Cycle more efficiently with Strava

Say hello to the Garmin bike GPS app, the Strava. This is the latest and greatest mobile app from the popular GPS company, but is it any good? Well, we took a peek at it and now we’re going to give you a quick rundown on its features and what some fellow cyclists had to say about it. Here we go!


Track Your Ride

This app automates everything about your workout, except for the actual workout. It tracks your speed and distance, total time, how many calories you’ve burned, your routes and how hard you’re working. Plus all the data is set up in a very sleek, easy-to-use mobile interface.


Share Your Performance

You can follow your friends, compare yourself and add pictures. This app truly makes exercising on your bike more social than ever before. Likes and comments allow extra incentive for encouragement and competition.


Challenge Yourself

The Strava App gives you access to timely and ongoing cycling challenges. This feature allows you to train more effectively for your next race or just show the Strava community what you’ve got by sharing your achievement online. Some example achievements include: Go on a 150km cycling adventure and take a picture of yourself riding somewhere new.


Premium Membership Features

With the paid premium version of the Strava bicycle GPS App you receive quite a few additional features:

  • Track your heart rate to show and analyze how hard you’re working
  • Compare yourself to similar people with a filtered leaderboard Challenges you with customizable, month long workout plans
  • Map out your strengths and weaknesses
  • Download new maps and routes to your Garmin
  • Map your trails with a personal heat map
  • See where your friends are riding.
  • View exclusive training videos from The Sufferfest



Cyclist Reviews

“This app is amazing. It’s super easy to use and the design is very fresh. It’s motivating to see my friends riding!”—Tracy P.

“Really Solid. I like that my phone can keep track of my workouts and then I can put it up online for all my friends to see. The only problem is the new update still hasn’t fixed all the resolution problems my iPhone 6 has, but that’s pretty minor. Overall, I would say it’s about a 4.5 out of 5.”—Mike D.


Get the Most Out of This App

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