iMapMyRide iPhone App Takes #1 Spot in App Store

iMapMyRide announces that it has claimed the #1 spot in the Health & Fitness category of the iTunes App Store. The app has also been noted as one of the top free apps overall. The app helps cyclists of all types use the iPhone's GPS technology to map their rides and integrates fully with the features of MapMyRide.com.

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I take the app on all my rides and runs and have been very pleased with its accuracy and how easy it is to use. The best part is that I can send data to my MapMyRide.com training profile with the touch of a button.

Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 5, 2008

MapMyFitness, LLC announced today that its iMapMyRide iPhone application has spent the past week in the iTunes App Store's Top Free Apps list. Apps make the list based on their popularity, which is determined by the frequency with which users download the apps. iMapMyRide is now the #1 Healthcare & Fitness iPhone Application in the App Store today.

The iMapMyRide iPhone application gives road cyclists and mountain bikers advanced training and mapping tools to help them achieve their fitness goals. Features include:

  • Tracking in real-time with distance, time, pace, and speed display using real-time GPS (Global Positioning System)
  • Support for miles or km output
  • Synchronization with training logs and routes on MapMyRide.com
  • Ability to view of training history (with maps) from iPhones or online
  • Support for running, hiking, walking, and any other outside fitness activity
  • Integration with Twitter
All of an individual's training and mapping needs can be met with the combination of an iPhone and iMapMyRide. This amazing application is directly linked to the most powerful mapping,fitness training, and social networking site on the Internet today -- MapMyRide.com. MapMyRide.com is part of the MapMyFitness suite of sites, which includes MapMyRun.com, MapMyWalk.com, MapMyTri.com, and MapMyHike.com.

"Our users are finding the iPhone to be a fantastic platform to record, map, and share their on- and off-road bike rides," said Doug Ziewacz, vice president and former professional cyclist, "I take the app on all my rides and runs and have been very pleased with its accuracy and how easy it is to use. The best part is that I can send data to my MapMyRide.com training profile with the touch of a button."

With iMapMyRide, users can instantaneously get maps and view them in Google or Google Earth, post them to their blog,Web site, or Facebook Profile, email them to friends, or print them out for an event or group run!

iPhone OS 2.1 or higher is required for best performance.

With more than 1 million visitors a month to MapMyRide.com and 3.0 million rides, runs, walks, and hikes in its global database for users to search, try, and rate, there is no better way to enhance training than the combination of MapMyRide.com and iMapMyRide.

Interested individuals can now download iMapMyRide for free from the iTunes App Store.

About MapMyFitness, LLC:
MapMyFitness, LLC provides active individuals with the fitness and community tools they need to succeed and excel in their athletic pursuits. The MapMyFitness, LLC suite of websites (MapMyRun.com, MapMyRide.com, MapMyWalk.com, MapMyHike.com, MapMyTri.com, and MapMyFitness.com) is the premier source for community-based fitness content, tools, calculators, and mapping technologies on the Internet today. MapMyFitness.com users are able to visualize their health and fitness training progress through the use of maps, workout logs, fitness calculators/tools, mobile applications, and user-led community groups.

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