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Show a list of all the Segments I've ridden/run on Strava

Rosie
suggested this on February 27, 2012 01:36 PM

Create a place on Strava where all the segments you've ever ridden would be listed, with sortable columns like current place in the leaderboard, number of times ridden, or categorization, etc. 

 

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Martin P. Hoff

Sortability in general under "my segments" would be appreciated... They used to be sorted by "number of times ridden" (or something like that) - now its just chaos! I have loads of KOMs on segments I barely have heard of (either automatically generated or made by someone else) - but really only care about the most popular ones.

March 19, 2012 01:42 AM
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John Lynch

It would be nice to be able to go to a segment and see all of my times only for that segment.  i.e., if I ride a particular segment all the time, it's more interesting to me to see how my time on that segment changes from ride to ride than to see where I am on the leader board or see that, e.g., today was my 3rd fastest time on that segment.  Just a list, sorted by date, of every time I rode that segment would be super helpful from a training standpoint.

March 22, 2012 09:36 AM
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Alan Cole

You can already do that John.... Just go to the segment page and then click on the 'My Results' link in the left hand column... Hey presto, exactly what you wanted.

 

Al.

March 22, 2012 09:57 AM
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John Lynch

hey -- awesome.  Never noticed that option before.  Thanks, Al.

March 22, 2012 10:05 AM
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Brian Stiewing

Al, I don't see it.  Does this work with the basic membership?  There are multiple segment pages depending on if you go through 'explore' or 'training' but either way I still don't see the 'My Results'.  Can you provide a little more detail to help me find it? Thanks!

March 23, 2012 12:33 PM
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Michael M.

If this is implemented please add a filter to let you screen for segment based on your placing, for example top 10 or 20.

March 25, 2012 01:25 PM
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Luca Post

sortability on various columns and search by name!

the 'explore' feature on the map is already great to find any (and your own) segments 

may I suggest the dataTable jQuery plugin?!? it does it all (and more!)

April 05, 2012 12:27 AM
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James Tatlow

Definately needs this, not just the KOMs. As for "it's already there" I can't find it either, so if it is, it should be more prominent :).

April 11, 2012 06:44 PM
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James Tatlow

Oh wait, disregard the last bit of that didn't read it properly.  I see what you meant.

April 11, 2012 06:46 PM
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Stephen Beery

I second the request for this. A sortable list of all segments you have ridden, with the 'trophy' icon next to the ones you are top 10 on

April 20, 2012 04:21 PM
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Huw Griffiths

I use the My Results bit, but agree with others that a sortable list of all the segments you've ridden would be another excellent feature!

April 22, 2012 02:55 PM
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Kefentse Brown

I dont see anything from october back to when I started using strava my koms are gone, I can see it still on my phone app but not online at home.

May 04, 2012 06:26 PM
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Kefentse Brown

or the segments I created last year

 

May 04, 2012 06:27 PM
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John S.

This would make things more well rounded. For instance, if someone creates a new segment within a ride I did a year ago, I'd like to know if I need to head out that way and do it again to pitch for the KOM.

May 13, 2012 01:12 PM
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Ian Corfe

Agree, it can be difficult to track segments you've ridden, not just ones you've got KOMs on (for normal people who have no/few KOMs anyway!)

May 14, 2012 12:46 AM
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Bruce Walker

I'd like to access my history of times on each segment ridden.  Would be a great tool to measure my improvement.

May 24, 2012 02:32 PM
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John S.

@ Bruce - does the 'My Results' tab on the segment results not cover this? 

May 25, 2012 01:05 AM
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Bruce Walker

John, I didn't look hard enough.  Thanks!

May 25, 2012 01:49 AM
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Ben D

If anyone happens to like Python, I wrote a script to show a list of segments you've ridden more than once, along with the times for each attempt:

https://github.com/dbr/stravathings/blob/c5d36c91be40b9dbeed44d6649...

Example output: https://gist.github.com/2925018

Would definitely be nice to have this as part of the site - particularly if you could sort it based on how far up the leader-board you are (e.g so you could see segments you are in the top 10% or whatever)

June 13, 2012 09:15 AM
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Joe Emenaker

Hey Ben, that's great! I never knew that Strava just barfs all of their DB data out over JSON. Here's a question for ya, then... I'm trying to find, for a given segment, the people who are close to my best time. In other words, I want to find the people who occupy the handful of spots above and below me. However, when I try an API url like:

http://app.strava.com/api/v1/segments/792376/efforts?best=true

or

http://app.strava.com/api/v1/segments/792376/efforts

it doesn't show the whole leaderboard (or the whole list of all efforts). Do you know if there's a fix for this?

