11 best motorcycle apps for riders
Every motorcycle rider or traveler including me wait for the weekend to fulfill the joy of ride and to throw away all the workload pressure out of the world. We all have a very busy day in the office on almost all weekdays. Taking out the motorcycle for a long ride on weekend refreshes our body and mind to make a better week ahead.
Entertainment is much required for everyone. Going for a long ride is much more than that. We completely engage ourselves in nature and everything here is practical. We meet new people and new places on all rides. I always say “When life gets complicated I Ride”! During busy weekdays even mobile phone irritates a lot, but today I’m going to show you the best motorcycle apps for riders which will definitely help you to use the mobile phone efficiently on your long ride. Usually, on a long ride, we need apps to make the ride convenient, fun and safe.
The list of best motorcycle apps for riders are here :
REVER: Motorcycle, Maps, GPS, Navigation, Planner
- Polarsteps – Travel Tracker
- BikerSOS – Motorcycle Trip GPS Tracker & SOS
- Autosist- Car, Motorcycle, or Fleet Maintenance & Gas Log
- AUTOIST DIARY – CAR & BIKE
- Battery Doctor
- Weather App
- Fuelio: Gas log & costs, GPS tracker
- Eat Sleep Ride
- Waze – GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation
- First Aid Guide
1 REVER: Motorcycle, Maps, GPS, Navigation, Planner
REVER is the largest motorcycle, map, GPS, tracker, planner, and community for riders and It helps you to connect with the global community of motorcycle rider. A rider can plan his trip or a long ride with the best-suggested motorcycle routes in the app. If the route has the network connectivity issue then the route map can be download and used as an offline resource. Rever has a live tracking feature which helps your community or friends to know exactly where you are. In terms of safety, it is really helpful. Rever keeps track of the complete ride. It tracks the information like the distance traveled, the time taken for that distance, average speed, number of breaks, etc,.
Rever community is an advantage for motorcycle riders. You can find professional and genuine riders in the app. Also, we can create a like-minded people group to organize a better ride. You can share your route plans with your community members or friends so that they can ride along with you. While on the road trip you can upload a picture right at the spot and add it to the community feed or your own wall. It is really a good community for motorcycle riders.
REVER MOTORCYCLE APP FEATURES
- Track the ride distance, duration and speed. You can keep your rides public or private.
- Plan and sync with mobile phone. You can plan your trip at home using the official site rever.co account and sync with your mobile so that your plan can be carried along with you.
- A much required topographical and Satellite maps with GPS navigation
- Weather stats to help you by knowing the temperatures and riding conditions on your trip.
2 Polarsteps – Travel Tracker
Polarsteps is a beautiful app which automatically tracks your route and places you have visited while you are on a long ride or traveling. Your journey will be showcased in a visually appealing way. You just need to connect to the internet, all you activities like routes taken and places in between, location, photos and more are collected in your personal travel profile in the app. It is not necessary to use this app while traveling, you just need to connect to the internet and leave it, every activity will be automatically transferred to the app. Once you reach back home you can see your journey in a very beautiful and visually appealing way.
You can share your activities with your friends and parents, where they can see your travel log. Travel stats and routes are printed with a beautiful album. The app developers have said that this app uses very less battery which will be a plus point for all travelers.
3 BikerSOS – Motorcycle Trip GPS Tracker & SOS
BikerSOS is majorly good for SOS, It will automatically detect the accident and make an emergency call automatically to your emergency contacts.!
We all know that when we go for a long ride either solo or group our parents are worried a lot about us in terms of safety. Because any small impact during motorcycle ride would become serious damage. But when we have BikerSOS we no need to worry, let us give our parents a peace of mind.
Before starting your long ride don’t forget to activate BikerSOS on your phone. This app keeps track of your ride. In case of any impact and injury, this app will send an emergency message to your emergency contact or the medical center. Just not that, this app gives some basic information about the medication and nearby medical center.
Live tracking feature helps your loved one’s to know where exactly you are and how safe you are. Interesting right? This app is not just for SOS but also used for collecting memories. You can keep all the records of visited places and destinations and share it with your community.
