• Strava Releases Year End World Wide Data and Trends

    Submitted by Bill Plock on December 17th, 2020

    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

    • Why Strava Is Getting More Social Than Ever

      Submitted by Bill Plock on June 25th, 2019

      The company is growing fast, adding roughly a million users a month, and it has lofty goals to expand far beyond its old identity as a platform for logging rides and runs. Can it succeed Read more

      • Senior Web Engineer: Strava

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 6th, 2019

        Strava is looking for an experienced Senior Web Engineer to join their team. Applicant must have excellent programming skills, experience with cloud-based services and a solid track record.  Read more

        • Strava contributes to arrest of cyclist in bike path assault

          Submitted by 303cycling on May 25th, 2018

          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

          • Women’s Wednesday: Netflix & Red Vines – Coming back from Injury

            Submitted by 303cycling on April 18th, 2018

            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

            • Final Strava story

              Submitted by 303cycling on January 24th, 2018

              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

              • Strava opening Denver Office

                Submitted by Bill Plock on January 23rd, 2018

                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

                • Queen of the Hills: A Conversation with Jennifer Cubillas

                  Submitted by 303cycling on October 30th, 2017

                  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

                  • Reasons to Ride the All-New Wacky this August

                    Submitted by 303cycling on July 31st, 2017

                    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