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Is anyone using a GPS software program on Cell Phone to map their routes?? If so which one is best

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nokia sportstracker, i was quite dumbfounded. Its so accurate you can even see when i cross the road going in the same direction

 

i have a nokia 5230

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Sportstracker works on any Nokia phone that has a built-in gps receiver

 

I used sportstracker with a gps dongle connected to my nokia via bluethooth. Worked better than the internal gps, seeing as the battery lasts a lot longer.

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I've tried a couple and the one I always go back to is Endomondo.

But all the free stuff have their plus points and drawbacks.

 

I'd like to find one that shows "total climbing" and that doesn't freeze up randomly.

 

The other one I have on my phone is MapMyTracks...

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HTC snap

 

try Track my journey... It's a j2me app for your phone.

 

Either that, or Wayfinder Active.

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I use nokia sports tracker and then export the file to *.gpx. I then import this into a free software called SportTracks which gives you everything you need. It gives you your total ascent, calories, weather, can even estimate power output.

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Apologies for the hijack but does anyone know where I can get a bike mount for a Nokia (E75) - I'd like to use the GPS and sportstracker.

 

Cheers

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Is anyone using a GPS software program on Cell Phone to map their routes?? If so which one is best

I Do not know about the HTC snap but for my iphone I use RunKeeper pro which works pretty well. After each ride it automatically uploads the data to runkeeper.com and you are able to view your distance,duration,average pace,your track on a map,average speed,calories burned and your climb.

 

With RunKeeper you are also able to export the map in the GPX format or for google earth. You can also share you activity,for example here is a activity I did:http://runkeeper.com/user/EdwinWatson/activity/12966638

And yes I know I am slow and lazy :( I don't ride much its something I enjoy doing once in a while not like you hard core rider :P

 

Apologies for the hijack but does anyone know where I can get a bike mount for a Nokia (E75) - I'd like to use the GPS and sportstracker.

 

Cheers

I have just ordered a velotrac phone mount,its like a little pouch that you put your phone in. Unfortunately the devise does not sit on your handle bars but rather on the frame.This is fine with me because my iphone is everything to me and I feel having it on the frame is just a bit dangerous.

http://velotrac.com/images/stories/demo/rokstories/rs2.jpg

I am sure your devise will be able to slide into the pouch,there may be a gap on the side but it will work if you cant find anything else :) When I get the mount I will tell you if it is worth the price however I only payed $36.84 USD for it and that includes shipping so if it is not great I wont be to upset. I have read a few good reviews about it and apparently its pretty good.

 

I am just worried about my leg's hitting it but I don't think that's going to be a problem.

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I use nokia sports tracker and then export the file to *.gpx. I then import this into a free software called SportTracks which gives you everything you need. It gives you your total ascent, calories, weather, can even estimate power output.

 

I do the same but I do find it important to wait for Sports Tracker to 'see' the satellites before venturing off on my ride. Takes a little while on my E71 else I get some 'strange' readings at the start .....

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I do the same but I do find it important to wait for Sports Tracker to 'see' the satellites before venturing off on my ride. Takes a little while on my E71 else I get some 'strange' readings at the start .....

 

I usually get a signal quite quickly but the data is less reliable when mountain biking when theres a lot of trees around.

 

Also altitude data from satellites isn't always reliable so I use an altitude correction tool in SportTracks to smooth out my data.

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I use my iPhone to do all my stuff, particularly the cyclemeter app which I think cost me less than 50 bucks. It works AWESOMELY. Has gps, elevation, etc and you can set it to talk to you every so minutes telling you your average speeds, elevation, ride time etc. You can save your routes, and if you reride it will work on your previous rides, telling you if you were faster, slower, etc.

 

I don't have a mount for my bike (even if I did, i wouldn't use it. My iPhone is my precious) but i just load some music, turn on app, and put it in my pocket.

 

I love it!

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