Spotcycle 4.1.0 update now available for iOS devices

Our latest updates to Spotcycle for iOS are now out in version 4.1.0. We’ve had our ear to the ground and made a number of functional and aesthetic improvements to the application including the following: Added a new Rental timer widget to the Today view Added new sets of map pins Improved search results positioning, directions and places Improved to map refresh functions Improved geolocation service management (now enabled only when in use) Improved handling of device authorization permissions (camera, notifications and location services) Minor improve...

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Abu Dhabi’s ADCB Bikeshare now supported in Spotcycle

We’ve added Abu Dhabi’s ADCB Bikeshare to the list of bike share schemes supported by Spotcycle. ADCB Bikeshare is Abu Dhabi’s first bike share system and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for short- and long-term rentals. Currently in operation on Yas Island and Al Raha Beach, cyclists can get around on any of the bikes docked among the 11 bike stations in the area. Cyclists can hop on a bike at the Ferrari theme park to head to Yas Beach or even stop-and-go along Al Raha Beach front at any of the stations along that stretch. Now with the help of ...

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Spotcycle is surfin’ USA with support for DecoBike San Diego

We made our way to the American west coast and just added DecoBike San Diego to the Spotcycle app. The fleet of 1700 bikes spread out over 180 bike stations is available 24/7 to residents and visitors of the San Diego core. With DecoBike San Diego (and a little help from Spotcycle), cyclists can easily navigate their ways from the San Diego Zoo to the San Diego Public Library, or to anywhere between the Mercato in Little Italy or the bustling East Village. If you’ve already got Spotcycle handy, there’s no need to download anything to start using the San Diego ...

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Spotcycle adds more bike share schemes from our cousins in France

We’ve been working on expanding our bike share horizons with Spotcycle — this time we’ve headed out to France where we’ve added support for nine more French systems. Have a look at the list bike share cities in France we just added to Spotcycle: Clermont-Ferrand (C.vélo) Grand Avignon (Vélopop) Belfort (Optymo) Chalon-sur-Saône (Réflex) Lorient (VéLO) Montpellier (Vélomagg') Saint-Étienne (VéliVert) Strasbourg (Vélhop) Valence (Libélo) Whether you’re a local resident or on a holiday in l’Hexagone (the Hexagon, aka France), ...

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Spotcycle does some Spring cleaning for the start of the 2015 cycling season

After a long, hard winter holed up indoors here in our Northern Hemisphere, our developers made use of our delayed spring start and cleaned out the Spotcycle garage for the new season of cycling. Firstly, we’ve updated a few things in current schemes: Updated name to Santander Cycles for London’s bike share scheme Updated the list of helmet shops for Melbourne Bike Share Updated name to Citi Bike Miami Consolidated the Miami area bike shares feeds We also needed to clean up some data feeds that were stale including: Miami (data feed fixed) Mexico ...

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Spotcycle 4.0.3 update corrects minor bug with map markers

Thanks to our keen-eyed users, we’ve made a couple of minor updates to the Spotcycle application, including one that should fix any issues people have had on their iOS devices with regard to displaying correct station data in the map markers. Much thanks to our users who have been sending us feedback for the app! Keep ‘em coming!

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Latest minor update to Spotcycle for iOS adds auto-refresh options and gestures to Map view

Our latest version of Spotcycle for iOS (version 4.0.2) is now up on the iTunes App Store and ready for download. This minor release includes an auto-refresh feature with configurable interval options, as well as a handful of new gestures and features for Map view (map rotation, pitch control, 3D buildings, points of interest). We’ve also taken the time to listen to our users and carried out a number of minor bug fixes to improve the application -- thanks to those who have sent us helpful feedback since our last major update (much appreciated)! Feel free to ...

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Spotcycle suspends support for B-Cycle bike share schemes for the time being

A little while back, we mentioned that we were trying to get our B-Cycle data feed available again to Spotcycle users. We have been unable to reach an agreement with B-Cycle and unfortunately needed to suspend support for B-Cycle bike share schemes for the time being. We felt that B-Cycle were moving in a direction we did not feel was in the spirit of benefiting all parties involved. As an unfortunate consequence, B-Cycle Spotcycle users are the ones caught in the middle. Rather than continuing to provide stale data to our B-Cycle supporters, we felt it best to suspend ...

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Patch update for Spotcycle on iOS resolves crashing issues with upgrading to 4.0. and other bugs

Thanks to our user feedback, we were able to resolve a number of issues with a patch update for Spotcycle on iOS (ver. 4.0.1) that is now available on the iTunes app store. This includes issues with a small number of upgrades in certain cases that crashed on launch after updating to version 4.0. In those cases, the crash was resolved by uninstalling and reinstalling the application, which inadvertently causes Favorites groups to be lost. Unfortunately, we are unable to retrieve them and apologize for that issue. Based on your input, we’ve also resolved a few bug ...

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Spotcycle 4.0 for iOS and Spotcycle 3.4.2 for Android updates now available for download

The latest versions of Spotcycle are now out in full force for iOS and Android devices! Spotcycle 4.0 for iOS and Spotcycle 3.4.2 for Android bring about some significant changes for the better. Built upon our existing Spotcycle Lab backbone, Spotcycle 4.0 merges the best of Spotcycle with Spotcycle Lab to make your favorite bike share app even more useful. For iOS users, we’ve made a number of performance enhancements and bug fixes. Here’s a shortlist of the changes in 4.0 that we have made from version 3.4.1: Added the Reality+ augmented reality overlay for ...

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