IpBike ANT+™ Bike Computer

IpBike ANT+™ Bike Computer


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IpBike is an app to turn your Android phone or tablet into a fully functional bike computer ideal for mounting on the bars of your bike.

Supports ANT+ See if your phone is ANT capable at http://www.thisisant.com/directory/filter/~/60/~/

This product is ANT+ certified and complies with the following ANT+ device profiles:

Bicycle speed
Bicycle cadence
Bicycle combined speed and cadence
Bicycle power (including pedalling effectiveness and smoothness)
Heart rate (Hrv with beta IpSensorMan)

See ANT+ Compatible devices at http://www.thisisant.com/directory/ipbike/

Not yet certified but fully working support for
Stride based speed and distance (footpod)
Environment (Garmin Tempe)
Muscle Oxygen (with beta IpSensorMan)

Bluetooth low energy, Bluetooth Smart support is in beta testing with support for Heart Rate , Bike speed and cadence, running speed and cadence and Bike Power. See http://www.iforpowell.com/cms/index.php?page=btle-beta

Barometric pressure sensor used to enhance altitude on compatible devices e.g. Sony Xperia Active, Go, Z, Z2, Z3, Z3 compact. Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Galaxy Note, Note II, Note 3, S3 and S4 and S5.

Direct upload support for Google Fit, VeloHero, RunKeeper, TrainingPeaks, Sporttracks.mobi, Attackpoint, Strava, Trainingstagebuch, Cycling Analytics and RunningAHEAD. Direct email based upload for sites like ridewithgps and mapmytracks. Other sites supported by exporting .gpx or .tcx or .FIT ride files you can automate this process by using things like the DropBox or Drive apps.

The main riding screens are all fully customisable for colour, size and number of i with all the stats you would expect (over 100 to choose from) plus some less common ones given suitable sensors like.

5s Avg. Power
30s Avg. Power
Normalised Power
Power Balance
Torque Effectiveness
Pedal Smoothness
Pedalling %
Ride Avg. incline
Total Ascent
Current rate of climb
Current Incline
Recent Heart rate variance
Coasting time
Hemoglobin concentration
Battery level

Mapping support is either online or offline using Mobile Atlas Creator or MapsForge .map files.
You can upload .fit .gpx or .kml route files to follow as you ride.

Real time plot available with your critical stats updated as you ride.

Multi step workouts can be designed with time, distance, heart rate or power based durations. Targets can be power, cadence, heart rate or speed based. Repetitions can be counts or till time or distance targets. Support for FIT workout format file import and export. Feedback on target and progress.

Text to speech audio feedback available with customisation over what is read back and when.

IpBike aims to be feature rich - comparing to stand alone bike computes its Garmin 810 class rather than Garmin 200 or 500. If you want a simple app please look else where. If you want lots of features please be prepared to take time to learn how to use them see http://www.iforpowell.com/cms/index.php?page=help


The free version of IpBike is limited to one million wheel revolutions (or equivalent in gps only mode 2070mm wheel). For permanent use after this you will need to get the IpBikeKey app which will unlock this limitation.

IpBike uses IpSensorMan to provide access to ANT+, Btle and BlueTooth sensors. If you have a compatible phone and do not have IpSensorMan installed you will be prompted to install it. You can use an ANT USB Stick if your phone supports USB host mode. For Hrv Muscle Oxygen and Btle you need the beta version see http://www.iforpowell.com/cms/index.php?page=IpSensorMan-beta

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Recently changed in this version

Initial Dutch translation thanks to Marnix.
Fixed power range bug.
Added private Strava upload option.
Updated Spanish and Polish translations.
Fix for manual bike selection after a pause not starting the bike sensors.
Update to the styling of the items and bin data in the ride summary display.
Change SportsTracks upload for calories to the right units.
Ride history selector check boxes for have power, hr, cadence, temperature and Muscle Oxygen.
Efficiency Factor display item added.

Comments and ratings for IpBike ANT+™ Bike Computer
  • (69 stars)

    by Razali Osman on 24/03/2015

    Work with my SRM PC7 and Powermeter. Also work with my garmin HR and Speed+Cadence sensor. I will give it 5 star if its got more stable connection with my powermeter.

  • (69 stars)

    by Neil Francis Estrella on 21/03/2015

    I use an ANT+ heart rate monitor. Is it possible to set a max heart rate and make the device sound a beep everytime I reach maximum? Thanks!

  • (69 stars)

    by Drew Haas on 16/03/2015

    I cannot see overall distance on the main screen. Lame

  • (69 stars)

    by Nathan Silver on 09/03/2015

    The best I've found for features and sensor support. I don't do reviews, but this dev deserves support. I also purchased the key, it's that good! I wish more fitness apps were like this one. It's been a lot of help with my cycling and running training. Thank you, and I look forward to even more functionality to come!

  • (69 stars)

    by Robert McKenzie on 07/03/2015

    A great app for use when riding a bike with audio notifications so that even if you can't mount your phone where you can see it, you can still know what your stats are. The support is also first class as well.

  • (69 stars)

    by David Brown on 06/03/2015

    It gives you all the information thats available and more. Great job and thanks its outstanding

  • (69 stars)

    by Doug Fogg on 06/03/2015

    Don't be turned off by the complex interface. This app is really capable. On a Galaxy S5 it works great with a Garmin heart rate chest strap - showing a graph of heart rate vs time.

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