The Lap Button

The Lap Button

I'm going to rant on a pet peeve on mine...and that is about the Lap button. You see, just about every cycle computer and GPS tracking smart phone application has this concept of the "lap". Every time you hit the Lap button, the current lap ends and a new lap begins. Some people use it for running around a 400m track for each "lap" they go around. Others use it to mark different sections of a ride. The Garmin Edge cycle computers even have an auto-lap function which will automatically create a new lap at specified intervals. I use…