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    Another Dumb Strava Question...

    So, I ride rollers in the winter. Is there a cycling computer or device (Garmin, etc?) That will track miles the way a standard (wired) cycling computer would do, (with a sensor on the wheel) so I can add those miles to my annual total?
    Obviously GPS would do nothing.
    Just curious. I did 90-95 one hour sessions on the rollers last winter, and I would like to know what the theoretical miles would have been.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kidwoo View Post
    order of fun

    1. MTB
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    4. Punching one's own nuts
    5. Road riding in heavy traffic
    6. Drinking muratic acid
    7. Riding a road bike on dirt roads and calling it some bullshit with the word gravel
    8. Talking to people who just bought an ebike
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    59. Riding rollers

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    Old school cycling computer that uses a magnet on the wheel to trigger the sensor in the fork.

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    Wahoo BlueSC should do the trick. I believe you need to use Wahoo's own app to record the data (or at least I do) and then it can synced/exported to Strava.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toast2266 View Post
    . . .

    59. Riding rollers
    This made me lol.

    You may have answered your own question.. I'm guessing the wired computers are pretty cheap now.

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    Maybe you could use your iwatch for the workout, and then use the RunGap app to transfer the data to Strava.
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    Yes, but they don’t sync to Strava, traditionally. I am hoping to find one that can (without spending $400 dollars).
    FWIW, I love the rollers, last season I watched every episode of breaking bad and all of the Narcos, made time fly. I entered the season stronger than I ever have, and also fat biked 1-2 times a week as well.
    It’s also an hour I don’t have to fight with my 12 yo about screen time.
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    Hunh, turns out I can just edit in my estimated mileage on Strava, and it counts towards my annual.
    That seems a little weird, as people can just make up however far and high they went.
    I would prefer to have a more accountable record, myself.
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    Gotta give ya credit for the title.

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    As advertised
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    You're inside and not going anywhere, why would you count that as miles? Time, sure.

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    Well, the wheel sensor counts it as miles, doesn’t it?
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    I'm curious now as well. Bryton Rider 10 for $60? The Bryton has a cadence sensor option, so you'd get the miles.
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    Whatever you do, make those activities private. No one wants to see your indoor rides in their feed.

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    Back to my PC for a more detailed answer. I used to ride rollers as well. I always just estimated my mileage at 18mph and altered the Strava data after the workout to record miles. So, I'd just use the Garmin to record and upload my HR, Power and Time to Strava and then edit it and add the miles.

    If you wanted more accuracy, get a basic old school computer. It won't upload to Strava, but the mileage will be accurate.
    https://www.amazon.com/CAT-EYE-Compu.../dp/B07CGZ1H6D

    I think others have stated this, but don't worry about miles, worry about the hours per year. My miles when living in the midwest would be around 5k a year. Now that I'm back in the mountains and on the MTB more, my miles are below 2k, but the hours are the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dantheman View Post
    Whatever you do, make those activities private. No one wants to see your indoor rides in their feed.
    This reminds me about crap Leoneard Zinn got for posting his ebike times like "Oh, I forgot I was on a my ebike that day."
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    Quote Originally Posted by rideit View Post
    Yes, but they don’t sync to Strava, traditionally. I am hoping to find one that can (without spending $400 dollars).
    FWIW, I love the rollers, last season I watched every episode of breaking bad and all of the Narcos, made time fly. I entered the season stronger than I ever have, and also fat biked 1-2 times a week as well.
    It’s also an hour I don’t have to fight with my 12 yo about screen time.
    It's like you want me to drive out there and smack some sense into you.
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    You should. We can ride gravel bikes on rollers.
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    AAAGHHHHH!!!!!!111

    KILLKILLKILLKILLKILLKILLKILLKILL

    Sorry. Gas.
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    you just need a bluetooth speed sensor and you can use your phone to record the rides. Maybe with another app?

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    Quote Originally Posted by radam View Post
    Wahoo BlueSC should do the trick. I believe you need to use Wahoo's own app to record the data (or at least I do) and then it can synced/exported to Strava.
    Was this not a good enough answer?

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    I feel like we answered this awhile back in the airplane on rollers thread.

    TL;DR - the stravairplane takes off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by El Chupacabra View Post
    airplane on rollers
    You get frequent flier miles out of that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kidwoo View Post
    You get frequent flier miles out of that?
    Hell yes.

    My last flight on rollers I got upgraded to first class. Got where I was going the second I left!
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    if you have to resort to taking advice from the nitwits on this forum, then you're doomed.

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    And what’s with the new map displays on Strava?

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