Now there's a route planner for lazy cyclists

The new software gets riders to their destination using the least energy possible

Photo: Chris Catchpole

(Image credit: chris catchpole)

A new kind of route planner for cyclists promises to save your legs. It will work out how to get from A to B for the smallest effort.

It's not been done before. Google Maps can plot the most direct route and CycleStreets has an option that shows how best to avoid traffic.

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