London Evening Standard)
Cycling in the mornings risks frostbite — you don’t want to remove your gloves to fiddle about with Google Maps at the traffic lights. You need a clever sat-nav: these are five of the best
Beeline is a smart compass: attach the hardware to your handlebars and type your destination into the app. Depending on your degree of urgency, it will give you a direct, cycle-friendly route, or works compass-style, pointing you in the right direction based on distance and destination.
£99, Beeline, Buy it now
Mio Cyclo 605
Another touchscreen option. It has cycle routes and road maps installed, and also records performance data.
£327, Athlete Shop, Buy it now
This T-shaped compass guides you via small LEDS that light up to indicate the route. The first batch sold out in more than 60 countries.
£55, Hammerhead, Buy it now
Garmin Edge 810
A more expensive option, with specs to match. Use the touchscreen mini-computer to navigate your route and track your distance, speed, ascent and descent.
£320, Cotswold Outdoor, Buy it now
This is a bike light and sat-nav in one that offers turn-by-turn or compass-style navigation. The app also works as a fitness tracker.
£129, Smarthalo, Buy it now