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Coooler weather ride, iPhone mounted
By Dave Winer on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 2:26 PM.

You can tell the seasons are changing and soon it won't be bike riding season, and that makes me sad.  #

I love to ride. It's such a wonderful feeling, it's like skiing and at times it's like flying, esp when the wind is behind you and switching direction.  #

And when your body is in bike riding shape after a spring and summer spent on wheels. #

It's also a form of meditation, the mind goes quiet, you become a simple machine. Legs spin with strength. Eyes sharp. Taking in everything. Senses turned on max. Breathing deep and regularly. Round and round mile after mile. #

From the sublime to the geekish... #

I've been wanting to mount my iPhone on my handlebar for quite some time. I don't know why, I just wanted to do it. And today I did. #

A picture named phone.jpg #

I don't know what to use it for, however. #

Details: The app is Cyclemeter, which I've been using for about a year, with good results. It produces a map of my route every day. And it shoots the data up to dailymile.com. The mount is made by Arkon.  #

And the screen keeps dimming, and I don't want to take my hands off the handlebar to keep it going. #

The speaker isn't loud enough to hear when I'm moving, and I don't wear headphones when riding, for safety reasons.  #

Suggestions are welcome! :-) #

Map: 1 hour 3 minutes, 11.52 miles. #

PS: Didn't see any earthquake damage.  #

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