Automatic Sync with Garmin Connect

Automatically synchronize your rides from Garmin Connect to Ride with GPS. Syncronizing with Garmin Connect is a one-way process. It will take rides from your device, synchronize it to Garmin Connect, then transfer it over to Ride with GPS. The

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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. While viewing a route, click on the EXPORT tab in the right side panel. Click on one of the file types. In this example,

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Export File Formats

Every Ride and Route on Ride with GPS has an export tab in the right side panel. You’ll see different export options like TCX Course, TCX History, GPX Track, CSV, and KML. What do these all mean? TCX FILES There

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Garmin Edge Touring

The Garmin Edge Touring and Touring Plus are for the casual cyclist who is interested in turn by turn directions. The Edge Touring is pre-loaded with Open Street Map data, so no separate map card purchase is required. The Touring

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Garmin Edge 200

Overview The Edge 200 is a cheap, reliable GPS unit, when a slim and simple design is more important than having every possible feature. It does not support ANT+ sensors, so choose the newer Edge 510 if you are looking

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Garmin Edge 1000

Overview The Garmin Edge 1000 is a top of the line navigation enabled GPS unit. It offers many features that may be useful, though for 99% of users the Edge 810 or Edge Touring is just as capable. We recommend

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Magellan Mio Cyclo 505

Overview The Magellan Mio Cyclo 505 is a great alternative to a Garmin Edge 800 or 810. Available significantly cheaper than the equivalent Garmin Edge 810, the Cyclo manages to provide excellent navigation at a low price point. Unlike the

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Garmin Edge 510

Quick Summary Map a route using our bike route planner and then export a GPX Track for breadcrumb navigation on the Edge 510, or a TCX Course file to get basic turn guidance using the cuesheet generated when you planned the route.

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Garmin Write

Garmin has officially deprecated the Communicator Plugin, which is the underlying technology that makes the Garmin Write feature work. While some older browsers can still use the Garmin Write functionality, most modern computers and browsers will not be able to

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Compatible Devices

We get a lot of questions around here about what GPS and sensor devices are compatible.  As a general rule, we’ll work any GPS device that has a USB connector and sensor that uses Bluetooth Smart or BTLE. This includes:

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Why is my GPS data sometimes wrong?

GPS are amazing tools to improve your ride, but like finding a  construction detour on your ride home there are many things that can interfere with their data. Trees, buildings or other structures can cause interference and even your lycra

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Uploading Rides

You’ve recorded a ride with your GPS device, now upload it to the Ride with GPS website in one of several ways: Upload from a Garmin device Garmin Express Via E-mail Forgot to record your ride? Upload to the website

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Garmin Edge 810

Need maps for your Edge 810? We’ll send you the OSM maps preloaded onto an SD card for $25. See details and purchase from our online shop. Quick Summary: Download and install Garmin Express to always get the last updates for

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Garmin Edge 800

Quick Summary: Make the most of every ride with Edge 800. Providing navigation and performance monitoring, Edge 800 is ideal for touring, commuting, competitive cycling and mountain biking. It has a built-in basemap and tracks your distance, speed, location and

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Garmin Edge 605 and 705

The difference between the Edge 605 & 705 Both units are essentially the same. The only difference is the Edge 705 incorporates a much more accurate barometric pressure based altimeter. The 605 uses GPS data for elevation, which is very

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Garmin Edge 500

Garmin Edge 500 Tips and Tricks The Edge 500 is a cyclist favorite, when a slim and simple design is more important than having every possible feature. While the Edge 500 may miss some of the mapping functionality provided by

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Garmin Edge 205 and 305

What’s the difference between the Edge 205 vs Edge 305 Both units are essentially the same. The only difference is the Edge 305 incorporates a much more accurate barometric pressure based altimeter. The 205 uses GPS data for elevation, which

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