Old 10-31-18, 03:40 PM
Reynolds 531
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
I tried to do this, but Strava doesn't recognize some of the unpaved roads, and won't let you select them.

I have a crude workaround for this.

When creating a route (in the menu "my routes").

Click on "map options" select "Global Heatmap"

First, try to create the route, as you normally do, by closely following the heatmap on the dirt roads you are adding to the route.

If this does not work (and I have never yet figured out why sometimes it doesn't work), then you need to go to Plan Bee.

Click on "map options" select "Global Heatmap". Toggle TOP bar menu (different menu) to "Manual Mode":

(There will be warning, you can't create a route sheet bla bla bla.)

Now, painstakingly create dot-dot-dot-dot along the heatmap, then save the route.

Plan See

I have created three different routes, adding up to one route before, example:
First route click click automatic route sheet. Save as part 1
Get to dirt road, second route, manual mode, dot-dot-dot-dot. Save as part 2
Third route click click automatic route sheet. Save as part 3

but that is mostly for looking at, not for navigating with.
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