I'm using the "My Tracks" app on a Google G1 phone. I'm riding a race course that the organizers say is just over 5 miles and it's only recording about 3.8 miles on my unit. Any ideas how this could be happening? There are several places where the trail doubles back and has tight, technical, turns. Is the GPS not taking measurements in small enough intervals? I have noticed that the map My Tracks creates looks smoother than the race map, especially in the technical spots. Could this account for a 20% difference in distance?
Here are the current settings on the app:
Minimum distance between successive points--16ft
Start new segment if points further apart than--656ft
Pause recording if accuracy drops below--656ft
I've verified that I rode the course correctly so I'm not missing any sections of trail.
Any help is appreciated.
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