There is little doubt that cycling is not only a fun and effective way to get around, but it also brings plenty of health benefits to the table. Okay, you probably are better off catching a plane for those overseas holidays, and a bike isn’t much use for when you decide to move house, but for travelling short distances, cycling is right up there with more traditional methods of transport.
If you are keen on keeping your carbon footprint nice and small, how about adding a few tech goodies into the equation for once? Because lovers of iPhones will certainly be in for a treat when they see the 3 applications that we have reviewed in this short article. They all have a great deal to offer by way of functionality, and they will certainly add some interest to the next time you decide to jump on your 2 wheeler!
This App will run on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and it will require iOS 6.0 or later for smooth running. Okay, Strava Cycling has already been voted the best free cycling application available on the App Store and this is not hard to see why. There are more than 7000 positive reviews on the site and this is hard to ignore. You have an awesome GPS tracking feature that allows you to trace your latest rides and then upload them for sharing with your cycling buddies at a later date. You can also set yourself targets and the application kindly rewards you for meeting these physical objectives with some neat reward options. The social media aspect is just one of many cool features that have made Strava Cycling the hit download that it is today. We would recommend that you download it sooner rather than later and convince your buddies to follow suit!
This App will run on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, and it will require iOS 6.0 or later for smooth running. Any hardcore biker worth his or her salt should seriously consider getting onside with May My Ride because it will make your cycling so much more enjoyable in an instant. If you have a penchant for statistics and enjoy bettering yourself, this is the bad boy that your iPhone needs. You can track each ride and also the calories burned, distance, and most importantly, see what your best efforts were. The interface is simple to master and you will never get tired of the feature packed options that Track My Ride has onboard. You will have to pay for the removal of adverts, but to be honest, they are not too bad and for a free application, you can’t get any better than Track My Ride. The paid version is worthy of consideration if you like the idea of adding a GPS camera and an iPod controller. But we’ll leave that choice down to you guys!
2 of The Best?
Well, these 2 are certainly in the cycling top ten right now, download both for free and see what you think! Any owners of a Fixed gear bike will certainly love both of these applications!