[Talk-ca] [Talk-us] Fwd: [gvcc-members] Google Goes Bike with Directions

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 12:02:21 GMT 2010


Has anyone set up a routing engine that prefers biking paths?

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 2:30 AM, Sam Vekemans
<acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>wrote:

> Grrrr...
>
> But you cant print Google Maps in Books, nor can you create custom Garmin
> Maps & Iphone apps with the data ... or print mugs. Or create custom
> renderings or extract data from it.
> Nor can you edit the map & add more details.
>
> Nor can you create customs tourist maps (ie. Wiki-Travel) & maposmatic
> ...walking-papers or do anything else creative with the data.
>
> Yup, sites like www.bikemap.net www.wikiloc.com www.gpsies.com all show
> the OpenCycleMap layer & people keep donating their GPS tracks :-)
>
> So yup, we'll always have the edge :0)
>
> Cheers,
> Sam
>
> P.S. no i havent contacted the Bike League
>
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