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Old 09-24-15, 10:25 AM
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Adventures in Stravaland

I had a nice ride this morning (Thursday is my day off), a little over 30 miles along a route that I do fairly often. Today, as usual, about 14 miles into the ride I stopped for a granola bar and a rest. I took out my phone to pause Strava and noticed that it claimed I had only done 9.8 miles, then I noticed that it also said I had only been riding 1 minute 10 seconds at an average speed of 488 mph!

I was kind of irritated that it had "cheated" me out of four or five miles, but I also figured that with an average speed of 488 mph there was bound to be a KOM for life in there somewhere, so I quickly saved the ride. Now my feed tells me that I have a ride of 0 miles at an average of 0 mph. Dang!
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Old 09-24-15, 11:57 AM
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I have this little plastic electrical box on my handlebars that has buttons. When I press the buttons it shows me mileage and average speed. It has this wire going to it. It seems pretty accurate. You may want to look into one of these.

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Old 09-24-15, 12:40 PM
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Somebody noted a recent update that changed the start buttons. Perhaps you got whammied by the updates.

I suppose I've been using Strava for fun a bit. I have tried a few KOM runs, so it would be frustrating to do some spectacular run, and then get it denied.

If I have a phone on the bar mount, I can watch it. If it is packed in the bag somewhere, then it is all a leap of faith whether it is in fact recording.
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One time my GPS thought I was someplace in Africa - and then I got to my front door in two seconds, flat and fast.
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