Scenic is the number one Motorcycle Navigation App. It’s a genuine alternative to expensive motorcycle GPS units like the Garmin Zumo and TomTom Rider.
With Scenic, you can plan, navigate, track, share and organize your motorcycle adventures. With its offline maps, unrivaled on-device route planner, vast database of beautiful routes, and curvy routing modes, it’s the complete all-in-one solution.
Preparing your trips, navigating your routes, and recording your adventures has never been easier, all from the palm of your hand.
Plan routes by dropping via points and stops. Scenic will show you a route between them. Don't like it? Choose another routing mode, including curvy!
Scenic has a vast database of thousands of beautiful routes, shared and rated by local Scenic users worldwide. Select an area, tap 'Search' and see what comes up.
Yet another way to get a great route... set the distance, then let Scenic generate a round trip for you in any given direction. Or a curvy route to a destination of your choosing.
Found a great route online? Have some laying around in Basecamp? Whether it’s a Google Maps URL or a GPX, KML, KMZ, GDB or ITN file, import it into Scenic to keep all your routes in one app that’s built for adventure.
On-screen instructions, voice guidance and customisable detour behaviour mean you can forget about the map and focus on the ride. When you do need to tap in, Scenic is designed to work seamlessly with your touch-enabled gloves.
No data/reception? No problem. Scenic’s offline maps mean you can go where others turn back.
Scenic not only navigates you, it also logs your location, speed and elevation, so you can relive every moment.
Leave pictures and comments for other riders in the app, get a personalised web page of all your routes and rides, or share your journey straight to social media.
How much have I been riding on my old Yamaha? Have I been riding less this year? What was my overall average speed this week? How many rides have I done this month? Scenic will tell you.
Scenic is the easiest way to ride to destinations unknown. So why not meet some like-minded riders along the way? Connect with thousands of other Scenic app users and buddy up for group trips.
* Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
* Scenic has an optional Premium Subscription that gives you access to Premium Features (Voice Guidance, Route Import & Route & Trip export, Round Trip Generation Better Search Results and Elevation Profiles). The subscription automatically renews every year. The first payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of the purchase. It automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged again within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by you and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to your Account Settings in the iTunes Store.
Scenic is a genuine alternative to expensive motorcycle GPS units… and more!
v3.19 addresses some iOS16 compatibility items, solves a sporadic crash at startup and changes the 'allowed special characters in nickname' message.
Ratings and Reviews
Best bang for your buck in motorcycle routing
Sure there are better options out there for routing and navigating your rides but they’ll cost you $500+. This app combined with a phone mount and power source is just as useful. Route sharing is easy and uses standard GpX files that are fairly universal no matter what system your friends are using. Creating a route within the app is easy and can be done without struggle while eating lunch and shared with everyone immediately. One of my favorite features is to search for already popular rides and edit them to cater to your needs along the route. This is like having a tour guide everywhere you go as many local riders share good routes for you to enjoy when you’re in a new area and for the most part I’ve found them to be some amazing rides I never would’ve found otherwise. I’d recommend anyone give this app a try. Spend an hour or two playing around with it and I’m sure you’ll start to understand how it works and find new rides around your area you probably never knew of. One downside is when your routing preference is set to “extra curvy” it will send you down a lot of dead end roads and it’s especially good at seeking out roundabouts. Not a major issue, just pay attention when letting it plan your route for you and you can fix it in less than 5 minutes using waypoints.
Reliable, easy to use, precise, and super convenient!
I own a 2019 Harley-Davidson Street Glide with the optional larger screen Infotainment GPS system and leading group rides. I also love the power of my Apple iPad Pro 11 inch (new Pro models that came out on late 2018) and coupled with the Scenic app and an Apple Pencil (2nd generation) you have a powerful Road Captain ride planning console that has taken my ride planning game to the next level. I love the graphics, the ability to place waypoints with pinpoint precision (with some practice), and being able to do so from the comfort of wherever I am (my favorite leather chair, my bed, or sitting at a bar as I plan away with my favorite drink to go along). I love that I can also download Scenic on my iPhone and check ride plans on the fly and even make tweaks and adjustments on the fly. I also love that I can export GPX files directly from my iPad onto a memory stick from which I can then easily load ride plans onto my Harley's Infotainment system (which has a beautiful mapping interface IMO). I have friends that are hard core Garmin BaseCamp lovers but they have seemingly fallen asleep at the wheel as they haven't yet developed a compelling and user-friendly app for iOS devices. I highly recommend Scenic and celebrate Guido's work. By the way he is super responsive to questions and publishes a great newsletter too!
I have a BMW R1250 GS and have been using the BMW/Garmin Nav VI unit which although in many ways made the navigation experience nice through its functionality with the Wunderwheel and many features (eg, weather, traffic alerts, media player etc), ultimately became greatly inconvenient due to its screen ghosting issues and the need to connect to a pc in order to add routes created on the computer. I used several apps for route creation and navigation, but had not found any that did both well until I found Scenic. It will work on my iPhone and iPad so I can create routes as I would on a computer with my iPad 11 pro, and then navigate the route on my iPhone or iPad mini. No more having to export the route from a route creation app to a standalone gps or another navigation app. And through its integration with the WunderLink app, I can use my BMW wunderwheel to control the app in an even more robust way than I could with the Garmin Nav VI unit. Last but not least has been the awesome accessibility and responsiveness of the app’s developer who truly monitors the forum and is obviously interested in helping you and developing a great app for motorcycle adventures.I am looking forward to the app’s future development.
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- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 15.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 12.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
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- This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
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