Cycling is a popular sport and fitness. Many have been doing it since childhood. You get on and ride a bike. There are many reasons why people love or have to ride a bike. They want to explore the area faster than walking. Or get in shape and lose weight. Whatever the reason, cycling is rewarding and there are tons of places for it. Also, in a pandemic, it is a good way to get out in the air without creating large groups. Below are the best bike cycling apps for android!
Komoot is a great app for hikers, mountain bikers, road cyclists and other similar outdoor activities. Basically, this is a navigation app. You load a region, plan a route, and then cycle, walk, or run the route. You download regions for money, hence the in-app purchases. However, the rest of the app is pretty easy to use. You can download maps for offline use with a one-time purchase, or get permanent access with an annual subscription. You can also use the app for free but with limited features.
Kudo Coach: Cycling Training Plan
Kudo Coach is another cycling coach app. It creates personalized training regimens for cyclists. The app is suitable for all kind of cyclists. It monitors your heart rate and adjusts your cycling modes accordingly. In short, if the app doesn’t see you sweating, it makes you work harder and changes the program weekly. It also stores statistics for your convenience. The app is free with limited features, you can unlock all features with a monthly or annual subscription.
MapMyRide: GPS Cycling Trains
Map My Ride – Allows you to plan bike routes and track where you have been. The app is suitable for walkers, runners and hikers. Simple enough to use. You track different bike runs, view statistics, and adjust workouts or routes accordingly. In addition, the app supports many third-party gadgets such as Under Armor shoes, Wear OS, Garmin gadgets, Fitbit trackers, Jawbone trackers and many more. Those who subscribed should consider an annual subscription because it is much cheaper than a monthly one.
Strava is a great app for both runners and bikers. It is very similar to Map My Ride. You record and track your routes, see statistics about different routes and set goals for yourself. The app tracks parameters such as distance, cycle speed, climb gained, and calories burned (approximate). There are also some social features, including the clubs feature, where you can get motivated by your fellow fitness enthusiasts. We especially love the support for indoor cycling since not everyone actually leaves the house to ride a bike. The subscription service is also relatively reasonable.
Trailforks is a mountain biking app. His catalog contains over 150,000 bike routes from all over the world. The app uses crowdsourcing, so you can add your own routes if you want. Some of the app’s features include offline route maps, GPS location support, elevation profiles, lots of information about different routes, and even some social features like a shared trip log. We didn’t encounter any unexpected in-app purchases in our testing, so this is a great mountain biking app for those on a budget.
TrainerRoad is a forward-looking cycling app. It is exclusively focused on cycling, without any other training. The app has a library of over 1000 structured workouts, each calibrated to suit your fitness level. Plus, you get over 100 cycling and triathlon workout plans, outdoor cycling support and many more features. Of course, all of these features come at a cost, and TrainerRoad is paid app. We only recommend it to those who are very serious about cycling. Otherwise, choose a better cheaper option.
TrainingPeaks is another great cycling journal app that includes many useful features. You get the ability to log your rides, track daily statistics, and even record workout comments to track your fatigue level, for example. The app tracks power, speed, distance and other metrics. There are a few more hardcore features like a heart rate monitor support, GPS location support, and the ability to schedule workouts for a longer period of time. The free version of this app is great for some basic tasks.
Cycling – Bike Tracker
This is a simple bike tracker. You can track your route, calories burned, distance, and more. Additionally, it is possible to set various goals for yourself. The app isn’t as powerful or complete as many of its competitors. However, it’s completely free, so we don’t expect super features here. The app uses GPS location data to track progress, no login or fitness accessories required. You just open it, enter data, get on your bike and ride. This is a great option for people who don’t mind a manual approach and want to save a few hundred rubles.
Zwift is a rough diamond. It works the same as Zombies, Run, but for cyclists. Basically, it turns stationary bike riding into a video game to make the ride more fun. There are tons of programs in the app, and that honestly adds a little extra depth. The online store includes many products and even sneakers from well-known brands such as Wahoo. The app is a little clumsy due to its cost. However, the Zwift companion app is actually really good.