Strava, a fitness tracking app popular among cyclists, dropped some pretty big news on May 18: The free version of its app will no longer include several popular features, like route building and full segment leaderboards. The company cites those features as “especially complex and expensive to maintain,” and will now make them available only to subscribing members.
Strava streamlined its subscription service, which will no longer consist of different subscription packs or the Summit brand. Now, there’s just a single subscription package that includes everything the has to offer. You either subscribe, or you don’t.
A Strava subscription costs $5 a month for an annual subscription. New users can get the first two months free when they sign up for the whole year, too.
So, which features can non-subscribers wave goodbye to? We’ve already mentioned the route builder, which is a useful tool. As for its segment leaderboards—which is