Strava Route Builder Map

Does anyone know what map is used in the strava route builder?

In the bottom right corner it says Mapbox and OSM, but the map is clearly not based on OSM. There's even a link that suggests that users could improve the map by editing OSM, but these edits would never show up in the route builder.

Can anyone make sense of this?




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  • They're using old OSM data from years ago, I'm certain of that because I used to be able to edit OSM and see the updates on Strava within 30 minutes or so.

    Never updating maps on a platform built around maps is a pretty bad system IMO. I tried opening a ticket with both MapBox and Strava, and neither wanted to help.

    Strava's lame response to me was: "We review all feature requests and suggestions and we are grateful for your contribution. It’s our goal to improve Strava based on your feedback whenever possible. We wish we could respond personally to all feedback, but please understand that we may not, and we may not decide to use your feedback."

    I would encourage you to hit the "Submit a request" link at the bottom of this page and try to provide your own feedback.

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