TR User Poll: Is Your App Within Reach While Training?


#1

Hi Everyone!

My name is Daniel, I’m a Product Designer here at TrainerRoad. We’re always working to improve the user experience for our customers. (that’s you!) We want to ensure we’re building tools in a way that best suit your needs.

Below are two quick polls we’d love your feedback on. As we develop and test these new features we’ll share more, but for now, I promise this is an important question to us.

Thanks for your input and riding with TrainerRoad.

Desktop Users Poll
While completing a TrainerRoad workout:

  • My device is within reach (I don’t have to stop pedaling to interact)
  • My device is out of reach (I have to stop pedaling to interact)

0 voters

Mobile/Tablet Users Poll
While completing a TrainerRoad workout:

  • My device is within reach (I don’t have to stop pedaling to interact)
  • My device is out of reach (I have to stop pedaling to interact)

0 voters


#2

While my mouse and sometimes keyboard are usually within reach and I can keep pedalling, it still always is an interruption of sorts. Like, I do have to break my ‘flow’ to do anything with the app.


#3

I agree with @sbrands. I think it depends on the interaction!


#4

iPad dangled in-front of me!


#5

Oops, I accidentally pressed ‘within reach’ for my desktop incorrectly and I can’t seem to undo… can you switch my vote to out of reach. It’s a pain, hence why I now use my phone.


#6

Also agree with @sbrands.


#7

I have to unclip and get off bike to adjust setting :frowning: it would be nice to have some type of “light” app that could control some settings from my phone or tablet. :slight_smile:

I try to keep my cheap droid phone free from as many apps as possible, and very much like the larger screen of the computer.


#8

Click on hide results, then you can deselect your entry! I did the same. I imagine the first poll will be skewed a bit


#9

I often surf the internet while doing endurance workouts. Or do other stuff on my dedicated pain cave desktop. Actually have two screens, one is always running a tv show/movie or a bike race. The other is for general interaction.

I often change workouts or add workouts after a first one. Wish there was a feature “load snippet”, similar to the workout creator. Let’s say you’re in a threshold intervall workout. After the intervals you decide you do some more tempo stuff. Would be nice just to load a “tempo snippet” into the current workout.

Furthermore in the context of “within reach”, would be really nice if moving forward/backward within a workout would be easier, e.g. not having to pause the workout first. Skipping an interval or moving to the next by just clicking into the chart.