Cycling is one of the most popular sports . Along with his art and is a relatively inexpensive sport to practice simplicity, since beyond the price of the bicycle and an accessory element is completely free, allows us to connect with nature, enjoy the scenery, I practice only or with friends and in addition has majorsignificant benefits in terms of health.
Whether its normal practice, or inserted into other sports such as triathlon fashion lately , and you’re a keen cyclist or fully dedicate yourself to compete, it is necessary firstly to follow the advice already givenhere , and Second, you register all your brands and the largest amount of data possible about your tour, to improve, to find new routes and ultimately be able to enjoy this sport.
For the latter, we present today is a collection of applications that you should have in your iPhone to go cycling.
Runtastic Road Bike PRO
The important family of applications on health, sport and fitness Runtastic This app promotion contains everything you need and can imagine on the cycling activity. We have detailed, interactive maps, GPS monitoring, record your route in real time to share it with friends, weather, speed measurement, detection, staging, etc. One thing to note is that we have maps offline , important detail if our paths and roads route travels through places without coverage.
App Store | Runtastic Road Bike (4,99 euros)
With Velopal we can collect all data related to our business as cyclists. From route, speed, ups and downs, or distance, to record all our activity from a calendar , allowing us an overview of it. It also includes some training, with which we can improve on the bike. In another vein, we may share information via social networks like Facebook and Twitter and use several applications at once without affecting its operation.
App Store | Velopal (Free)
Map My Ride+
Besides all the functions related to data collection found in other applications, Map My Ride + contains a number of important options. Lets count calories, track weight loss, and several other possibilities, relating to nutrition and food. We can also synchronize your application with devices known brands of watches and heart rate monitors , in order to have at our disposal data on the frequency or heart rate. It also emphasizes the possibility of knowing our business statistics in real time.
App Store | Map My Ride+ (2,69 euros)
Cycelemeter is an application created and perfected for the cycling activity . Record number of data, save an unlimited number of workouts, provides statistics by days, weeks, months or years and can synchronize this data with iCloud, to be analyzed in other devices like the iPad. Among its options, we can turn out the headphones from the application, excluding downtime total count , or several voices to choose to listen to our real-time statistics.
App Store | Cycelemeter (Free)
Biological BikeBrain is an application on the cycling activity, but that is mainly based on their ability to sync with other devices. Allows an extensive data collection, but without reaching the levels of some that we have already analyzed. In terms of timing, if it is the most remarkable , because it allows us to match more than one sensor of different bikes. Apart from this, you have interesting options such as on-screen to select a high contrast for better visualization of the data , and those relating to the customization which allows you to choose the data you want to see.
App Store | Biological BikeBrain (Gratis)
After analyzing these applications we can conclude that we have many and varied options to choose from , and for practice of a cycling amateur level, and where our paths are for conventional roads any application of these we can serve and convincing.
If we practice a more professional level cycling, or competing in sports such as triathlon, if we may need applications that we can demand more. In this case we would recommend Map My Ride + and Runtastic PRO Road Bike , but only specifically at cycling, Cyclemeter seems an excellent choice too.