Cycling Routes and Distance Trackers

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Cycling Routes and Distance Trackers

Cycling routes and distance trackers are easy to find online. Use these resources to plan your rides, get route advice from other cyclists and map the distance of your intended route.

Top Sites for Cycling Routes and Distance Trackers is an intuitive Google Maps-based resource to help cyclists plot and save routes, calculate elevation gain, identify bike shops near intended routes, calculate distance and more.

Bikely is a user-edited database of bike trails, routes and paths from 40 countries. Routes are superimposed over a map, and searchable by location. Cue sheets are often accompanied by tips and notes from the route’s creator.

Gmaps Pedometer is a stripped-down, user-friendly tool that calculates the distance of a ride. Just trace your route over a Google Map and the pedometer will do the rest.
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