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Garmin Plugin

Spent some time today quasi-automating the gpx fetch and mapping from garmin. A modified python script fetches the gpx from garmin-connect and builds the map-tiles that I can now embed in my workout posts. I simultaneously back these up in my nextcloud instance for redundancy and am otally thrilled how this is all come together!


Back at MC for a few more loops.

2022-02-08 16:50:49 – MC loops R-W-R šŸƒ Ran 2.4 miles in 00:38:43
Pace : 16.14 min/mile.
Elevation Gain : 112 ft.
Elevation Loss : 870 ft.
Calories : 414
Location : Chennai
šŸ’“ : 161

February 7, 2022 06:25

@Alligator Blender should be able to handle something like this.

Replied to Life is an Experiment and Iā€™m not in the Control Group – (

To all the creative people out there – anyone have any idea what type of software could be used to create a drawing like this? I want to make a cut-away view inside a building. All I have is a floor plan.


As I slowly get back into running, I realized my garmin plugin had a minor bug. When I built this last year, I had inadvertently hard-coded the years field in the summary and the totals for the current year where obviously messed up. For now I’ve patched it with a quick-fix. Will have to automate it when I have a bit more time and I think I already know what needs to be done.

On that note, I also chanced upon Anders‘ terrific gpxplotter. With slight modifications I should be able to generate neat map tiles from the GPX files and incorporate it my plugin. Project for another day but I am pretty excited about this!


A few laps at MC with S and V. Went in closer to noon and the temps were just right! Nasal only with the mask on. Right after the first lap, I had this tightness in the upper chest which eased out over the next few loops and I definitely could have picked up my pace if I really wanted.Ā  The calves were ‘talking’ right after the run and the fresh OJ which I gulped down was just what the body needed…Great consecutive run after yesterday. I’m kinda liking getting back to this.

2022-02-06 11:11:22 – MC loops šŸƒ Ran 1.68 miles in 00:26:05
Pace : 15.53 min/mile.
Elevation Gain : 82 ft.
Elevation Loss : 70 ft.
Calories : 292
Location : Chennai
šŸ’“ : 163