How to upload Strava routes to your Garmin

It's useful to have a route to follow on your Garmin. Here's how to upload one from Strava

Ryder Hesjedal's Cannondale-Garmin team bike 2015

(Image credit: Watson)

First you need to create a course on Strava, for the route you want to follow. You may want to do this by mapping the route out yourself on the Strava desktop app, or you may decide to choose from one which you've already ridden or that someone else has recommended. You may even decide to follow a pro's route.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.