for paid and free users

With over 55 million users, Strava is undoubtedly the leading cycling and running training app. However, with so many of those users maki...

This stunning photo-set is a glimpse of cycling in the darkest moments

When COVID-19 hit Europe, ordinary life in the worst-hit countries went out the window. In a desperate race to limit the spread of the vi...

From the Top: How Strava was built podcast transcript

Listen to the full podcast episode here. Wade Wallace: Maybe the best place to start from is back at the beginning of when you guys met. ...

From the Top: How Strava was built

Strava has become ubiquitous in the lives of over 50 million athletes, and is arguably the most relevant social network to anyone who lov...

Shoddy counts down Strava's 20 fastest bikes

Another week can only mean one thing. Well, actually, it can mean many things, but in this instance, I'm referring to there being another...

The top 20 fastest road bikes in the world, according to Strava

Strava’s strength is in its scale: more than 50 million athletes tracking where they’ve gone and how fast they went there. Together with ...

What impact are lockdowns having on the indoor training market?

As the spread of coronavirus forces increasingly stringent restrictions on movement around the world, the door is slamming shut on outdoo...

Strava overhauls Routes feature with loop suggestions

Strava has been keeping rather busy as of late with a flurry of app updates and new features. The latest is something dubbed Routes – a p...

$5,000 prize for the QOM on iconic California climb

The richest prize in bike racing right now has just been announced: $5000 USD to the female who rides the fastest time up the iconic 'Old...

Strava’s latest update aims to make things more social

Strava’s latest app update (version 140.0.0 for IOS, 140.10 for Android) is all about improving the social experience. Most notably, the ...

These are the moments that defined cycling in the 2010s

In a couple of weeks it’s not just a year that’ll come to an end, but an entire decade. And whilst we’ve catalogued the products and cont...

What Strava’s end-of-year report tells us about the world’s cycling habits

As 2019 draws to a close, the end-of-year stat pieces and listicles have begun to trickle out. CyclingTips has its ‘10 Products I Loved' ...

Ten products I loved in 2019: Caley Fretz

I find these lists surprisingly difficult to put together. Not because of some dearth of products I use on a regular basis, and love dear...