June 13, 2012 12:49 PM
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Ben D

Joe - there's an offset parameter on most of the API methods, so something like http://app.strava.com/api/v1/segments/792376/efforts?offset=50 should do it (to get all results, you'd increment the offsets by 50 until there's <50 results returned)

There's something resembling API docs on https://stravasite-main.pbworks.com/w/browse - also, because of how the site is created, the data for lots of stuff like the maps-paths, graphs, challenge participants etc are loaded as JSON also, which you can usually find with Chrome's dev tool network tab

June 13, 2012 01:41 PM
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Joe Emenaker

Yup. That works. Unfortunately, it looks like it only works if you don't use "best=true" (to see the leaderboard). Frankly, I'm only interested in people who's best effort is on par with mine, so I'd like to only see the leaderboard. I don't mind parsing through the data to find everybody's best time, but the segment I'm testing my perl script on... there are 370 people in the leaderboard, but there are about 2,200 efforts. Querying 50 at a time, that's 44 queries instead of 8. I don't like hitting the server like that, unnecessarily. 

June 13, 2012 02:14 PM
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Ben D

Oh, didn't realise that was still a problem.. There's a post explaining how to use the startTime/endTime to grab the best results, http://marc.durdin.net/2011/11/working-around-limitations-in-strava...

...although I'd be tempted to just parse the data out of the leaderboard HTML, which has a page and per_page parameters which work sensibly:

http://app.strava.com/segments/792376/leaderboard?filter=overall&am...

June 14, 2012 10:38 AM
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Joe Emenaker

For what it's worth, I'm in the home stretch on building an app which will tell you all of your segments. It's actually going to try to sort them by how easy it should be for you to get a new PR and/or move up on the leaderboard. Also, it's going to let you download, as a Garmin TCX file, the KOM's effort, your PR effort, and/or the effort of the athlete just above you on the leaderboard. So, you can load those on your Garmin and use your PR or the KOM as your virtual partner and you'll know, while you're doing the segment, how you're doing.

June 19, 2012 08:17 PM
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Dom Carr

It would be great to be able to mark all (or some) of the segments you've ridden and see them in the My Segments page.  A lot of people seem to be creating new segments just so they can have them on their page, despite there already being segments that cover exactly the same stretch of road.

June 28, 2012 12:38 PM
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Ben Lowe

To quote my response from a similar thread on this forum:

Until this becomes available in Strava you can get this exact functionality on my site http://stravaviewer.com  You do need to register your interest to see you details but I think it ticks most of your boxes.  Still work in progress but I'm showing sortable lists of all completed segments, rides along with a graphical "dashboard" to compare all your segments.

July 10, 2012 09:04 AM
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Kerry Norman

Having a list of "Segments I've ridden" would be ideal.  If this was a premium feature it would probably motivate me to join as I do not see enough value in the membership right now.  I live in a area of many pro athletes so getting a top 10, let along a KOM, is a major achievement and for most trails an unrealistic expectation for most riders.  I think having a % measurement indicating your position relative to the rest of the group would be helpful.  

For instance, one segment I ride I have been climbing up the leader board.  I'm now at position 22.  However if I had a percentage system I would know that i am now in the top 8% of all riders on that segment.  To me that more interesting that saying that I have a top 10 finish on a segment that has only had 16 riders....

 

July 19, 2012 04:28 PM
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Joe Emenaker

Well, you can get a list of all of the segments you've ridden here (http://joe.emenaker.com/StravaTool/), although that's not its main purpose. It's sorted by the number of times you've ridden it.

Also, I'm finishing up a tool which kinda does what you're looking for ("a % measurements indicating your position relative to the rest of the group..."). It's designed to help you find segments where you're most-likely to either get a PR or move up on the leaderboard. But your "percentile" idea is intriguing, too...

July 20, 2012 10:26 AM
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Kevin Wagoner

Any updates on this?  We really deserve this:)

July 22, 2012 12:48 PM
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David Vick

The only way I can the "My Results" is to actually click the segment then scroll to the bottom and click "My Results", I don't see it on the "My Segments" page off of the dashboard or any other listing of segments. A couple people have asked already, is this only for premium accounts?

