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Old 08-15-16, 04:15 PM
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Has anyone experience with "One Tap for Strava?"

I will, on occasion, open Strava, but get distracted and fail to hit start. Did it today actually and lost, so to speak, eleven miles. Poking around found a reference to the above named app. It appears to be a solution to my problem. Opens AND starts Strava and reminds if location isn't turned on. Anyone use it, has it proven reliable? I'm guessing it is, seems to be nothing more than a shortcut. Beyond its combined open/start, it seems to be Strava as usual.
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Old 08-15-16, 06:59 PM
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An app to use another app. Seriously?
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Old 08-15-16, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by brianmcg123
An app to use another app. Seriously?
Yes. Not sure why the judgemental statement. It would appear it's a solution to a problem for more than just myself and just asking about other's experience.
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Old 08-15-16, 07:24 PM
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Works great. Start it up ... and do nothing, and it starts recording.
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Originally Posted by wphamilton
Works great. Start it up ... and do nothing, and it starts recording.
Thanks.
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Old 08-17-16, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by wphamilton
Works great. Start it up ... and do nothing, and it starts recording.

It did work great, thanks again. As an aside, saw some promotion for an app called Relive. You give approval to have it link to your Strava account and it will "relive" your ride. Tried it today, and as far as I can tell it does nothing more than Strava will do for you with the possible exception of a lead-in, high altitude zoom-in to rerun your ride.
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Old 08-17-16, 02:18 PM
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Nothing worse (ok, maybe a few things are worse, but anyway) than killing yourself blasting a few segments, coming home and realizing you never started Strava. Don't let this happen to you.
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Old 08-17-16, 02:52 PM
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Nothing worse (ok, maybe a few things are worse, but anyway) than killing yourself blasting a few segments, coming home and realizing you never started Strava. Don't let this happen to you.
That's the nice thing about that "one tap" app. When it starts, you're golden just don't touch anything at all.

Strava itself should have that feature, and someone mentioned a setup function but if so I'm not confident that it would work as well or as consistently.
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Darn, appears to be Android only.
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