New features for eBike Connect (04/2023)
Just in time for the start of the season: more spontaneity and flexibility in route planning with eBike Connect
Planning should be easy. And suit your needs. And still be flexible enough. This also goes for your eBike experiences. We want your next ride to be unforgettable – and to suit your individual needs. That is why we have expanded our route planning for eBike Connect. You now have more options in the app as well as in the portal. Our motto: as much flexibility as necessary with as many details as possible. You can also share your routes with friends and family more easily. If you have an Apple Watch, you can now train more efficiently while eBiking. Have fun with the new update!
Plan flexibly, customise and share easily: fully revised route planning with eBike Connect
Being spontaneous on the road or flexibly planning the next excursion: this is just as much fun for the after-work ride as it is for a ride on holiday. To coincide with the start of the season, we have revised the route planning for on the road with the eBike Connect app – and integrated some functions that were previously only offered on the portal.
eBike Connect app
Adjusting a route created in the app at a later date is now possible. In the map area you will find many new options to edit the routes you have already created. Add new stopovers, change the order of the planned stops, turn the originally planned route into a round trip and much more. Ultimately, you decide whether you want to save your changes or create a new tour from them.
When you plan your next trip, it no longer has to be based solely on your current location: you decide where your next experience begins. Use the new function to enter the start address directly or tap on the map and select where the route should start from.
Sharing directly from the app now works for all eBike Connect or Outdooractive tours: simply select the desired Tour, export as GPX and use the share options of your smartphone.
eBike Connect portal
You want to quickly adjust the route before you start? This is now possible with a new function in the portal. If you modify a pre-created/saved route later, you can now set it up as a new route. You can then save the planned Tour as a GPX file and share it directly with friends or family.
For Apple Watch users: train even more efficiently with heart rate data
With immediate effect, you can also transfer the heart rate recorded by the Apple Watch to eBike Connect. This will add more data to your ride statistics. This way you can track your fitness goals more efficiently – and achieve them.
How does it work? After installing the latest update, the eBike Connect Watch app will automatically appear on your Apple Watch. Open it and follow the instructions there to sync your heart rate data from the Apple Watch to eBike Connect.
Nyon and Kiox users take note: the transmission between Apple Watch heart rate data and eBike Connect only works if there is an active connection between Nyon and the smartphone for the entire ride.
Up-to-date map material for the start of the season
The map material has been updated for the portal and app (version October 2022).