Strava went down last night, nobody was quite sure what to do, but the internet reacted perfectly

Riders react to the greatest crisis to hit cycling in modern times

Cyclists around the world went into crisis mode on Tuesday night, as Strava, Training Peaks, and Garmin Connect all went down.

All three sites were unavailable from around 17:30 GMT, with some users unable to access the sites until Wednesday morning, as a massive outage to the Amazon Web Services, which provides cloud storage for all three fitness sites.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.