This year was no exception. Changes to the Segments API May 18th, 2020. When I start a ride through the strava app, it won’t record my active calories, total calories, or heart rate. They’ve declined repeatedly. On a normal day I might have covered that more in-depth, but today is not a normal day. (And no, I’m not associated with them in any way). And further, a matched run is not just 80% of other runs, it should be 95+ at the very least…which tells me these people do not know what they’re doing. [Update: 26 hours later, Strava disagrees with this summary of that portion of the call, stating only that “We are not yet a profitable company and need to become one in order to serve athletes better”.]. How to you instal from Samsung Store? Good deal? Sad, great user base and so much potential. Of course, we’re all different. Goodbye Strava. Since I came to the realisation that I can’t beat anyone, segments on Strava lost their appeal . Connecting to Strava from No incidents reported today. 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. Those sound like features from link to and not features that were ever in Strava. Meanwhile, the other ones that are allowed for paying members means that apps can still get individual efforts for the given authenticated athlete, but not segment-specific data like people within a leaderboard category such as following or age groups. I gave Stava my Data for years, now they want to charge me for the agregation of that into a product set. I understand that Strava need to turn a coin, but I feel £48 a year is slightly too much for me to pay just to be able to build routes or judge myself against my real life friends & fellow club riders. I haven’t used Strava that much lately but I have just started training again and just found out that you have to subscribe just to check your own history and comparisons! Alternatively, for everything else on the planet, simply buy your goods from Amazon via the link below and I get a tiny bit back as an Amazon Associate. Strava released several builds but none of them can fix the sync issue. The most common question I receive outside of the “what’s the best GPS watch for me” variant, are photography-esq based. But, if you’re not a paying member, you’ll never see it. That said they should have ignored feedback and gone down the Advertising route, like all other Social Media Platforms, FB and Insta. The restrictions will appear immediately. Can I buy display ads on Strava? Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by! As of today, non-paying members lose access to the Route Builder entirely. They talk among themselves and pat each others backs and ignore user input. I swim, bike and run. I have been assuming Zwift pays them a massive amount of money. you can workout X number of hours in a week or month and after that Strava behaves like the free version. Strava is just doing more virtue signaling about something that should be the responsibility of cyclist / runner to begin with, and furthermore, if someone is concerned about that why even use Strava to begin with? Years have gone by, and rather than this very needed feature, they give me additional fluff. They won’t care what their friends do, because they can’t see what their friends do. *Note: An earlier version of this post included additional API deprecations. And in fact it looks like that feature is now so clogged with segments that even the ‘live segments’ option (requires payment) is so annoying that its destroying the one feature that cyclists actually like. Take for example VeloViewer, within this Zwift Insider leaderboard section. When I start a ride through my Apple Watch and later import the data to strava it records everything and all seems fine. I, and many others, pleaded for filters for the feed. B) Posting my activities and photos for others to see M.R.P. If they can’t find a way to survive with zillions of users, they should die a slow death. You probably stumbled upon here looking for a review of a sports gadget. Personally I’m torn on this issue, I don’t like what they did. I'm facing the same issue. Of course, Strava counters they did notify a handful of ”larger developers” ahead of time. I use Strava for essentially three things: A) Finding/Building routes Additionally, runs and rides tracked via Strava will automatically contribute to your Fitbit all day stats like calories and active minutes As a result I am not able to record or sync any activities to Strava. So I’m just mad at them. Google Fit Activities, Android. I would like to see maybe a time based option. In fact it seems that they made all segments from non-paying users private. They’re using the stick, instead of the carrot. 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! Not saved. This is a little off topic, but not much. You'll support the site, and get ad-free DCR! No cost to you, easy as pie! And historically speaking – that doesn’t improve customer satisfaction. Marathon training or simply love going for a bike ride? All my activities are different then they offer in the statistics. Some of it is new functionality, a lot of it is mostly cleaned up user interface design. The data adds a bit of fun but that is it for me. Do you practice sports activities such as hiking, cycling or swimming and want to share your experiences? 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. 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. Obviously this is a high risk change for Strava, and probably not done in the best way. leveraging vehicle density/speed data integration already being gathered, into route builder as I floated this weekend, First Look at COROS’s new Structured Workout & Strength Training Features, click here to Subscribe without commenting. People say NO, but they don’t really care. There were many companies in other industries in the past like Strava, arrogance lost them. But I do miss the features they took away. A really handy feature for getting accurate Watts/kg and TSS. And even beyond that, it’s lessening the value of Segments for everyone. Strava not recording heart rate from Apple Watch. It is indeed a website type monitor of physical activity available in a dozen languages. I’m not going to use my phone and I’m definitely not going to use an Apple Watch or Suunto for running. So basically, that first single line item above simply says “kill off segment result data”. Really dissapointing, I will surely return the watch. What’s not normal is how Strava is handling this. We’ve also made subscription more straightforward by removing packs and the brand of Summit. Have to agree with your article. Dec 18, 2020. And from now on, more of our new feature development will be for subscribers – we’ll invest the most in the athletes who have invested in us. Here’s my most recent gadget recommendations guide and trainers here – covering almost every category of sports gadgets out there. Click on the ( ) more options menu located on the left-hand side of your activity page. No problem, here's the platform I use - you can too! Any help is appreciated. As much as Strava has resisted that aura being applied to them in the past, that’s what they are today. Other paid features weren’t of interest because I’m a casual exerciser and it’s about keeping myself motivated mostly. Today, Strava sold its segmented soul. Is this Strava’s new strategy? 