Planning a ride using Googlemaps

Gatey

Premier Member
#6
Im going to read this a few times guys.
Once it was easy but that ten entry thing stuffed the show.
Thanks for the leg work boys.
 

Stephen!

Premier Member
IBA Member
#7
It is a bit fiddly, but one can create a route with more than ten points to be used in Google Maps using a text editor.

To see what format the route needs to take, you can do this...

First you start by typing out your route. Note the use of two-letter abbreviations for states... Addresses can be used as well, but you MUST be certain that the address can be found in Google Maps. For ease of illustration, I will not be using addresses here. Once you get this figured out, using addresses will not be that diffiult.

Seattle, WA to Boise, ID to Billings, MT to Bismarck, ND to Minneapolis, MN to Chicago, IL to Dayton, OH to Kansas City, KS to Dallas, TX to Carlsbad, NM to Phoenix, AZ to Las Vegas, NV to Reno, NV to Redmond, OR to Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

Next, using the "Replace" function in your text editor, replace all instances of "space-to-space" with a slash

Seattle, WA/Boise, ID/Billings, MT/Bismarck, ND/Minneapolis, MN/Chicago, IL/Dayton, OH/Kansas City, KS/Dallas, TX/Carlsbad, NM/Phoenix, AZ/Las Vegas, NV/Reno, NV/Redmond, OR/Portland, OR/Seattle, WA

Then replace all spaces with a +

Seattle,+WA/Boise,+ID/Billings,+MT/Bismarck, ND/Minneapolis,+MN/Chicago,+IL/Dayton,+OH/Kansas+City,+KS/Dallas,+TX/Carlsbad,+NM/Phoenix,+AZ/Las+Vegas,+NV/Reno,+NV/Grants+Pass,+OR/Portland,+OR/Seattle,+WA

When you are done with that, add to the front of everything: "https://www.google.nl/maps/dir/"

https://www.google.nl/maps/dir/Seat...,+NV/Grants+Pass,+OR/Portland,+OR/Seattle,+WA (The forum truncated this link, but it really is all there)

Copy/Paste this into the address bar of your browser and now you have a route.