Many of our uses of the STRAVA app included turning it on and putting it in a pocket until we finished our ride. Modern bike electronics are a great addition to any cyclist's kit. Skip to main content. In addition to the metrics, Strava says you can customise your settings. It is extremely easy to use, giving in-depth analysis of recent rides and connecting you with friends and strangers alike. 80 Posts #2 • May 2, 2013. I know I can use the iPhone app on the iPad but it does not look good and does not make good use of the iPad larger screen. Marathon training or simply love going for a bike ride? Here we are opening the STRAVA app to start a ride, with the iPhone 5 mounted on the bike and safely protected from weather. Strava has both a mobile app and website, but not a desktop application. How do you choose the bike computer that will meet your... the world's most carefully tested and objective gear reviews. Privacy | Cookies | Terms, The world's most in-depth and scientific reviews of gear. - Real-time data Jepster provides real-time performance data of your ride. The STRAVA website adds a great social aspect to training. I would like to use Strava on my iPhone as my bike computer and replace my current wireless bike computer. Bike Computer offers personalized metrics, it syncs with Strava and Facebook, and provides MAXIMUM SAFETY with the unique “Keep me Safe” feature. GPS-enabled computers are available from traditional bike computer makers such as CatEye and Sigma, as well as new players like Lezyne, Bryton, and Mio. Most of the detailed information is better gained after the ride is uploaded anyhow. I have used Strava for more than a year and find it to be an excellent tool to keep track of my riding. We prefer to use Strava by leaving the phone in our jerseys or recording our ride on a different GPS enabled computer and loading it to the website afterwards. This is $5.99/month or $59.99/year, and is charged through your Apple account. STAY FOCUSED ON THE IMPORTANT THINGS Here’s what you get for free: TRACK, LOG, AND ANALYZE YOUR WORKOUTS -Track your cycling workout using GPS -See your time, distance, pace/speed, heart rate, etc. Try out a new trail with Strava distance tracker and mile counter or even track running speed. It all comes down to what you need. When we were ready to ride, the opening screen has a very large 'start' button. Although displaying three modes falls short of most of the other computers tested, these are the basic three points of data used when riding. Bike Computer’s community likes the app so much, they pedaled over 2.5 million kilometers to… The app closes as soon as auto-pause kicks in. Wireless bike computers are standard and most will easily attach to … This guide will help you decide if a cycle computer will benefit you or if your smartphone … Furthermore, it supports ANT+™ and Bluetooth heart rate monitors, speed and/or cadence senors and power meters. But road cyclists tend to prefer smaller head units. Improve your cycling performance with personalized metrics, share your rides on Strava and Facebook, and stay safe with the unique Keep me Safe feature. The ROAM is fully integrated with popular apps such as Strava, Komoot, Ride With GPS, Best Bike Split and Relive. They are hard to find though. Learn More. To use a phone as a bike computer, you'll need a ruggedized phone ideally with a mount and mount adapter. I developer an Android bike computer app so do have some knowledge of the market. A note worth mentioning is that a third-party ANT+ sensor is needed for the iPhone to pick up a heart rate monitor. You can keep these private, or make them public for other riders to see. The STRAVA app is incredibly intuitive and easy to use. Third-party components allow heart rate and cadence tracking, and an upgraded membership accesses power output, your suffer score, and GPX file exporting. Heart rate can also bee seen in a chart, showing average and max heart rate. There’s an app for everyone, from those that let you dive deep into the nerdiest of performance data, to an app that helps you make a friend in your neighborhood who runs the same pace as you. Free of cost and loaded onto your smart phone, STRAVA keeps track of distance, time, elevation, calories, and speed. On your phone or computer, you can follow the initial instructions to set up … STRAVA keeps a leaderboard of the fastest times, with the top rider earning the KOM (King of the Mountain) badge. You need a bigger device in order to use the keyboard on the phone without it being too hard to use. b) Android wear Strava app You are able to 'follow' other athletes, which shows their recent activities in your feed. Got feedback? If you’re on a new model Android 8 or higher, they support Bluetooth tethering, so you can connect the second Android bike computer over Bluetooth so that’s it’s tethered without consuming lots of battery. At