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post #1 of 1 Old 09-05-2007, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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Using routes from Google Maps & Other programs

Some route planning tips for those who are interested:

If you haven't noticed, Google Maps has a really cool new feature for route planning. You can 'drag' a route around to set waypoints between your start and destination. Now there is a way to export that route and convert it to a TomTom Itinerary (.itn) file. For further instructions, go here (and be sure to read them carefully!):

There is also a shareware program called ITNconv that will convert a saved route between many different formats including Streets &Trips (.est file), TomTom, Garmin, KML, and other navigation program route formats.. It can be found here (beware, it is in French):

I've only played with these briefly, so YMMV..

If you have any other cool tips for navigation and planning, please post them here!

Happy riding!

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