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Old 04-05-07, 10:36 AM   #1
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Google's My Maps and commute map

I just found the new My Maps at Google. Kinda cool, not the answer to life, but still neat.
I made a map of my commute.
Howz about some of ya'all make maps of yours and post links here?
Mine is linked from my annoying bike blog, linked in my sig below.
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Old 04-05-07, 10:44 AM   #2
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My commute (Round Trip)
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Old 04-05-07, 10:51 AM   #3
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Before I retired and got busy...my commute:

http://www.routeslip.com/routes/8881
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I use MapMyRide.com

Here is the only route I have so far.
commute-Tenney Park to Westport
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did you just blogshill? Poor taste!

This is the short route to my current gig. Just over 5mi, mostly downhill there, mostly uphill home. Fun!

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UT...04e6203f&msa=0
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did you just blogshill? Poor taste!

This is the short route to my current gig. Just over 5mi, mostly downhill there, mostly uphill home. Fun!

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UT...04e6203f&msa=0
Must be an older satellite view...shows you live in a field with the cows.
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Old 04-05-07, 11:13 AM   #7
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Very cool, I love online mapping sites.
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did you just blogshill? Poor taste!
I just got lazy about going back and finding that super long url. It's not like anyone but my wife will ever read it regularly. So I'll never get rich from shilling my blog and getting people to read ads that aren't there.
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Old 04-05-07, 11:35 AM   #9
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I've been using Bikely for this stuff.
There are over 10,000 routes on there from all over the world.
I love looking at peoples commutes from like Mallorca or melbourne.
My commute: http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path...lls-to-Hampden
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Old 04-05-07, 12:04 PM   #10
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Here's my commute

Its nice and peaceful to and fro.
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Old 04-05-07, 12:14 PM   #11
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Must be an older satellite view...shows you live in a field with the cows.
You know that part of town where houses spring up faster than cube rats at the sound of free food? Yeah, that's Highlands Ranch. I've watched an entire tract of houses go up behind my girlfriend's house in the 10 months we've been dating. Crazy stuff....

and cccorlew, I's just messin
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Old 04-05-07, 12:27 PM   #12
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Cool. (MyMaps) I wish it let you merge lines though. I kept double-clicking by accident, and it "completed" my lines.

Here's the portion of my commute that's on a MUP.

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en...1c2da3a951a5e0
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http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Tempe-commute-1

here's one of my routes from bikely.com
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This is my current commute to work, back is about the same:

http://www.routeslip.com/routes/25296

Once I'm reconditioned and not so sick, I'll be extending it back out to ~8 miles, right now I shamefully kinda feel it after all the wind and crap on this short ride in.

I use routeslip to keep a rough log of my trips/mileage, love it.
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Old 04-05-07, 02:24 PM   #15
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Route Slip looks cool. I'll have to check that out.

Here is my route on Gmap-Pedometer. http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=835725

The vertical profile would look something like a flat line.

I'd like more hills but oh well.
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Old 04-05-07, 05:32 PM   #16
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Here's mine on Routeslip:



http://www.routeslip.com/elevationgraph.php?map=30168
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http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/work-route

I go north on the way in and hit south Phoenix during the day light.
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http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/work-route

I go north on the way in and hit south Phoenix during the day light.
Cool... See any planes?
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On Priest road on the bridge (SR202, Salt river) This bridge is right under the landing path for planes as you pointed out.
Planes fly right over your head. I had a 747 land one time and timed it just right. WOW
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Sweeeeet.
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