Before you head off on your Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights urban adventure on October 13th, make sure you have the route map on your phone! This customized Google Map will give you turn by turn directions in case you get lost along the way. You can download the map for offline use, too!
Step 1: Make sure your iPhone or Android device is connected to wifi, and your software is updated (older iOS versions have had issues with the map displaying properly).
Step 2: Download the Google Maps app for free from your app store of choice. If you already have the app, make sure you have the most recent update.
Step 3: Visit biketoberfestclt.org on a mobile web browser.
Step 4: Scroll down to the Route map and click on the “View Larger Map” icon in the top right corner in the embedded map. You may have to rotate your phone horizontally to see the View Larger Map icon.
Step 5: Google Maps will open automatically after clicking the “View Larger Map” icon. Once in Google Maps, you'll see a tab pop up at the bottom of the screen titled "Biketoberfest Route 2019". Click that tab to open the map legend, then click the back arrow to return to the full route map. Select the Menu icon (three vertical lines next to the “Search here” bar). 4
Step 6: You will now see 2019 Biketoberfest Route listed in the menu. Click on the “Offline Maps” tab.
Step 7: Click "Custom Map" or "Select your own map" from the “Download an Offline Map” menu.
Step 8: Then click “Download”. Once downloaded, you will have offline access to the route, stops, and directions for Biketoberfest presented by The Charlotte Knights!
You can then use the back arrow to return to the main map screen and you'll be able to navigate to any stop, even without internet service. You can also set directions between stops and see business information, address, phone number, and social media handles by clicking on the individual points.
We'll see you out on the route!