What is the Difference Between a Route and a Ride?

Ride with GPS allows you to both create your own routes and to log your rides on our site. Your routes and your rides will be be stored in your Ride with GPS account and will be available on the

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Auto-Pause

When you want your recorded time to only reflect the time you have spent riding, turn on the Auto-pause feature. The reason you would want to turn on Auto-pause is to prevent a “spaghetti blob”. Whenever you stop riding, the

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Annotations

Annotations are a great way to mark up routes and rides to indicate information about road conditions, scenery, and set expectations for riders. You can edit or remove these annotations at any time. You must be viewing the route to

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Export Routes to Garmin Device

After planning your route, export it to your Garmin device in various file formats for navigation. Before exporting your routes, try to limit the name to 15 characters or less for TCX files or 21 characters or less for GPX

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The Elevation Profile for Rides

You’ve just uploaded a great ride, latest leg of the tour, or a quick jaunt around your favorite riding spots in town. Now let’s learn what can be done within the elevation profile to analyze your ride, make changes, create

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Switching Map Styles

When you’re planning a route or viewing a route/ride, you can switch map styles to work in your preferred style. Not all maps have the same routing functionality, so switching maps allows you to gain additional information, or work around

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Pinning and Sharing on the Mobile App

Have you pinned a route on the Ride with GPS website? Or maybe you’re out and about and want to find a great route to ride later? Pinning a route is a great way to keep routes handy and make

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Combining and Splitting Routes

When planning a multi-day tour, bikepacking adventure, or multi-staged event, Premium and Basic subscribers can combine multiple routes or split a long route into many. Remember: There is a distinction between a route and a ride. A ride is a

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Feed Tabs

What are Feed Tabs? These are the tabs that get updated every time you or a friend upload a ride, share a cool picture, or a news item is posted. Profile: This is all your profile information, Career stats, latest

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How do I log a ride manually or from another device?

Sometimes it happens…your GPS device won’t turn on, you forgot to hit record on the mobile app — whatever it may be, you can still track your mileage on the site. Click UPLOAD in the top navigation bar. Click ADD

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Saving & Sharing a Private Route

Saving and Sharing a Private Route Learn how to save a route as private, and then be able to share that route with friends. Sharing Private Routes and Rides Click the MORE dropdown in the upper right and select LINK.

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What payment types do you accept?

Like with carbon, aluminum, titanium and chromoly we don’t discriminate against your preference of credit cards. All of our financial transactions are protected by SSL encryption provided by DigiCert. We accept the following payment methods: Visa Mastercard American Express Discover

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Does Ride with GPS work outside of the United States?

Yes, you are welcome to use Ride with GPS outside of the U.S. In fact, you can find routes and rides from other users all around the world on our site. What’s more, you can use the FIND page to

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What web browsers work best with Ride with GPS

Like a freshly tuned bike, Ride with GPS has the smoothest ride with the most recent releases of: Chrome Firefox Safari Internet Explorer 8 and higher Opera Older browser versions will work, but there may be some minor issues. Although

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