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Posted October 21, 2014
Dealer Tour riders along the Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird Lake.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Rolling on pink-accented tires provided by sponsor Hutchinson and attired in Sockguy socks bearing slogans like “Save the Ta Tas” and “Cancer Sucks” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BRAIN’s Austin Dealer Tour kicked off Tuesday sampling some of the Texas capital’s growing network of premier cycling infrastructure en route to four shops.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile bike apps / BRAIN News / BRAIN Dealer Tour / Events
Posted August 4, 2014

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Users of Garmin's GPS-powered cycling computers and its Garmin Connect website will soon be able to more seamlessly sync their data with third-party fitness aps and websites including Strava, MapMyFitness and Endomondo.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 1, 2014
Screenshot of the app's zero-reset page.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling is now offering its first app for Android devices, for use with its Stages power meter.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted April 15, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is the latest brand to create a cycling club on Strava.com, where the component company's fans can share their ride information and socialize.

Posted in International Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps
Posted April 3, 2014

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized and Strava have collaborated on a new social media platform, Strava Shop Pages, for retailers to build community around their businesses, better serve customers and get more people on bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps
Posted April 1, 2014
Screen shot of one of the app's display options.

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — For the first time, Wahoo Fitness is now offering its mobile Fitness app for Android devices.

The new app can be found in the Google Play Store.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted March 14, 2014
The activity feed on the new app.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has made a major update to its mobile app, making it more social and combining its running and cycling apps into one app.

The app is now available in 11 languages, with the addition of Dutch, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Traditional Chinese.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted December 17, 2013
A screenshot of the Stages iOS app's high-speed data page.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Power meter maker Stages Cycling has updated its mobile app and the firmware on its crankarm-based power meter to add new features.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted December 11, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava CEO Michael Horvath is stepping down to become president and chair of the company's board on Jan. 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Mobile bike apps
Posted December 4, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — GPS device brand Soleus has added compatibility with Strava to its Sync desktop software. The software upgrade allows users of Soleus' GPS watches and bike computer to upload activity data from their computers to their Strava accounts.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 23, 2013

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Peer-to-peer bike rental company Spinlister has launched a new mobile app, allowing bike owners and renters to connect worldwide.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 8, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava has added a feature to its mobile apps to allow cyclists and runners to track their performance on specific sections of road or trail in real time.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted May 30, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Soleus, a major supplier of sports watches to the running and fitness market, is entering the bike world with a GPS-enabled bike computer that will retail for $99. 

Posted in North America Tagged Mobile bike apps / Company Profile
Posted April 25, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling athletes can now add information from their Strava account to their member page on the USA Cycling website. Athlete pages on the USAC site already list race results, but now members can add a Strava "widget" that will show their training stats and achievements.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps / Competition
Posted April 2, 2013
Photo shows RFLKT display of Cyclemeter app

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Abvio, Inc. has added support for the Wahoo Fitness RFLKT computer to its Cyclemeter iPhone app.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted October 25, 2012
Who can resist having the Queen of England tell you how far you've ridden?

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — As noted in the BikeBrain app review earlier this week, there are many mobile apps that turn your smart phone into a really fancy bike computer.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted October 22, 2012
The first in our series of reviews of bike-related mobile apps
The app produces an interactive Google map

BikeBrain is one of the many, many apps that turns your iPhone into a very powerful (if somewhat large) wireless bike computer. But it has one feature we haven't encountered elsewhere.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted October 22, 2012
The Froth cockpit

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — BicycleRetailer.com is going to publish a series of reviews of bike-related mobile apps in the coming days.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted September 14, 2012
The Interbike App dashboard

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Interbike is offering two mobile downloads with tools to help showgoers stay organized at next week's show.

The show's interactive app is available for iOS, Andriod and Blackberry devices. The app includes maps, exhibitor lists and calendars of seminars and other events, plus some social features with Twitter, Facebook and a Interbike "friends" feature.

Posted in North America Tagged Mobile bike apps / Web/Internet / Interbike
Posted August 28, 2012

RATZENRIED, Germany (BRAIN)—At a press conference Tuesday during Demo Day, Fox unveiled a smartphone app to help riders set up their front and rear suspension. The free app is designed to work with all of Fox’s 2013 shocks. It will be available for the Android, iPhone and iPad as early as next week.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps / Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike

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