Strava, the leading social platform for athletes and the largest sports community in the world with over 73 million athletes, today released its annual Year in Sport data report, revealing a boom in global exercise amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 1.1 billion activities were uploaded to Strava in the last 12 months, a 33% increase from the year prior. During 2020, the Strava community grew by about 2 million new athletes each month. Read more
Police in Virginia used Strava data to locate an assault suspect, as reported here by Bicycle Retailer. Watch for Bill Plock’s interview with Strava founder Michael Horvath. Read more
I love when you tell a friend, “I had an intimate relationship with a bag of Redvines last week” and she doesn’t even ask for clarification. She just knows. Read more
This is a commentary, an opinion of sorts, but I personally am glad Strava is making a second home here in Denver. They are cool people who I believe mean well and will make our endurance, outdoor, triathlon and cycling communities stronger and more fun. I ran this morning with the Executive Leadership team and others, and it’s clear at the end of the day, the intention of Strava is promote community and fun. While it’s a data fueled company, it’s core seems to be fueled by genuine passion for doing just about anything in motion. Read more
For Strava, Denver is now a KOM, or since Denver is the Queen City, perhaps QOM is more appropriate. Today Strava CEO, James Quarles, Governor John Hickenlooper, and Denver’s Executive Director of Economic Development Eric Hiragana made the announcement that Strava will open an office in Denver. Read more
If you’re a local female cyclist who likes to climb hills then you’ve probably noticed Jennifer Cubillas’s name on the Strava leaderboards. At 48, Jennifer is routinely in contention for QoMs on popular climbs around Boulder (she is currently 3/2145 on Lookout Mountain and 2/1197 on NCAR) though she has only been cycling for four years. In 2016 she won the National Hill Climb Championship for MW40+, and in 2017 she came in fourth in the Pro/Open category. She is blazing fast—not just for her age, but for any age. Read more
On Saturday, August 19 a perfect day on the bike starts from Larkspur, Colorado. It’s called the Wacky Bike Ride.
The popular event, which sister and brother Susie and Ted Wargin launched in 2011, still benefits kids. But the new organizer, nonprofit Project ReCycle based in Douglas County, Colorado, has changed just about everything else. The transformation promises to elevate The Wacky to the top of every cyclist’s one-day ride list. Read more
Feedback Sports just celebrated the 3rd birthday for our bicycle maintenance app at the 2017 Sea Otter Classic and we’ve invited Strava to the party! Read more