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The data is not available for free. The product is Strava Metro as you said (https://metro.strava.com/), and they sell the data. You cannot access other peoples tracks through the API without their permission.


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You can try the ArcGIS QMS plugin (ArcQMS). See https://my.nextgis.com/downloads/software/arcqms/ArcQMSInstaller.msi More information see here: https://qms.nextgis.com/about http://nextgis.com/blog/qms-service/


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I am not familiar with Strava, but in QGIS you can use a combination of blending modes and draw effects to get a raster-like feel, similar to the image above. You can find both of them in the Style Properties of your layer (blending modes are under Layer Rendering).


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this is how looks like my strava routes, rendered in QGIS. What I do is to merge all gpx tracks (otherwise you should change blending mode one by one) into a single file and then, into the Layer Properties > Symbology tab, choose an appropriate colour, then opening the layer rendering options to select Screen as the blending type for the Features parameter ...


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You could get summarised information from Heatmaps https://www.strava.com/heatmap#12.18/172.60535/-43.55162/hot/ride Or for individual efforts flybys https://labs.strava.com/flyby/viewer/#1556816875?c=rb68pdy3&z=C&t=1QyE0H&a=6yPLXAs0y1xpYctcyeTJXFDzylzmYctcX5J-XQ This shows other strava users who passed near you on an activity, or duplicated ...


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I'm not sure where you got this from, but I'm guessing it was from the Glasgow Data Portal? If so afraid there isn't any metdata :( I found some metadata here, but I don't see that column name in there. I had a look at the data using QGIS (to join the OSM road network to the strava data on field osm_id). Coloured it using 'graduated', 10 classes, Jenks ...


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