4 Autosist – Car, Motorcycle, or Fleet Maintenance & Gas Log
Autosist does a lot of things like helps you stay organized and manages your vehicle documents by taking the photo and keep it in the portal. It is easy to access and no need of any paper to carry. It also gives you the ability to log and record maintenance, reminders, fuel economy, and more. You can keep all your expenses and bills in a well-organized log. This application runs on cloud technology and you can access your records and documents anywhere and anytime. Autosist is cross-platform which is accessible through Android, iOS and website.
Keeping maintenance log is very important, this application helps it by neatly organized. Maintenance logs like last serviced date, last oil changed, when was full tanked, the last date of tire replaces and more. It will be very easy to keep this information in one place and access it anywhere and at any time.
5 AUTOIST DIARY – CAR & BIKE
Autoist Diary is another app just like Autosist, you can use this as an alternate app. This app also keeps all your documents and logs organized and safely in the cloud. With the global account, you can access it anywhere and any time.
6 Battery Doctor
Battery Doctor is one of the most useful app for motorcycle riders. As we all know battery consumption is more when we use apps with the internet, especially navigation which sucks out the battery in no time. This app help to keep your battery healthy by stopping power consuming apps, cooling down battery temperature and monitoring battery status.
While traveling we need more hours of the mobile phone to be functional. If the phone dies because of the battery then it would be very difficult to manage. We can’t track our location, we can’t make a call which is a primary usage. In the middle of nowhere if the phone dies and we don’t know where to go! Especially when we are in problems and emergencies we definitely need our phone to be functional. Battery Doctor will definitely increase the battery performance by at least 1.6X.
7 Weather forecast
The weather forecast is a popular and very helpful app which gives detailed information about the weather in and around us. If you know weather information before your plan, you can prepare your road trip carefully so that your road trip doesn’t go for a toss. It is recommended for every motorcycle rider or any traveler to know the weather information of the destination or the route which you are taking. Many times I have encountered surprise rain which delayed my big ride plans. So never make such mistakes. Just download this app and keep updated of the weather.
This app updates the weather hourly and notifies silently. Not just today’s weather but also you can see whole week weather and 10 days weather. Weather forecast app detects weather forecasts in your current location automatically. There is much information in weather forecasts app which includes visibility distance, weather condition, atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, precipitation in different units, wind speed and direction, dew point, in addition to ten days future forecast.
8 Fuelio: Gas log & costs, GPS tracker
Fuelio is one kind of a different application from other listed above. This app is used to track your mileage, fuel consumption and fuel costs. Using this App you can track ride expenses, auto service, your fill-ups, fuel consumption, motorcycle´s mileage, fuel costs/fuel prices and save money. This app uses the full tank algorithm to calculate fuel consumption and can calculate how many liters of fuel you have used between fill-ups.
You have to manually enter the amount and your current odometer value. Fill-up will calculate your fuel economy and maintain a log of your purchases, and display statistics for your data.
9 Eat Sleep Ride
Eat Sleep Ride is all in one app for motorcycle riders which is a tracking, social and safety app. It is a kind of social app for bikers, you can create your ride, plan the route, see the conditions, share with your community and friends, finally execute the ride plan. Discover the best motorcycle roads nearby and around the world as suggested by professional motorcycle riders. Without any data plan you can track and record your ride. shows you and your friends standing on ride performances which is quite engaging.
10 Waze – GPS, Maps, Traffic Alerts & Live Navigation
Waze tells you what is happening on the road. It might be traffic jams, crashes, police, construction, and more in real-time. Once you plan your long ride you can just open this app to see what’s happening on your route plan. If anything stops on the map you can change the plan immediately. It is always good to know our routes well. In fact, I personally faced a lot of issues on my long ride. So don’t make such mistakes. Usually, National highways are not a big problem but state highways might be and also crossing the states would be also a problem sometimes. This app might help you.
11 First Aid Guide
We all know how important is our safety. Not just on long rides or just for bikers, this app will help any person in emergency situations and on small injuries. First aid helps you keep your environment safer. Accidents can happen anywhere, even if we are not riding and just sitting idle on the bike and may fall because of karma, there would be a small wound or injury at least. Know what to do in such a situation is very important. First aid is not only for small injuries it will also help in major issues also, the best example is a heart attack. This app gives your almost a nursing level of information and steps to follow. So better we install this app and get some knowledge on first aid. And I strongly recommend you to carry first aid box with you on every ride.