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Best way to follow Strava maps?

JGTRJGTR Posts: 1,404
edited June 2016 in MTB general
Evening all

Did a group ride a few weeks back and saved it to Strava. I want to do the same route tomorrow, what's the best way to follow the route from Strava - does Strava have a "sat nav" function or is it just a case of keep stopping and looking at the Strava app????

Thanks

Jay

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  • BriggoBriggo Posts: 3,537
    JGTR wrote:
    Evening all

    Did a group ride a few weeks back and saved it to Strava. I want to do the same route tomorrow, what's the best way to follow the route from Strava - does Strava have a "sat nav" function or is it just a case of keep stopping and looking at the Strava app????

    Thanks

    Jay

    Stop being tight and pay for it, can download the GPX then.
  • JGTRJGTR Posts: 1,404
    Briggo wrote:
    JGTR wrote:
    Evening all

    Did a group ride a few weeks back and saved it to Strava. I want to do the same route tomorrow, what's the best way to follow the route from Strava - does Strava have a "sat nav" function or is it just a case of keep stopping and looking at the Strava app????

    Thanks

    Jay

    Stop being tight and pay for it, can download the GPX then.

    Pay for what??? And what would I get?
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,756
    You can create a route on Strava but as far as I can make out you can't import a gpx file and have to enter it manually, it then gives decent route guidance. Not sure if it's different if you pay for premiere.
  • BriggoBriggo Posts: 3,537
    JGTR wrote:
    Pay for what??? And what would I get?

    Pay for Strava and you can download rides that have been completed by you/friends etc as a GPX then load that up onto a 'Satnav' like Viewranger.
  • JGTRJGTR Posts: 1,404
    Thanks, sounds like a proper faff, I only want it for one particular area so maybe I'll just get out and ride it some more and learn the routes.
  • oodboooodboo Posts: 2,171
    You don't need to pay for it to download the gpx files. Click on the spanner on the ride page on the desktop version.
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  • larkimlarkim Posts: 2,401
    I don't see that option with the spanner on mine as a non-Premium user, just a downarrow and "GPX" (on the map) which (if I click it) then tells me I need Premium.

    However, if you use Chrome as a browser you can use the "StravistiX for Strava" extensions which then does add that functionality for non-premium users, as well as some other nice features (no connection to the extension developer, just a happy user).
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  • oodboooodboo Posts: 2,171
    I'm a non premium user:
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  • larkimlarkim Posts: 2,401
    Doh! Of course, you're referring to your own rides. Me=Idiot.

    I was getting ahead of myself and thinking the OP wanted to follow other people's routes. Which IS a premium feature, but can be worked around by the extension I linked to.

    HTH!
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    2011 Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc (son #3s)
    2013 Decathlon Triban 3 (red) (mine)
    2019 Hoy Bonaly 26" Disc (son #2s)
    2018 Voodoo Bizango (mine)
    2018 Voodoo Maji (wife's)
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