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Expanding upon a previous answer, you can use Strava's Heatmap feature. Just stick to the most frequented roads or paths and you should be okay.


Just go the waypoints and copy coordinates which are to added to. And paste these waypoints to where to merges.


I charge mine when on very long bike rides - but when the external power source also dies the Garmin automatically powers down unless you tap the X on the screen. Really wish that Garmin would use bigger batteries!!!


This is an impossible question for the mapping sites to answer. They come up with heuristics about what makes a good route, that will do a pretty good job, but there is fine detail they do not and cannot know. For example, Your route 2 is the easiest on paper, but what if it poorly sealed with course chip and has lots of rubbish and stones in the shoulder. ...


Strava has the option of using "Popularity" to create a route. This means that if more people use Route 2, it should make you go that way. The problem if that if a lot of people are training using Route 1 it might skew the resulting route the other way. Usually I start by checking where other people are going by when I plan my trips, then I can do ...


I've just started using an android app called IPbike. If you like tweaking settings and getting the items displayed just right it could be good for you; if not, look elsewhere. It can apparently sync with Strava etc, though I don't use that feature, and can import routes. It uses openstreetmap (a plus point for me as I've made a few contributions ...


There are several phone apps / web sites you can use. They all have a free mode and a premium mode. A few of them are: Endomondo Last time I used this (a couple of years back) it was able to give real time updates and "coaching" on your performance. It can handle many different sports and activities. MapMyRide I haven't used this; some other people here do ...

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