Latest Strava phone app update means you can now update your ride on the fly

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Editor here ar off-road.cc, Rachael is happiest on two wheels. Partial to a race or two Rachael also likes getting out into the hills with a big bunch of mates. She's been writing for publications such as, Enduro Mountain Bike Magazine, Mountain Biking UK, Bike Radar, New Zealand Mountain Biker and was also the online editor for Spoke magazine in New Zealand too. For as long as she's been riding and is equally happy getting stuck into a kit review as she is creating stories or doing the site admin and when she's not busy with all the above she's roasting coffee or coaching mountain biking in the Forest of Dean. 

5 comments

8 months 3 weeks ago

Surely the most popular update has to be making your feed available chronologically again? 

9 months 15 hours ago

A very useful feature, even if it's just to clip the faff before/after a ride. 

And who uses sensors connected to their phone to record rides? Noobs and choppers, that's who.

 

9 months 17 hours ago

Losd wrote:

 

That's a pretty useless feature for bikers. There is no reason to use Strava for live recordings without sensor support, so it's just a common place to dump rides now.

 

Some people just want to record their rides and aren't interested in sensor data at all so it's no great loss that they've not fixed the Bluetooth sensor issue.

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9 months 1 day ago

Losd wrote:

I ride with quite a few mountain bikers that regularly just set the app going and don't own a GPS device.... probably very much a MTB thing though I reckon.

That's a pretty useless feature for bikers. There is no reason to use Strava for live recordings without sensor support, so it's just a common place to dump rides now.

 

9 months 1 day ago

That's a pretty useless feature for bikers. There is no reason to use Strava for live recordings without sensor support, so it's just a common place to dump rides now.