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Status: Gathering Kudos


there should be an option to tick on or off which add the possibility to turn off recalculation of the route when we switch the sport.

Often I dont choose the right sport and I build my route, and when i realize my mistake, its too late, i switch from road bike to running, and all the route is recalculated and use other road !! 
Its painful and force to start over. 

It should be an easy option to implement. 


An other interesting option would be to be able to build 2 routes at the same time on the same map tab. 

And be able to compare both route; lenght, D+, segment, and then save both in separate files. 



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STRAVA | Community Hub Team

Mt. Kenya

Please allow the user the option to change the activity type for a saved route quickly and easily. This could be done by offering a drop down menu in the route page rather than a static type name right below the route name. Even better if the activity type is included and editable from the "My Routes" page. It's noteworthy that building gravel routes is often easier when setting the routing preference to "trail run" rather than "gravel ride"

There are two issues with the current design:

1) if the user goes to the edit page and then changes the activity type, the entire route automatically changes, so it's just not an option to change the activity type if the user wants to keep the route as is.

2) even if the above issue was solved, it requires too many steps to change the activity type and there could be a much more efficient way to achieve this goal


This seriously, we need more people to upvote

Mt. Kenya

It would be great with a feature that allowed you to rework routes and change settings without recalculating the route every time. I make many routes for communities and bikepacking - this is a real struggle. Example: i just got a route from a friend. It is 300 km and I want to make some changes due to new starting/ ending point. Choosing prefered surface it recalculates the route to a point where it is useless. Impossible to work with.