[LINK] gps on kids...
Michael Skeggs firstname.lastname@example.org
mskeggs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 15:08:37 EST 2009
What chance the GPS map would show the cycle route? More likely it
would direct you to the nearest freeway for the 'quickest' route.
2009/1/16 Antony Barry <tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au>:
> On 14/01/2009, at 6:22 PM, Birch Jim wrote:
>> FTR I don't have a GPS and I don't want one. One thing I do know
>> is people are very often stupid. I love figuring out the route myself
>> and like knowing that I can adapt.
> Ditto BUT I cycle in Canberra which has an extensive network of off-
> road cyclepaths and footpaths which mainly run through parkland and
> very, very little signage. When riding in a new area I sometime find
> myself say "where the f**k am I?" and have to diverge from the path
> to find a road sign so I can consult a map. A GPS would be nice which
> showed me a "you are here" marker . Having to backtrack a few km
> because you chose the wrong fork in the path is annoying. Yes there
> IS a cyclepath/footpath map but it seems not every little path is
> shown clearly.
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