Find Mountain Bike Trails with the MTB Project


We've seen websites and projects over the years that use Google Earth to show off trails including the Appalachian Trail, Civil War trails, and tons of others with sites like EveryTrail. ┬áThe site … [Read more...]

The world of Hockey in Google Earth


As they often do the, folks at Google Sightseeing have a post that takes us on a tour around the world of a particular topic. Their choice this time? Ice Hockey. Growing up in Michigan, I played … [Read more...]

Tracking the International Tour de Taiwan Ultra Marathon in Google Earth

Google Earth File.  You must have GE installed.

A few days ago the 2013 Taiwan Ultra Marathon kicked off, a 14 day race that covers an astonishing 1100km. The runners are all carrying a Leadtek GPS device, and the organizers have put together this … [Read more...]

Race Formula One tracks with Google Earth

Google Earth PLUGIN required.

We've seen quite a few driving games built on top of Google Earth over the years including Drive the A-Team Van and this great simulator from Katsuomi Kobayashi. Today's comes from "MisterFoley" and … [Read more...]

Rally Navigator releases open beta version

Rally Navigator is a program that helps rally riders create printable navigation instructions called roadbooks, used in Cross Country Rally events such as the Dakar Rally. The fun part is that the … [Read more...]

Animating GPS tracks in Google Earth

Google Earth File.  You must have GE installed.

When Google Earth version 4 was released back in 2006, it added a great feature that allowed KML files to have time-based data. This allows you to animate GPS content as Frank wrote about soon … [Read more...]

Previewing the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Google Earth File.  You must have GE installed.

In just over a year, the 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia and the folks at Google Sightseeing have taken a close look at the various venues in Google Earth to see how they're … [Read more...]

Ride along GP tracks from all over the world

The folks at GP Circuits have mapped out 183 racing circuits from 27 championships in 36 countries, and they've wrapped them all inside of an excellent interface. Along with providing stats, info and … [Read more...]

More great updates to the Google Earth Flight Simulator

While Google Earth has a built-in option for flying a flight simulator, the better choice for the past few years has been Xavier Tassin's GEFS ("Google Earth Flight Simulator"). It's an incredible … [Read more...]

Cycling the Alps releases Android App

A little more than two years ago we introduced you to the excellent Cycling the Alps website. They feature hundreds of Google Earth tours of various cycing routes in the Alps, and they've added many … [Read more...]