The 2012 Wisconsin Bike Challenge is well under way. This annual event, which promotes wellness, team building and bicycling, allows participants to compare their miles and trips against others with Endomondo, an online tracking tool. But what apps can you use after the event? Take a look at the following examples and pick the app that best meets your needs. Happy cycling!
This simple, motivational exercise app combines social networking with exercise. Easily schedule and share your workouts with your friends via Facebook and log all of your workouts. Access the free app.
Wahoo Fitness App
Wahoo Fitness is a running and cycling App that tracks your heart and stride rate, cycling speed, calorie burn count, split times, cadence and power. Upload your workouts to your favorite training website like MyMyFitness, Nike+.com, Strava.com, and more. Download the free app.
Strava allows you to log all of your runs, rides and cross-training sessions and to follow friends and their activities too. Easily compare a workout (or a segment of a workout) against past efforts and other athletes. Get started.
Track all of your vital cycling data, including time, speed, distance, and elevation. View cycling routes on a map and sync your workout data to an online account. Purchase at iTunes.
Unlike its competitors, which normally require you to transfer your cycling data online to view graphs, reports, and other data, Cyclemeter keeps it all within the app. It tracks speed, distance, elevation, and time; the app also integrates with Google maps so you can easily share your cycling routes via Facebook or Twitter. Voice announcements, email alerts, and iPod integration are just some of Cyclemeter’s many additional features. Purchase at iTunes.
Cycle Tracker Pro
Easily see your cycling data at a glance, race against your best times, analyze completed workouts, and integrate your workouts with Facebook and Twitter. The app tracks altitude, distance, calories, time, speed and average speed. Purchase through the App Store.
B.iCycle provides accurate values for current speed, average speed, maximum speed, total distance, trip distance, current altitude, climbed altitude, burned calories, and trip time. Units can be set to US or metric. Learn more and purchase the app at iTunes.
Aimed at users who require top-class GPS navigation directions and easy route management for fitness, Cycle Watch can be used for cycling, running, walking and more. Cycle Watch continually records your time, location, speed, and elevation. Workouts are organized by routes and date, and stats are summarized by month. Buy and download the app at iTunes.
The Wisconsin Bike Challenge began May 1 and ends August 31. The event is FREE and provides a fun opportunity to promote wellness, team building and bicycling. You can ride solo, form a team with friends or coworkers, or join an existing team. Sign up today!