Local Legends

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  • Hello Chris McAlpine and Harry W. Please submit support tickets so we can take a look at your segment efforts. -N

    Hello Glenn Goldie. Thanks for providing your feedback. I've passed it along to the correct team. -N

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  • Hello Julia Achenbach and Gábor Kovács, We appreciate both your feedback and will relay your thoughts to the correct team.

    Hello Ian Dickson 🇬🇧, Thanks for your response, I was able to find your ticket and understand your frustration. We added an extra opt-out confirm screen in hopes athletes won't just accidentally tap the opt-out button. We are still collecting feedback regarding this and will share your frustrations with the correct team.

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  • Hello @Robert V. We appreciate your feedback. Will add another athlete to the list asking for these to be split up. -N

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  • Hello Laura Maile, thanks for your feedback about the leaderboard gender. I have passed your feedback along to the correct team. -N

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  • Is it possible or will it be possible to get local legends on other sports than cycling and running? For example roller skiing and cross country skiing in the winter? :)

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  • Hello Stian Høgland, I can't speak to product direction but I'll be sure to share your suggestions with our team! -N

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  • Not sure how it is right now, but would it be possible to "compete" with others in the following way: who has done the most rides on a segment within 90 days time (so local legend information behind a tab that would be permanent, not like it is said to be right now: the most rides within last 90 days, it also could be both). 

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  • The Local Legend feature relies heavily on users honesty. As pointed out in previous comments, some users are not honest and record the same activity on more than one device creating an unfair playing field. As Strava records the device used for tracking the activity plus the date, time and gps data, a comparison algorithm could be used to detect and check whether the user has created duplicate activities.

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  • Local legends appear to often be plain wrong.

    https://www.strava.com/segments/13125611/local-legend?category=women
    In this case, the athlete (who is a friend of mine) has only cycled the segment a handful of times in the past 90 days, but has walked it lots of times. These walks appear to have counted to the local legend status. 

    https://www.strava.com/segments/3104303/local-legend

    In this case, the athlete (who is me) correctly only has rides contributing to the local legend status, even though I have also run this segment a number of times in addition.

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  • Hello Eduard Kobak and Isa Johnson, appreciate your feedback! I will pass this along to the correct team. -N

    Hello Phil Flowers, thanks for your input. We do have some auto-flagging functionality that attempts to automatically detect bad or invalid activity data but it doesn't work great in all cases. We are currently improving this functionality.  In general, Strava is a community-moderated social network. This means that we rely on our community of athletes to monitor the integrity of our leaderboards. Therefore, there is a way for you to address a bad KOM/QOM/CR/LCL but you will need to log into your account via the website to do so. You can also check out our Knowledge Based article here: https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/206522304-How-to-Report-Cheating-on-Strava- 

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  • Hello Ian Meikle, I took a quick glance on both segments and nothing jumps out as me as I refreshed the efforts for both segments. Please submit a ticket so we can investigate more deeply. -N

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  • Hey,

    This has perhaps been asked before. I recently created 2 new segments and have been riding them over the past 90 days more than once. Strava shows my time on the segments, but it doesn't recognize it for the LL calculation for some strange reason. 

    Any suggestions or idea's on how to fix that?

    Ronald

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  • When a segment is edited the local legends are not recalculated. The counter only includes activities after the segment was edited. After editing a segment the normal leader board is recalculated and to update the local legend board as well should be a byproduct in my opinion. Example segment: https://www.strava.com/segments/29437740

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  • Hello Ron Leiken,

    Thanks for providing your feedback. Will pass this along. -N

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  • As others have said, getting a you have lost your local legend status for a segment you and 14 people have done once isn't really something I care about , can you set it not to recognise a LL unless more than  2 users have completed it more than twice in the last 90 days. I think the single attempt LL status devalues them whereas if I get a message for one I have done 10-12 times I may decide tomorrows ride is going to get it back. 

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  • Hello Gábor Kovács and Time Vans,

    Appreciate the feedback. Will pass these along. -N

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  • Hi,
    Is there a way to have walks included when you complete a segment? Yes you won't get a crown, but you could become a LL walking a regular route.
    Users can walk a segment that is recorded as a Run which counts, but if you record it as a Walk, it doesn't.
    It would be a good enhancement, especially for those people who are walkers and want to record how they go with segments.

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  • Hello Steven Teepa, I'll pass your feedback along to the correct team. -N

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  • I am currently the LL on our local track, this is a big deal for a slow runner! However the LL crown is no longer shown after each new activity. This makes me sad.

    Activity https://strava.app.link/NoglCRHRykb

    Segment https://strava.app.link/WDMPrrMRykb

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  • I also would like to separate notifications on LL's and QOM's.
    I have no interest in LL's, only QOM's. When I ride se same trip to work very often, I get a lot of emails about LL's on the route... and frankly - it is pure SPAM to me.

    However - I want to know if a QOM is lost. So - please separate the two features

     

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  • Hello Jeannie K., We appreciate your feedback. I've passed this along to the correct team. -N

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  • Dear support!

    When will you add the ability to remove or at least hide this Local Legends nonsense from the segment view as it is completely pointless and of no value whatsoever?

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  • Hello Patrick Foley, Thanks for the feedback, I've passed this along. -N

    Hello Grega Juvancic, Thanks for the feedback. I've passed this along as well. -N

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  • Hello Mark Pugh,

    Please submit a support ticket so we can take a look for you. https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216917777-How-do-I-contact-Strava-Support- 

    -N

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  • Thanks, I do have a Strava ticket #2370917 :-)

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  • Hi, I got a support ticket number #2370917 last week but have heard nothing subsequently.  Can I progress my enquiry any other way?

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  • Hi Stuie Thomson, essentially what Jason Lamoreaux responded is correct. However, if you'd like us to investigate, feel free to submit a support ticket and we can take a look for you.

     https://support.strava.com/hc/en-us/articles/216917777-How-do-I-contact-Strava-Support- 

    -N

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  • I know what you mean, but the 90 days thing does give you a focus to keep up the good work.  The hill I consider "mine" is one I do fairly regularly but, if I see that other riders are catching up with my 90 total, I put in a couple few rides in quick succession to put some distance between us. There are many less significant segments of which I'm a LL, but I'm not so concerned about those :-)

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