On Her Majesty’s Strava-doodling Service

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sketched with GPS by Stephen Lund in Victoria BC Canada Garmin GPS Strava art Strava doodles royalty

A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Stephen Lund and his bicycle in Victoria, BC. All told, this likeness of Her Majesty required more than 85 kilometres of cycling.

A GPS portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second. Doodled by a loyal subject and citizen of the Commonwealth. On a bicycle built in the Commonwealth realms. In a city named for her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

And if that weren’t enough, I used Queens Avenue, Empress Avenue, Princess Avenue and Empire Street to sketch Her Majesty’s eyes and mouth.

Perhaps, Your Majesty, you might consider commissioning a GPS doodle, by me, for your next official portrait.

I am certain it would be the first official portrait of its kind…

See it on Strava

About Stephen

Brand strategist and creative director by day. Hyper-competitive GPS-art obsessed cyclist most of the rest of the time.
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4 Responses to On Her Majesty’s Strava-doodling Service

  1. How did you get the straight lines of the border?


  2. Stephen says:

    It’s just a matter of “connecting the dots”. When you stop your Garmin at point A, cycle to point B and then start it again, it connects A and B with a straight line. The mileage doesn’t get recorded as part of the ride, but it’s a handy trick when you’re Strava-doodling!


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