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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…

Do you Race? Generate a RiderLevel from your racing activities.

Thursday June 15th, 2017 The latest upgrade to RiderLevel allows Subscribers to generate a RiderLevel for different ‘ride types’.  Currently limited to Race, Workout, or Ride, these categories can be combined with a Bike selection to generate unique RiderLevels.  For example, a competitive cyclist could record their cyclocross races completed on their CX bike, their Time-TrialRead more…

Clarifying the relationship between your RodeTo score, and your RiderLevel

Wednesday June 14, 2017 Some of our members have expressed confusion with the RodeTo scores that are calculated after each ride, and appear in your Activities Overview.  This confusion also relates to the relationship between these scores and your current RiderLevel.  Hopefully, this article will help clarify these two important scores. RodeTo score: Represents anRead more…

Strava adds Apps to their website

Tuesday June 6th, 2017 – Today Strava launched a very minor change to their website. This change, although small to Strava, is quite significant to us at RiderLevel. The change integrates an “Apps page” into the Strava website (a little like an Apps store). To find the page, click on ‘Explore’ in the top menu from the StravaRead more…

Second RiderLevel test event another success

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 – On Saturday June 3rd we held a second test event with another very small group of RiderLevel members. Our first test event had been a 16km time trial event, with no mid-ride breaks or forced stops. We learned a little about the differences in the data generated by GPS unit models, but feltRead more…

First RiderLevel Test event a (very small!) success

Saturday May 20th, 2017 – On Saturday May 20th a very small group of RiderLevel members rode a pre-arranged course from Hurtsbridge, an outer suburb of Melbourne, as a 16km time trial on Handicap. Starting RiderLevels ranged from 53 to 83, and 75% of participants rode faster than their Target Time (this is impressive givenRead more…

What is the average RiderLevel RodeTo score?

Friday the 5th of May 2017: We have now analysed well over 50,000 rides to verify the effectiveness of RiderLevel Rode To scores.  While we had some issues early on, we have now resolved the vast majority.  Having made these fixes, we are now in a position to share with you the Range of scoresRead more…

Latest Garmin update causing issues?

April 8th, 2017 The latest Garmin update may be causing issues with the gps data used by RiderLevel to calculate your RodeTo score, your Target Time, and your RiderLevel.  Garmin units have been reported showing the wrong time, and the wrong speed (over 144km/h).  We will keep an eye on ride data over the nextRead more…

What RiderLevel score does it take to break a world record?

Monday the 13th of March 2017, Melbourne: Dr. Mitch Anderson rode a street circuit in near perfect weather conditions in order to break the 12 hour distance World Record. The day wasn’t just about the record attempt: for Mitch it was about raising funds for the Craig Percival Memorial Trust to help raise awareness for the large numberRead more…