Apple's picks for top 42 iPhone fitness apps

By Brian Dolan

Apple's Top iPhone Cycling Apps

Strava Cycling -- Free (premium $5.99/mo or $59.99/year)

Strava Cycling

From the app's description: Strava Cycling enables users to track distance, speed, elevation gained and calories burned; View the map of your ride as you record; Collect heart rate, power and cadence data from sensors (supports ANT+ and Bluetooth LE); and includes unlimited ride uploads. MORE

Xtrail - $4.99


From the app's description: "Xtrail turns your iPhone into a flexible GPS-enabled fitness computer for runners and cyclists. This sleek app tracks your distance, climb, pace and burned calories." MORE

Runtastic Mountain Bike PRO -- $4.99

Runtastic Mountain Bike

From the app's descriptions: "Track your rides, races, and training workouts with your iPhone turned cycling computer! Track your progress & compete with friends. Join the incredible Runtastic fitness community of over 10 million!" MORE

Bike Maps -- by Maplets -- $0.99

Bike Maps by Maplets

From the app's description: "Offline access to high resolution bike maps for urban and rural areas, city streets, rail trails or even mountain bike trails across the US and UK! Whether you bike for recreation or commute, these maps will help plan your next bike ride through the city. If you also need maps for metros, subways, national parks, state parks, within the same app, check out our app Maplets! (If you own Maplets, you already have access to all the maps available here.)" MORE

Ride the City -- $1.99

Ridy the City

From the app's description: "Ride the City is a bicycle route planner to help you map a safe bike route from point A to point B in 39 cities (listed below). Bike map made easy. Like other bicycle maps and routing tools, Ride the City finds the shortest distance between two points, with a difference: First, Ride the City avoids roads that aren't meant for bicycling, like highways and busy streets. Second, Ride the City steers bicycles to routes that maximize bike lanes, bike paths, greenways, and other bicycle friendly streets while avoiding steep hills." MORE