The 10 Best Apps for Mountain Biking

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The smartphone is the single most ubiquitous piece of technology today. These days, everyone from your 80-year-old grandma on down to your 12-year-old nephew is walking around with their head down, tapping away on their iPhone. While some have decried the smartphone as a distraction from real life and the natural world around us, these ever-present …

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Interbike 2014: Gadgets for MTB Geeks

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Love it or hate it, technology is becoming an increasing part of peoples’ lives, and that even extends to the mountain bike trail. Check out these mountain bike gadgets we spied at Interbike: Velocity Clip The Velocity Clip is a universal smartphone mount mashed up with a GoPro-compatible clip so you can use your smartphone …

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Review: Endomondo Sports Tracker App

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This is a common conversation when I head out riding with a friend of mine: Friend:  “I’m going to set my tracker app.  Maybe it’ll work this time.” Me: “Ok, I’ll set my Endomondo app, and we can compare when we get back!” (After the ride, which we know to be about 6 miles long.) …

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Hitcase Pro and ChestR: Your iPhone is an Action Camera

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The Hitcase Pro and ChestR transform your iPhone into a trail-worthy action camera, ready for almost any moves you can throw at it. No need to pack a helmet camera for your next adventure–just mount your smartphone and go! I recently tested the Hitcase Pro for iPhone 5 and this is my review. The case …

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Smartphones on the Trail: All Your Mountain Biking Electronics in One Package

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Some people denounce the smartphone as a technological leash forever tying those who own them to the world of digital screens and the internet. I, on the other hand, choose to think of my smartphone as the ultimate liberation from the burden of mountain biking electronics. (Note: In this article, I may say “iPhone” frequently, …

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