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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby Dellsinho » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:59 pm

Good sound advice from both, thanks!

He set up a new segment yesterday (by the looks of things), on the other side of the city, on which he is the only person on the leader-board, ergo KoM. One is thinking this was created so that he could continue to hold a title of some sort - or that's what I'm going with...

Do I take my self over there and do him on that one too? A bit like a reoccurring nightmare. Or am I making this personal? :lol:
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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby simona75 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 14:19 pm

badly_dubbed wrote:
simona75 wrote:I have a quick strava question if someone could help me. On some of the leaderboards I will often see someone's name followed by the letters OP (e.g Joe Bloggs - OP) - does anyone know what this means?



i think they created that segment (original poster) ??

just a guess mind...


Thats a possibility, I seem to see it a lot nowadays

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby PeteMadoc » Fri Sep 21, 2012 15:16 pm

Hows a bout this for a segment, Might have to get my ass down there to have a crack at this one.

http://app.strava.com/segments/1786022

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby andi1363 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 16:39 pm

simona75 wrote:I have a quick strava question if someone could help me. On some of the leaderboards I will often see someone's name followed by the letters OP (e.g Joe Bloggs - OP) - does anyone know what this means?



That suffix goes on riders from a cycling club called Oakley Pedalers. A notorious Strava bagging clan. Don't think any of em race though :roll: :lol:

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby dw300 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 17:31 pm

andi1363 wrote:
simona75 wrote:I have a quick strava question if someone could help me. On some of the leaderboards I will often see someone's name followed by the letters OP (e.g Joe Bloggs - OP) - does anyone know what this means?



That suffix goes on riders from a cycling club called Oakley Pedalers. A notorious Strava bagging clan. Don't think any of em race though :roll: :lol:


Yeh this. The leaderboard pulls the names out of your database which is populated with the info from your profile, hence you'd be OP for every segment regardless whether you made it or not.

Lots of people advertise their club or shop or business after their name if they're high on the boards.

You can of course put your username at the end of every segment you create, it means if people had any issues with it they could contact you.
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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby simona75 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 17:43 pm

andi1363 wrote:
simona75 wrote:I have a quick strava question if someone could help me. On some of the leaderboards I will often see someone's name followed by the letters OP (e.g Joe Bloggs - OP) - does anyone know what this means?



That suffix goes on riders from a cycling club called Oakley Pedalers. A notorious Strava bagging clan. Don't think any of em race though :roll: :lol:


Thanks for answering that

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby willhub » Fri Sep 21, 2012 22:49 pm

Can't wait to get back on my bike, I've not rode a bike for 2 weeks and gained a bit of weight, that means I'll be fasterer on the flat. Got some segments to bust :D :P

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby JGSI » Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:40 pm

http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby ALIHISGREAT » Sat Sep 22, 2012 13:38 pm

JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year



Same.. 10 days in Ghana took its toll.

Loosing 5kg when I was out there means I can make it up on the hills though

http://app.strava.com/rides/22763124 First ride back and felt sick the whole way round.. can't tell if its the malaria tablets or just exhaustion.

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby madden2011 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 18:22 pm

This must be a contender for most pointless segment

http://app.strava.com/segments/2368915

Anyone with me on that this segment is quite dangerous, anyone from Belfast will know Sandyknowes Rounabout, (3/4 lanes one leads to motorway and a couple sets of traffic lights on it)

http://app.strava.com/segments/2407038


On a side note managed to bag a second place on a Cat4 climb today so happy enough

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby hutchy_belfast » Sat Sep 22, 2012 19:06 pm

madden2011 wrote:This must be a contender for most pointless segment

http://app.strava.com/segments/2368915

Anyone with me on that this segment is quite dangerous, anyone from Belfast will know Sandyknowes Rounabout, (3/4 lanes one leads to motorway and a couple sets of traffic lights on it)

http://app.strava.com/segments/2407038


On a side note managed to bag a second place on a Cat4 climb today so happy enough

Now you have pointed that stupid one out to me I might have to go get it... I would be a tad embarrassed to have it though!
Anyone who goes round Sandyknowes with racing in mind better have good life insurance, it's dodgy enough with a tonne of metal around you!

