1. Nate Silver's Avatar
    Just wondering if anyone else here is using the Band for cycling or spinning. Do you track it as a 'run' or as a 'workout'? I've used both, and can't really decide which is better. Currently I'm using 'run' for cycling outdoors, and workout for spinning or cycling with the rollers, though 'run' with the gps turned off seems to work as well. Sure wish there were more categories on offer for activity type!

    Also, does anybody think we'll ever see Ant+ support on Windows Phone? I know Garmin has an ANT Agent program that works with Windows 8.1 and a usb Ant stick, but that's not going to do anything with Windows Phone, is it? Right now I have my old android Note 2 that I'm using as a bike computer just so I can utilize my speed and cadence sensors. Sure would be nice to be able to use them directly through the Health App on my One M8, or even using a program like Endomondo. Sure do hope that MS realize the potential they have to give us more granular data!
    12-14-2014 06:35 PM
  2. jwpear's Avatar
    I use for spinning and always use workout mode. I'll have to try run mode.
    12-15-2014 06:52 PM
  3. DroidUser42's Avatar
    I use for spinning and always use workout mode. I'll have to try run mode.
    If you use run mode, I think it will try to work out a distance based on your stride. Personally, I think exercise mode is more appropriate.
    12-15-2014 07:25 PM
  4. Nate Silver's Avatar
    I suspect you're right, exercise is probably the more appropriate way to go.
    12-16-2014 09:21 AM
  5. willgill's Avatar
    I used it in the Workout mode and then changed the name of the workout to "Spin". My biggest issue was the HRM was so far off it was irritating. I had been using a Garmin 310XT with heartrate strap, but am trying to rid myself of the strap.
    01-01-2015 01:11 PM
  6. Nate Silver's Avatar
    Yeah, optical HRM has a long way to go. Its certainly not specific to the Band, I also have a Fitbit Surge. So far I haven't really developed an opinion as to which is better, but neither can compete with a strap.
    01-01-2015 06:23 PM
  7. willgill's Avatar
    When in a Spin class, does anyone know the difference between using the workout mode vs using the new bike mode with GPS off?

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    03-08-2015 10:15 AM

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