These GPX Data products cannot be used with the Bicycle Route Navigator App! Unless you plan to use a standalone GPS device, we highly recommend purchasing route sections WITHIN the Bicycle Route Navigator app.
Please note, GPX Data is not refundable! Please examine the sample data on the device of your choice before purchasing GPX data packages. More information about GPX Data files can be found here.
After your GPX purchase, you can get GPX updates for free by re-downloading them from your My Adventure Cycling account.
GPX Data products consist of track and service waypoint files in gpx (GPS Exchange Format) file format to be used on a GPS device, smartphone, or tablet. These products are suggested as a companion product to the printed Adventure Cycling Route maps and feature the same services listed on the physical maps. More information about GPX Data for Devices can be found here.
In southern Illinois, section 10 of the TransAm Trail skirts glaciated terrain, then winds through the ridges and valleys of the Little Ozarks. This small mountain range appears as sandstone and limestone bluffs and escarpments. It is unique in the United States because it runs on an east-west axis. Traffic increases in and near towns. The route crosses the Ohio River on a ferry and also joins the Great River South Route for a short distance. Western and Central Kentucky is horse country and you'll pass many farms with grazing thoroughbreds. The map includes an 87-mile loop southward to Mammoth Cave National Park and ends in Berea.
More information about this route is available here.
I just finished the TransAM going east and I used both the GPX and Navigation APP by far the GPX data was more helpful, Minimal affect on battery life on Garmin but Significant battery life on phone app. It was great to have voice turn by turn instructions from the Garmin no need to look at map! Had some odd U-Turns come up and quickly checking map screen on Garmin showed it as a anomaly in data (may have to do with how it was recorded if someone turned to wait for a partner, I have done this on my own route recordings before). Highly recommend GPX data and not sure why it is discouraged and considered less of a option.
GPX in a Garmin Cycle Computer works great
Darcy Englen on 9/19/21
I used both the APP and the GPX data on my TransAM ride this year and by far the GPX data in the Garmin Cycle Computer was my preference! It provided turn by turn voice prompts starting at a tenth of a mile out. There was some conflicts with the GPX data matching the road signs at times (I will be providing detail feedback on route issues) but overlall the GPX data was much preferred over the phone app and battery life was never a issue with the Garmin 830 using GPX data.