Cycling apps offer a similar, marginal boost to the less superhuman cyclist, enriching the experience of cycling without ever detracting from the essence of this traditional pursuit.
Five handy apps which could enrich your cycling experiences!
Install Strava for Android here & iPhone here
2. Bike Repair – This extraordinarily useful app is a best friend to all those of us who are guilty of an incomplete mechanical knowledge of our bikes (i.e. nearly all of us). Bike Repair features a comprehensive array of repair guides, ensuring all emergencies or minor repair jobs are accounted for.
Install Bike Repair for Android here & iPhone here
3. Bike Hub – Designed for rides up to 100 miles, BikeHub is essentially a sat-nav for your smartphone. The app helps you find the quickest or quietest routes from one location to another by bike. BikeHub also has a handy feature to locate your nearest bike shop, useful if you suffer a mechanical while out on a ride in an unfamiliar area. Price: Free, Compatible with both iPhone and Android.
5. Fill that Hole – Here’s your chance to join in the fight to eradicate that great bane of all cyclists, the pothole. This app allows users to inform on any pot holes they encounter on their travels. Simply enter the details, then the app will on the information to the relevant authorities. Developed by CTC.
Install Bike Hub for Android here & iPhone here
4. Cycle Hire – Never again will you face an arduous search for a cycle hire shop again... unless you live in the wrong part of the UK. This app comes with a London map pre-loaded, making it ideally suited for visitors to the capital.