In my experience you’re correct that what shows up on strava is whatever uploaded first. That’s usually TR since it uploads immediately as the timer hits zero. I keep the Zwift rides on my strava so I’ll let TR upload, then delete it quickly, then end my ride on zwift and it’ll upload to Strava.
Did nothing end up going to strava since TR quit mid ride? Or what’s the issue you’re trying to solve? If nothing uploaded, you can go to either zwift or trainerroad and download the .fit file and manually upload it.
had the issue occur with me before and contacted strava to ask what happened.
long story short - because both items had the same stop time strava only recognized one of the uploads (in this case the one from my edge). to see the result on strava, i had to delete the one that uploaded and redid the sync which pushed the TR activity to strava.
since then i’ve made sure to start/stop them a few seconds apart
Indeed, is one possible way to get the initial files. But you are dead right that there are better ways to do that if/when needed. I’d expect that is a rarity of doing that type of data pull/comparison vs day to day.
Nope it wont but couldn’t you just change you TR sync settings so TR rides aren’t pushed to Strava in the first place.
Edit: reading your first post again, you probably would have to disable your TR sync to Garmin too. TR will be syncing to GC, which in turn will be syncing to Strava, and if that gets there before Zwift only TR ride (which has went through GC) shows there.
That’s fine if you’re only pushing workouts from TR to Strava, but as far as I remember (and I haven’t looked at it in quite a while, so could be wrong) there’s not the options to have other rides pulled from Strava into TR, but not push TR workouts to Strava.
I think you are right, it just takes all or nothing. Workouts and other rides are treated equally and the OP probably doesn’t want to reconnect the strava/GC - TR for every other ride to only have to disable it again for workouts. Deleting is probably easier.
As an aside I set everything in Strava to upload as private initially before deleting/ editing (combining split files, removing power spikes etc) that I want to be seen by followers.
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