Most motorcyclist hop on the road for some peace and quiet -- away from technology and all distractions including a mobile device. However, there is no denying that in this day and age a mobile device is considered a necessity and not to mention the convenience a mobile device can provide.
To take full advantage of your mobile device, here are a few useful apps that are specifically for motorcyclist to use on the road.
Eat Sleep Ride – This app is the most advanced and comprehensive social, tracking and safety app for motorcycle riders. You can ride like a local and explore thousands of motorcycle routes. The Crashlight feature automatically detects a motorcycle crash and alerts pre-set contacts with your location.
Waze - Waze is the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app. It allows you to join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute.
Best Biking Roads - Looking for new places to go on your Motorcycle? This app will show motorcycle routes near you or other selected locations. Show routes by region, text search, or location clicked on map. Overview Map of routes or list view including proximity to your current location and direction of route.
Roadtrippers - Roadtrippers is the nation's fastest-growing web and mobile travel planning platform, with over 5.5 million trips booked to-date. Their unique content covers the wonderful "off the beaten path" places to visit and their database contains millions of the world's most interesting locations.
Rever – Use the Rever app to record your rides, navigate planned rides and stay connected with your riding community.
SpeakerBoost - Simple, small, free app to boost your speaker or headphone sound volume. Useful for movies, audio books and music.
FuelLog - Track and log your mileage, fuel consumption, maintenances, services and costs of your car or motorbike and know exactly how much your car costs. FuelLog calculates a lot of useful statistics like fuel consumption and economy (e.g. mpg or l/100km) of your car or other vehicle, total cost and mileage, average cost per distance or gas amount, average cost per month, year and driven distances, expenses and a lot more. Everything is managed in a nice-looking and very easy to use interface.
Gas Buddy - GasBuddy is the world’s largest community-based fuel app, with over 60 million downloads worldwide. It will help you find anywhere gas is cheapest, anytime.
Fuel Monitor - Fuel Monitor is your assistant to help keeping an eye on the cost for car: fuel consumption, cost per miles/km, fuels, services and repairs.
Pirelli Diablo Super Biker - Track your performance with the Pirelli Diablo Super Biker app. Track your sessions with your smartphone, save and share your records on Facebook!
NOAA Weather Radar - NOAA Weather Radar is a powerful yet easy-to-use weather station right on your device. Real-time HD animated radar images on a highly responsive interactive map enhanced with severe weather alerts and accurate weather info for your exact location won't let bad weather take you by surprise!
Dark Sky - Dark Sky is the most accurate source of hyperlocal weather information. With down-to-the-minute forecasts, you’ll know exactly when the rain will start or stop, right where you're standing.
Battery Doctor - Battery doctor can extend the standby time of your phone. Over 100 million Android users have found the benefits of its intelligent power saving, accurate power remaining forecasting, and professional charging capabilities.
CRADAR - CRADAR (CRAsh Detection And Response) is a man-down application that uses the accelerometer to detect a fall and sends a text message alert to a specified emergency contact, using the GPS to include a link to a map with your exact location. Great for cyclists, hikers, bikers, and anyone traveling alone.