written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 1/28/2011
There are several BlackBerry bicycle apps that display bike routes and the speed of cycling. Cycling Log is an app that displays the duration, distance, and average speed of a bike ride. Other useful BlackBerry cycling apps include Bike-O-Meter, Bike Finder, Cycle Maps, and iMapMyRide.
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Cycling Log is one of many BlackBerry bicycle apps that keeps track of your cycling routine. Easily record the date, duration of bike ride, and the distance covered. The app will calculate the average pace of your treks and display the information on a calendar. Type notes for each bike ride, such as route information. Also, the data can be emailed. The Cycling Log app is available at BlackBerry App World for $2.99. Download the app directly by scanning the QR code to the right.
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Another one of the BlackBerry bicycle apps that tracks your bike rides is the Bike-O-Meter app. It functions like a speedometer by using GPS data from the phone. It accurately records the distance covered, duration, and calculates the speed. In addition, the app can display vertical data, such as elevation gain. The app can be used for other activities including walking or jogging. Click this link for a list of BlackBerry apps for runners. The Bike-O-Meter app is available at BlackBerry App World for $4.99. Download the app directly by scanning the QR code to the right.
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Another useful app for cycling is the Bike Finder app. It is designed to locate the place where you parked the bike. This is particularly helpful when renting bikes in an unfamiliar city. The app will place a location marker on a map to designate the current position of the bike. When you need to return to the bike, the app provides directions to it. The Bike Finder app is available at BlackBerry App World for $1.99. Download the app directly by scanning the QR code to the right.
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Discover the best bike paths and cycling routes with the Cycle Maps app. The app highlights routes on a map. It also tracks your bike route, records distances, and calculates speed. As you bike through a city, place a location marker for landmarks, stores, or other interesting things on the map. The app also features a compass and a search function. The Cycle Maps app is available at BlackBerry App World for $4.99. Download the app directly by scanning the QR code to the right.
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Identify your position on a map and maintain your cycling pace with the iMapMyRide app. It utilizes GPS data to record the distance traveled. The average pace, average speed, current pace, and current speed are displayed on the screen. A unique feature of this app is that it breaks bike rides into 5 mile splits for comparison. The cycling maps are viewable in Google Earth. iMapMyRide app is free at BlackBerry App World. Download the app directly by scanning the QR code to the right.