Which Speed and Cadence Sensors are compatible?
Bluetooth Smart (BT 4.0) and Bluetooth Low Energy: COBI.Bike supports standard Bluetooth profiles for Bluetooth Smart and will support any device using the official profiles for Cycling Speed and Cadence as well as Heart Rate.
When running the COBI.Bike app, supported sensors will appear under their appropriate category within Settings > "External Sensors".
Most Bluetooth Smart devices should work within COBI.Bike. We officially support and recommend:
- Runtastic Speed & Cadence Sensor
- NC-17 Connect SC#4 (Speed and Cadence)
- Wahoo Blue SC (Speed and Cadence)
- Wahoo RPM Speed Sensor
- Wahoo RPM Cadence Sensor
* This list is subject to change with future updates from COBI.Bike and from any changes from the manufacturers of these devices
ANT+: Currently, COBI.Bike does not support devices that run solely on ANT+
Does COBI.Bike integrate with Apple Health?
Yes. The COBI.Bike App integrates with Apple Health to automatically track all your cycling activities in the Health app. Just go to App Settings → Account in the COBI.Bike App to activate the integration.
How do I connect my ANT+ sensor to the COBI.Bike system?
The COBI.Bike system does not support devices that run solely on ANT+. It does support standard Bluetooth profiles for Bluetooth Smart (4.x/BLE) and will support any device using the official profiles for Cycling Speed and Cadence as well as Heart Rate.
P.S.: Some users reported that it might be possible to connect ANT+ sensors using an additional bridge device so they appear as Bluetooth sensors. COBI.Bike does not assume any liability for this.
How do I connect my Bluetooth heart rate monitor or cadence sensor?
Just go to the App Settings section "External Sensors" and add the heart rate sensor, the speed sensor or the cadence sensor. Don't forget to activate your phone's Bluetooth® to search for or connect with your Bluetooth® sensors.
Does the COBI.Bike app integrate fitness tracking?
You will get your data in real time. Your COBI.Bike App integrates with Fitness sensors to display important data like cadence, performance, and heart rate zone directly on the dashboard. Connect your favorite sensors and get live feedback while riding. The COBI.Bike App also calculates the total calories you burn.
For iOS, COBI.Bike integrates with Apple Health and Google Fit for Android to automatically track all your cycling activities in the Health app. Just go App Settings → Account in the COBI.Bike App to activate the integration.
Google Fit is not connecting on Android
Apparently it is only possible to connect to Google Fit using Google accounts that are set to "@gmail" instead of "@googlemail". Please refer to https://support.google.com/accounts/thread/4692671?hl=en for details. To change your e-mail to "@gmail" please go to your Google account settings → "Account & Import" → "Send as" → "Change to gmail.com". When changed login to Google Fit and restart the COBI.Bike app. Connecting to Google Fit should work now.
Can I use the heartrate sensor of the Apple Watch with COBI.Bike?
Yes. In addition, the COBI.Bike system supports standard Bluetooth® profiles for Bluetooth® Smart (4.x/BLE) and will support any device using the official Heart Rate profiles such as HR belts, armbands or wearables. More information about Bluetooth® profiles here.