News: Garmin Announces New eTrex GPS Units

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The Garmin eTrex is pretty much the grandaddy of every portable recreational GPS device on the trail and today Garmin announces two updated models, the 30x and 20x. Each supports both GPS and GLONASS satellites for improved accuracy and coverage plus color screens and 3.7Gb of internal memory (double the memory of previous eTrex 20 …

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Review: Garmin Fenix 2 GPS Watch

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Garmin has been producing smart wearables for years (I actually owned this watch in 2005–yowza!) and over that time the company has found new ways to pack a ton of features into a usable form factor. The company’s latest watch–the Fenix 2–is well-suited to mountain biking and all the other outdoor activities you’ll get into throughout the …

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GPS Elevation Accuracy Test: Smartphone Apps vs. Dedicated GPS

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We tested 10 GPS devices and smartphone apps to determine whether some devices were more or less accurate than others. In our first report we looked at the distance each device recorded over a 2.5-mile test ride. Today I’ll dissect the elevation data recorded during the same test. Here’s the raw data: Device Elevation Max …

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If You Didn’t Record Your Ride, It Didn’t Happen: FitBit Announces New Fitness Trackers

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Mountain Bikes! We love them. But if you’re riding without recording the fact that you rode, forget it. You might as well have stayed home. Ask any doctor, and they’ll tell you: unless it’s on the internet, it didn’t happen. A GPS trace isn’t enough, either. You also need at least one selfie and at …

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GPS Tech From Garmin, Magellan, and ANT+

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GPS units are getting smarter and more powerful every year, and while some mountain bikers are starting to use smartphones to record tracks and navigate trail rides, brands like Magellan and Garmin still have a few tricks left up their sleeves! Garmin Edge The top-of-the-line Garmin Edge 1000 crams an incredible number of features into …

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Video: How to View MTB Topo Maps on Singletracks.com

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We receive dozens of questions every week in our helpdesk asking for clarification on how to use all sorts of features on Singletracks. Singletracks is undoubtedly a feature-rich website, and sometimes learning how to use everything can be pretty confusing. Some features and buttons may even be tucked away in nooks and crannies that you don’t even …

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Video: How to Check In at Mountain Bike Trails Using the Singletracks App

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We receive dozens of questions every week in our helpdesk asking for clarification on how to use all sorts of features on Singletracks. Singletracks is undoubtedly a feature-rich website, and sometimes learning how to use everything can be pretty confusing. Some features and buttons may even be tucked away in nooks and crannies that you don’t even …

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Video: How To Find Mountain Bike Trails Using the Singletracks App

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We receive dozens of questions every week in our helpdesk asking for clarification on how to use all sorts of features on Singletracks. Singletracks is undoubtedly a feature-rich website, and sometimes learning how to use everything can be pretty confusing. Some features and buttons may even be tucked away in nooks and crannies that you …

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