Campfire Chat
Welcome to Campfire Chat! Have a seat, share who you are and what keeps you motivated. Or, start a new discussion on a fun topic with your fellow community members.
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Forum Posts

Welcome to the Community Hub, April 2024 edition

Happy April and welcome to the Hub! We want to extend a warm welcome to those of you who are new to the hub and a big thank you to those of you who have taken the time to join, read and post; we appreciate each one of you! For those of you in the nor...

Screenshot 2024-04-02 at 6.53.00 PM.png Screenshot 2024-04-02 at 7.14.32 PM.png Screenshot 2024-04-02 at 7.38.28 PM.png
Scout by Moderator
  • 0 replies
  • 9 kudos

Strava Start and Finish line on the road

Hi all! I was wondering if these kind of things are regulated by Strava itself or by other parties. We would like to have one close in our town on a very popular climb but I don't know who to reach out to. Thanks!

Jonpil by Mt. Kenya
  • 2 replies
  • 1 kudos

Resolved! Age Group Recognition

Hello Strava Administrator, and Strava Athletes Alike,Am I missing the obvious, or has the following topic been overlooked?  Strava awards accomplishments like KOM/QOM, and cups for Top 10 over segments.  Kudos!  But what about some new type of recog...

Forza by Pico de Orizaba
  • 3 replies
  • 8 kudos

Getting in the Zone

Normally when you think about a task or goal while you're performing it, time feels like you are moving in slow motion. I can't speak for everyone, but when I think about the daunting hill I have to run up just to get back home, it feels like my legs...

Bryant by Moderator
  • 1 replies
  • 7 kudos

Resolved! New member of the hub and ready to roll

What's your name? I am Simon Lamen a 50 something CaniSports ambassadorWhere are you from? I am originally from Stockport, Cheshire, England, and after spending 26 years in the British Army I have settled in Devizes, Wiltshire, EnglandWhat's the acti...

Simon by Pico de Orizaba
  • 8 replies
  • 7 kudos


Just joined the Strava campfire chat community, have been using Strava since 2019. I am a road cyclist from the US that lives in Nepal where the mountain bike is king haha.Since cycling is a developing sport here, Strava gives a great opportunity to ...

How Do You Push Through?

Let’s admit it, we don’t always feel like getting up to exercise. Whether it’s cold outside or we’re tired from the previous day, it’s challenging to get moving when we don’t really want to. Yet we dig deep and find ourselves outside (or in the gym) ...

Bryant by Moderator
  • 3 replies
  • 8 kudos

Strava Athletes run faster - believe it or not! 💪

With the London marathon just finished at the beginning of October, I came across this article on the Runner’s World website which states that Strava Athletes who run the London Marathon in 2021 were faster on average than the rest of the runners par...

Screenshot 2022-10-13 at 11.34.23.png
Lola by Moderator
  • 2 replies
  • 2 kudos

Resolved! Tuesday Chat with Team Strava: History of Strava - Week 2

Who invented Segments?  Long before Strava existed, cyclists were talking about their fastest times up iconic climbs. We all know “if it’s not on Strava, it didn’t happen”, so how did segments originate? They were invented by one of Strava’s co-found...

Stravasegment.png Stravasegment.png
Soren by Denali
  • 7 replies
  • 17 kudos

Resolved! Tuesday Chat with Team Strava: History of Strava - Week 1

The idea of Strava was first conceived of in the mid 1990s, by our co-founders Michael Horvath and Mark Gainey, but it wasn’t until 2009 that they officially founded Strava as a website for cyclists to map their rides. We’ve come a long way since the...

MandM.jpeg MandM.jpeg
Jane by Moderator
  • 4 replies
  • 20 kudos

Community Hub Quick Help

How to Use Labels

Welcome to Campfire Chat! Use the labels below to explore discussions based on your area of interest.

To learn more about how to use labels, check out our article here

Sharing Strava Art and Heatmaps

Friendly reminder that when sharing your Strava art or heatmaps, you are willingly sharing information about yourself to the whole community.

Find out more on how to protect yourself here

Top Kudoed Authors