Mostly, because Strava doesn’t offer anything meaningful and Garmin only offers additional analysis if you use one of their devices.
As my backyard is below sea level, surrounded by wide open bodies of water (the Flevopolder is the world largest artificial island), pancake flat and wide open, I get to enjoy the famous “Dutch mountains” a lot.
Not that the math is always correct, as there are very few measuring stations in the polder and the circumstances can change from one corner to the other, while the input comes from a station 25 kilometres away.
I’ve actually experienced straights, going south to north, where I start with a tail wind, which changes to lateral wind and then into a head wind. A 180 – 220 degree shift, within 8 kilometres…
Anyway, myWindsock is currently offering a Christmas gift bundle and I’m giving two of those away this weekend.
Just find out what the registered elevation difference for my Cinglé du Mont Ventoux was.
Leave your answer in the comments before end of day Sunday 6 (CET) and the first two with the correct answer will get a gift bundle.
Amazingly, neither here, nor on Twitter, anyone seemed to be interested in this. I’ve donated the money to Qhubeka.