Whether you ride a bicycle for joy or for physical fitness, you may want to keep a track of your performance. You may like to measure the distance, difference in riding speed or difference in altitude. These readings may help you determine the level of performance when you participate in competitive bicycling. You may even like to track your heart-rate or burnt calories during bicycle rides. These readings can help you determine the level of your fitness. With technical advancement, you may easily receive these data from using a bike GPS system. These compact electronic devices can deliver important information regarding your every ride.
A bike GPS system delivers a power-packed performance within a compact body. These electronic devices are available in various screen sizes. You may even find a device which has a larger screen. The size of the screen does not just improve your visibility. It enables you to freely operate different features present on a device or screen. These devices use either user-friendly buttons or touch-screen interface to perform various actions. Hence, you can select a GPS-tracking system depending upon your comfort and requirements. Several latest devices include ultra-sensitive touch-screen interface enabling you to activate different features without taking off the cycling gloves. Alongside the screen’s size, the display resolution of these devices also varies. The latest devices may have a colored screen with a basic resolution of 160x240. The GPS-tracking devices with/without a color display can reflect the sunlight and improve your visibility. Hence, you have no difficulty reading the data when riding a bike. The latest devices also have built-in lighting mechanism enabling you to effortlessly read the data at dark.
Together with the advanced digital and technical features, the latest cycling GPS devices are also fitted with advanced mechanical features. These devices are built with a sturdy exterior frame capable of withstanding the damage due to jerking at the time of cycling. The exterior frame of these devices is equally capable of withstanding the damages of water. The latest devices feature International Protection rating of 7 (IP7). Hence, these devices are water-resistant up to one meter for 20-30 minutes. This particular feature enables you to ride a bicycle fitted with a GPS device regardless of the climatic conditions.
Using the latest cycling GPS device, you may gather different types of data pertaining to different matters. You may track the speed of your riding and may make an average of your cycling speed at the end of the day. You may use the information to evaluate your performance. These devices also inform you about your maximum cadence along with the riding time. The odometer fitted with a GPS tracking device informs you regarding the distance that you have covered. These devices also help you learn about your fitness through the measurement of maximum/minimum/average heart-rate. You can also learn about the maximum altitude, the level of ascent/descent and temperature when riding a bicycle.