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    Cyclists: Google Maps Adds Elevation Data For Bike Routes

    Look for a route on Google Maps and select the cycling option and the elevation data is displayed along with the requested planned route:


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    The Google Maps app for Android has just been updated to show elevation for bike routes too.


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    I've just started using strava which does the same, presumably works off the google maps platform?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pyroman View Post
    I've just started using strava which does the same, presumably works off the Google Maps platform?
    Strava use OpenStreetMap.

    http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Strava

    It might not be as good as Google Maps, but it's much cheaper for Strava.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pyroman View Post
    I've just started using strava which does the same, presumably works off the google maps platform?

    Beware Strava

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    Ill have to look at this me thinks - as I plan to bike in to work over the summer (as I'm coming off my own bat - there's no times set for starts/ finishes - so no-one can complain ive been late!)

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    Great news.

    I do cycle trips all over the country and this is a welcome addition!

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