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Why spend time configuring and switching between multiple data screens when you can SmartCycle? </p><p></p><p>SmartCycle intelligently displays the right info at the right time. When riding SmartCycle helps you focus on key real-time stats; when stopped SmartCycle shows you summary stats. No configuration is required!</p><p></p><p>On Edge devices Smartcycle can be paired with another data field (or more on some devices). When riding SmartCycle shows speed, cadence, power, heart rate with HR zones chart, over / under average speed gauge, compass heading, battery gauge, and time of day. When stopped, SmartCycle shows current time, distance, average speed, total ascent, average cadence, average power in watts, HR zones chart, calories burned, and Training Effect. No configuration is required because SmartCycle dynamically determines if you are using heart rate, cadence, and power sensors.

What’s New

This is the second version of SmartCycle. Highlights of this version: time of day clock is now shown on the main screen, much improved multi-field support for larger devices like the Edge series, improved battery gauge, improved average speed gauge on round devices, support for black backgrounds, and HR zones chart should match Garmin's. See detailed release notes below.</p><p></p><p>SmartCycle is a data field, not an app or widget. You need to configure a screen in the Cycling activity with one data field in it (larger devices can have more than one data field), and add SmartCycle from the list of Connect IQ data fields. See "Customizing the data screens" in your manual or the online manual for your device to see how to do this.</p>

Additional Information


This app requires access to:

  • Your Garmin Connect™ fitness profile
  • Approach® S60 Approach® S60
  • D2™ Bravo D2™ Bravo
  • D2™ Bravo Titanium D2™ Bravo Titanium
  • D2™ Charlie D2™ Charlie
  • D2™ Delta D2™ Delta
  • D2™ Delta PX D2™ Delta PX
  • D2™ Delta S D2™ Delta S
  • Descent™ Mk1 Descent™ Mk1
  • Edge® 1000 Edge® 1000
  • Edge® 1030 Edge® 1030
  • Edge® 1030, Bontrager Edge® 1030, Bontrager
  • Edge® 130 Edge® 130
  • Edge® 520 Edge® 520
  • Edge® 520 Plus Edge® 520 Plus
  • Edge® 530 Edge® 530
  • Edge® 820 Edge® 820
  • Edge® 830 Edge® 830
  • Edge® Explore Edge® Explore
  • Edge® Explore 1000 Edge® Explore 1000
  • Edge® Explore 820 Edge® Explore 820
  • epix™ epix™
  • ForeAthlete® 230J ForeAthlete® 230J
  • ForeAthlete® 235J ForeAthlete® 235J
  • ForeAthlete® 630J ForeAthlete® 630J
  • ForeAthlete® 735XTJ ForeAthlete® 735XTJ
  • ForeAthlete® 920XTJ ForeAthlete® 920XTJ
  • Forerunner® 230 Forerunner® 230
  • Forerunner® 235 Forerunner® 235
  • Forerunner® 245 Forerunner® 245
  • Forerunner® 245 Music Forerunner® 245 Music
  • Forerunner® 630 Forerunner® 630
  • Forerunner® 645 Forerunner® 645
  • Forerunner® 645 Music Forerunner® 645 Music
  • Forerunner® 735XT Forerunner® 735XT
  • Forerunner® 920XT Forerunner® 920XT
  • Forerunner® 935 Forerunner® 935
  • Forerunner® 945 Forerunner® 945
  • fēnix® 3 fēnix® 3, quatix® 3, tactix® Bravo
  • fēnix® 3 HR fēnix® 3 HR
  • fēnix® 5 fēnix® 5, quatix® 5
  • fēnix® 5 Plus fēnix® 5 Plus
  • fēnix® 5S fēnix® 5S
  • fēnix® 5S Plus fēnix® 5S Plus
  • fēnix® 5X fēnix® 5X, tactix® Charlie
  • fēnix® 5X Plus fēnix® 5X Plus
  • fēnix® Chronos fēnix® Chronos
  • MARQ™ Adventurer MARQ™ Adventurer
  • MARQ™ Athlete MARQ™ Athlete
  • MARQ™ Aviator MARQ™ Aviator
  • MARQ™ Captain MARQ™ Captain
  • MARQ™ Commander MARQ™ Commander
  • MARQ™ Driver MARQ™ Driver
  • MARQ™ Expedition MARQ™ Expedition
  • Oregon® 7 Series Oregon® 7 Series
  • Rino® 7 Series Rino® 7 Series
  • vívoactive® vívoactive®
  • vívoactive® 3 vívoactive® 3
  • vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection vívoactive® 3 Mercedes-Benz® Collection
  • vívoactive® 3 Music vívoactive® 3 Music
  • vívoactive® HR vívoactive® HR
Average Rating: (28 Ratings)

October 2, 2019 | Version 2.3.0

Excellent app, efficient and clear on my 935. Thank you

Developer Reply
October 5, 2019, wpwoodjr

I'm so happy you like it!

September 22, 2019 | Version 2.3.0

Excited to give this a shot! I found this app while trying to find a way to connect a power meter to a vivoactive 3. Question: I have a vivoactive 3 and am looking into buying a stages gen 3 power meter. It’s Bluetooth 4.0 and ant + . Will smart cycle be able to pick up the power meter? Do I have to worry about any accuracy issues? Thanks for taking the time to make the app and answer my question :)

Developer Reply
September 22, 2019, wpwoodjr

Hi, I'm sorry to say that from my reading the vivoactive 3 doesn't support power meters, so SmartCycle won't be able to see it either.

Robin Perkins
June 24, 2019 | Version 2.3.0

Want to use it on my Edge 1030. Not sure how to set it up, how many data fields is recommended? Do you put Smart Cycle on just one of the data fields? Any other suggestions would be appreciated.

