How-To Guides
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How-To Guides
How to download a route to a Garmin Edge
How to view a route in 3D in Google Earth
How to estimate the time to complete a route
How to share a route map on Facebook
How to download a route to a Wahoo ELEMNT
How to navigate a route using the plotaroute app
How to show gradients on a route map
How to download a route's elevation profile
How to show two or more routes on the same map
How to identify the biggest hill climbs on a route
How to plot a route on a mobile device
How to sync your routes to Garmin
How to set your default units as km or miles
How to add photos to your routes
How to embed a route map on your website or blog
How to import a route mapped elsewhere
How to share private routes with only selected people
How to create a challenge tracker
How to add labels and symbols to a route map
Ten Great Route Planning Tools for Cyclists
How to split a route into two or more parts
How to duplicate a route
How to change the default colour of your routes
How to delete a route
How to make a route private or public
How to rename a route
How to add additional notes or directions to a route
How to plot a detour
How to join together two or more routes
How to bookmark your favourite places
How to put your routes into groups using tags
How to truncate or crop a route
How to correct map errors
How to share a list of your public routes
How to download an image or picture of a route map
How to trace over other routes
How to change your email address and password
How to contribute to the Road Bikeable map layer
How to generate turn by turn directions for imported routes
How to use keyboard shortcuts
How to delete your account
How to help improve OpenStreetMap (OSM) maps
How To Shift A Route Left Or Right To The Side Of The Road
How to download a route to a Suunto watch
FAQ's
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Watch video tutorials
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Join in our forums
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