Hey! If you’re reading this, you’re looking for help on joining strava - ERTC’s solution to to organizing club rides! This is a tutorial for joining strava on a desktop/laptop. The mobile app tutorial is coming soon.
If you have no idea what strava is, it is a way to track your rides and interact with other athletes. It is a useful training tool as well, but if you are interested in that you probably already know what strava is! Anyways, the first thing you are going to do is go to www.strava.com. You’ll want to use one if the 3 options (Facebook, Google, or via email) to sign up. Fill in your info like you normally would.
2. If you have an account or have finished the previous step, then you’ll want to find our club on strava. Just search “ERTC” in the upper left hand corner, select “Club” as your search Category.
We will be the only result. The direct link is https://www.strava.com/clubs/ertc
3. Request to join the club - your request should be processed pretty quickly.
4. From there you can view all upcoming events on the “Club Leaderboard” Page.
5. Click on the rides are you are interested in - if you RSVP you will receive updates to rides, including route and time changes. If you have the mobile app, you will also get notifications pushed through the phone. When new rides are started, you will also receive a notification. You’ll only get notifications for NEW rides, the weekly recurring rides won’t be spammed at ya, but remember to RSVP, as this will be the PRIMARY form of ride scheduling.