Category Archives: gps art

What does a 1 billion square foot GPS Doodle look like?

It looks like this…The Sea Creature of Saanich Peninsula I planned this GPS Doodle in November 2015 – a year and a half ago – but only got around to riding the route today. I knew it was going to … Continue reading

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Cheep thrills on my bicycle

A YYJ birdie inspired by Strava’s Global Heat Map I find inspiration for my GPS Doodles in all sorts of places. Many begin as shapes that emerge as I pore over a city map. Others I go looking for to celebrate special occasions … Continue reading

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A happy flappy inflatable tubeman. Or is it?

Sometimes I do a GPS Doodle thinking it’s one thing, but it turns out to look like something else altogether. Case in point: today’s Doodle. The picture I planned was one of those flappy, floppy “airdancers” you often see outside … Continue reading

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An alien invasion in three parts

In February 2015, I doodled a little friend for my big giraffe using a feature of the landscape – Swan Lake – as a key part of the image. Well, not too long ago, I was poring over a satellite … Continue reading

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Three holiday doodles (so far)

Wishing you all a joyful holiday season and the very best in 2017! SEE ‘HAPPY HOLIDAY’ ON STRAVA * SEE SANTA CLAUS ON STRAVA * SEE THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING ON STRAVA * * Note: The GPS points will render correctly only if you are logged … Continue reading

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A Hallowe’en knock-knock joke

Knock knock. Who’s there? Boo. “Boo hoo!” cried Cycleangelo, when his wife told him his Hallowe’en doodle looks like it’s made of misshapen marshmallows. Total distance: 28.0 km / 17.4 mi. Map rotated 180º for viewing. SEE IT ON STRAVA * * Note: The GPS … Continue reading

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Turtle of the Teenage Mutant Ninja variety

My biggest doodle to date, covering a canvas of 109 million square metres! Seventeen months ago – in April 2015 – I hosted my first GPS Doodling ride-along. I planned two Doodles for the occasion – something Star Wars themed and this huge Teenage … Continue reading

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