How to explore by cycling app
Increasingly we are all downloading and buying apps. Whether it’s an app for your smartphone, table or iPad, they are proving to be a useful addition to all areas of our lives. For cyclists, the range of apps just keeps on growing.
We have previously written about the Yorkshire Tour de France app – and four more apps
Five great cycling apps for smartphones
Six of the best explore by bike apps
Cycle Ireland App
A website that offers lots of online route guides for cyclists keen to explore Ireland has brought out a new Cycle Ireland App. You’ll find 100 of the most scenic routes in the country passing many of Ireland’s top attractions and covering almost 7000kms. The app includes photos, videos and route descriptions than can be viewed on both the Cycleireland.ie
website and the App.
National Cycle network app
The free app, developed by the travel charity Sustrans, details more than 25,000 miles of British cycling and walking routes. Now there is no excuse for not getting out on your bike this summer.
Cycling the Alps app
Check out the details of many the cycling passes in the Alps and know what to expect when you start cycling one. This app allows you to see the complete pass from a bird’s eye view with a Google Earth Tour.
Haute Route app
The Haute Route is billed as one of the highest and toughest cyclosportives in the world. This is a professionally run seven-day road race aimed at amateur road cyclists. The app allows users to follow all the action without leaving their iPhone or iPad.
Cycle Gran Canaria app
This popular island offers a host of cycling routes. This app details 20 great routes with course details, as well as audio and visual information.
iLands Majorca app
This app costs £2.99 but if you are a Majorca cycling fan there is plenty of useful stuff. You’ll find a map you can use off-line map, doctors and hospitals info, cycling routes and hire destinations, restaurant tips and a beach finder for rest days. You might need to overlook some of the slightly odd English, though!
Tell us about your favourite cycling app!
for lots of cycling tour ideas and inspiration, route notes, accommodations and baggage transfer included (no need for an app, unless you want it!)