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Old 04-23-2012, 09:38 AM   #7
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Location: Schroon Lake, NY
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Originally Posted by rdl View Post
I've been using MapMyRide on my iPhone. All road routes and the app has been very accurate so far. I hope to get out on the mountain bike soon so I'll have some feedback on how accurate the app is in the woods.
I think it's the sampling rate that makes Strava inaccurate on my iPhone. On the ride around the lake I recorded the trip with both to compare the data. The difference was significant. The app also sucks the battery (probably the GPS use).

Strava has some automatic data upload features with the newer wristwatch sized running GPS units. The manual upload isn't that big of a deal, and I really like the data it provides.
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