Veloviewer: The WorldTour teams' new secret weapon

Strava spin-off Veloviewer started out as a software side project and ended up being adopted by the pro peloton. Paul Knott traces its journey

10 June 2017
69th Criterium du Dauphine
Stage 07 : Aosta - Alpe d'Huez
Peloton

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

When Ben Lowe’s wife fell pregnant with their second child in 2012, the understandable early nights for his spouse meant Lowe had plenty of time to revive his passion and get into web development once again.

“One of my friends introduced me to Strava and I saw it had an API, so I was like — ah, there’s some data, let’s see what I can use it for,” he says.

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