 

Dave

July 24, 2012 06:19 AM
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Darcy Englen
Agree this would be a grwat feature.
July 29, 2012 03:23 PM
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Ron Kramer55yrs
On the main site I can see the elevation of a ride and a DOT for me that moves if I drag along the path. I can also compare to a DOT of the current KOM. Is it possible to plot the DOTS for a ride that I did and a couple friends did at the same time? OR plot the DOTS of all my rides for the same segment? So that I might compare my 3 best times for a segment? or myself and designated friends on a segment?
July 31, 2012 08:49 AM
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Ben D

@Ron the segment viewer on http://raceshape.com/ can show you that. You can load multiple people from the leaderboard, or multiple rides from a specified user (with the "athlete:" dropdown), and it shows them with a nice timegap graph

On the leaderboard listing, you can even click the little "^" arrow, and it will create a virtual-partner course for Garmin devices..

July 31, 2012 10:23 AM
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Ron Kramer55yrs

Ben THANKS!  that's great, though a little under to read.  I guess it's showing I'm straight line and my buddy is the other line  (under me is less than and over me is better than?)

Still kinda hard to decypher. But I'll keep trying.

July 31, 2012 07:25 PM
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Ron Kramer55yrs

http://app.strava.com/rides/15332355  Is the race then (up a Hill)  Ron Kramer57yrs is my standard line.  Ryan Loucks 37yrs is my son in law.  He doesn't understand why he is further down the leaderboard. He was behind me - started about 4 seconds later, but ended he thought ahead of me.  (I thought so too) but if I read the line right... it appears he fell off before reaching the actual finish line?

July 31, 2012 07:26 PM
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Joe Emenaker

@Ron: I have that happen all the time. I'll sometimes ride with a buddy, and we'll get to a hill, and he starts a little behind me, then he passes me going up the hill, and crests the hill well before I do. Then, back home, Strava says that I beat him by a second or two on the hill segment. This is life at Strava. Get used to it. I'm not sure if it's due to differences in GPS's, or if it's due to Strava having some strange ways of determining when you're on a segment or not.

@Ben: I agree with Ron. I took a look at RaceShape before, and the graph is just very counter-intuitive. Those guys...  let me just say that data-visualization isn't their forte. Also, their whole premise is flawed, I think. They seem to think that, if you can see just *where* on a segment you got bested, that you can just put in a little more effort on that part and, presto, you've got the dude beat. But that will probably blow up your legs for later in the segment. Besides, to presume that you can just put in a little more here and there is to presume that you're not, already, putting in your best. RaceShape seems to imply of strategy of "just put in your best-est".

Also, if you want virtual partner courses, my tool (http://joe.emenaker.com/StravaTool/) does that in addition to showing you all of the segments you've ridden. It lets you download virtual partners for: your PR, the KOM, and the person just above you on the leaderboard (I call him "the carrot"), all at once.

July 31, 2012 09:03 PM
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Ron Kramer55yrs

I played more at Raceshape and started to see it.  It also helped if we used  say... the KOM as baseline, then I used  myself and my friends rides as "normal" I coudl better see our rides and how they coinside.  As to him (beating me visually) but strava said I won.   I think Strava was right.  When using raceshape, I could see that I was ahead the whole way, my friend fired up at the end and (seemed to beat me) but he quickly faded (apparently before the finish) as raceshape showed him  FALL OFF below me at the very end. (just)  So it appears the actual finish was a BIT further than we thought.  Strava and Raceshape seemed to be without error.   I really like raceshape - once I found that one is a BASELINE (pulled staright)  and even so you can put someone as the baseline that is just a bit above your pace and it really visually makes sense.  THANKS FOR THE LINK!    I think Strava is the coolest site !     Though the premium price is to high.  I'd rather pay 25.00 for the app and have all premium features for life.  

August 01, 2012 07:10 PM
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Ben D

He doesn't understand why he is further down the leaderboard

http://i.imgur.com/d9DTW.png - as far as I can tell, he stopped for 20 seconds or so after the start of the segment (as shown by time-gap increasing a lot, and the map-marker being stationary).. Then he caught up over the rest of the segment

the graph is just very counter-intuitive. [...]. Also, their whole premise is flawed, I think

It's not immediately obvious what the Y-axis represents, sure, but when you work it out, it can be much clearer than the "chasing dots" which is all that Strava itself shows.

