Finding new local routes

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ferrit worrier
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Re: Finding new local routes

Postby ferrit worrier » 19 Apr 2020, 9:17am

philvantwo wrote:You'll have to invest in some C02 canisters like that chap down in Devon, what's his name?...............Oh yeah, mick f!
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I think you'll find that's Cornwall :wink:
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whoof
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Re: Finding new local routes

Postby whoof » 21 Apr 2020, 9:26am

Mrs Whoof has been using a website called Wandrer (only one e). I think you need to have signed up to Strava but you can load all the rides you done and see what roads in your area that you have ridden. I think there are lots of different functions so you can see %_spent on some roads, length of roads on a specific area you have done and how much you haven't and probably lots more.
Clearly not for those who don't use Strava but if you do or are willing to try it might be worth a look.
https://wandrer.earth

ChrisF
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Re: Finding new local routes

Postby ChrisF » 14 Dec 2020, 5:08pm

whoof wrote:Mrs Whoof has been using a website called Wandrer (only one e). I think you need to have signed up to Strava but you can load all the rides you done and see what roads in your area that you have ridden. I think there are lots of different functions so you can see %_spent on some roads, length of roads on a specific area you have done and how much you haven't and probably lots more.
Clearly not for those who don't use Strava but if you do or are willing to try it might be worth a look.
https://wandrer.earth

I too have been using Wandrer, and using it I have now cycled on all the (cyclable) roads in my (little) city. I've also written an Android app to make it easier to follow the roads you haven't cycled yet. Send me a PM if you're interested in trying it, and/or see my post https://www.strava.com/clubs/528504/posts/12953809 in the Strava group
Chris F, Cornwall

mercalia
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Location: london South

Re: Finding new local routes

Postby mercalia » 14 Dec 2020, 7:48pm

gaz wrote:A recent 'reward'.

A combination of exploring without a map and poor waymarking by the local authority meant that Mrs gaz and I ended up walking our bikes on a footpath and permissive path across a farmyard rather than riding the footpath that uses the adjacent industrial road.

Had the latter been properly marked I'd have chosen it, glad now that it wasn't.
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is that a dead lamb you rode over? You should have put it in your panniers as road kill :wink: