Strava is the biggest name in running and bike-ride tracking. However, it occasionally gets in trouble for revealing secret U.S. military bases or enabling doxing. If you use it, you might be wondering who exactly can see your tracked activities. Well, the answer is pretty much everyone.
Strava’s handling of privacy issues is a major cause for concern. The worst issue is its default settings. If you join Strava and don’t lock down your account immediately, your tracked activities are visible to anyone with an internet connection. They even show up in Google searches.
Here are some of the ways people might stumble across (or deliberately track down) your ride info: