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A lot of riders use a GPS device of one kind or another. There is an ever increasing number of apps and websites devoted to GPS matters, and the aim of this page is to give members a small insight into what is available.

If you can add to the information here please send an e-mail to webnerd Maverick - laverick49 at gmail.com.

If you own a Garmin GPS and have ever bought a map for it you have probably been shocked at the price. However, now there are numerous maps based on Open Street Map available free. You can download them here. Many of the maps can be installed on your PC so you can view them in BaseCamp and MapSource, and load them into your unit just when needed. For a description of the process look here.

Locus Map - multifunctional outdoor navigation app

OsmAnd - Offline mobile maps and navigation

Ride with GPS App - for iPhone and Android. Get turn-by-turn voice navigation, live logging, offline maps, and more for your smartphone.

Strava - connecting the world's athletes.

Map my Ride - map your route, track your activity, log your food and share with friends

MAPS.ME. Uses Open Street Map. You can download the map you need (e.g. Thailand) before you set off so you don't need any phone signal when you are on your ride.

MapFactor Navigator is an Open Street Map based free turn-by-turn GPS navigation by mapFactor for Windows, Windows Mobile devices and Android devices.

Page last updated: 26 Apr 2017