Developer Reply
June 25, 2019, wpwoodjr

Hi Robin, you have a lot of flexibility in configuring the field layout for SmartCycle on the Edge 1030. One, two, and three field layouts work well, but any of the "b" layouts work even better if you put SmartCycle in one of the large fields. For instance with the "4 Fields B" layout you could have two smaller fields up top, SmartCycle in the middle, and a map in the bottom field. Good luck!

May 18, 2019 | Version 2.3.0

the best APP!!! thank you for FENIX 5 compatibility!!!

Developer Reply
May 19, 2019, wpwoodjr

You're welcome!

Andrew Wayman
May 16, 2019 | Version 2.3.0

Love it on the Forerunner 945. It makes the most of the available space.

Developer Reply
May 16, 2019, wpwoodjr

Thanks Andrew! I have the FR935 and use it on my handlebars with the Garmin bike mount:

Marcello de Sousa
November 29, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd2

The best for cycling. Please update to support Vivoactive 3...please! :)

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

The Vivoactive 3 is now supported!

October 22, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd2

Is The best app for the watch please support Fenix 5

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

The Fenix 5 is now supported!

July 17, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd2

Great app! Is it possible to support the 5x plus? Thanx in advance

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

The fēnix® 5X Plus is now supported!

Corey Miller
May 5, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd1

The only screen I use!

Aleksandr Salamatin
March 10, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd

Great layout! The only one thing I need more -is the indicating the current gradient (in degrees). Are you going to add this feature?

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

Sorry but I don't think there is room :(

Andreas Schrader
February 8, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd

Great. I used it on my Edge 1000. Very clean data field - no distraction while riding but all data available when needed. Smart indeed. Any chance of making it available for the 1030?

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

SmartCycle is now available for the Edge 1030!

Max Palatnik
January 23, 2018 | Version 1.20-upd

Works great for spinning VA HR. Two questions, what is the center colored vertical bar representative of? Second, is it possible to incorporate an estimated power meter?

Developer Reply
January 23, 2018, wpwoodjr

The center colored vertical bar shows battery life. It turns yellow at 25% and red at 15%. SmartCycle will display power if there is an Ant+ power sensor, but does not estimate power.

November 29, 2017 | Version 1.20-upd

Love using it on the vivoactive HR. Can you add the vivoactive 3?

Developer Reply
April 9, 2019, wpwoodjr

SmartCycle now supports the Vivoactive 3!

Saša Vegi
May 27, 2017 | Version 1.20-upd

Great and clean layout! Just what I need.

Petr Mikeska
April 9, 2017 | Version 1.20-upd

At the beginning very good. Please adjust the compass

Willem Knopper
January 1, 2017 | Version 1.20-upd

Great app, but the compass arrow is not very accurate, it is a good feature, but as it is now it is basically useless.

Developer Reply
January 2, 2017, wpwoodjr

Thanks for trying SmartCycle! I too have noticed that sometimes the compass is accurate, and sometimes it jumps around and is not accurate. I will need to look into this further. If you could please email me your device type, that may help. Click on "Contact Developer" to email me.

December 21, 2016 | Version 1.20-upd

Nice but user defined fields is a must. There is not a single serious competitor that has any interest in MPH during a race.

Developer Reply
December 22, 2016, wpwoodjr

Interesting... I'm not a racer. What fields do you like to see during a race?

Jia Shiun Chen
October 24, 2016 | Version 1.20-upd

When I'm stopped, SmartCycle can't displays 9 summary stats on my 235.

Developer Reply
October 25, 2016, wpwoodjr

Thanks for your interest in SmartCycle! Some Garmin devices like the 235 don't have enough memory to support showing all statistics. I was really stretching the limits of memory on these devices, and was happy to be able to provide the full SmartCycle experience when you're moving, and average speed and distance stats when you're stopped. Newer devices like the 735, Fenix Chronos, vivoactives, and the Edge devices support the full list of summary stats.

September 26, 2016 | Version 1.20

great idea but would be useful if you could edit which fields are displayed. also i received a quick reply from the app developer that was positive. definitely a useful download for your watch!

Developer Reply
September 26, 2016, wpwoodjr

Thanks for the positive feedback! In order to make SmartCycle available on a broad range of Garmin devices, I've had to choose between providing as much functionality as possible (compass, HR zones, battery, average speed over/under bar, auto display of attached sensor info, stats when stopped) vs. the ability for users to select which fields to show. This is due to memory constraints on older Garmins. I tried to the best choices possible to make your cycling experience truly "smart"!

Cory Newton
September 21, 2016 | Version 1.20

Awesome job on this one. Great info and easy to read while riding. The information page that automatically comes up when pausing is great

September 14, 2016 | Version 1.20

Well done, works great on the 920XT, thanks!

Developer Reply
September 15, 2016, wpwoodjr

Good to know, as I don't have one to test with :-)

Ian Doolan
September 4, 2016 | Version 1.20

Genius upgrade when added to Garmin Cycle activity on my 235. Nice one! Don't know how I lived without it....

August 30, 2016 | Version 1.1

This is a great cycling app: it displays all you need on one screen, with speed in large size and all the other relevant info below, including detail such as heart rate zone percentage and relative speed, without it getting cluttered. When stopped/paused, a summary page pops up with more essential info for you to process before the lights change to green. It's now my 'stock' cycling app - give it a try, and thanks Bill for putting it together.

August 26, 2016 | Version 1.04

Very handy, displays the key stats and even a compass pointer while on the go, then when you stop and the watch pauses, all the detailed stats, including a clock and HR zones are displayed without needing to touch the watch.

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