In a recent trawl of the web in search of a good route finder I started to build up some requirements. Google Maps offers a lot but it would be really great to show of a bike run with an animated StreetView. It appears people have thought of this already
s3.tripgeo.com’s main failing appears to be that it relies on Google to store the way-points with the impact being that the route is made the ‘quickest’ by default. Not ideal when you want a bike run on back roads. If these could be embedded into the URL then this could solve this issue.
Still its an excellent effort.
Google Static maps has a great deal to offer – one of our favourite Cafe stops: