Join Ride with GPS and discover even more new routes and riding buddies. Print turn-by-turn cue sheets so you know where you are heading. And then, log your rides and watch your progress.
My Adventure Cycling route took to through Indianapolis, but to get to Sheila and Tom's place west of there, I used RideWithGPS to get a route to load into my Garmin. It turned out to be a fairly pleasing ride, through scenic and upscale Zionsville and along the edge of Eagle Creek Park to get me to Avon . I stopped for lunch at a Chinese restaurant in Avon and was approached by another diner who started off with "You're living my dream". He was a local rider with hopes of touring someday. When I told him my derailleur cable was failing, he told me I was in a great area for bike shops, and named some shops that could take care of it. After lunch I went up to Sheila's. After a warm welcome, a first round of conversation and a shower, I got a lift from Sheila to a nearby bike shop, which had said on the phone they could do a repair. I am carrying a spare cable and I've done this repair before in my home shop, but getting a shop to do it seemed lower risk than doing the repair myself. Round 2 of conversation occurred while the repairs proceeded. I now have a new shifter cable, very capably installed by Jeff of Gear Up Cycles. I requested a check for chain stretch. It revealed end of life for that chain; Jeff installed a new one and a new cassette.
I wonder if the sand riding and/or rain riding had prematurely worn the chain, which I had replaced "only" about 2000 miles previous. Special immediate-service shop treatment for touring cyclists was very helpful here, and later in the tour too.
|Started in:||Carmel, IN, US|
|Elevation:||+ 766 / - 788 ft|
|Departed:||Aug 23, '18, 09:48AM|
|Starts in:||Carmel, IN, US|
|Selected distance:||32.3 mi|
|Elevation:||+ 766 / - 788 ft|
|Selection Moving Time:||02:38:11|
|Max Speed:||26.4 mph|
|Avg. Speed:||12.2 mph|
Best format for turn-by-turn directions on modern Garmin Edge Devices
Best format for turn by turn directions on Edge 500, 510. Will provide true turn by turn navigation on Edge 800, 810, 1000, Touring including custom cue entries. Great for training when we release those features. Not currently optimal for Virtual Partner.
Useful for uploading your activity to another service, keeping records on your own computer etc.
Useful for any GPS unit. Contains no cuesheet entries, only track information (breadcrumb trail). Will provide turn by turn directions (true navigation) on the Edge 705/800/810/1000/Touring, but will not have any custom cues. Works great for Mio Cyclo. Find GPS specific help in our help system.
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