66% of mountain bikers use a smartphone app to track trail distances, and 42% use a GPS device. The post How Do You Track Trail Miles: GPS, Smartphone, or Cyclometer? appeared first on Singletracks Mountain Bike News. How Do You Track Trail Miles: GPS, Smartphone, or Cyclometer? by Carlos Smith More about Mountain bike accessories,
Two and a half years ago we conducted a test to see which was more accurate for recording distance and elevation data: a standalone GPS unit or a smartphone running a GPS app like Strava. In that test we found that GPS apps, running on a smartphone or even a tablet device, can record very accurate data.