Category Archives: bike-writing

Have a wonderful Christmas and a doodle-ful New Year!

  See it on Strava * * Note: The GPS points will render correctly only if you are logged in at Strava.com

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Lest We Forget

This is my Remembrance Day GPS doodle – a tribute to soldiers and service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. I biked the route on November 10, and CTV News Vancouver Island – who met me mid-doodle to interview me for … Continue reading

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Birthday cake for the birthday girl

  Today is another family birthday. Which means, of course, that today called for another birthday GPS doodle. Happy birthday wishes to my sister-in-law Jane! (Sorry about the lower left part of your cake, Jane. I got a little hungry … Continue reading

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Birthday balloon and best wishes for my M.I.L.

Ever since I embarked on my GPS doodling journey, my mother-in-law Rosemary has been one of my most enthusiastic fans and supporters. Today’s her birthday, and she deserves a gigantic birthday balloon and 33 kilometres (20.5 miles) of birthday wishes. Have a happy birthday, … Continue reading

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Another birthday, another birthday doodle!

Today is Nicholas’s birthday. He’s 13. Another teenager in the house. God help us. See it on Strava * * Note: The GPS points will render correctly only if you are logged in at Strava.com

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Happy birthday to our ‘Sweet 16’

Today my daughter turns 16. When I asked her what was on her birthday wish list, she said, “Dad, all I really want for my 16th birthday is a GPS doodle.” What a sweet, sweet girl. (Okay – I made … Continue reading

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Bicycling Magazine’s Primer for Aspiring GPS Artists

“The GPSdoodles.com creator reveals his secrets to creating Strava art by bike” Three weeks ago, my inbox lit up with giddy excitement on receiving an email from Molly Hurford – cyclist, author, turtle owner, comic book nerd and, most notably, contributing writer for Bicycling … Continue reading

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The WordPress logo

Doodled as a huge thank you to WordPress for featuring a recent post on “Freshly Pressed” The exciting news came across my Twitter feed as I was winding down after my Saturday morning bike ride. My July 9 post – “Six months. Two wheels. … Continue reading

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Rio de Janiero’s “Christ the Redeemer”

Doodled as a huge thank you to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) It’s been a very exciting week! On Tuesday, the IOC unveiled the winner of their 2015 #OlympicDay contest. And the winner, selected from among 21,000 #OlympicDay entries, was none … Continue reading

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#OlympicDay do-over

A repeat of yesterday’s ride…with a lot less GPS scatter Since yesterday’s #OlympicDay doodle didn’t turn out quite as planned (thanks to all sorts of GPS scatter in the lettering of “Olympic”), I figured I’d give it another go this morning. As you can … Continue reading

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