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== '''Toronto Erlang User Group''' ==
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Choosing A Cycling GPS
 
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Choosing the best cycling global positioning system (GPS) device can depend on your budget, and on the specific feature set you are interested in. If all you want to do is track your rides, then a simple running GPS that includes a cycling setting is an inexpensive option that could suit your needs. Otherwise you may want to look for a cycling GPS that includes features such as base maps, a memory card expansion slot, touchscreen, and other options. Base maps are especially important if navigation is a feature you want, in which case you will need to find a device that either includes base maps for your region, or which allows you to load them from a memory card. Other advanced features such as heart rate monitors are also built in to the best cycling GPS units.
 
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The global positioning system is a network of satellites that can be used to triangulate the location of an object on Earth. Devices that make use of GPS can be used to track stolen items, monitor the migratory patterns of birds, sharks and other animals, and also for navigation. The most complex navigation GPS systems have typically been designed for automobiles and boats, while running, cycling and other devices mainly tracked and recorded paths. Cycling GPS units have become available in much more complex configurations though, which can make it tough to select the best unit without doing some research.  
'''Location:''' Toronto, Canada
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You may want to begin your search for the best cycling GPS by thinking about your budget. These devices are available in a wide range of price points, so the amount of money you want to spend will narrow down what options are available to you. If you do not want to spend a lot of money on your GPS unit, and just want to track, record, and log where and how long you rode your bike, then a simple running GPS may be enough. These devices are typically low-priced and sometimes come with a specific cycling option that you can turn on. If you want a more complicated unit, then there are a number of other features to consider.  
 
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If you want to use your cycling GPS for navigation, there are many different units that can serve that purpose. The main feature you will want to look for are base maps of your region, which should include all of the areas where you plan on riding your bike. If a GPS unit lacks the proper base maps but includes the necessary functionality to load additional maps, that will typically work just fine as well. If you will primarily ride on public roads, and are mostly interested in navigation, then a GPS unit designed for cars may suffice if a compatible bike mount is available.  
'''Mailing List:''' tdoterl@googlegroups.com
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Some cycling GPS units include other advanced features that may help you make a choice. If you want to know how you are doing on your rides, then you may want to look for a cycling GPS that features a heart rate monitor. These units can keep a record your heart rate throughout a ride, allowing you to examine the effectiveness of your route after you get home. You may also want to base your decision on the size of the screen and the user interface (UI), since a big screen and clean interface can make it much easier to use these devices when cycling.
 
