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    Strava Running and Cycling GPS

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    Strava Running and Cycling GPS's review

    Published: 2014-12-10, by .

    Runners and cyclist will love this intuitive and motivational app

    8.9
    • Truly simple interface
    • Strong community
    • Accurate mapping and GPS
    • 'Freemium'
    • Privacy controls limited
    • Goal tracking restricted

    "Strava for better"

    THE VERDICT

    Runners and cyclists are massive fans of the the Strava app, and it’s clear to see why. Whether you're competing with yourself for a new personal best, or vying against strangers who are quicker than you, Strava brings the competition home. A great interface and strong community make this app truly worth it.

    THE PROS

    Strava has a truly simple interface. Example: if you want to switch between running or cycling, tap on the bicycle or shoe icon at the top and you’re there. It really is that easy.

    GPS and mapping are super accurate, and Strava easily records your running and cycling data, comparing you with others hassle free. This community of other users is one of the app’s strongest assets, and a great motivator for competitive types.

    It also supports Bluetooth and ANT devices, such as heart rate monitors. All-in-all, a thoroughly ‘freemium’ app.

    THE CONS

    Privacy could be a little better explained and protected: in-app privacy controls are limited. Goal tracking is also restricted to Premium members.

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    Users review

    from 274.809 reviews

    "Awesome"

    9.2

    Users comments

    Gabrielle Person

    by Gabrielle Person

    Jun 26, 2017  |  "Great"

    It works great when my phone is in my back pocket for a 5.4 mile ride but not for a 3 mile and something ride when I used an arm holster since I had no pockets. It auto-paused so my ride was only 20 seconds long and not 40 minutes. I tried this multiple times and every time I checked, it was 10 or 20 seconds. Not nice, Strava.

    Mary Lin

    by Mary Lin

    Jun 26, 2017  |  "Poor"

    This app doesn't track my running speed properly, terrible!

    Parrish S

    by Parrish S

    Jun 26, 2017  |  "Good"

    The pedometor aspect of sport watches is hands down the most common use. If it synced steps from Movescount it would be pretty close to perfect.

    Martyn Dix

    by Martyn Dix

    Jun 25, 2017  |  "Great"

    Fine if you use a separate dedicated gps device ie Garmin 520 and just use app to view results. Segment logging is great to see how you have done. I have 7 years worth of history now.

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Jun 25, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Great

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Jun 25, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Use it all the time and love it