How to create a segment on strava

Is strava live segments free?

Strava Live Segments is available with basic features in Strava Free but to get the live comparison metrics you need to subscribe to the Summit Analysis pack which costs $2.99 or €2.00 a month. You can try it for 30 days for Free as I write this (May 2019).

How do I create a target on Strava?

From the Strava website, select Dashboard > My Goals to see your current goals and create new ones. Select Set a Goal > Power Goal. Enter your target watts, choose your time interval, and set a deadline.

Can you see who created a segment on Strava?

You can‘t find out who created a segment. You can find who rode a segment, by day, week, year etc. It was nice to thank someone recently who I found via strava for returning my phone.

Do you need Strava Premium to create segments?

You can still view previously saved routes or save others users’ routes for free, but creating new routes and editing existing routes now requires a subscription. Subscribers will, however, get a completely revamped route builder that makes many of the features first released on mobile in March available on desktop.

What is a Strava segment?

Segments are one of Strava’s coolest features. They are portions of road or trail created by members where athletes can compare times. With a Strava subscription, you can use segments to compare your own times or to compare with other user’s times who have also completed the segment.

Why is strava time wrong?

If the activity does not contain GPS data, check your profile settings and make sure your time zone is set properly. You can adjust your timezone using these instructions which should resolve the issue for future uploads. From the Strava website, open the drop-down menu under your profile picture and select Settings.

Why can’t I see segments on Strava?

If your fastest segment effort is not appearing on the segment leaderboard, there are several things you can try: Activities viewable by only you or your followers will not appear on segment leaderboards. This is a privacy setting that can be controlled on an individual activity or for all activities by default.

How do I find my strava segments?

From the Strava website, use the Explore menu and select Segment Search. You can search for segments by keyword or the full segment name. Please be aware that newer or less popular segments may not appear in search results. If you want to save the segment for future reference, remember to star the segment.

Does Strava automatically record segments?

Yes, as above – that’s the clever bit of strava – it logs the segments you’ve ridden automatically once you upload it.

Is strava Free 2020?

Yes, Strava is a free app. There is no cost to record and share activities. To make the most of Strava, explore a Strava subscription and the extra features we offer.

Is paying for strava worth it?

If you’re interested in data and exercise a lot – especially when it comes to running and cycling – then yes, there’s a lot here that you’ll enjoy. For cyclists, the appeal of Segments is probably worth the price alone and for us, it’s the subsciption features that we really enjoy, but we’re data geeks.

Can someone see if you look at their strava?

Everyone (By Default)

If you join Strava and don’t lock down your account immediately, your tracked activities are visible to anyone with an internet connection. They even show up in Google searches.

How do you stop someone following you on Strava?

From your profile page, select the Following tab. Select the Following button next to the athlete you want to unfollow to reveal the Unfollow option.

How do I stop someone from seeing my strava?

  1. The individual activity privacy controls are also available on the upload page on mobile and web.
  2. On the web, go to the activity and select ‘Edit’ (pencil icon.) Select ‘Privacy Controls’ to choose between ‘Everyone,’ ‘Only You’ or ‘Followers.
  3. On the mobile app, go to the activity and select ‘Edit.

How safe is strava?

Social fitness tracking app Strava has run into trouble with user privacy concerns, and these concerns aren’t new. According to the Guardian, a couple of years ago the locations of hidden U.S. military bases were potentially revealed after military personnel used Strava to track their fitness.

Who is strava owned by?

The service was founded in 2009 by Mark Gainey and Michael Horvath and is based in San Francisco, California. During the early years of Strava, both founders held CEO positions before being succeeded by James Quarles who joined from Instagram.


An activity shown on the Strava Website

Can you approve followers on Strava?

Followers” means that Strava users you follow will see your page; Strava users who don’t follow you will see limited profile details, and random non-users on the internet will not see you at all. You can also approve who follows you.

What can I use instead of strava?

The best alternative is Google Fit, which is free. Other great apps like Strava are RunKeeper (Freemium), GPXSee (Free, Open Source), Adidas Running by Runtastic (Freemium) and Zombies, Run! (Freemium).

How much does it cost to join strava?

Strava has a free and paid version — the paid version, Strava Summit, gives you access to more features. Strava Summit costs $5.00 per month, or $59.99 a year. The free version of Strava offers activity tracking, a social media feed, the ability to find local fitness events, and more.

Which is better strava or endomondo?

Here are key points to take away. Endomond offers more statistics and graphs but Strava offers specific stats with Segments that tracks previous performance with current ones. If you are a cyclist, you are better off with Strava. Endomondo allows your family members and spouse to track you real time.

Which walking app is best?

The 7 Best Walking Apps to Help You Track Your Steps and Get In Shape
  • Map My Walk by Under Armour. Cost: Free.
  • Argus: Calorie Counter and Step. Cost: Free.
  • Walkmeter Walking & Hiking GPS. Cost: Free (basic version)
  • Weight Loss Walking by Verv.
  • StepsApp Pedometer.
  • Fitbit.
  • World Walking.

How many miles is 10000 steps?

An average person has a stride length of approximately 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That means that it takes over 2,000 steps to walk one mile and 10,000 steps would be almost 5 miles. A sedentary person may only average 1,000 to 3,000 steps a day. For these people adding steps has many health benefits.