Category Archives: bike-writing

June 23 is #OlympicDay

(Judging by my #OlympicDay doodle, it’s also GPS ScatterDay!) Today – June 23 – is #OlympicDay, when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) calls on people all over the world to get off the couch and get moving! To motivate people to get … Continue reading

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A Thursday morning spin around Italy and Sicily

A European country recreated in a North American city. GPS doodling makes anything possible! On Wednesday mornings, I often join the Fairfield Farm Team for a ride whose route (as several Strava followers have pointed out) looks like Italy. Yes…a little. This got … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Oak Bay High Class of 2015!

A Strava-art send-off for the final graduating class of the “old” Oak Bay High School Yesterday evening, I attended the graduation ceremony for the Oak Bay High School Class of 2015 – an impressive send-off for this year’s 258 seniors…my eldest son among … Continue reading

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#Now Or Never…for Canada’s TO2015 athletes

A GPS-art shout-out to Team Canada’s athletes for the 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games It’s just 36 days until TO2015 – the Toronto 2015 Pan Am & Parapan Am Games. After years of sacrifice and determination in the relentless quest to compete among … Continue reading

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Birthday wishes for F.I.L.

Today – May 16 – is my father-in-law’s birthday. And while it’s probably a stretch to say he got the best son-in-law he could possibly imagine, he’s definitely getting the best birthday-gift-from-a-son-in-law he could possibly imagine: bike-written birthday wishes! I doodled the … Continue reading

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Doodle a Jedi, I must

Wasn’t it Yoda, Grand Master of the Jedi Order, who said “Doodle. Or doodle not. There is no try”? Well, doodle I must. And on May the 4th, there’s little choice but to doodle the Jedi Order’s most disciplined master of … Continue reading

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One for the birthday girl

It was my wife’s birthday on Monday. And much to her delight, she got the very thing every wife of a Strava doodler hopes to get for her birthday: a Strava doodle designed and pedalled just for her! While the city … Continue reading

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How does the Easter Bunny stay healthy?

He gets oodles of ‘eggs-ercise’ as he hops to and fro delivering Easter treats. So does Victoria’s Stravadoodler as he pedals to and fro doodling giant bunnies and Easter greetings. It took 75+ kilometres of cycling to Strava-sketch this Easter message and the … Continue reading

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Vive México

Technically, I’m on holiday. But the Strava art obsession never really rests, and I’d’ve been really quite sad to have spent two weeks in Bucerias without adding at least one more piece to my Strava doodles collection. (I guess I … Continue reading

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The post my biggest fan has been waiting for

Okay – before you jump to any conclusions (like “Holy smokes, that Strava artist is mean-spirited SOB!”), let me tell you about Alan “Mr. Hairy Nose” Cassels and how he earned this 54-kilometre dressing down. Alan is a fellow Tripleshotter and … Continue reading

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