I've been trying out Bikehub, asking it to generate rides of 30, 60 and 90 minutes starting from home. Two of the routes that it has suggested are almost identical to two of the best routes that I found by myself, and the third is very similar to another.
I am hugely impressed.
But there are a couple of flies in the ointment.
All three rides took a lot longer than Bikehub suggested. I don't think I can blame them, though. I already knew that I have to work on my speed, and perhaps I should stop less often to admire the views.
And, if Bikehub can generate good rides so quickly and easily, what is my next excuse for poring over maps to work things out for myself?
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