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GPS Buyers Guide for Mountain Bikers

There's been a lot of discussion about GPS and mountain biking around here lately so we thought we'd put together our first ever Mountain Bikers' Buyers Guide to help you make the right choice. Look for more buyers guides for other MTB products coming soon! Basic Features Most GPS Devices Include While
 

What a GPS Can Do for Mountain Bikers

You've probably heard the hype surrounding Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers lately or even seen someone out on the trails using one. But what can a GPS do for you as a mountain biker? If you're currently using a cycling computer to keep track of ride data or you're interested
 

How To Use Garmin MapSource for MTB Trails

Garmin MapSource is a popular software tool for transferring maps and trail data to Garmin GPS units but it canbe confusing for first time users, particularly when it comes to loading singletracks trail data. Here's a quick guide for getting the most out of Garmin MapSource and your singletracks membership. Load
 

How to Create GPS Trail Logs With A Smartphone

Logging GPS tracks of your rides can be fun and informative. You can compare your times from previous rides, use the data to make full-blown maps for yourself or others, and you can even use those maps to earn a free, lifetime pro membership here at Singletracks! Just a couple of
 

Using GPS to Navigate the Mountain Bike Trail

GPS units are great for mountain biking, filling the role of both cycling computer and trail map in one simple package. Back in 2006 we wrote about using your GPS for trail navigation and clearly a lot has changed since then. This article is an update to the 2006 article;
 

Mountain Bike PRO Cycling Computer App Powered by Runtastic

As an employee of Singletracks.com, there is no such thing as just "going for a mountain bike ride" anymore. I'm not complaining--working for Singletracks is pretty much the coolest job on the planet, and has taken me places that I never dreamed it would. But since "work" is always in
 

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

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
 

How to Create GPS Trail Logs With A Smartphone

Logging GPS tracks of your rides can be fun and informative. You can compare your times from previous rides, use the data to make full-blown maps for yourself or others, and you can even use those maps to earn a free, lifetime pro membership here at Singletracks! Just a couple of
 

The Strava Effect on Mountain Biking

In case you haven't heard of it, Strava is a website/mobile app that allows you to share information about your mountain bike rides using GPS data collected during the ride. The social network is built around the idea of tracking your fitness progress and challenging friends (and even strangers) which
 

How to Create Great MTB Trail Maps Using Your GPS

Singletracks members have posted GPS data for nearly 2,000 unique mountain bike trails over the years, not to mention countless updates and additions to existing trail maps. In that time we've refined a set of tips and tricks for creating great maps using GPS data and thought now would be
 

How to Create Great MTB Trail Maps Using Your GPS

Singletracks members have posted GPS data for nearly 2,000 unique mountain bike trails over the years, not to mention countless updates and additions to existing trail maps. In that time we've refined a set of tips and tricks for creating great maps using GPS data and thought now would be
 

The 10 Best Apps for Mountain Biking

Smartphones have changed the way that most of us mountain bike--whether it's just getting to the trail, capturing the visual experience of the ride, or logging our stats, smartphones can do it all. To help you get the most out of your smartphone mountain biking experience, the Singletracks team put together
 
 

 

 

About GPS & Mobile Apps for Mountain Biking

Tired of getting lost on the trail or looking for a better way to track your training? We'll get you up to speed on the best GPS units and smartphone/mobile apps for mountain biking.