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Strava: This Chrome extension adds even more detail for data-hungry cyclists

Strava: This Chrome extension adds even more detail for data-hungry cyclists

Strava extension for Chrome provides even more data at your fingertips Are you a data-hungry cyclist? Strava not providing enough data already? Then you might be interested in StravistiX, an extension for Google’s Chrome web browser that takes data analysis to another level.

The long list of so-called improvements to Strava are listed at the bottom of this article, but the extension essentially allows you to go into much more detail when analysing a ride. Installing it provides loads more tables and graphs for dissecting power, speed, heart rate.

One of the highlights of the extension aims to make average speed more of a useful measurement of how fast/hard/epic a ride actually was. Stopping at junctions and traffic lights can really impact your average speed, so the StravistiX introduces Quartile measurements. This breaks down a ride into smaller segments and reveals the fastest 75% of the ride, and uses this to produce a more meaningful average speed. As an example, on one ride, my average speed was 27.8km/h. The 75% Quartile Speed, however, was 32km/h. The bigger number sounds much better. Other useful stats displayed includes average climbing speed and time spent climbing. It can also show you your speed and […]

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