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For further information on this topic please visit the following:[www.prweb.com/releases/2012/10/prweb10000369.htm Garmin Forerunner 610], [http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/11/prweb10098027.htm Garmin Forerunner 610] and [http://www.heartratewatchcompany.com/Garmin-Forerunner-610-p/garmin-610.htm Garmin 610]
'''Web Site:''' http://tdoterl.com
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'''Frequency:''' Just starting (July 2008). Aiming for monthly.
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'''Where:''' Determined on a meeting by meeting basis
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''A few Toronto developers who have been experimenting with Erlang
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in their spare time ran into each other at a conference
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and decided it would be a good idea to organize some kind of a
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meet-up. Stay tuned for news of our first meeting!''
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== '''Chicago Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Chicago, Illinois
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'''Mailing List:''' ceug@googlegroups.com
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'''Frequency:''' Just started and have had only one Erlounge.
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'''Where:''' Determined on a meeting by meeting basis
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''A user group for Erlang enthusiasts based in and around Chicago. The aim is to have regular meetings allowing users to network and brainstorm, newbies to get their questions answered and enthusiasts to vent their ideas and frustrations. Presentations will be a regular occurrence, followed by the mandatory erllounges.''
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== '''Kraków Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Kraków, Poland
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'''Mailing List:''' http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/erlang-krakow/
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'''Where:''' Kraków based locations
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''Krakowska grupa uzytkownikow jezyka Erlang organizuje spotkania, podczas ktorych dyskutujemy z nieprzekonanymi, opowiadamy o zastosowaniach Erlanga z zycia wzietych oraz myslimy jak wykorzystac jego zalety i jak uporac sie z wadami. A wszystko w konwencji ErlLounge, czyli niecalkiem formalnych spotkan ;)''
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== '''London Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' London, England
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'''Mailing List & Web Page:''' http://erlang-consulting.com/erlang/usergroup/erlanglondon.html
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'''Frequency:''' Aiming to meet up at least once a month
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'''Where:''' Erlang Training and Consulting and Skills Matter's Offices
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''A user group for Erlang enthusiasts based in and around London. The aim is to have regular meetings allowing users to network and brainstorm, newbies to get their questions answered and enthusiasts to vent their ideas and frustrations. Presentations will be a regular occurrence, followed by the mandatory erllounges.''
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== '''Portland Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Portland (Or), USA
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'''Mailing List:'''http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/portlanderlang/
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== '''Stockholm & Uppsala Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Stockholm & Uppsala, Sweden
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'''Mailing List & Web Site:'''http://erlang-consulting.com/erlang/usergroup/erlangstockholm.html
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'''Frequency:''' Every one to two months
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'''Where:''' Various Erlang companies and research institutes in and around Stockholm.  
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''The Swedish user group is organised in and around Stockholm and Uppsala. With Ericsson, the largest user of Erlang having a large presence in the area there is always loads of expertise at these meetings. Venues are sponsored by Erlang Training and Consulting together with various Erlang companies in the area.''
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== '''Berlin Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Berlin, Germany
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'''Mailing List:''' http://groups.google.com/group/erlang-berlin/
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'''Frequency:''' Monthly
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'''Where:''' http://www.z-bar.de/
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== '''Etna Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Catania, Italy
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'''Mailing List & Web Site:'''http://groups.google.com/group/erlang-etna
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'''Frequency:''' To be discussed.
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'''Where:''' To be discussed.
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''The first italian group of erlang enthusiasts, mainly based at the feet of volcano Etna in Sicily. Members mainly come from the University of Catania, but the group is open to any Italian person who wants to share her/his erlang experience. The aim is to discuss about erlang topics, propose new ideas and promote the use of the language in various application areas.
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''Erlang e' un linguaggio di programmazione funzionale dalle grandi potenzialita'. Il gruppo si prefigge l'intento di condividere e discutere di tutto quello che riguarda il linguaggio e le problematiche inerenti la programmazione funzionale.
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== '''Metro Atlanta Erlang User Group''' ==
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'''Location:''' Metro Atlanta, Georgia
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'''Mailing List:''' maeug@googlegroups.com
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'''Frequency:''' Just started.
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'''Where:''' To be determined.
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''A user group for Erlang enthusiasts based in and around Atlanta. Create a community of people fed-up with threads.''
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Latest revision as of 12:01, 21 November 2012

Choosing A Cycling GPS Choosing the best cycling global positioning system (GPS) device can depend on your budget, and on the specific feature set you are interested in. If all you want to do is track your rides, then a simple running GPS that includes a cycling setting is an inexpensive option that could suit your needs. Otherwise you may want to look for a cycling GPS that includes features such as base maps, a memory card expansion slot, touchscreen, and other options. Base maps are especially important if navigation is a feature you want, in which case you will need to find a device that either includes base maps for your region, or which allows you to load them from a memory card. Other advanced features such as heart rate monitors are also built in to the best cycling GPS units. The global positioning system is a network of satellites that can be used to triangulate the location of an object on Earth. Devices that make use of GPS can be used to track stolen items, monitor the migratory patterns of birds, sharks and other animals, and also for navigation. The most complex navigation GPS systems have typically been designed for automobiles and boats, while running, cycling and other devices mainly tracked and recorded paths. Cycling GPS units have become available in much more complex configurations though, which can make it tough to select the best unit without doing some research. You may want to begin your search for the best cycling GPS by thinking about your budget. These devices are available in a wide range of price points, so the amount of money you want to spend will narrow down what options are available to you. If you do not want to spend a lot of money on your GPS unit, and just want to track, record, and log where and how long you rode your bike, then a simple running GPS may be enough. These devices are typically low-priced and sometimes come with a specific cycling option that you can turn on. If you want a more complicated unit, then there are a number of other features to consider. If you want to use your cycling GPS for navigation, there are many different units that can serve that purpose. The main feature you will want to look for are base maps of your region, which should include all of the areas where you plan on riding your bike. If a GPS unit lacks the proper base maps but includes the necessary functionality to load additional maps, that will typically work just fine as well. If you will primarily ride on public roads, and are mostly interested in navigation, then a GPS unit designed for cars may suffice if a compatible bike mount is available. Some cycling GPS units include other advanced features that may help you make a choice. If you want to know how you are doing on your rides, then you may want to look for a cycling GPS that features a heart rate monitor. These units can keep a record your heart rate throughout a ride, allowing you to examine the effectiveness of your route after you get home. You may also want to base your decision on the size of the screen and the user interface (UI), since a big screen and clean interface can make it much easier to use these devices when cycling. For further information on this topic please visit the following:[www.prweb.com/releases/2012/10/prweb10000369.htm Garmin Forerunner 610], Garmin Forerunner 610 and Garmin 610