Particularly if you stop during a segment, the opposing dot jumps ahead rather confusingly, whereas the timegap graph shows the stops clearly (almost-vertical line), and shows how long you stopped. E.g in the following segment:

http://raceshape.com/strava-segments/901385?rides=298523583-55461180

...you can see I slowed down to tinker with water bottles, just before stopping the first time, then I stopped for another minute to talk to someone. The graph tells this better than just the chasing-dots alone

Also, between my stops you can easily compare speeds with the KOM, by the line being either the same angle (same speed), my line approaching the KOM (me being quicker than KOM), or the gap increasing (me being slower than KOM) - e.g in the above, between the first two stops, I lost time. After the second stop, I gained timed because the gap decreased. This is impossible to tell with the chasing-dots

I think the only problem is the "marketing text", implying the graphs magically make you able to beat the KOM - but I don't think that prevents it being a useful visualisation tool, just that it's made by an enthusiastic programmer trying to make boring graphs sound more exciting :P

Err, anyway, this is getting a bit off-topic from showing all-segments-ridden!

August 06, 2012 09:57 AM
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Joe Emenaker

"It's not immediately obvious what the Y-axis represents, sure, but when you work it out, it can be much clearer than the "chasing dots" which is all that Strava itself shows."

But the problem with their graph is that you don't know if one person stopped or the other person just had a surge. Your example is a good one because it perfectly illustrates this flaw. It uses the more-inconsistent of the two rides as the "consistent" baseline, and then plots the other ride relative to that. So, it makes the other rider look inconsistent. In fact, the second big jump, the other rider isn't even moving, yet he's, somehow, pulling away from you (yes, I know why it's happening, you don't need to explain it. My point is that it's very counter-intuitive.)

I think it would be much easier to understand if they just used the Y-axis for distance and the X-axis for time. Distance would be slightly analogous to elevation (for a hill climb, anyway), and would lend itself very well to the vertical axis. Then, as various riders traded the lead, you'd see them, alternately, climb above each other for a given X position. The distance gap between them would just be the vertical space between them at any given X. The time gap would be the horizontal distance between them at any given Y. It's not fantastic, but it wouldn't be the train-wreck that they have now.

August 06, 2012 10:41 AM
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JP Ries

Definetely a feature that is required. Interesting also to differentiate ridden segments on the map.

August 17, 2012 03:56 AM
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Jos Poulissen
This would be awesome! Is it alledag possible? I would upgrade tp premium for it!
October 07, 2012 12:16 PM
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Simon Blowes

Deinately a feature that would hugely improve Strava

October 27, 2012 02:49 AM
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Ron Kramer55yrs
I'd like to be able to see all my times for each segment to more easily compare. Once I beat my PR I find it hard to impossible to see my previous times to compare. By comparing times, it far more easy to see our over all physical improvement over the year.
October 27, 2012 07:45 AM
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Neal Bailey
Hi Ron you can do this, just go to the segment you want to see your past results for and on the bottom left where you have the filters you can select my results and this will list all your results. However I suggest using www.raceshape.com as this is a third party website that you copy the link from strava into and it lets you compare using time gap analysis your times against others or your previous rides. If you have a Garmin 500/800 you can even export a VR partner for this segment.
October 27, 2012 02:43 PM
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Ron Kramer55yrs
Neal thanks! Dunno how I ever missed that. I thought all those links were for paid members. That's great. Also race shape I used before and love it, but had forgotten, thanks for the reminder. I wondered how I used to load in ghost riders on my garmin.
October 27, 2012 03:56 PM
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Gregory N.

I like that I can go into a specific ride and look at individual segments, but I agree with the rest of you that we need easy access to a list of segments we have ridden so we can evaluate our progress a little easier. It might be useful to be able to name the overall areas that we ride to organize the segments that are going to be grouped together. This app is awesome and I cant wait to see it get better over time

November 01, 2012 10:50 PM
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Ben D

Ben Lowe mentioned his StravaViewer site earlier in this thread, but he's since written a newer and excellent'er version, VeloViewer:

http://veloviewer.com/

There's a "list of all segments I've ridden", which can be sorted by a lot of different metrics (things like VAM, ~normalised leaderboard position, time behind KOM etc). There's also graphing tools, a nice segment/elevation profile viewer, forum signature image generator etc

Unlike(?) the previous incarnation, it doesn't require any signup - you just enter your Strava athlete ID and click update

November 02, 2012 12:32 AM
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Ray P.

I would like, in addition to a list, to see a MAP of all my rides overlaid. That would allow me to see what areas I've neglected, but more important—if others were allowed to see it—for them to make suggestions of other routes I might like to try.

January 06, 2013 12:49 PM
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James UKJMR

How're we getting on with this, Strava?  I'd find it a great motivator to see a list of my segment PBs to target for improvement rather than having to go into each segment individually to see how I'd done.

January 28, 2013 06:32 AM
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Jordan Deathe

I think this is a great idea and am glad others suggested it before me. I find myself wanting to coherently organize the segments I want to improve in, but have no organization other than by ride. It would help a segment-conscious user like me to track those in which I want to move up the rankings.

