Adding Cycling Weather Dynamics to VeloViewer

We’re excited to announce, you can now find myWindsock cycling weather on the VeloViewer Strava Segment pages. Discover the weather conditions for every Strava Segment QOM and KOM. We love the additional insights and challenges, VeloViewer add to Strava activities. Now with a splash of myWindsock in there, we love it even more!

About VeloViewer

VeloViewer connects to your Strava account and pulls across your activities, segments and routes to provide you with a whole new world of dashboards, charts, 3D graphics, filterable lists, leaderboards, motivational goals along with your up-to-date leaderboard positions on all of the segments you have covered (Strava subscription required for segment positions).

What you now see on VeloViewer

For every Strava Segment, you can view the wImpact (Weather Impact) and Headwind percentage. Discover these metrics for the Current Time, KOM, QOM and your own PR Effort. Want to find out more? click on the metric to load the full myWindsock weather analysis.

wImpact is paticularly insightful for Strava KOM and QOMs. Taking into account all the weather conditions, myWindsock provides a comparative metric for how favourable to conditions are. A positive number indicates additional power is required to achieve the sames speeds on a weatherless day. Minus numbers, indicate favourable conditions.

About the data

These metrics are powered by myWindsock cycling weather analysis. Data is calculated for the every point along the route, ensuring the most accurate and relevant weather data possible.

myWindsock’s mission, is to remove uncertainty from athletic endeavours.​ By removing uncertainty, we enable athletes to dream big and achieve their own greatness. 

Author: Ben Norbury

Ben Norbury is four times Manchester & District Middle Distance and Best All Rounder Time Trial Champion from 2016-2019. During this time he developed software to eliminate uncertainty of the weather conditions out of his pre-race preparation.