Račice21 – Online Cycling Championship

How to use Strava application

Get Strava

Strava application is a free application for smartphones that can be downloaded through Google Play or App Store.

Google Play

App Store

IMPORTANT: For joining our event the free version of Strava is enough. You do NOT need a Subscription. Every time a Try the very best of Strava shows up, find an Cancel icon and leave the page.

The successfull installation of Strava is neccessary for participation at WCC, because through this application the data collection about your races is managed.

Step 1

Download and Open Strava application in your smartphone.

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Select your prefered sign up option. You can sing up to Strava using your Facebook or Google account or your e-mail adress.
Then fill in your information such as name, surname and others.

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You can Allow or Don`t allow the application to send you notifications and save your password. These are up to you. Choosing Don`t allow won`t affect the function of Strava.
It is necessary for activity tracking to Allow location access.
Next page asks you whether you want to receive News from Strava. Consider it yourself. Choosing NO won`t affect the function of Strava.

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In this step Strava informs you about the possibility tu buy extra services. You do NOT need to buy anything to join our event. Simply click on SKIP. If you like Strava and want to use payed services, you can do it later in the app.

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Select Let`s go and your Strava is ready.

Join our club

Joining our club means pairing with our registration system and allows us as the organisers to access your races data.

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Open your Strava page. It opens on Home page.
Now choose Groups in the bottom menu.

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Now you are in Groups section.
In the top menu now find Clubs and click on it.

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Now it is time to find our Račice21 club.
In the search bar (Find a club...) write Račice21.

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Select Račice21 club.

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Now you have found our club.
Click on Request to Join.
Now we have to accept your request to join our club. Please note that we need to do it manually so it may take few hours. If you have registered yourself and see your name in Participants we will accept your request. Otherwise you need to register yourself first.

Track your activity with Strava

To compare results you need to track your activity.

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To start activity measurement open your Strava application and choose Record button in the middle of bottom menu.

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Now Strava is tracking your activity.
As you want to Stop/Pause tracking of your activity, press the orange Stop button.

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Measuring of your activity has been stopped.
You can either choose Resume which resume the activity and measuring continue or you can choose Finish to end activity measuring.

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After finishing the activity measurement you need to save your activity.
You can write a title of race, add a photo or a description. You do not need to do this.
It is important to click on Save to save the activity.

Using Strava offline (without Internet connection)

Because of possibility of participation of athletes without stable wireless connection to the internet, we add to this manual a section about activity logging just using GPS. If you have stable wireless internet connection at your smartphone, you can skip this section.

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To measure your activity with Strava you do not need to be online all the time.
You have to have you GPS on but your mobile data may be off.

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After finishing your activity, red block informing you about No internet connection appears.
It is necessary to Save Activity in this point.

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As you connect to the Internet, click on the red block informing you about Upload finished with errors..
Now your activity should upload again and succesfully.

Track your race

Athletes

To track your race it is neccessary to join our club (see Join our club section above).

On the day of the race, measure your activity and in the title write "Racice21 5 km", "Racice21 10 km" or "Racice21 20 km" according to your current race (see Track your activity with Strava section above for detail information about activity measurement). Don`t forget to save your activity!

Don`t Pause the activity during the race. You can ride more than the lenght of the race is. As your result we consider time between pressing Start and time when you reach 20.0 (10, 5) km.

Public

To count your kilometers it is neccessary to join our club (see Join our club section above).

Track your cycling activity during the Račice21 week and save it (see Track your activity with Strava section above for detail information about activity measurement).