Siemens Germany has released an optional IBS-600 Bike-o-meter which transforms the new M65 mobile phone into an innovative bike computer, and simultaneously serves as a holder for the phone.

The Bike-o-Meter's feature set includes all the functionality of a bike computer (speedometer, time, maximum and average speed and other related calculations), and it can also display predefined route information.

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Users can use the M65 to retrieve training routes entered previously, or to save new tours with waypoints.

The performance figures for a training route, recorded while covering the route, are saved automatically and the collected training data can simply be compared over a period of time. Siemens also plans to release a range of bike routes on the internet for downloading to your mobile phone.

The M65 is mounted on the handlebars in a robust holder and can thus withstand high speeds and jumps.

A mix of materials, (metal frame and rubber elements), protect the M65 optimally from dust, water splashes and knocks.

And while you're out having fun, there's a digital camera in the phone to ensure everything gets captured.

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