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05-30-18, 12:52 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By bboti

I am happy to inform you that starting from...

I am happy to inform you that starting from yesterday BikeRoll (bikeroll.net (https://bikeroll.net)) shows road surface type as well. It distinguish between paved roads, unpaved (dirt) roads, and...
12-28-17, 04:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I launched a new page on BikeRoll...

I launched a new page on BikeRoll https://bikeroll.net/labs where you can see its upcoming features. A planned feature is to display road type information (as requested above).

Unfortunately, this...
05-30-17, 12:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

Noted that I have t do more testing in IE, Edge....

Noted that I have t do more testing in IE, Edge. Thanks.
05-30-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

Sorry to hear that. Luckily BikeRoll is based on...

Sorry to hear that. Luckily BikeRoll is based on the Google Maps Service, so all the improvements and enhancements made by the Google team will be available also on BikeRoll instantly. This if a bug...
05-30-17, 06:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

The BikeRoll is not directly connected to GM, it...

The BikeRoll is not directly connected to GM, it only uses the GM service. So, you cannot directly access the saved BikeRoll routes on GM on your phone.
What you can do is to plan your route and a...
05-30-17, 12:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I cannot argue with that, you are right BikeRoll...

I cannot argue with that, you are right BikeRoll breaks down here. I think the above concept of MTB works fine only in less developed countries, e.g., I have never heard of any trail forbidden for...
05-29-17, 11:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

The first page of the PDF should contain a QR...

The first page of the PDF should contain a QR code, statistics, map, and elevation profile. The rest of the pages must be the cue sheet. If you still have the problem, please send me the link of the...
05-29-17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

It is supposed to work that way. It may happen...

It is supposed to work that way. It may happen that you are logged in with you Facebook account that has priority over the Google account. So, first, you have to logout from the Facebook account...
05-29-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

To use features Save, List routes, or Preferences...

To use features Save, List routes, or Preferences buttons (top right), BikeRoll has to identify you somehow. For the identification, a Facebook or Google login is required.

If none of these logins...
05-26-17, 11:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

Great news, thanks :) BikeRoll also...

Great news, thanks :)



BikeRoll also uses the Google Maps service, so I guess the satellite are as fresh as the original Google Maps website. Please notify me if you find it otherwise.


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05-26-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

It was requested above quite many times, so I...

It was requested above quite many times, so I will definitely give it a try :)
05-26-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I see now. The reason I did not notice it is that...

I see now. The reason I did not notice it is that there was no such 'Bicycle Layer' in East Europe where I am from :|
So I learned something new that may be added to BikeRoll :)

Actually, if you...
05-26-17, 06:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

The BikeRoll elevation profile does not tell you...

The BikeRoll elevation profile does not tell you the exact percent grade, only in what interval is it in. You can find this out by hovering on the elevation profile graph. I may consider adding the...
05-26-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I was thinking about adding some kind of number...

I was thinking about adding some kind of number that determines the overall difficulty of a route - something similar that you suggest. The problem is the quality of the road. For unpaved roads (or...
05-26-17, 05:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

This should be asked only once. I think it is a...

This should be asked only once. I think it is a question of how your browser is set regarding location sharing. If you are using Safari, here it is how make it remember your choice:...
05-26-17, 12:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

It should be set in the top right menu...

It should be set in the top right menu (Preferences). You have to be logged in (with Facebook or Google) to access this feature since later when you return to the site, your metric system will be...
05-26-17, 12:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I guess, I will also add this feature of adding...

I guess, I will also add this feature of adding notes to the route. Very good idea :)
05-25-17, 08:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

Some kind of cue sheet is also available on...

Some kind of cue sheet is also available on BikeRoll if you go to the top left menu and select the Download PDF Summary. It is not an online solution but my impression was that these cue sheets are...
05-25-17, 07:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

It was already suggested that the shortest...

It was already suggested that the shortest distance is many times not the best, so I take this advice very seriously and try to improve BikeRoll here.

On the other hand the Google Bike layer is...
05-25-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

You are right, it is also available in the Google...

You are right, it is also available in the Google Maps API. So I guess, the traffic avoidance feature will be added to my TODO list :) Very good idea.
05-25-17, 07:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

The problem is that Google Maps provides only...

The problem is that Google Maps provides only REAL-TIME traffic data and usually you want you ride in a different time (possibly weekend) that is usually not known. As far as I know, there is no...
05-25-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

BikeRoll (Google Maps) plans the shortest route...

BikeRoll (Google Maps) plans the shortest route and you can add mid-points for adjustments (right click).
A planned feature is the route with minimum elevation. If you can think of any other kind...
05-25-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I'll check what possibilities does the Google...

I'll check what possibilities does the Google Maps service offer. But this is definitely a good idea :).
05-25-17, 06:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I guess you are referring to the top right...

I guess you are referring to the top right button? You need to enable popups to be able to log in with your Facebook or Google account and use these features. Some browsers disable pop-ups be...
05-25-17, 05:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

I did not know this site, it is very nice and...

