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How to use RiderLevel’s Routes to track your times

Wednesday June 13th, 2018 We have updated the Routes feature at RiderLevel. And you can now match your Strava activities against a specific route.  So if you ride the same route frequently, you can track your performance over time. To help you get the most of our Routes, we’ve created this handy guide: Guide toRead more…

What is the difference between a Route, an Event, and a Challenge?

So you’ve been looking at “My RIderLevel Challenges”! Excellent Question!   A Route is a ride, stored as gps data points and presented as a mapped course.  It could be your regular commute, a semi-regular weekend course, or a one-off activity you intend to complete. Both Challenges and Events are completed over a Route.  Therefore,Read more…

How long would you take to ride your bicycle up Monte Zoncolan?

Saturday May 19th, 2018 The combatants in the Giro d’Italia have just completed Stage 14, finishing with the most difficult mountain climb in European cycling. The stage was won by Chris Froome, with a high-cadence break-away from the leading group 4.3km’s from the stage finish.  I was hoping to time the winner’s effort, but unfortunatelyRead more…

RiderLevel now accepts PayPal

Friday February 9th, 2018 RiderLevel now offers PayPal payments in addition to the direct credit card service previously provided. Since launch, RiderLevel has provided direct credit/debit card payments for Subscriptions and Data History.  This service is provided through Stripe, a PCI/DSS compliant payment process that provides a simple and secure service at relatively low cost. Read more…

We all love a great route.

Friday January 26th, 2018 Have a Strava route, but you want to know the Target Time for your RiderLevel? At RiderLevel, we have introduced the ability for all our members to Extract their routes from Strava, and in doing so, we calculate the Target Time for the route, for a range of RiderLevels (both maleRead more…

RiderLevel adds Monthly Stats report

Friday December 1st, 2017 Is your RiderLevel improving?  Are you putting in the miles (or kilometres)? Regular users of RiderLevel will have recently received (or will soon be receiving) an email from us at RiderLevel, outlining your ride history and the net change in your RiderLevel.  The report is the same for both members andRead more…

Do you want the bad news, or the good news?

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 First, the Bad News… At RiderLevel we have always said that we intend increasing our subscription prices as we provide more functionality.  With our recent releases of the “Friends” functionality, and more recent deployment of additional climbing analysis, we feel it’s appropriate to implement a small price rise.  Therefore, as ofRead more…

More climbing information for Subscribers

Friday August 11th, 2017 We have just deployed a few little improvements at www.riderlevel.com. Subscribers should see a little more information on their climbing performance for those rides where they cover more than 20km (12 miles) and climb more than 200m (650 feet). This information will be available on new rides only (rides extracted sinceRead more…

RiderLevel launches “My RiderLevel Friends”

Friday, July 14, 2017 What’s Your Friend’s RiderLevel? We’re very excited to announce the release of our “Find a Friend” function. With Find a Friend , you are now able to see all your Friend’s RiderLevel information. From their current RiderLevel, to their performance on past rides. If they are a RiderLevel Subscriber, you canRead more…

5 ways to improve your RiderLevel

Thursday July 13, 2017 Search for “cycling coach” or “cycling training” online, and you’re likely to find some tips, techniques, people or programs that will help you become a better rider. But as the RiderLevel process relies on algorithms and data, we thought we should concentrate on improving the variables that we use in our calculation.  SoRead more…