Can’t agree with Tims sentiments more. I’ve been a big fan of strava since joining, I use the challenges to help my fitness and can bench mark myself against friends/colleagues on local segments for a bit of fun.
Where the wild things are
I thought it was time someone made a stand for Strava. We see increasing amounts of bad press about speeding cyclists in public places or even the daft need for speed cameras on bike trails. And a blame of sorts is often landed on Strava.
I wont and can’t deny that Strava doesn’t allow and promote competition with its Cups and KOM Crowns; but surely these cyclists are competitive by nature and some how they would find a way of racing no matter what? Strava allows them to seek out other riders times and segments – yes. But if those segments are on shared paths and parks surely Strava is helping by highlighting where the problems are and who the riders are that cause the probelm?
Its an easy target, as are cyclists in general when it comes to public spaces – we should just…
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