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Great/Classic climbs near Lausanne

Are there any "classic", highly regarded, or even little known gem climbs around Lausanne - within range of Lausanne, maybe maximum 60-80 km out so it could be ridden in a day with Lausanne as a base, ...
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Tips for first time cyclist on 9W in NJ/NY

Not sure I can find a group in my area that fits for me. Up until now I've been mainly sticking to local rides in areas without a lot of car traffic. Lately I've been riding more with destinations in ...
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Software to track and plan group rides

Is there software / online resources / Drupal distribution capable of letting riders self-track and perhaps rank various routes around a location? The end goal is to let new riders pair up with more ...
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Route planning and avoiding gravel/unpaved roads?

I've got a Garmin Edge 810. Sometimes when using routes created with Garmin Connect or Strava Route Builder, I unfortunately find myself on bad gravel roads. Is there a route planning tool that ...
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Where can I ride Paris-Roubaix style cobbles in the UK?

Watching the Paris-Roubaix and the Ronde van Vlaanderen recently made me think I'd like to try out my road bike on similar-style cobbles, just for a laugh. Is there anywhere in the UK (I live in ...
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Rides tracking app for windows phone

What are some tracking apps for Windows phone which use OpenStreet Maps or Google Maps? My location (Minsk, Belarus) is a white spot on HERE Nokia maps.
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Topography aware route planning

I'm in San Francisco and hills are crazy (think ~40┬░ slope) and I would like to avoid taking many such hills (both when going down and up). Are there Google Maps-like apps that can take this into ...
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Route mapping tool - INSERTING a point

I'm kind of frustrated by this, because after long time of internet searching, I found none that would satisfy my needs. The problem is that I want to HAND-DRAW my route by first clicking it's ...
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Cycling on Manchester Metrolink tram routes

I have been looking around for information on this topic but can't find anything definitive. The tram routes through Manchester city centre are for trams (obviously), but it seems public transport ...
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New To Philly, looking for good biking routes! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find local bike routes? I am a student at Arcadia University in Glenside, PA looking for the easiest, bike friendly way to get to center city Philadelphia. ...
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Finding directions for Bus + bike

Buses in my city have bike racks. In some cases, it is faster to use both the bus and your bike to get from point A to point B (the transit system here isn't too good). Google Maps is great for ...
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What is a good formula to translate a Google Maps cycle time estimate into a reasonable trip time for very long distances?

I want to get to San Francisco from Los Angeles. I've looked at a number of options, including cycling. I have never biked such a great distance before, so I consulted Google. It says that the trip ...
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How rideable is the Long Island Expressway service road?

I am new to the NYC region, and just recently found out that the LIE even has service roads! I was wondering how rideable the service roads are. I.e. Can you actually get across the various ...
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Suggested route across Long Island?

I am contemplating riding from New Jersey, across the George Washington Bridge, across Manhattan, into Queens and on to work in Long Island. I am already spending up to 2 hours on the drive due to ...
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Does anyone know of a list of city roads with bad pavement ( NYC )

Is there a list/site out there that contains roads and pavement conditions? I ride a road bike and some NYC roads are really beaten up, while some maintain reasonably smooth pavement. It would be ...
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A month in Italy (May or June) on a bicycle - advice needed

I'm going to travel in Italy by bike for 1 month, from the north (Venice) to the south (Sicilian) and back to Rome. I'm not professional, but also not a beginner. I need some help information about ...
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Mapping the most gentle route for my single speed

I commute to work on a single-speed road bike, so it's a lot easier if I avoid any steep hills (preferring to cover the same gradient gradually). Taking a look at a map, there are seemingly 3-4 ...
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Is there anything similar to motorbike roadbook holders for bicycles?

Does anybody know if there may be in commerce anything similar to the roadbook holders they use on offroad motorbikes, but for use on bicycles? I know there are some electronic versions in commerce ...
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How do you decide your route to commute to work?

I'm seriously considering bicycling to work, and I'd like some advice on the way to choose a route. Specifically, I have these two options: Go on a path with only 2 cross streets, but a road that is ...
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Anyone know a way to get a profile of a ride from google?

I'm considering adjusting my ride to work a bit - considering a change that will make it slightly longer, and probably a lot hillier. But from looking at the route on google maps, I can't really ...
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Submitting road data to Google

I have really enjoyed Google Maps cycling directions but find it lacking a lot where I live. I really want to update the maps with new/better information but I don't know the what, how, or where. ...
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Where can I look up voting guide for better bike infrastructure?

All I care about (my #1 issue) is getting better separated bicycle infrastructure (kid, old-person etc friendly) to southern California. Specifically for upcoming election and especially for local ...
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Where can I find local bike routes?

Where are the best places to find bike maps with local routes and trails? Places I typically reference when searching for this includes: Most local bike shops (LBS) have local maps available or for ...