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Old 04-28-10, 12:18 PM   #1
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Downloading routes from pc to gps?

How do you download a route plotted with google maps to any gps? In other words, just how do "you" do it and with what gps device? I will be purchasing a new gps for my car but really just trying to learn at this point. I have an old generic brand gps and need a backup for it. Is there a way to download a bike route to it from google or anyother site?
Anyone doing it with their gps?
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Old 04-28-10, 03:59 PM   #2
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Free GPS Software - An Up-to-Date List

http://www.maps-gps-info.com/fgpfw.html

http://earth.google.com/support/bin/...73&topic=22374

http://gps.about.com/od/thecomputerc...r-With-GPS.htm

http://www.gpstm.com/
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I have a Garmin Edge 605.

Depending on the site/source of the map:

* If I have a KMZ File (Google Maps) -- I use http://www.gpsies.com/ and use it to convert it to a Garmin CRS file,
* If I'm using Map My Ride -- "Tools" - Save To Garmin CRS,

Once I have the CRS File, I'll load it into the Garmin Training Center Software and then send it to my device.

I haven't figured out how to load a turn-by-turn onto it though which would be handy. Some times looking at the map, I'm not 100% clear if I should be going straight/veer right/etc, and having that kind of prompt would be handy.
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