Merging Strava and Garmin ride files to create complete courses

A while ago, I posted an example of how to edit .gpx and .tcx files when there might have been a small corruption of the ride file preventing it from being uploaded to Strava. See it at  http://www.briansutton.uk/?p=330. This post concerns the situation when you have been on a long ride, and the battery on your first Garmin Edge (orContinue reading “Merging Strava and Garmin ride files to create complete courses”

Using TextWrangler to edit Garmin, Zwift, Tacx and other .fit, .tcx and .gpx files

On the lost ride retrieval topic, I haven’t yet found a way to locate any surviving Tacx data from my iPad, but I have several times had cause to edit a Garmin ride file which wouldn’t upload to Strava. Typically this has been because the ride data file has been corrupted, albeit quite innocently. OnContinue reading “Using TextWrangler to edit Garmin, Zwift, Tacx and other .fit, .tcx and .gpx files”

North over the Crow and south over the Tak

A very good 50 mile ride yesterday with Douglas Beattie. We took the Drymen road to Carbeth, down the Cuilt Brae, and over to Lennoxtown to go over the Crow Road to Fintry. Then the horrible surface of the Carron Valley Road to Carron Bridge, up the Tak (through a flood at the bottom) andContinue reading “North over the Crow and south over the Tak”