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby ShutUpLegs » Sat Sep 22, 2012 19:19 pm

JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year


Fairly competitive that 2nd placing.... :!:
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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby ben16v » Sat Sep 22, 2012 19:41 pm

PeteMadoc wrote:Hows a bout this for a segment, Might have to get my ass down there to have a crack at this one.

http://app.strava.com/segments/1786022


i`ve got the Clwb rasio mona hillclimb there tomorrow morning (top section)
http://app.strava.com/segments/1622257
not gonna be fun!
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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby JGSI » Sun Sep 23, 2012 15:14 pm

ShutUpLegs wrote:
JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year


Fairly competitive that 2nd placing.... :!:

It's on a Sportive route or 2 - hence the high numbers....
decided to give it a blitz with a new 52 chainring on!

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby bisoner » Sun Sep 23, 2012 20:05 pm

badly_dubbed wrote:
simona75 wrote:I have a quick strava question if someone could help me. On some of the leaderboards I will often see someone's name followed by the letters OP (e.g Joe Bloggs - OP) - does anyone know what this means?



i think they created that segment (original poster) ??

just a guess mind...


Just to clear this one up - 'riders name - OP' indicates a rider of the Oakley Pedalers (OP) - a friendly group of cyclists from near Basingstoke who've all added the OP to their name on Strava. It has nothing to do with the segment creation.

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby springtide9 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 15:11 pm

PeteMadoc wrote:Hows a bout this for a segment, Might have to get my ass down there to have a crack at this one.
http://app.strava.com/segments/1786022

Now that is a decent hill. Pacing will be the key as it's a monster!

JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year


Nice competitive 4th there :-)
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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby JGSI » Mon Sep 24, 2012 17:28 pm

springtide9 wrote:
PeteMadoc wrote:Hows a bout this for a segment, Might have to get my ass down there to have a crack at this one.
http://app.strava.com/segments/1786022

Now that is a decent hill. Pacing will be the key as it's a monster!

JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year


Nice competitive 4th there :-)

cheers
was looking at the latest Strava Challenge.. won't bother.
http://app.strava.com/challenges/Skratc ... -Challenge
They seem to be pretty pointless exercises in the useless to me... makes Strava look a bit silly with not keeping close tabs on the leader for example and making sure that things are verified... Nontas Ginieris .. that has to be an anagram

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby Germcevoy » Mon Sep 24, 2012 17:43 pm

madden2011 wrote:This must be a contender for most pointless segment

http://app.strava.com/segments/2368915

Anyone with me on that this segment is quite dangerous, anyone from Belfast will know Sandyknowes Rounabout, (3/4 lanes one leads to motorway and a couple sets of traffic lights on it)

http://app.strava.com/segments/2407038


On a side note managed to bag a second place on a Cat4 climb today so happy enough



Both ridiculous. Especially that Sanyknowes one. 2 sets of lights aswell depending on the time of day.

I didn't realise segments were so competitive. I'll have to pick a local one I know and chip away. The only ones i've managed are the ones i've completed without knowing meaning duff times. No way back from here if I get into it.

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Re: Strava 'Bagging'

Postby springtide9 » Mon Sep 24, 2012 18:02 pm

JGSI wrote:
springtide9 wrote:
PeteMadoc wrote:Hows a bout this for a segment, Might have to get my ass down there to have a crack at this one.
http://app.strava.com/segments/1786022

Now that is a decent hill. Pacing will be the key as it's a monster!

JGSI wrote:http://app.strava.com/rides/22765179#
got a 2nd and a 4th ... have been taking the training a ramp down lately, it felt it today .. top end busted... but no need for it anyways this time of year


Nice competitive 4th there :-)

cheers
was looking at the latest Strava Challenge.. won't bother.
http://app.strava.com/challenges/Skratc ... -Challenge
They seem to be pretty pointless exercises in the useless to me... makes Strava look a bit silly with not keeping close tabs on the leader for example and making sure that things are verified... Nontas Ginieris .. that has to be an anagram


22/09/2012 — 05/10/2012
Can you ride 455 miles (732km), the cumulative distance raced by Skratch Labs athletes Taylor Phinney, Tim Duggan, and Evelyn Stevens during the 2012 UCI Road World Championships?


As you say, you'd need not to be working to be able to complete any of these challenges ..... not for the average person who has a 9-5 job and a family.

I created my own personal 'challenge' this month, but one that was more doable! It was to climb the equivalent of the height of Everest (29,000 feet) during September, which I completed today. If this was a Strava challenge, you'd have barely a week :-)
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