Tracking a bike ride natively on iPhone arrives with iOS 17 and Apple Watch with watchOS 10. The handy new feature makes use of Live Activities for a seamless experience to view heart rate, speed, distance, elevation, and more. Here’s how to see Apple Watch cycling metrics live on iPhone.
The new cycling workout views for iPhone have been optimized for the larger screen so you can easily view and swipe between your metrics during your ride.
Notably, a new Cycling Speed view shows current, average, and max speed – something Apple users have had to use a third-party app or system for in the past.
While this new feature won’t fully compete with apps like Strava – particularly for serious athletes or those that like the social sharing aspect – the new live iPhone cycling metrics will probably be great for the majority of people who want to track their rides and have an Apple Watch.
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iOS 17 and watchOS 10 are currently in beta. Read more on how to install the software if you’d like to test out features like this and more. And k eep in mind features can change during the beta […]