Bike Citizens - Bicycle GPS

Bike Citizens - Bicycle GPS


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Bike Citizens app - the first cycling app designed for cyclists in urban areas! Real-time route calculation and GPS navigation, prioritizing bike friendly ways. With precise audio notifications, without active data connection, saving battery and roaming costs. Individual routing from easy to fast as well as tracking options. Available in more than 100 European cities. Winner of the Apps for Europe 2014 Award.

- Route planner from every location to every address in town
- Route calculation prioritizing cycle ways, cycle paths and living streets
- Precise audio notifications
- Display of velocity, remaining distance and time
- Bike Computer for tracking rides
- Works offline: no roaming costs in foreign countries
- Recalculation of the route when leaving the proposed one
- Insider tours (mostly created by local bike messengers) help you discover the city
- Categorized lists of sights, from which you can create your individual tour
- Tracking via GPS: biking time and distance overview
- Bicycle optimized map style
- Option to display tracked routes on the online cycling route planner (if registered)

• Australia: Adelaide
• Austria: Vienna (free), Graz (free), Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck
• Belgium: Brussels
• Denmark: Copenhagen
• France: Paris, Marseille, Lyon
• Germany: All cities with < 100k inhabitants (e.g. Berlin, Bremen/Bremerhaven (free), Dresden, Ruhr area, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and many more)
• Italy: Florence
• Netherlands: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague
• Poland: Szczecin, Warsaw, Trójmiasto
• Portugal: Porto, Lisbon
• Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Sevilla, Valencia, Murcia, Zaragoza, Bilbao, Málaga
• Switzerland: Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Bern, Lausanne

Cities can be downloaded for € 4.49 each or can be activated by vouchers. For trial, any city can be installed for free and used for up to 30 km.

- Apps for Europe Award 2014
- ISPO Bike 2013 – Brand New Award
- European Satellite Navigation Competition 2012 – Regional Winner Austria
- Apps for Amsterdam 2012 – Public Prize

The Bike Citizens app (former BikeCityGuide) is a navigation app based on the great OpenStreetMap (OSM), the "Wikipedia of maps". We invite everybody to take a look at in order to learn more about OSM, how it works and how you can contribute. The insider tours were created by local bike messengers, the sights descriptions are from Wikipedia.

With the smarthpone mount "Finn" you can mount any phone easily onto the handlebar. Developed by Bike Citizens the mount “Finn” comprises a voucher to download a city of your choice for free. Find out more on

If you have questions, suggestions, troubles, please don't hesitate to contact us in order to make this app even better! Just send a mail to

What are you waiting for? Enjoy your ride and experience how pleasant and relieving it can be to discover your city by bike!

Bike Citizens – Designed for Cyclists, by Cyclists!


Tags: bikecityguide.

Recently changed in this version

Improvements for version 4.2.1

For those of you dealing with annoying bugs when using our app we might now have the solution:

- Text to Speech problems in Sony devices with Lollipop: Fixed!
- GPS location issues on some devices: Fixed!
- Address look-up issue on devices with a pre-Android 4.2 SDK: Fixed!

Thanks for letting us know if you detect some problem on your device. We wanna fix them all!

Ride Safe,
Your Bike Citizens

Comments and ratings for Bike Citizens - Bicycle GPS
  • (62 stars)

    by Geoffrey Smith on 13/05/2015

    A bike friendly GPS that understands. A wonderful app. Abs worth 5

  • (62 stars)

    by Lenka Laurincikova on 24/04/2015

    It finds me a very nice routes. Opens my eyes with some new possibilities. I love the option to choose between fast and safe. However I do not use this app because of the following problems: PLEASE SOLVE THEM. 1. Displayed route completely hides names of the street. I would like to have a look before I start but it is just not possible. It would be enough to use a transparent color for the line. 2

  • (62 stars)

    by firefly dk on 21/04/2015

    I use the app nearly every day. I definitely recommend it. The Finn is wonderful! I like the offline option but when I stop at traffic lights it can get a bit confusing because it loses orientation. It would really help if 1. I could rotate the map and 2. See/hear the street name. As others have already mentioned, the new colors can make it hard to distinguish your route - especially in daylight

  • (62 stars)

    by Dieter Schön on 16/04/2015

    The app guided me through areas of heavy traffic instead of donaukanal and -insel. High power consumption

  • (62 stars)

    by Scott Dopwell on 14/04/2015

    This is good for rides but does not take into account traffic! And the GPS is not the best. But i will use it.... Which is a good sign

  • (62 stars)

    by Ajith Tom George on 11/04/2015

    Some tips: 1. It would be really helpful if the user could rotate the maps, as you can do in Google maps. 2. It would be nice if the user can save routes for shorter distances like 5 km. When I tried a route which was 8 km, it didnot get saved, and I got a message, "Route is not saved as the distance is too short". So, what is the definition of distance long enough to be saved? 3. The colour combi

  • (62 stars)

    by IntergratorLV on 11/04/2015

    This is a first time I used the new version of the app on the new phone, but sorry to say it the app was totally unusable for guidance! I hope it's some incompatibility only of my phone. There was some major problem of getting location from the phone. Sometimes app managed to fix location, gave some outdated voice guidance and stuck again. P.S. Other GPS navigation apps work fine. PPS. The App is

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