Rider applications have become more prevalent in the past several years. The application can either use Bluetooth technology connecting a smart phone to the motorcycle, or the application is embedded into the infotainment system on the motorcycle. Additionally, the applications can utilize the GPS capability of the smart phone, or GPS systems on the motorcycle if equipped. Below is a partial list of the major manufacturers offering rider applications. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
Select Kawasaki motorcycles have the ability to pair smart phones via Bluetooth technology. In most cases, if the motorcycle is equipped with this technology, the Rideology application can also be utilized. The application can monitor historical information, motorcycle settings, and record riding logs. The application can pull GPS position data from the phone in addition to several data parameters form the motorcycle. The ride log recording has to be manually started by the rider once the motorcycle is paired with the phone. A sample ride log can be seen below after it was exported from the application. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the Kawasaki website below.
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The Ducati link app allows the user to record trips. During the trip the app can record speed, lean, angle, and much more. The app can also monitor maintenance and various statistics regarding the motorcycle. Additionally, pre-ride settings can be adjusted and uploaded prior to your ride. Connection with the bike and data exchange is available for Panigale V2, SuperSport 950, Monster and with Multistrada 950, 950 S, 1260 Enduro, Multistrada 1260, 1260 S, 1260 S D|Air, 1260 Pikes Peak; XDiavel, XDiavel S, Diavel 1260 and Diavel 1260 S. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the Ducati website below.
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Connecting the app with your machine allows the following features; maintenance information (engine oil, battery status notifications, etc.), fuel efficiency management, parking location, vehicle issue notifications, revs dashboard, and trip logs. The app will use the phone's GPS function for position while paired. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the Yamaha website below.
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Once installed, registered and linked to a bike, the software can assist with set-up, location, travel and important KTM motorcycle data and information. Utilizes industry standard mapping to guide riders to their destination. Allows import and expert of GPX files. Can adjust engine braking, traction control, quickshifter sensitivity, and more with the app. Rider can analyze lap times on and off-road for post-race analysis. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the KTM website below.
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App allows recording of all relevant information about a ride (lean angle, acceleration, engine speed, etc.). Can import or export GPX files. The app can double as your motorcycle display, manage route planning, navigation, monitor data parameters such as current mileage, tank capacity and remaining range, tire pressures, service appointments, and more. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the BMW website below.
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Starting around 2014 Harley Davidson introduced an infotainment system call the Boom Box. The premium version with the 6.5-inch screen is capable of recording rides. Like most of the apps, the trip needs to be manually started by the rider. After the trip is over, the rider can export or save GPX files via the USB port to a thumb-drive. motorcycle connectivity motorcycle rider apps
For more information, refer to the Harley-Davidson website below.
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