Phone VS Cycling Computer: Does A Smart Phone Do The Job?

Published on July 4th 2020


Cycling computers have come on leaps and bounds in the last few years. Gone are the days of a rats nest of wires twisted down your fork blade to a magnet on your spoke. Now we have Gorilla glass, GPS mapping, and enormous battery lives! But, Smartphones have improved a lot as well. For many people, they represent a great alternative to a specific bike computer and most of us own one already. There are pros and cons to each set up and, in this video, Conor finds out what works best, and whether you really need a bike specific computer. Check out the GCN App: Subscribe: The GCN Shop: #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike Do you have a cycling computer? Do you prefer to use your smartphone? Do you not use a head unit at all? Let us know in the comments below! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 How To Stop Your Seatpost From Slipping: Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Laser Drops - HiP CoLouR Final Voyage - T-Shirts & Sweats Jalapeno - Pableno Feel the Pressure (Instrumental Version) - Daxten Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: GCN Italia: Suscribirse a GCN en Español: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -