Get a Cuesheet for a Route

Do you have a route without a cuesheet? Perhaps you uploaded a route file sent to you by a friend, or you downloaded a GPX file of a route from another website, and now you have a route, but no

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Working with Adventure Cycling Association Digital Data

Get the most out of routes purchased from the Adventure Cycling Association with Ride with GPS. Using the advanced editing tools available with a Basic or Premium subscription, you can combine an ACA route file with the corresponding ACA Services(Points

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Keyboard Shortcuts

When planning or editing a route, you can help streamline your workflow by using the keyboard shortcuts listed below. While in the route planner, creating a new route or editing an existing route: Go to the OPTIONS tab in the

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Advanced Route Planning and Editing

As a Premium or Basic subscriber, you gain access to more advanced tools to help you plan and edit multi-staged routes, combine or split routes, delete entire sections of routes, and easily turn Rides into Routes. Avoiding Control Point Issues:

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The Elevation Profile for Routes

The Elevation Profile offers so much more than just analyzing the difficulty of hills. Interacting with the profile allows you to make selections, place cues, create segments, trim the route, change the color of a route, and more. Outline: Mouse-over

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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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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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Turn a ride into a route with cuesheet

Using our tracing feature you can take that great ride and use it as a template to generate a route, complete with a cuesheet and copies of the photos you took along the way. A great way to share your adventure with a friend who might benefit from some navigational help.

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Flatten Elevation

Learn how to use our Flatten Elevation tool to correct elevation inaccuracies caused by bridges, tunnels, and tall buildings. Premium subscribers can use this tool to correct rides they’ve uploaded and routes they’ve planned. Basic subscribers can use this tool

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Edit Color On a Section of Route

Learn how to edit the color of any section of an route from the route planner. This is especially useful for highlighting busy roads, tough climbs, segments you want to call out, or anything significant about the route. This feature

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Incorrect Cue Sheet Entries

If you have seen incorrect cues on a route planned using our site, such as a cue being listed as a right instead of a left turn, you have likely clicked in the middle of an intersection when planning your

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Create & Customize a Cue Sheet

Premium and Basic members get access to our PDF maps and cue sheets for any route that has cues. These are great for navigation if you don’t have a GPS unit or smartphone, or to pass out to riders participating

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Tips and Tricks #1- Route Editing

Learn how to edit the start point of a route, manage and correct control points, easily trim the end of a route/ride, as well as chop out the middle of a route and change it.

Working with Cues

While planning a route or after your route has been saved, you can input custom cues to alert riders of Points of Interest (POIs) and other features of the route like “Start long climb”, “Beware of train tracks”, or additional

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Advanced Route Planning

Here are some tips for doing your best route mapping: Click just a bit beyond a turn you want to take in the direction you want to take it, rather than in an intersection. If you click inside an intersection, Google’s

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Deleting a Route

For your convenience, there are several ways to delete routes, but they all do the same thing. Routes that are deleted are permanently deleted and can NOT be restored. Here are the ways you can delete a route: Find the

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Point of Interest (POI)

We all have favorite coffee shops, breweries and the like on our routes, but did you know you can flag them on your map? Points of Interest (POI) can be added along your route, or nearby the route, to provide

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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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Create Your Own Routes

Create a Route You are here. You want to ride your bike to there. Want to know what the best way to get there is? Use our Route Planner, and we’ll show you how to get there safely and with

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