All Apple Watches from the Series 3 onward now have auto pause and auto resume for bike rides, but it might not be turned on by default. Find it by going to Settings > Workout > Auto pause and turning the toggle on, either on the Watch itself or in the app on the iPhone.
Why is my Apple Watch not tracking my bike ride as exercise?
On your iPhone, go to: Settings > Privacy > Motion & Fitness – check that both Fitness Tracking and Health are enabled. On your iPhone, in the Watch app, go to: My Watch > Privacy > Motion & Fitness – turn on Fitness Tracking and Heart Rate.
Does Apple Watch automatically track biking?
Apple Watch will now detect biking workouts, falls from bike when riding. … And similar to other workouts, Apple Watch will also automatically pause and resume as you take breaks during your ride.
How do I record a bike ride on my iPhone?
To record a route with iMapMyRide, create an account and then from the app’s home screen, tap the green Record a Workout button. It will show you your current location on the map, tracking you as you go. Tap the Start button and start pedaling.
How does iPhone track biking?
The iOS Health app automatically tracks your steps, walking and running distances using the built-in accelerometer hardware on your compatible iPhone: Use the Health app on your iPhone or iPod touch. If you are using a stationary bike, it may be harder for the accelerometer to detect the movement.