February 01, 2013 06:43 AM
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Scawen Roberts

Just to mention Ben Lowe's VeloViewer again : http://veloviewer.com/  The excellent "Segments" page there is a complete answer ro this request (still hoping for it to be replicated in Strava).  You can sort by any column and the "Pos Score" is very useful in helping you find the segments you want to improve.

Going slightly off topic, it would be nice to have an option to be notified when any of your top 10 places changed (not only KOMs).  Though that can be replicated currently by using Jonathan O'Keeffe's Strava KOM Notifier Service http://www.jonathanokeeffe.com/strava/notifier.php

March 02, 2013 08:10 AM
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Ronaldo B.

 Hi just thought I'd plug a little something I've been working on (on and off)

Fast 50 Jquery Sortable Table

http://mdocs.info/fast50/?athlete=rbarbachano

Javascript Hypertree Visualization

http://mdocs.info/fast50/hypertree.html?athlete=rbarbachano

 

It will (for the time being) lookup your (or anyones based on your vanity athlete id) latest 50 rides, the efforts associated with those rides, and the segment efforts best, segment data (the whole bit!) and even filters by team. It will only return segments where you appear in the top 50, but it will also give you some statistical data about your competitors (like nearby ranks and the time differences of those ranks, and how many times you rode the segment (in those 50 rides)

Ex: You placed 3rd, so it will show you the time of the person who placed second and the number of people who did so (ties), in addition to the leader and the placing below your own (4th or higher)

Result sets can't take longer than 2 minutes to load but typically take anywhere from 20 seconds to 90 seconds (depending on the number of segments.) Segment's efforts data is cached in 5 minute intervals; so it'll be pretty close to up-to-date (if strava.com is working...)

 

If you're a developer most of the code is on github  ... and made it so its easily deployable via Redhat's Openshift in a distributed manner (for free; NO JOKE) using node.js and express.js framework .. I built it to be somewhat non-atomic so walking all of your rides/efforts/standings would be a minimal coding effort (if your servers can handle it!). You can read more about how to get that going at https://github.com/redcap3000/Strava.node.js


April 01, 2013 10:49 AM
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Michael Brown

A map of all of my rides/runs together - as Ray P. suggested above - would be very cool!

May 27, 2013 04:23 AM
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Scawen Roberts

Ray P. and Michael Brown - you can see that map using Jonathan O'Keeffe's multiple ride mapper :

http://www.jonathanokeeffe.com/strava/map.php - just enter your Rider ID.

I think that is exactly what you are looking for (though it would be convenient to have it in Strava).

May 27, 2013 04:29 AM
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Michael Brown

Awesome, thanks Scawen! It is great. Now, just need to add runs...

May 27, 2013 05:25 AM
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Wade Guthrie

Great Apps Strava.........keep up the good work.

July 07, 2013 11:21 AM
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Keith B.

"Just go to the segment page and then click on the 'My Results' link in the left hand column."

I can't see any "My Results" button, either here: http://app.strava.com/athlete/segments/starred or any tabs on that page, or here: http://app.strava.com/segments/search or any of those tabs. I don't know what other "segment page" there would be.

 

"Just to mention Ben Lowe's VeloViewer again : http://veloviewer.com/  The excellent "Segments" page there is a complete answer ro this request (still hoping for it to be replicated in Strava).  You can sort by any column and the "Pos Score" is very useful in helping you find the segments you want to improve."

This is exactly what I need! I've only started using Strava, so I don't have too many segments run yet, but Veloviewer already let me know about one I  didn't realize I had run. Something like this page: http://veloviewer.com/athlete/2361519/segments is what I would like to see on Strava.

 

July 30, 2013 09:30 AM
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Wesley V.

Ben Lowe is really improving the Strava experience greatly. The segment overview, segment history (so you can look at your times), position score (to see how much a segment is really worth :) and the resulting VeloViewer score are basic needs for any Stravavarius related to segments. I really hope Strava takes a good look at his innovations - maybe not only those related to this topic :)

July 30, 2013 11:50 AM
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Ceci F.

Looks like no one has said that you all got your wish re: MAPS of overlaid rides etc... Heat Map! (I'm not premium so don't have it but it looks good...)

October 03, 2013 06:59 AM
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Tooraj Enayati

Yep, the new heat map is great!  It would be nicer if there was a n adjustment to intensify the orange colour of the routes so the one less travelled could be seen easier.

October 03, 2013 03:14 PM