Geovelo - Bike GPS & Stats

4.5
24.1K reviews
1M+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Discover Geovelo, the free and ad-free app for all your bike journeys.

- Secure routes with a unique world-class route calculator.
- Customized routes based on your bike type (standard, electric, shared, etc.) and preferred route type (fastest or safest).
- Personalized statistics on your activities and their impact.
- Automatic detection and recording of your bike journeys.
- Civic-minded operation that assists cities in improving their bike infrastructure.
- Mapping of bike parking facilities and bike lanes.
- Collective and individual challenges.
- Catalog of bike routes and rides.
- Weather alerts.
- Dedicated Wear OS app for easy ride tracking.

In Detail:

• CUSTOMIZED ROUTES & GPS
The app adapts to your bike type, speed, and preferred route type. Geovelo prioritizes bike lanes, cycle paths, and low-traffic roads for your comfort, safety, and peace of mind. Geovelo includes real-time guidance with map, full-screen, and compass modes, along with voice guidance and notifications.

• STATISTICS & AUTOMATIC RECORDING
Simply ride with the Geovelo app installed, and your journeys are automatically detected and recorded. You can review them within the app. Please note that you'll need to grant location access when the app is closed or in the background for this feature to work.

• A VIRTUOUS CITIZEN APP
Data generated from journeys recorded with the Geovelo app are anonymized and used solely to analyze and improve bike-friendliness in partner cities.

• BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE AND BIKE PARKING
With its comprehensive mapping, Geovelo also allows you to quickly find bike infrastructure, parking facilities, and bike racks nearby.

• COMMUNITIES & CHALLENGES
Connect with other cyclists in your city or workplace and take part in regular activity challenges. Ride your bike every day or cover the most kilometers to aim for the top of your community leaderboard.

• BIKE ROUTES & RIDES
The app also features bike routes such as La Vélodyssée, Via Rhôna, La Loire à Vélo, La Scandibérique, La Flow Vélo, Le Canal des deux Mers à Vélo, La Vélo Francette, La Véloscénie, L'Avenue Verte London-Paris, and many more. It also offers numerous rides to explore the heritage and its riches.

• CONTRIBUTIONS & REPORTING
Enhance the mapping of parking facilities and infrastructure through our connection with OpenStreetMap, a community mapping project, and help fellow cyclists by reporting issues or dangerous routes.

• MANY PRACTICAL TOOLS
Weather alerts for your favorite routes (to advise you on departure times based on weather conditions), simplified address search, and more.

• SHARED BIKES
Geovelo displays real-time availability for shared bikes, including Bordeaux V3, Vélolib, Vélo'+, Donkey Republic, V'Lille, Velam, VéloCité, Villo, Velo2, Cristolib, Vélo'V, Le vélo, VéloCité, VélOstan'lib, Bicloo, Cy'clic, VélôToulouse, LE vélo STAR, PBSC, PubliBike V1, Yélo, Optymo, C.vélo, Vélib', Vélocéa, Velopop', and more.

• Permissions
Location: Necessary for displaying your GPS location and proper navigation.
Background Location: To save your bike journey locations, speeds, and statistics, access to your location when the app is closed is necessary for activity detection and manual recording features to work.

• Regular updates to continually improve Geovelo and add new features.

• Follow us on social media, and if you like Geovelo, please rate and share it with others!
Updated on
Jun 14, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, App activity and 2 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.5
23.6K reviews
Olivier Bérubé
May 12, 2024
It's a nice free app that does the job of finding cycling paths, I think it suggests better options than Google maps. But it cannot handle well when you differ from suggested paths, it will keep trying to make you u-turn for kilometers rather than adapting to the new path. Very annoying when there are roadblocks the app doesn't know about. Also it plays with the screen lightness settings, but it a very bad way. It dims everything so much I can barely see the screen when riding
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Geovelo
May 31, 2024
Hello, we're sorry to hear about your experience. Please do not hesitate to contact us at support@geovelo.fr so that we can analyze the problems you are reporting. Thank you !
Sam Vekemans
June 11, 2024
I can't download the maps for offline use (like I can with Organic Maps app) and I can't change the map background.
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Geovelo
June 11, 2024
Bonjour Nous ne proposons pas cette option pour le moment en effet, pour des raisons d'optimisation de batterie et de stockage. Merci
Jorge Martínez
May 5, 2024
looks promising but it's unable to generate/calculate any itinerary, even if it's 100 meters away on the same street
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Geovelo
May 31, 2024
Hello, we're sorry for this experience. Please do not hesitate to provide us with any clarifications at support@geovelo.fr so that we can analyze the problems you report. Thank you very much!

What's new

⏸️ Automatic pause during recording

🧭 Improvement of challenge views

🔴 Continuous improvement of detection quality (we continue to take your feedback)