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I don't know that you can do this with the apps you are talking about. However there is hope. Going back to first principles, you have a pc on which you want to create your route, and you have an android device which you want to stick on your bike and use for navigation. Correct? If you accept that you need to abandon Google Maps altogether, there are ...


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Have you tried "Get there by bike"? http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/get-there-by-bike-interactive/id457288250?mt=8 The few times i tried it i had good results. Another alternative, but i have not used yet. http://www.bikemapsapp.com/


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They do not have an app, but I typically use the Course Creator on http://bikeroutetoaster.com/ to plan new rides. It gives you elevation profile and will allow you to print the cue sheets. You can export the GPX/TCX data to upload to a GPS device for on screen turn by turn cues (depending on your device). Another good option for finding new routes is to ...


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Garmin do not publish the firmware or provide support for community modifications, and actually seem to be killing off the one community feature they had allowed (the ability to use non Garmin maps) in some areas. My advice - buy another device for the other bike, or just accept that navigating through 5 menus isn't really that bad:-)


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If you are in the UK, use CycleStreets. It's a free journey-planning website designed specifically for cycling, so it can route you across off-road cycle tracks and bridges, and it gives you a choice of faster routes for more confident cyclists, and quieter routes if you want to avoid traffic. As well as the main and a mobile website, they have free apps for ...


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There are many apps available for iOS and Android. Some of the big names: Strava EndoMondo Runkeeper MapMyRide Sports Tracker They all have a mobile application that tracks your ride and then uploads it to a central server, accessible via a website. The website often provides reports and breakdowns of your performance. They also add elevation data, but ...


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There are many different philosophies about how much maintenance a bicycle needs, and on what schedule or basis it should be performed. As I prefer to never be worried about whether my bikes will fail under me on a ride, I am more meticulous than most. I currently have 4 bikes, each with different function. I service each bike when it's time to change ...


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If you are planning your tour for Europe, you can give komoot a try. It offers exactly that: Planning a route on PC, synchronizing it with your Android or iOS device, and letting your mobile device navigate you along your route - even with voice navigation. However, you have to pay for voice navigation and offline maps. You pay for each "region" where you ...


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The Moveslink software that manages to download stuff from your watch and uploads it to Movescount also keeps a backup of the files on your computer. Unfortunately this is some xml file which is not necessarily directly compatible to other platforms. But there's help! Some nice guy wrote ambit2gpx, a tool that converts the Suunto style xml file to a gpx file ...


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I believe you are asking two different questions: the first, how to use Coggan's Power Profile; and the second, given power at one duration, how to extrapolate and predict power at other durations. But first, an historical aside: Coggan's Power Profiles pre-date the publication of his book with Hunter Allen so really should be thought of as Coggan's own. ...


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I love my Edge 500 and just use the GPS, no sensors needed, I get speed and distance and a great map after uploading, just no cadence (I am aware that the speed/cadence sensor does give better speed/distance but I like the ease of using the device on all my bikes without having to buy and pair extra sensors). As far as GPS signal, I turn it on and set in a ...


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There's a new free app called Bikepath Country that has simple point A to point B cycling directions. You can also get suggested rides for any area. It's available on Android and iPhone, so whichever you decide to stay with/go to! iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bikepath/id513898258?mt=8 Website with more info: http://www.bikepathcountry.com


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When it breaks I fix it. I check wear on the chain (with a stretch gauge) every few months, and when I need to replace my rear cluster (as evidenced by poor shifting) it's time to repack the bearings. (This works out to about 5000 miles for me.) A bike kept inside in a dry environment doesn't deteriorate, save for the tires [and maybe, I suppose, ...


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not sure if a web "software" (aka website) is in your needs, but I recommend GPSIES: http://www.gpsies.com/convert.do Item 1 of your list is for sure; Item 2 not sure if it will be at such fine grain; Item 3 yes, maybe not in such detail. Even if not for this need the link is usefull and free, I use it a lot (I have nothing to do with this site I just like ...


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OpenTripPlanner will do this, but isn't everywhere yet. There are deployments for New York City, Portland, OR, and a few other cities.


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The short answer: No. Google Maps will, when you're in "transit" mode, tell you to walk to the train station/bus stop, but bike/transit trips seems to be beyond it for now. There are no other directions systems I'm aware of that will do this. Longer answer: You'll have to set up your route as multiple trips. (I did this when setting up my bike/train ...



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