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Difference on a route on Tourstart and on a GPS

Friday, May 24, 2013 @ 14:02

Tour is showed different on Tourstart and on gps

When making a route on Tourstart it is done by adding some start, via or end points on the map. Between those points a route is made and this is where the difference can occur. On the map system Tourstart is using the way of calculating which route to ride is made on one way. 

When transfer the route to a Garmin, TomTom, Navigon or any other motorcycle gps, the route is basically some points. Then the gps will automatically calculate a route between the points. 

This is where the difference can occur, as the calculation formula is almost the same on e.g. Garmin, TomTom and Tourstart. 

How to make the motorcycle route similar on Tourstart and on the gps device

Let us assume you want to make a tour like this, and this is how it actually looks like on Tourstart.

Motorcycle route plan on Tourstart

Actual route on a gps


When the route is transferred to a gps, it might look like this.

Motorcycle route plan on Tourstart ready for gps transfer

How to make it shown correct

In order to make the route shown correct on your gps, the solution is simple. Just add a drag point, then the gps will calculate the route correct and you will get a great motorcycle ride.

Motorcycle route plan with a drag point to adjust the route

Transfer to gps

Now all you have to do is to transfer the route again, then you are ready to go for a great motorcycle ride.

Motorcycle route transfer from Tourstart to a gps


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