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How to safely pause Garmin navigations?

Option A: Press start/stop and then power. When activity is paused, power button will instantly switch the screen off (instead of locking the screen). This helps to further reduce battery consumption ...
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Getting ride data from Bosch CX System

I have since purchased and installed a SpeedBox BT Unit, which offers (besides unlocking of the CX motor) a full snapshot of all parameters. Logging in the app is a little underwhelming, and does not ...
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Getting ride data from Bosch CX System

Bosch uses CAN bus for communication between motor, battery, display. There is no easy way to read data from it. check out COBI.Bike it may offer some of features you want. Else you can hack into ...
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Getting ride data from Bosch CX System

Bosch now offers upgraded head units, KIOX and NYON, which enable GPS and power meter, color displays. Some new model year ebikes are coming standard with these new color display/controller units. You ...
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How can I combine Garmin recorded track data with FitBit heart rate data?

The GPX files produced by GPS devices are just XML so can fairly easily be edited by computer programs (and simple edits like removing sections where your GPS glitched out can even be done “by hand” ...
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Estimating trainer 'effort above the flat' by heart rate + cadence

That got me thinking: rather than work out the effort above my 'wine cask' resistance level, I ought to be able to work out the 'effort above flat' implied by the level of resistance I dial in ...
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Estimating trainer 'effort above the flat' by heart rate + cadence

Might I enquire your age? This answer will be a bit vague without that, but you can work it out backwards. The rule of thumb says that your max heart rate is 220-(your age in years) I'm 40, so ...
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Android tracking app that only periodically uses GPS

Locus Maps allows you to configure GPS auto-off times, but I haven't tried it yet. However in my experience that's not even necessary unless you go on very long rides (or have a very old phone).
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Cycling app that uploads to Nike Plus?

I know this is an old article, but I thought you'd like to know that you can also sync Garmin TO Nike+, but not the other way around. And it does accurately transfer your data. It does automatically ...
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Cycling app that uploads to Nike Plus?

Nike+ is designed for running, the data captured while cycling may not be accurate or useful. I would recommend Strava as a fitness-tracking service which supports multiple sports. It is possible to ...
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Recommendation for tracking device

I use a Garmin Forerunner 235 which has these features. The heart rate monitor is built into the back of the watch, rather than using a chest strap which I think the Polar model does. It can also ...
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Is there any good software to track and compare rides using my own computer

I use IPbike for Android. It has strava upload in case you want it but also gives you files in sensible formats by sensible means. It's got sensor integration but I use it with only GPS. You can give ...
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Is there a way to make activity wristbands read bike rides more accurately?

I put on a pair of socks, slip my Vivofit 2 inside the sock and wrap around my ankle. It doesn't move and I walk around or ride my bike and it counts everything!
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Are there any bicycle computers that will log ride data?

New answer to an old question. Strava is the new thing on the block, and has been around since 2011. You get a client running on a smartphone and it does the tracking. Its also possible to synch ...
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