How do you track your rides (revised)?- Mtbr.com

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  • Traditional cyclocomputer (no GPS)

    0 0%
  • Dedicated GPS head unit on the bars (Garmin/Wahoo/Lezyne/etc)

    10 22.73%
  • GPS watch (not smart - Garmin/Suunto/etc)

    6 13.64%
  • Smartwatch (Apple Watch/Garmin Vivoactive/Android)

    5 11.36%
  • Fitness band (Fitbit, etc)

    0 0%
  • Smartphone & app (Strava, RWGPS, MapMyRide, etc)

    20 45.45%
  • I don't track my rides

    3 6.82%
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    How do you track your rides (revised)?

    The other thread has excessively limited options, so here's a new one with a better selection that more accurately covers available options.

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    I use a fairly obscure app called Viewfinder. The reason I like it is because I'm close to military bases, and the desktop/laptop version shows exactly where the base areas end relative to where I was riding. So that way I can find out exactly how far I strayed into the base, since there are often no signs, and plan accordingly next time.

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    I use my phone but I've been pretty disappointed this summer at how often it loses signal and straight lines. I'm assuming a dedicated gps would be more reliable and accurate (?)
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    I used the polar app with strava, than moved to a Garmin edge 1030 and hVe the underarmor app going as well through my Samsung

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    I use Cyclemeter on my Iphone. I have an etrex20 that I use for longer rides with downloadable tracks (can download .gpx files to cyclemeter, too, so 2 is one, one is none is in effect).
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    Garmin 935 watch.

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    I used a Polar M200. It is a GPS watch that can be synced with Strava.

    Nice setup. Wrist based HRM, so no straps. Its connected to my phone via bluetooth. Solid little setup.

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    I've used a Garmin Edge 500 for many years with a chest strap HRM and speed sensor to improve distance accuracy. The 500 works fine but I also wear a Garmin 235 as a daily tracker and really like the smart features and ability to sync via bluetooth. Recently I experimented with syncing both my HRM strap and speed sensor to the 235 and so the last couple rides I've just used that (in bike mode). For basic ride/HR zone tracking it really works great and I love the convenience.

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    Depending on what I'm using at the time either a Garmin eTrex HCx or Virb Ultra 30 and copy off the .gpx or .fit files.

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    I use a Garmin 520 linked to Strava and RWGPS when I know the trails. But if Iím in unfamiliar territory and want to search for a route and follow it, Ride with GPS app on my iPhone canít be beat.


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    I use a Garmin Vivoactive HR and the Garmin Connect app on my phone and computer. I plan on using maps.me for navigation while bikepacking, but would still use the Garmin to track the ride
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    I use MapMyRide on my mobile phone. It's free and has worked so far for me.

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    Garmin Vivoactive HR watch and Strava (linked via Garmin Connect), for navigation l then also use a Garmin eTrex 30, great little bit of kit that one.
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