At the moment we are at our first destination, Tampa BMX in Lake Park, Lutz, FL. We rode 30 miles (only 2970 to go!) and we are posting a midday update so that our readers can track us as we travel.
Bear in mind that I am not a techie. You may have to figure this out a little more on your end but here’s the basics:
In order to see where we are at any time during our EPIC bicycle journey, Go to https://www.google.com/accounts/ServiceLogin?service=friendview&passive=1209600&continue=https://www.google.com/latitude/b/0&followup=https://www.google.com/latitude/b/0 and either sign in with google or create a google account (don’t worry it’s free and easy!)
Once you are signed in, follow the instructions until you get to the “stay close with your friends” window.
To begin using Latitude with friends AND to see where we are, you’ll need to share your location to get started. Remember, you can always hide your location or remove friends later from the privacy settings. Once you “ACCEPT”, you’ll automatically be taken to the Google Latitude map page with 3 tabs: “friends”, “history” and “apps”.
You should automatically be on the “Friends” tab. Once on the “friends” tab, click on “add friends” . When the “add friends” box pops up, type firstname.lastname@example.org into the “invite a friend by email address” block and then click “send invite”.
You will see a blue message that pops up confirming your invite has been sent to us. Once we review the request and agree to share our location back with you, you’ll receive an email stating that “Ride the Nation” has accepted your sharing request for Google Latitude. There will be further instructions and a link that will show you right where we are.
If any of the steps are incorrect or you run into an issue, please let us know so we ca
Visit often and remember, what takes you an hour to drive in your car, takes us about 6 hours to ride on our bikes.