iPhone apps for navigation? What do you use, what's the best these days?

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land' started by rhino_343, Apr 13, 2015.

  1. rhino_343

    rhino_343 Southern Explorer

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    What's the best iPhone app these days for navigating on a dirt bike? Best cover and mount setup for a iphone 6? Cheers
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  2. GazzaFish

    GazzaFish Been here awhile

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    i just use 'maps' but make sure i set it to 'walking' and not 'car'. That way it keeps me off any freeways and puts me onto all the small dirt roads :D
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  3. bully1

    bully1 Long timer

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    I run hema on my phone...great if you have reception as some of the better maps are online.

    On my IPad I'm using Mudmaps....awesome software....very accurate.
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  4. Warin

    Warin Retired

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    Try Mapout ... uses OSM data .. with a 3d effect if your iPhone device has that camability..
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  5. runt boy

    runt boy Been here awhile

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    +1 for mudmap. I run it on my iphone 5s & love it.
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  6. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    Mapout would be a very good choice but it doesn't import GPX Waypoints along with Track data. Galileo Pro is still my choice but Mapout is a close second for Tracks. When they add Waypoint support I'm IN.

    UPDATE: That's what I get for not installing Mapout and checking for myself. I just looked at their screeshots and writeup to make the above comment.

    Mapout does import Waypoints along with your Tracks. I do wish Mapout had some customization options like changing the color of the individual Tracks and using some of the more "standard" Waypoint Icons. It only took about 2hrs on my network to download half (1.4GB) of the US.

    Mapout :thumb
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  7. Factor

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    MAP.Me - offline so no need for coverage once maps loaded, maps take little space on the phone/pad, does routing, can import tracks from kml/kmz files. Pretty good. Having said that - mapout looks pretty good as well.
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  8. Warin

    Warin Retired

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    These things change all the time .. sometimes they get better.
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  9. Harry Rilling

    Harry Rilling n00b

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    I use "Wikiloc", is a great app. you can download Saved Trails and GPX files from the app. I have also used "Maps.Me" in the past and I really like it.
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  10. Rider 101

    Rider 101 Highly paid idiot

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    What's an app and an iPhone? Is it like an iRon and an iCook?

    Still think it is horses for courses. GPS for navigation, phone for talking.
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  11. OregonFlier

    OregonFlier '79 XL185s, '89 Transalp

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    Maps.me is ok, but be aware that it will not calculate routes on NF roads, even when routing is downloaded
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  12. Romet

    Romet Been here awhile

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    I use Motomap app. It's inexpensive, good for importing gpx files and tracking/saving your ride.
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  13. hapbob

    hapbob Been here awhile

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    Any updates to what you use and you recommend.
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  14. DRTBYK

    DRTBYK All Things GPS

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    Scenic is the best I've found and in active development. There is a thread here.
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  15. hapbob

    hapbob Been here awhile

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    Hey thanks for the suggestion I will look it over. I am a noob on this technology so I need simple also !
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