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    Best GPS application for a Mac

    Hi I've got a Garmin 305. While the device is great the application is at best OK. Can you recommend a good application that will work on my Mac or online?

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    Take a look at Ascent, I've been using it for the last few years and it works great for me.

    http://www.montebellosoftware.com/

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    From Garmin, these are free:
    - Garmin Training Center (to dl ride data)
    - Web Updater (to install the latest firmware)

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    +1 on Ascent. Very good.

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    Another good one I've been messing around with in addition to Ascent is RubiTrack:

    http://www.rubitrack.com/

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    Use GarminConnect.com. It is quite good. I also have a Forerunner 305. I use the wireless speed and cadence transmitter. I get all the information I want on the web. The only thing missing is power output.

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    I'd also look at TrailRunner. I had a hard time deciding between it and Ascent, but I think TrailRunner has better overall workout logging (i.e. it's diaries) and has nice route-planning at the expense of slightly less control over individual workout data graphing/statistics. While RubiTrack has a nice Mac look-n-feel to it, I found the graph-style not as nice as Ascent/TrailRunner and my big complaint with it is that it seems to ignore GSC data in favor of only using the GPS coords, making it unsuitable for use with a trainer.

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