Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

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Jdsk
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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby Jdsk » 1 Aug 2020, 8:22am

scottg wrote:OSMap on the phone for figuring street names at unmarked intersections.

I really like the OS moving map app. But for following a defined route on a bike I find the turn-by-turn function on my Edge 1000 way ahead. ; - )

As usual I suggest trying both.

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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby Paulatic » 1 Aug 2020, 8:36am

Jamesh wrote:Paper maps with Google maps backup!

:roll: :roll: :roll:

Cheers James


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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby thirdcrank » 1 Aug 2020, 11:02am

You need a handlebar-mounted MickF

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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby toontra » 1 Aug 2020, 6:17pm

afanasiew wrote:I did initially look at Lezyne but, tbh, can't remember why I rejected it in favour of the Wahoo Roam. This too I decided against, having found an extensive review which found faults.


Considered the Bolt? Cheaper but with all the functionality needed. That's what I use these days for all rides including multi-day ones. I've been using one for years with no problem. 15-hour battery life!

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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby Paul utb » 5 Aug 2020, 9:00pm

What's peoples thoughts with using google maps on phone? With a spare battery back up (pebble)

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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby Jdsk » 5 Aug 2020, 9:05pm

It should be considered as an option... try it out and list the advantages and disadvantages... just like any other decision.

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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby Paulatic » 5 Aug 2020, 9:07pm

Paul utb wrote:What's peoples thoughts with using google maps on phone? With a spare battery back up (pebble)

Don’t ask them for the route but like any mapping app the blue dot is where you are.
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Re: Which navigation gadget or app for LEJOG?

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 5 Aug 2020, 10:03pm

Hi,
Paulatic wrote:Have you looked at Lezyne?
I use a Mega XL the battery life is great the screen is easy to read and TbT is good. Make your route from your phone Lezyne app, Lezyne web site, Komoot, or import from your favourite source.

2ND, excellent :)
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