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MUST HAVE


 BICYCLE APPS




 From bike maintenance to route profiles and record keeping, here's a round up of the best MTB apps out there.
































 iOS/ANDROID :: FREE  iOS/ANDROID :: FREE  iOS/ANDROID :: FREE
 MAP MY RIDE  CYCLEMETER  VIEWRANGER


 This was one of the original ride-logging   This comprehensive fitness app utilises the   This app allows experts and enthusiasts
 services, and despite fierce competition   GPS functions to create a host of statistics   alike to add routes, which users can
 for space on your phone from the likes   to help you log and improve your cycling   browse from anywhere in the world. In
 of Strava, it still offers a lot. Records   performance. Records speed, time, distance   app purchases mean that users can buy
 journey distance, speed, elevation   and has an extensive array of workouts to   premium maps provided by the Ordnance
 and a detailed route. All of this can be   follow, making it a virtual training partner.   Survey. The files are quite large so you’ll
 uploaded to the Map My Ride site for   Also included are built-in announcements,   need to ensure there’s plenty of space on
 detailed analysis and sharing with other   so that you don’t have to take your eyes   your smartphone. A big plus is its versatility:
 users. Also included are timed sections,   off the road to know how you’re doing.   use it for road riding and mountain biking,
 called Courses, where you can try and   Recorded data can be uploaded to Strava   but also for walking and hiking.
 set the fastest time.  and other ride sharing websites.


 iOS :: R79.99 / ANDROID :: R39.26  iOS/ANDROID :: FREE  iOS/ANDROID :: FREE
 BIKE DOCTOR  STRAVA  KINOMAP TRAINER



 Bike Doctor 2.0 has been created to   This popular GPS cycling app offers an   Kinomap Trainer aims to add a new
 make bicycle maintenance as simple   array of handy ride logging functions   dimension to your home/turbo trainer
 as possible, easy to follow with clear   which are then uploaded to your online   workouts. Connects to a compatible
 instructions, even for a complete   Strava profile. Keeps track of your ride   trainer, ‘ride’ along with a video of a
 beginner, keeping your bicycle in perfect   stats as you travel, including speed, time   given route, with the trainer’s resistance
 condition. It is like having a little bike   and distance, all the while tracking where   varying according to the terrain. You can
 mechanic in your pocket ready to spring   you’ve been. At the end of your ride, you   even add your own videos to the system
 to action whenever your bike needs a   can view further stats such as calories   if you record a route using a GPS-enabled
 repair! Includes 40 of the most common,   burned and elevation ridden – plus   camera. You can ride with up to 10 people,
 essential bike repairs.  whether you have set a new record on any   and post your results to Facebook and
 of the numerous Strava segments.  ride-logging sites such as Strava.


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