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Old 08-25-18, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by hhk25 View Post
One question about nav - does Garmin know about bike paths and rail trails?
That is a function of the map(s) you have loaded into it.
I have an Edge 1000.
I have the OSM "Generic New" and "Openfietsmap Lite" maps loaded.
When I am cycling, I enable the Openfietsmap Lite, (and disable Generic New), and it shows every offroad trail I know.
When motorcycling, I enable the "Generic New" , (and disable Openfietsmap Lite).

Here is an example of why you don't want to use Openfietsmap Lite on a motor vehicle:
There are some mountain roads here with narrow tunnels, which have signs "No Bicycles" posted.
Openfietsmap Lite will not let you calculate a route through those tunnels.

Here is the download page for OSM.
New ones come out roughly every two weeks.
See the "Map version:" note just below the displayed map, (15-08-2018 as I write this).
Free worldwide Garmin maps from OpenStreetMap
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