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Old 07-07-20, 04:17 PM
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What your favorite biking app?

Whats your favorite app to use for biking? I like this app called Loops because it can generate routes for you for any distance. Check it out here
iOS: appstoreconnect.apple.com/apps/08635129/appstore/info
android: play.google.com/store/apps/details?=com.loopsnative

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Old 07-07-20, 06:21 PM
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I like Strava.
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The after-ride pub app.
Hopefully, this app will be back up and running soon.

Stay Safe.


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My only cycling app is Strava.
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Originally Posted by cedwidit View Post
Whats your favorite app to use for biking? I like this app called Loops because it can generate routes for you for any distance. Check it out here
iOS: appstoreconnect.apple.com/apps/08635129/appstore/info
android: play.google.com/store/apps/details?=com.loopsnative

You're tied in with this app aren't you?
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Old 07-08-20, 01:55 AM
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Originally Posted by cedwidit View Post
Whats your favorite app to use for biking? I like this app called Loops because it can generate routes for you for any distance. Check it out here
iOS: appstoreconnect.apple.com/apps/08635129/appstore/info
android: play.google.com/store/apps/details?=com.loopsnative
I'll take Strava and Zwift over some Mickey Mouse app you're shamelessly promoting that may or may not steal my identity.
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Old 07-08-20, 06:53 AM
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Cyclemeter because I can use it with sensors.
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Old 07-09-20, 03:30 PM
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Training Peaks, Zwift, and Elevate are tied.
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Zwift, Garmin, and RidewithGPS
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
You're tied in with this app aren't you?
must be, first time poster and lists the app store url. No responses to comments, doesn't even tell us why it is so good.
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Old 07-10-20, 12:25 AM
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Strava ftw
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My favorite bike app is the "Off" button on my phone
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Originally Posted by cedwidit View Post
Whats your favorite app to use for biking?
The ridewithgps website and Golden Cheetah Windows/Mac/Linux program.

Ridewithgps

It generates course files with custom cue sheet entries, like a water icon with "Safeway on left."

For planning it lets you choose the map source. You can use satellite views to look at traffic/tree cover. You can use the Open Street Map cycle map including points of interest like water sources/bike shops and bicycle routes. You can use Google Street View to look at road quality.

It can trace an imported .gpx or .fit recording to generate a route.

It can join segments into a long ride, or split routes into short ones to work around GPS computer bugs.

Golden Cheetah

Keeps the original data on your computer.

It lets you edit anomalies so they don't impact your stats.

It gives you your choice of metrics for performance management.

It lets you track performance over time; e.g. best 10 minute power by week with corresponding average heart rate.


I like this app called Loops because it can generate routes for you for any distance


Terrain, road quality, and traffic are too variable to let an app generate routes for recreational riding.
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Old 07-11-20, 01:07 PM
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Strava is the one I use.
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Old 07-11-20, 06:14 PM
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i would say RidewithGPS, but I am computer spoiled, so apps, leave a lot to be desired.
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Old 07-12-20, 12:54 AM
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Depends on situation. RideWthGPS, Komootto preload routes. For post-ride stats, rubiTrack Pro.
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Old 07-13-20, 02:24 PM
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Ride with GPS
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Old 07-13-20, 10:40 PM
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So much better than some dinky little bell.
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Originally Posted by dedhed View Post
My favorite bike app is the "Off" button on my phone
I agree, most apps are not good for your mobile phone's health, they always use your bandwidth and use your data allowance to call home constantly, constantly in communication with mothership using your data allowances, all while burning your battery power, never mind stealing your personal data and invading your privacy, there is not a such thing as a "Free" nice app.

On my working phone i use minimum of apps, e.g. for my online banking i just use my bank's website and never their app, etc.

On my 2nd old phone with no Sim card, no mobile data plan, sometimes I use Strava and ride with gps
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