- Strava Labs: http://labs.strava.com/
Strava Labs is where Strava engineering occasionally releases side projects independent of their product.
Projects may be added, removed, or break at any time, so use them at your own risk.
Here is a few of the more interesting ones;
- Global Heatmap: http://labs.strava.com/heatmap/#3/-55.33359/39.32690/blue/bike
From Strava Blog: "Recently we released a global heatmap of 77,688,848 rides and 19,660,163 runs from the Strava dataset. This was more of an engineering challenge to create a visualization of that size than anything else. But still, the map has raised many questions about how and where people run and ride. Some of these can only be answered using the raw data, which is addressed by our Metro product."
- My favourite tool; Activity Playback: http://labs.strava.com/flyby/
Copy and paste you Strava Activity URL into this tool and it will show your route, who you rode with and who you met/passed on the way, so long as they too were on Strava.
- Achievement Map: http://labs.strava.com/achievement-map/
Enter your Strava Athlete ID and see a map of all your KOM's.
- Slide Tool: http://labs.strava.com/slide/
Garmin picked up Random GPS points? Use this tool to fix it!
- Spinloose: http://spinloose.co.uk/
Some nice guy has created some really useful tool for all to use, including;
- Everesting Calculator: http://spinloose.co.uk/everesting.php
- Segment Leaderboards with Weather Data: http://spinloose.co.uk/segment_weather.php
Provides the segment leaderboard with the weather at the time, usefull if you want to know if a tailwind helped them get the top spot!
- VeloViewer: http://veloviewer.com/
A tool that used to be free but now requires a subscription. You can still sync your last 25 activities for free and it will give you a much mnore in depth view of your rides.
- KOM Sniping: http://strava-tools.raceshape.com/vpu/
Copy and paste the KOM riders segment URL into this tool and it will give you a CRS file. Sync it to your Garmin GPS, load it as a course in the workouts menu and then hey presto you have a virtual partner for a segment where you want to race the KOM time! (It's real time as well, not an average so you can get a good comparison on the Garmin screen as you ride)!
More info on how to do this here (along with other KOM tips) - http://www.scarletfire.co.uk/8-tips-for-getting-a-kom-on-strava/
Allows you to map multiple rides so that you can see where you have been (and others) over a set period. When I have time I might map together all the rides WCG did during 2014... should be an interesting image!
Let me know what you think and feel free to add to the list if you know anymore!!!