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. Only devices like those from Garmin/Wahoo/Hammerhead/etc that have Strava Live Segments can display that for paying members. Less than 5% of the community intends to shift from free to paid. The app is suitable for Android and iOS devices. Image not available for Colour: VIDEOS 360° VIEW IMAGES Strava Nutrition Mass Gainer with Whey protein, Ashwagandha extract and digestive enzymes (Chocolate Flavour) 1kg / 2.2 lbs Brand: Strava Nutrition. I believe the main issue is they gave too much away for free for too long in the first instance. FACT: I am a human person. I probably won’t ever subscribe. I have the same issue, looks related to an update. So here is the most up to date list of products I like and fit the bill for me and my training needs best! Not a big deal I suppose, but a smidge disappointing to be told I’m in the top 10 but then not be able to see it (I’m only top 10 for men, not top 10 for everyone). Strava does not import my activities from google fit anymore. Likely less than 5% of Strava’s 50 million users will ever see them. All of which could be Summit paid-only features. I would like to support DCR and enjoy ad-free DC Rainmaker ($20 per year). As they say, "If it’s not on Strava, it didn’t happen". When you connect Fitbit and Strava, your Fitbit activities will automatically show up on Strava for all your friends to see. What it will do. After June 18th, those endpoints will either omit the data or return an error message.”. We simply want to make a product so good that you’re happy to pay for it.”. Now, you’re simply a ‘subscriber’ or not. No solutions in several months. But wait – why is VeloViewer different than other apps? The popular fitness app Strava: Run, Walk or Ride is now available for Samsung Galaxy Watch users. Every company should – that’s why they’re a company and not a non-profit. And if I can talk my mates into changing over too, bye bye Strava!. But is the undercurrent of it true? I did try to restart my device, upgrade app if available, but no luck so far. Strava can’t own segments, they are just part of runs, and I can still go onto each of my runs and view my times for these segments and so this data will be freely available and replicatable in the near future I’m sure. I know one person in my sphere that uses that feature. Hi, I recently joined strava and I’m paying for pro so that I can view my heart rate stats. For example, the ‘Leaderboard’ tab on a given segment won’t change, because it is actually just an embed from Strava’s public site which shows the overall leaderboard + Top 10 women. At present, about 30% of the community intends to continue using Strava (paid or unpaid). You can now use Strava for free or subscribe, simple. 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. We are excited that you have decided to join Strava’s community of athletes. Then came all the “trash” activities in my feed, mainly friend’s Zwift workouts, but walking, etc. Strava support keeps quiet, please help. I ride/race road, mtb, swim, run etc. If they let 3rd party developers access it, then people could just go to 3rd party apps to get the leaderboards which are only available to paying members. Think my written reviews are deep? Looking for the equipment I use day to day? As for the data metrics Strava wants to sell back to you there are better options I think, some that may charge a fee but have been around longer and are more trusted with athletes to provide a path forward for performance gains. Very informative. Yes, flybys are hosed for now, and it’s weird that they’re suddenly worried about privacy on flybys after having them around for so long. To do so, go to the "Connected Apps" section of your application or "Manage my apps" on the web in the left part of your dashboard. I never noticed it missing, & I always used to check it. I’m not aware of any reputable software development platform that gives zero notice to their development customers before breaking their apps. 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. The ‘leaderboard’ is basically what is shown when you look up a Strava segment. Lots of people in the motorsports world do those kinds of cross training. Wanna save some cash and support the site? That’s the part they need to be called out for. I felt that that I should positively “vote” for something that enriches my personal lifestyle. Strava Challenge Submission Fill in the form below to submit your challenge copy and creative assets. But what you are looking for the the organization of “your data” that Strava brings. Early on they should have had a very basic version available for say $1/month. Major business and marketing fail in my opinion. Going forward, non-paying members can no longer create routes within Strava, except as to copy an existing route from someone else (or your own ride). Alternative spreadsheet template (with screenshots) available here To be very specific, here’s what non-paying users will see going forward: Free users: Sorry never going to pay for my own data shared with others.”. I’m from out of the country and will be visiting the US, what’s the best triathlon shop in city XYZ? If everything going forward was put behind a paywall then I’d not be that bothered, if they’d done the same with leaderboards or other athlete’s data then again fair enough, but for features that have been there for the best part of the past decade to suddenly be told needs to be paid for, by what I head from a Strava spokesman due to it costing money to process the data just makes me laugh. Comment t�l�charger avec 01net. I would pay but $60 a year is way too much when Garmin connect has this for free and has improved the connect website. My issue is that I’m not an “athlete”. But I think there’s still tons of value being left on the table that they can focus on in terms of new features to bring to people that would drive paying member adoption, rather than pulling features away that have been there a decade or so. Then, of course, you have more robust versions available to members who want/need those functions. Existing routes you have in your account remain. As for the point that it is our data they are restricting and your response that they add value to it, well the problem is that it isn’t particularly advanced analysis just displaying the times of segments you’ve run from your own runs and someone will come along and just provide this so whilst its gone now it won’t be for long.