As a motorcyclist, there are many tools available to help you become a safe and knowledgeable rider. Your mobile device is a great place to start. You can download a wide variety of apps that allow you to plan, map and track.
From navigation to safety, the available apps are almost endless. Here are some of the top ones to consider downloading:
Eat Sleep Ride
This is a must-have, whether you are a hobbyist, cruiser or racer. Eat Sleep Ride has numerous features, including a social community, GPS and tracker. If you pay for the premium version, you also get access to CRASHLIGHT, a feature that detects collisions and immediately sends out alerts to your emergency contact.
Whether looking to beat morning traffic or figure out the best route for your weekend getaway, Waze has you covered. It is the largest navigation and traffic app. This app will alert you in real-time about congestion or accidents to avoid.
The last thing you want is for the weather to ruin your biking experience. Dark Sky offers minute-by-minute forecasts, showing you exactly when the rain will begin or end or what your commute will be like. It can help you avoid weather-related accidents.
Getting ready for your next trip is easy with this community app. Riser recommends places to stop and lets you document your trip and share it with other riders. It is good for planning your route according to your unique riding style.
Diablo Super Biker
Tracking valuable details about your motorcycle and rides is possible with this free app. Diablo Super Biker lets you track everything from center mass, lean angles, maximum acceleration, tire width, altitude, gravitational acceleration and atmospheric and temperature pressure. This science data is sure to quench your thirst about everything you need to know.