I did not know this site, it is very nice and similar (as simple) to BikeRoll. I check what nice features I can "steal" from them :)



You are right BikeRoll chooses the shortest route give the...
05-25-17, 05:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,602
Posted By bboti

How to Plan Bike Routes

Hi there,

Roughly a year ago I created a bicycle route planning site https://bikeroll.net , already presented to you here...
11-11-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bboti

I agree that not Dutch, Danish, Swedish,...

I agree that not Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, ... should not be my first priorities. Unfortunately, so far I got translators mostly for these languages (Dutch and Swedish).

I totally agree...
11-11-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bboti

You can always use that automatic translation,...

You can always use that automatic translation, but personally I do not like it. To Hungarian many time it sounds ridiculous. Furthermore, the Google search engine likes properly translated sites,...
11-04-16, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bboti

Help with Translations

Hi,

A few month ago I launched a bike route planning site: https://bikeroll.net After posting it on bikeforums...
09-30-16, 01:15 AM
Replies: 15,502
Views: 1,551,149
Posted By bboti

Last weekend, I was riding the following bike...

Last weekend, I was riding the following bike route...
09-23-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15,502
Views: 1,551,149
Posted By bboti

Not today but last weekend in Romania: ...

Not today but last weekend in Romania:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHCNTqLYe30&feature=youtu.be
...
08-30-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

I wouldn't say that the (google) elevation...

I wouldn't say that the (google) elevation service is 100% accurate, but there is a high chance that you were not riding on completely flat ground :)
08-30-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

That should really not happen, I will check it...

That should really not happen, I will check it out.



If you have a road bike you do not want to use it in the forest I guess, and maybe you want to avoid asphalt with a mountain bike. Regarding...
08-30-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

Yes, I am from Easter Europe and I guess not all...

Yes, I am from Easter Europe and I guess not all Google Maps features are available in all countries.



As far as I know, bikes are not allowed on highways (at least in Europe), but I have to...
08-30-16, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

This is not available on all places, for example,...

This is not available on all places, for example, in Eastern Europe Google Maps does not support bike routes at all!!



Maybe I do not understand the question correctly, but there is a small...
08-30-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

Thank you. This is the first version of the site,...

Thank you. This is the first version of the site, it will be improved in the future based on the feedback.
Well, this is the place where I am collecting ideas (bugs) about what should be the new...
08-30-16, 05:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

To be honest with you, I also do not use any...

To be honest with you, I also do not use any mobile device while biking. However, when I am in the office, I like to plan the weekend ride.
Hmm, it is a good idea to add a new feature where you can...
08-30-16, 03:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

I am sorry to hear that, in many areas (including...

I am sorry to hear that, in many areas (including mine) it gave nice results. Unfortunately, I cannot do too much to fix that problem :|
08-30-16, 03:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

You can add mid-point with the right click and...

You can add mid-point with the right click and then drag them as you want. Though, I agree that should be made more clear.



At this point the free google maps API limit is 8 mid-point. With...
08-29-16, 11:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,377
Posted By bboti

Bike route planning

Hi,

I created a simple website where you can plan your bike routes using Google Maps: https://bikeroll.net
The motivation was to make it simple, lightweight, and fast. Some features it has: free...
Forum: Introductions
08-28-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By bboti

Welcome to the forum, this is the right place for...

Welcome to the forum, this is the right place for your questions :)
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By bboti

I do not visit her old house that often, I can...

I do not visit her old house that often, I can promise pictures only in a few months :)
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By bboti

I got also curious, because if that saddle has...

I got also curious, because if that saddle has any value, my grandmothers attic is gold mine.
Forum: Introductions
08-27-16, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By bboti

Welcome to the form. Very nice bike, start...

Welcome to the form. Very nice bike, start putting some miles (kilometers) in it :)
08-27-16, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By bboti

I have not heard of Suntour lubricants (no google...

I have not heard of Suntour lubricants (no google results for "Suntour lubricant"). I would say, the good old WD40 will do the job.
Forum: Introductions
08-25-16, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By bboti

Welcome to the forum, you should show us some...

Welcome to the forum, you should show us some pictures of bikes you built :)
Enjoy the forum.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-16, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By bboti

Unfortunately you cannot take the bike...

Unfortunately you cannot take the bike everywhere.
If you live more than 10-15 miles for work with an altitude difference of 500 meters, biking every day just takes too much time :|
08-24-16, 12:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,322
Posted By bboti

https://i.imgflip.com/19ezgy.jpg ...

https://i.imgflip.com/19ezgy.jpg

https://imgflip.com/i/19ezgy
08-23-16, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By bboti

WOW, a lot of new possibilities open up with an...

WOW, a lot of new possibilities open up with an API. Nice job Garmin.
08-23-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By bboti

I think you always have to do a trade-off between...

I think you always have to do a trade-off between size and the number of functionalities it provides.
I was using this for a long time: SAHOO 12 in 1 Bicycle Cycling Tyre Repair Multi Tool Set Kits...
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