Google announced Monday that it is rolling out extensive bike directions on Google Maps in several European countries, including Germany, France, Poland, Ireland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein.
If only this had existed six years ago, I could have avoided my best friend wanting to ring my neck.
When we decided to ride our bikes on a 500-mile tour around the south of France in 2007, my one job was to map our route. I got a paper map, highlighted a loop adjoining several country roads, and off we went. Easy.
Actually, not so much.
While our ride started out pleasant, we … Read more