Our Picks: Motorcycle Apps

Get your bike on the roads with these three apps

Eli Blueby Eli Blue

From finding undiscovered routes to hearing the roar of a Harley Davidson engine, this who's who of motorcycle apps will get you in gear towards planning your next road trip.

Best Biking Roads

Best Biking Roads for the iPhone and Android lets users find biking routes anywhere in the world with more than 6000 route reviews from more than 10000 motorcyclists comprising the bestbikingroads.com community. The app lets you find routes near you or near locations. Each route is represented in list view with distance and star rating details. Tap to get route details. For example, one entry listed the Monterey – Morro Bay, California route with corners, straights, and scenery ratings to document the road's difficulty level. Photos and videos are included with user comments. Use the app's built-in GPS to find routes in your area. A highly recommended app for the motorcycle road trip enthusiast.

Check out the Best Biking Roads Web site and download the app.


Motorcycle Engines

Motorcycle engines lets you listen to some of the world's most recognized motorcycle brand's engines. Scroll between makes from the likes of Aprilia, Harley Davidson, Buell, Ducati, and BMW, several models, and tap "Play" to hear its engine. Along with engine sounds, each make reveals descriptive info such as year produced, price, engine size, weight, power, torque, and more. if only this app allowed you to create ringtones, it would get an A+ grade.

Check out the app in the iTunes App Store.


Motorcycle Rides

Based off Australian and New Zealand roads, this app displays on board ride videos of motorbike rides all over Australia using a mounted camera for a flawless first person view of the action. All rides are mapped on Google Maps with push pins leading directly to a descriptive list view of the ride route with video. The community is constantly updating their directory with new filmed routes. A built-in GPS track even records your own rides for upload.  For more information, visit motorcyclerides.com.