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[mkgmap-dev] Missing bicycle turn directions

From Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at iki.fi on Sun Nov 22 08:32:53 GMT 2009

On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 02:17:08AM +0200, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> I did not get two turn instructions on my latest bicycle ride.  Luckily,
> it was a familiar route and I was paying attention to the map, not keying
> in the ref= of a bus stop or something.
> The first occurrence was when I was approaching
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/5053613/history
> from north.  (It was version 3; I tried to make the angle a little
> steeper in version 4.  For what it is worth, I built the map with
> mkgmap --adjust-turn-headings.)

This one was correct last Friday.

By the way, I seem to be getting different bicycle directions now,
perhaps due to the recent MAX_ARC_LENGTH and related changes.  When
I am riding between Koivukylä (train station) and Rekola (train station),
the Edge 705 now tells me to use the cycleways along Rekolantie and
Peijaksentie.  The former would be
Previously, it directed me to the old highway
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/35878229 that was converted
to a cycleway some decades ago, and told me to follow the cycleways
and paths from there.  Not a big change, but the new directions involve
much fewer turns and crossings.

Best regards,


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