What Is GPS And How Do Mountain Bikers Use It? | MTB Computer Tech Explained

What Is GPS And How Do Mountain Bikers Use It? | MTB Computer Tech Explained

In this video, Neil takes you through various GPS options and how they can benefit your riding experience. Do they help training? Can it help in the event of a crash or an attack from the dreaded bike thief? Watch to find out!

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31 Comments

  1. Founders on January 17, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    Go to the FAROE ISLANDS



  2. Global Mountain Bike Network on January 17, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    Do you ride with a bike computer? If so what features do you love? Let us know 👇



  3. jaxon8tor yt on January 17, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    Hi



  4. Julian Behr on January 17, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Cool



  5. thebritishpatato on January 17, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Hi people



  6. Craig Sotelo on January 17, 2020 at 8:44 pm

    Dropped the GPS for my phone and trail forks never looked back



  7. O on January 17, 2020 at 8:45 pm

    I almost bought Garmin 530 MTB bundle, but then i discovered lot of interesting on garmin forum about GPS inaccuracy.. So, not yet, myabe next generations..



  8. Bojan Malinović on January 17, 2020 at 8:46 pm

    Lezyne Mega XL…great device.



  9. Sepp Maier on January 17, 2020 at 8:49 pm

    Nice Video i don’t like my Brakes very much But i have them just vor 3 days in bikepark and about 2 month normal and in bikeparks it was were i thougt they haben enough power i have sram code rsc. What do you think about mt7 and i have the Top Model ( with Fox Factory) of the Canyon torque (180 mm with dh geometry)



  10. fud 1 on January 17, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    When was the last time you was Lost..!!!….It’s good to not know where you are every now n then..Ha !



  11. Zygfryd Homonto on January 17, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    GPS inside the forest is not the most accurate device for obvious reasons, much more accurate on the road I believe.



  12. Jorn Bosman on January 17, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    Could you do a comparison video between Garmin models?



  13. Kevin Smith on January 17, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    I like Strava but use it to compete against myself not others. Trailforks is used mainly in Canada never heard of Kumut until I started watching your channel.



  14. Abri Kruger on January 17, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    If it does not happen on strava, it did not happen. Lastly – if you fall so hard that that you are unconscious a good mate should stop your strava for you. ✌️🏻



  15. Flying Sprocket on January 17, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    Cool video!!!!



  16. Glenn H on January 17, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    i still use the sun to navigate!



  17. michael sidote on January 17, 2020 at 9:07 pm

    Garmin Forerunner 735xt, Garmin 530. Amazing products with complete customization.



  18. Joshua Möller on January 17, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    Hi



  19. Youtube Ютуб on January 17, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    TOP🤪



  20. Neto Mascari on January 17, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    I am from Brazil, your vídeos are very good, really enjoy it 🇧🇷❤



  21. Chaosgremlin on January 17, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    When are we getting more random tandem? On of the best playlists on gmbn outside of the how to.



  22. Michael Michael on January 17, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    What is GPS and how to instal on Windows 98



  23. Mister Itchy on January 17, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    My first ‘bike computer’ was just a mileage gauge. It had a gear mounted near the spokes that was driven by a little peg attached to one of the spokes. Couldn’t find a picture of one, though.



  24. tobye hillier on January 17, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    I’m finding that Fatmap is a game changer. Especially for planning and designing routes on Desktop. You can select a fly over option that will cover the route you’ve planned in 3D so you can see exactly where the hills are and what the challenges are.



  25. Max Kasi on January 17, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    NICE



  26. Pienimusta on January 17, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    Compass and paper map duct taped to handlebars does the trick.



  27. S CC on January 17, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    The dumbest videos. And always trying to sell something. Explain what shoes are next. Omg. How do mtb riders use shoes? On their feet? Bicycle buzzfeed over here. 👎



  28. Millos Place on January 17, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Love your vids. You inspired me to mountain bike

    Hope you have a nice day. It is my dream to meet you. Keep up the good work.



  29. HeadHunter0974 on January 17, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    Those Garmin’s are a pretty penny



  30. Unaizah Cyclist on January 17, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Good



  31. MJ Force on January 17, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    I use an EMTB so my technology is slightly different. The Kiox computer paired with the Bosch motor can give me information at almost anytime and once my ride is complete it downloads to the app. It doesn’t, however, pair with my iwatch but does pair with other heart monitor devices. My Garmin edge25 records my travels and will give me turn by turn navigation but I seldom use it. I can’t risk attaching my iPhone to the bar so i keep it in a safe place on my person.
    I use most of the apps such as Strava, Komoot, Trail Forks, Garmin Connect, eBike Connect and Heathfit. So I think I’m covered. Maybe a sensor so that a drone can photograph and track my every move. JK.
    I’m fairly high risk when it come to my heath so having the ability to call for an emergency, or a device that calls for me, gives a little peace of mind when I’m out riding. As long as it works. GPS is important to me and I’m usually out of range for cell phone service. I only needed help once (lost and then found my dog) but knowing this technology is with me gives the wife and my family some reassurance.