Re: [SIR] Open Street Maps for France

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posted by Kole Kantner on Feb 18 2011 09:15A to SIR


I loaded the first leg of PBP11 and examined the course with the map and
it looks great. The OpenRunner courses I have found don't have turns
specified, but we can easily add those with Bike Route Toaster when we
get cue sheets.


On 2/17/11 9:13 PM, Gary Prince wrote:
> Looks good. And if I'm correct there are maps for everywhere. I
> couldn't figure out but that looks good.
> Starting at a more basic level...I need to get a r/w device for a sd
> card unless you write directly to the card while in the gps (possible).
> Let me know what you figure out. I'm fairly clueless but think we
> should be able to get free maps ( the 705 on CL still hasn't responded
> so it must be sold)
> Gary
> > Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 20:52:50 -0800
> > From:
> > To:
> > Subject: Re: Open Street Maps
> >
> > Gary,
> >
> > This link at your OSM site looks like a possibility:
> >
> >
> >
> > Just download the gmapsupp.img file and put it in a folder called
> Garmin
> > on a microSD card that you put in the Garmin 705. The site claims it is
> > routable, but until you load it and try examining the course you won't
> > know how detailed the roads are. As I mentioned before, it isn't very
> > critical if one has a road map when using a tcx course. Of course if
> > you get really lost and don't want to backtrack on your track it would
> > be helpful to have details of the roads to give you options for getting
> > more directly back to the course.
> >
> > I'll give it a try soon and let you know how it looks.
> >
> > --Kole--
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