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Old 05-01-07, 08:18 AM
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Here's mine:
http://toporoute.com/cgi-bin/getSave...WBKAKLWVKRBVMI



As you can see, the ride in is much nicer than the ride home.
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Here's mine...

http://toporoute.com/cgi-bin/getSave...BNCBLLHCKAWBUW
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Old 05-01-07, 09:35 AM
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My regular route: http://www.routeslip.com/routes/6910

My scenic route: http://www.routeslip.com/routes/6911

My more scenic route: http://www.routeslip.com/routes/36184

Mountain bike route: http://www.routeslip.com/routes/36190 Only about 5 miles of 12 are off-road but it's nice for a change
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Old 05-01-07, 11:38 AM
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Thanks for the tip! My route:

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=912850
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Old 05-01-07, 12:06 PM
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Brooklyn, baby, Brooklyn:

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=912995
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Old 05-01-07, 12:14 PM
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Thanks for the tip.

Here's mine: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=912984
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Old 05-01-07, 12:31 PM
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there and back are the same route... I love it! Most of it seems like MUP by the airport... that airport is a couple of miles long!!

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=808201
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Old 05-02-07, 05:44 AM
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http://www.sanoodi.com/route/awagner...5-01/17-14-00/

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Old 05-02-07, 06:22 AM
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http://www.mapmyride.com/route/unite...ille/365418902
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Old 05-02-07, 06:27 AM
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http://www.routeslip.com/routes/25750
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Old 05-02-07, 06:28 AM
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Here's mine, it's quite short and very easy.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=915435
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Old 05-02-07, 07:08 AM
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I haven't actually started this commute yet since my bike is on order, but this is the route I intend to start taking in the next couple of weeks. It's short, but wish me luck. I'm new to all of this, but looking forward to getting out there.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=908870
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Old 05-02-07, 01:12 PM
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Here's mine. As far as i know im the only person who commutes from nebraska to iowa every morning. Ive never seen anybody else on a bike.

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=916993
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Old 05-02-07, 02:08 PM
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I'm gonna do this a bit differently:











continued in next post because of stupid arbitrary image limit...
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Old 05-02-07, 02:08 PM
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That's a little different than my normal route, but it gets me to work, and it's what I have pictures of.
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Old 05-02-07, 04:00 PM
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What an amazing, scenic ride, notfred.. I'm pretty sure I want to move. Great idea, too, with the visual tour. Can we see the route, too? I'm just curious..
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Old 05-03-07, 06:46 AM
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http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=919108
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Old 05-03-07, 11:13 AM
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The leisurely version
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path...n-commute-easy
(14.2 miles with only ~300 ft elev. gain)

The "oh, crap I'm running late" / "oh, I need hill training" version
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path...te-challenging
(14 miles with ~620 ft. elev. gain)
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Old 05-03-07, 11:25 AM
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Here's mine http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=920091

The off road bits are where I climb up a dirt bluff and cross a streambed. Sometimes I go up 29th street instead. I don't really fly across the water, but follow a riverside MUP. If I take roads all the way it is signicantly shorter, but takes a longer time because I have to wait at lots of stop lights, whereas the route I've worked out has three stop lights, five stop signs, and a pedestrian crosswalk.
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Old 05-03-07, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Joker021971
What an amazing, scenic ride, notfred.. I'm pretty sure I want to move. Great idea, too, with the visual tour. Can we see the route, too? I'm just curious..
Route I actually do most days:
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=921694

Route in the pictures (roughly, might be off by a block or two here or there where I turned):
http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=921705
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Old 05-04-07, 07:20 AM
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http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=907683

Wow--I tried this again, being inspired by Chip's elevation post, and found I go up some pretty good grades. And I have a whopping 130-some foot vertical climb! I'm patting myself on the back as we speak!

Of course, if I go my short route I have a remarkable 30 foot climb.

The route doesn't show the beauty of my ride. Most of it follows the river and it's just great. Still, this is a fun tool. I mapped some alternate routes and found a good one that's just under 8 miles. Fun! I got to try that soon.
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Old 06-20-08, 05:19 PM
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I'm totally topping this! New job = new way more cooler awesome route. Riding downtown is so much better than riding to the suburbs. Compare new route to old. What was once about 40 miles round trip is now 11 miles round trip. Sure, I love riding, but even though I'm riding less, I love the commute so much more.

Old: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=902422
New: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=2007034
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Old 06-20-08, 05:41 PM
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This is my route. It says 12 miles, but my cyclo computers calls it 7.19...but actually it might be 12...now since I changed the route. Ugh...nah...It.s 7.19 according to my cyclo computer. What do you think is the cause for this difference.

URL for this route is: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=2007075
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Old 06-20-08, 07:06 PM
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Here's my route. Notice I go over a bridge, which is fine. But on the Jersey side I need to dismount and carry it down 20 steps. There's good city planning. Steps on a bridge bike path. Also, since i'm so close to Liberty State Park, it makes for a great lunchtime ride

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=2007195

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Old 06-20-08, 07:52 PM
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Another cool site like this you guys might want to check out that I've been using is veloroutes.org/bikemaps and it maps elevation changes and actually tells you how much time you can expect to spend on the ride based on different average speeds. I thought it was pretty cool.
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