Garmin Forerunner 610

The Garmin Forerunner 610 is a great GPS watch long as you don’t need full waterproof (do not submerse in water) capabilities. The 610 provides a sleek and comfortable alternative to other bulky GPS enabled watches. Benefits of the 610 over

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Garmin Edge 820

The Garmin Edge 820 is a top of the line GPS unit for navigation and training. 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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Wahoo Elemnt GPS

The Wahoo ELEMNT, ELEMNT Bolt, and ELEMNT Roam are standalone GPS units that are configured by a companion app on your iPhone or Android device. You can also configure your Wahoo device to connect to a wifi network to sync

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Multi-Route Embed

The Multi-route Embed is a web widget that allows you to place multiple routes in a single view. This is great for sharing your multi-day, multi-route events on your web site or blog. The embed is interactive so you can

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Copy to my routes

When you find a great route or ride but want to change parts of it to suit your planning needs, you can copy this as a route to your profile and edit it without affecting the original. Copying a route

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Garmin Edge 520

Overview The Garmin Edge 520 is a compact GPS that pairs with all sorts of sensors, tracks your progress, and can upload automatically to Garmin Connect to sync to Ride with GPS. Any sensors you have paired while recording will

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Why Go Premium?

Upgrade to Premium today to start getting the following features: Advanced Route Editing Tools Advanced Route Planning Use our most advanced tools to create, edit, combine, split, and trace routes. Trace a ride to route Turn any recorded ride or

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Sorting Rides and Routes in Mobile App

After your have been using the website and mobile app for a while, your list of recorded Rides and planned routes will outgrow the screen realestate in the mobile app. Learn how to sort and filter your rides, routes, or

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Full Screen Metrics and Map

Learn how to change the metrics area to full screen or change the map to full screen while Recording or Navigating. You can dedicate more screen real estate to show more of the map or make the ride metric numbers

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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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Archive Gear

The Archive Gear option allows you to retire that bike that you sold or no longer ride. An archived piece of gear will be retained on your profile but now it is hidden out of sight and retains the full

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Privacy Zones

Using Privacy Zones is another tool you can use to control your privacy. You can use these to obscure sensitive locations like your home, school, or workplace. Starter accounts will be able to create up to 3 Privacy Zones and

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Garmin eTrex 20 and 30

The eTrex 20 and 30 is a sturdy GPS unit that is great for all sorts of uses. It runs off of AA batteries so you never have to worry about charging the device or not being able to keep

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Using the Home Page

Your Home page is the first thing you’ll see when you sign into the website. This is the same profile that is shared with other riders. Outline: The left side tabs Career by the Numbers Rides and Routes Calendar Pinned

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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 File Formats

Every Ride and Route on Ride with GPS can be downloaded to your computer as a TCX Course, TCX History, FIT Course, GPX Track, CSV, or KML. What do these all mean? TCX AND FIT FILES There are two versions

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Using the Wahoo RFLKT

The Wahoo RFLKT is an external display that works in conjunction with the mobile app for iPhone and Android. Once paired with the app, it displays the ride metrics and navigation cues like a bike computer but allows you to

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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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Route Planning

Create a Route You are here. You want to ride your bike to there. Use our Route Planner to find the best way to get there. We’ll show you how to get there, the amount of climbing you’ll endure, and

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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

Premium subscribers can combine multiple routes or split a long route into many using our simple split and combine tools. For advanced route splitting where you can retain all cue and POI data, please use the Advanced Route Splitting Tool.

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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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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 on the left side of your navigation

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Improving GPS Accuracy on Android

If you think it is taking a long time to get a lock on your location when using our mobile application, it may be due to your device’s GPS settings. We recommend setting it to High Accuracy. Go to Settings

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How do I upload files to Ride with GPS

This page is now redirected to https://ridewithgps.com/help/uploading-rides Uploading rides is easy, whether you captured your ride on your smartphone or on your Garmin unit. If you’re uploading from your Garmin, simply connect your Garmin to your computer and click Upload

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