Using your GPS on the mountain bike trail

In many ways, exchanging data between your GPS unit and computer can be a confusing and frustrating process. Unlike iTunes and the iPod, there isn’t a dominant piece of software or hardware to streamline the process of managing, viewing, and moving tracks, waypoints, and routes from your computer to your GPS (though programs like EasyGPS …

finally, my new ride!

my photography skills dont do it justice but, alas, the wait is over… i think it deserves to be called the sex-c. this is truly the sexiest thing under 26 lbs! now, the question is, who am i more in debt to… santa cruz for the purchase of this exceptional work of art and the …

is it a crime to ride it?

my bike finally arrived, only two months past schedule and five months since it was ordered. darn, i can’t keep calling it “it”, i had five months to think of a name for it and “it” certainly deserves a name! it’s almost too pretty to put the parts on, maybe i should just put lock …

Using a GPS with Your Personal Computer

Using computer software in conjunction with your GPS receiver opens a whole new world to navigation and planning your next cycling trip or other great adventure. Being able to compare the map on the GPS (if your GPS has mapping capability) to a topographic map or a map out of a book is one thing; …

What a GPS Can Do for Mountain Bikers

You’ve probably heard the hype surrounding Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers lately or even seen someone out on the trails using one. But what can a GPS do for you as a mountain biker? If you’re currently using a cycling computer to keep track of ride data or you’re interested in making your rides safer, …