How to solve the problems loading routes into Garmin devices from MapMyRide

The other day I was trying to download a route from MapMyRide and I was following the instructions but it just wasn't working. I tried again and again and nothing. I googled the issue and I got the solution.

The problem is that MapMayRide uses an incompatible GPX file extension, so the trick is to convert it to the  version supported by Garmin. Here is the full link with the answer

https://forums.garmin.com/showthread.php?31119-Downloading-gpx-file...

But the simplified version is this:

  • Click on IMPORT to load the GPX file that you downloaded from MapMyRide
  • Look for the GPX file and click IMPORT
  • After few seconds the file is loaded and it's shown in the map on the screen, now click EXPORT
  • Make sure that you go to the GPX tab, enter the new filename and click DOWNLOAD
  • Select SAVE and the garmin compatible file will be stored in your computer
  • Now do the following steps and you will be ready to go.
  1. Download course.gpx to my computer
  2. connect edge 510/800/810 etc
  3. Open "Garmin" folder > "NewFiles"
  4. Copy course.gpx into "NewFiles" folder
  5. Close folders
  6. Eject Garmin from computer
  7. Switch on Garmin

I hope this helps

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