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    Is there an App. for the HTC Droid similar to the Garmin Edge?

    I have mounted my Droid to my stem and would like to use it as a training tool on my rides. I also dont want to spend the money on a Garmin if my phone will do the same thing. Thanks for the Help

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    Personally I would never mount my phone to my bike, too much vibration, but it's your choice.. I keep my evo in a neoprene sleeve in my back pocket and use it will the Cardiotrainer app.. Many also use Mytracks which can be uploaded to many websites so you can see info..

    I like the Cardiotrainer because it estimates Calories burned and has start/pause when you are not moving.. The GPS apps do burn a lot of battery life, so make sure you are fully charged before a long ride..

    http://www.worksmartlabs.com/cardiotrainer/about.php

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    GPS isn't that bad on your battery. Leaving a smartphone's screen on continuously will kill it, though. What features of the Garmin Edge are you trying to copy?

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    Senior Member love2pedal.com's Avatar
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    I have a Sprint Evo and I use My Tracks, but I turn off the phone's wi-fi, the 4G and the screen (to save the battery) and put it in my rr pocket and only review the data once the ride is over.

    I am interested in what other similar Android programs others are using. I am too lazy to try them all out myself.

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    My Tracks is pretty cool. I just leave the phone in a pannier or fannypack or coat pocket or...

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