Ride Activity Pages

Activity Overview

  • On the upper right, you can share rides on Facebook, Twitter, or your blog. You will not see these options if your activity is set to private.
  • You can give and view comments and kudos. Clicking the relevant buttons at the top of the page will bring up the social lightbox.
  • On other athletes' activities, clicking the profile picture to the left of the page will bring you to the athlete's profile page.
  • Clicking Add a Description will bring up the edit activity dialog and allow you to add public ride notes to your activity. There is also an option to add private notes. 
  • Depending on the GPS device used to record the ride, you may see the option to correct your distance or correct your elevation. You can click on the 3-dot action menu in the left sidebar to access them.
  • Certain values that might need more explanation are also links to our Glossary; click Weighted Avg. Power, Total Work, etc., for relevant definitions.
  • You can see your activity's top results if your ride has achievements - click View All to jump down to a complete list of the activity's segments. The map display features all the functions you should be used to - the ability to zoom and full-screen the map, change the display type, and create a route from your activity. Mountain_Bike_Ride___Ride___Strava__3_.png

The summary panel at the top of your activity is persistent across all views on the new page - not just the activity overview.

  • You may notice that the summary panel doesn't display ALL the values you're used to seeing; click 'Show More' to get a more detailed view - and show less to return. This preference will be "remembered" by your browser, but you can always revert it.
  • Clicking the arrow at the very top right of the display collapses the overview panel.


Beneath the map, you will find a list of all the segments recorded on your ride.

  • You'll be able to view information about that segment, and your segment effort, as well as star a segment.  
  • At the bottom of the list, you'll see the option to Show Hidden Efforts, which will display any hidden segments on your ride - which you can then unhide. You'll also see a button to create a new segment and to learn more about segments.

Strava subscribers can hover over any segment to do a few things:

  • The segment will be highlighted in blue on the map, and the portion of your ride's elevation profile represented by the segment in dark gray.
  • You will be shown a numerical value for your segment effort intensity score if power data is available, and you will be given the option to Hide that segment from your list.
  • A segment effort detail panel will open within the full segment list on your activity overview. This panel will show detailed information about that segment effort, including the "Top 10" leaderboard with default filters based on your account preferences.
  • You can further filter the results displayed, set a goal for that segment, or analyze your effort in that segment (more on this in the Analysis section of this article). Clicking View Full Leaderboard will navigate you away from your activity page and will take you to the segment page on Strava.



The analysis view is where you will get the most detailed information about your ride. As always, the collapsed Summary Panel is present at the top of the page. Click the mile marker or clock icon near the left of the page to switch between viewing your activity based on distance or time.

  • Immediately to the right of the elevation profile and the stacked performance chart displaying speed, power, and other values, you will see the instantaneous values for your activity. As you move your cursor over the elevation profile or any of the performance charts, those values will change to reflect your distance, time, speed, elevation, etc., at that point in the ride. To the left of the charts, you will see average and maximum values for the selected range of each parameter recorded on your ride.
  • Below the elevation profile, you will see a plot of the segments as they occurred on your ride - what we call the segment bars. Only segments that have not been hidden will show up here. Hover over a segment's bar to see the basic details of the segment, and click on it to view the segment effort analysis (more on that to follow).
  • You also can click and drag a selection on the elevation profile or any of the performance charts to zoom in on that portion of the ride; all the relevant statistics to the left of the charts will be updated to reflect that selection, and it will be highlighted in blue on the map, and you can expand, shrink, and slide your choice from the highlighted portion of the elevation profile. Click anywhere on the elevation profile or the stacked charts to zoom out.
  • Clicking on a segment from the Segment Bars or clicking Analyze Effort from your list of segments on the Overview page will take you to the Segment Effort Analysis view. The same is true of the lap bars, which, if present, will be found between the elevation profile and the segment bars. More on lap analysis below. When there is an active selection (either by clicking on a lap, segment, or custom selection), the distance, elevation difference, average grade, and time of that selection will be shown below the elevation profile.


Heart Rate

Strava subscribers can select the heart rate tab from the navigation panel, which will allow you to analyze your heart rate zone distribution and your Relative Effort.


Power Curve

Selecting the Power Curve tab from the navigation panel will display your power curve - showing you exactly where on your ride your maximum average power for a given interval took place - and allowing you to compare that ride's peak power with your historical best.

  • Click the time range drop-down menu to select a different period for comparison, and change the display from Watts to Watts per Kilogram with the relevant buttons at the right.
  • Clicking on a time interval will "focus" on that data and allow you to visit the activity where your historical best was recorded; click again to "unfocus."


Zone Distribution

Select Zone Distribution from the navigation tab at the left to view the percentage of your activity that took place in each of your training power zones - which are automatically calculated based on your FTP.


25w Distribution

The 25-Watt Distribution page will compare your activity's Weighted Average Power with the amount of time spent in each 25-watt power zone - to see more granularity in which zones you spent the most time.



Select Laps from the navigation tab to see your activity broken down by laps as recorded by your device (if applicable). This is again, essentially a zoomed-in selection of your activity - click on a lap to "focus" on that lap's data - and click on that same lap again to 'unfocus.'


Select the pencil icon to change the title of your activity, sport, or ride type, add tags, change map type, set your perceived exertion, or edit your gear. You can also manage your activity privacy controls and hide stats from your activity. Lastly, you can add ride notes in the description field and private notes and upload any photos you took during your ride.


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