Tag Archives: GPS

Modeling bicycle dynamics

We publish another paper by Osman Isvan. He uses a simplified model with only 3 degrees of freedom and simulates system frequency response under steady-state and transient conditions. He investigates the effects on vibration isolation of several key parameters including … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Modeling bicycle dynamics

GPS not working right on your smartphone?

Older smartphone no longer maps bicycle routes well? Rides are recorded as 173,000 hours long? (Really!) New article by our friend Mark Sevier explains these problems and offers some solutions.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on GPS not working right on your smartphone?

Osman Isvan on Ride Data

Osman analyzes data from over 1000 of his own bicycle rides to see what they show, and describes what might be discovered by mining the huge troves of data held by Strava, RidewithGPS and other GPS-based mapping services. Osman makes … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Osman Isvan on Ride Data

Gear calculator updated

The Gear Calculator has been updated with new Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo cassettes, and the new Shimano Steps 5-speed internal-gear hub for E-bikes. French and German versions of the Calculator have been updated too.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Addition to post about 360-degree video

Thanks to Philip Carlson, our article about 360-degree video now includes a video clip illustrating the nighttime performance of the Garmin VIRB 360 camera. As expected, there is camera-motion blur, but it looks much different from that with a conventional camera.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Addition to post about 360-degree video

Cyclecomputer and GPS database updated

Sheldonbrown.com has compiled links to more cyclecomputer and bicycle GPS manuals, old and new, than you will find anywhere else on the Internet. We have once again added information on new models and re-linked when a brand has discontinued support, … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cyclecomputer and GPS database updated

More about bicycling video

A table of contents page for our articles about bicycling video, and some new articles too — camera reviews, articles about technique and video-editing software.

Posted in New pages, Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on More about bicycling video

Gear Calculator updated!

Our gear calculator is now updated to cover the newest cassettes from Shimano, SRAM and SunRace. — Still to update: the French- and German-language versions.

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Gear Calculator updated!

Cyclecomputer and GPS database update

Our cyclecomputer and GPS database is undergoing a major review. We’re not all done yet but we have fixed a number of bad links where manufacturers dropped support — thanks to the Internet Archive and our backup copies. And then … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cyclecomputer and GPS database update

RideWithoutGPS

Technology can just get to be too much. Do you lose valuable riding time fiddling with your phone or GPS device? Bet you do. The battery will run out, sooner or later. On some unfamiliar backroad. Off-roading deep in the … Continue reading

Posted in New pages | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on RideWithoutGPS