Britain sure liked/likes its Strava

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by jefmcg, 16 Nov 2015.

  1. I posted this in another thread but I thought it might be interesting to other readers.

    In 2013, Strava took a random northern-hemisphere Saturday and created a heat map of all the rides. You can see it here or read the blog post about it.

    By observation, the slider is local time. So if you put the slider at 8am, it shows you all the riders who were out at 8am local time. And that's kind of interesting. The brightest country on the map seems to be Britain. By a mile. I'm sure it is indicative of strava usage and possibly mobile phone ownership and mamil-population, and nothing deeper - but I find it interesting nevertheless.

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  2. OCD.
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  3. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    What do you get moving it onto late afternoon, UK time?
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  5. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

  6. Oops. I'd wondered what data looked like now, and assumed it was not available. That's obviously more up to date.

    Is the winner Britain, or the lowlands?

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  7. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Yours is the more up to date one. That link is from June last year.
  8. PeteXXX

    PeteXXX Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...

    Where's the nine million bicycles in Beijing?
  9. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    Sitting on the dock side in containers awaiting shipment.
  10. vickster

    vickster Legendary Member

    Replaced by cars and motorbikes judging by when I was there in 2012. Barely saw a pushbike!
  11. bpsmith

    bpsmith Veteran

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  12. Dave 123

    Dave 123 Guru

    That's not a fact....
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  13. bpsmith

    bpsmith Veteran

    Looks like a question to me?
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  14. PeteXXX

    PeteXXX Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...

    It's a thing we can't deny.
  15. Dogtrousers

    Dogtrousers Kilometre nibbler

    Stravageddon appears to have descended on the Gower peninsula. Has @theclaud noticed this?
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