Mapping Cycle Routes

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:

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