Stephen Lund cycles about 70km every day, creating clever doodles using a GPS app that maps his progress. The BC, Canada native began his unusual craft in 2015 to unwind and be creative; since then, he's logged 22,300km, and his longest piece has been a 220km mermaid.

"The best ones pop off the map," Lund says, explaining his process. "I liken it to seeing shapes in the clouds. I pour [sic] over a map of the city...The challenge is that the roads all have to connect — it has to be one continuous line."

Update: the actual world's record for the largest GPS drawing belongs to Yasushi Takahashi from Japan, for GPS drawing that was made in 2010. He made even larger piece in 2015 that was 105,734km long (not certified by Guinness World Records).

More info: gpsdoodles.com | strava.com (h/t: booooooom)

#1 Giraffe (95.5 km, 3 h 30 min)

Giraffe (95.5 km, 3 h 30 min)

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SusanFernandezDawe 3 months ago

fun idea - keeps the routes exciting!

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#7 The Mermaid of the Salish Sea (89.7 km, 4 h 13 min)

The Mermaid of the Salish Sea (89.7 km, 4 h 13 min)

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KerryMcCullough 3 months ago

Looks like a hippie taking a deuce in a river.

#8 Queen Victoria (15.7 km, 56 min)

Queen Victoria (15.7 km, 56 min)

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FrançoiseMauchamp 3 months ago

HOAX ! He draws on maps, no more : MANY lines are straight across blocks instead of along streets !!

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#10 Statue of David

Statue of David

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#11 T-Rex terrorizes Beacon Hill Park (37.3 km, 1 h 43 min)

T-Rex terrorizes Beacon Hill Park (37.3 km, 1 h 43 min)

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AmirFriedman 3 months ago

Has no one noticed that the T-Rex is eating Cock st.?

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#12 Alan's Spirit Animal (26.3 km, 1 h 7 min)

Alan's Spirit Animal (26.3 km, 1 h 7 min)

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AddisonP.Denney 3 months ago

Sorry sir but how exactly did you bike across the part of the ocean?

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#13 Armadillo

Armadillo

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#18 Thug plucks a gator by the tail from the Salish sea (89.7 km, 3 h 50 min)

Thug plucks a gator by the tail from the Salish sea (89.7 km, 3 h 50 min)

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DoyleE 2 months ago

did he take a boat? The red line goes over the water.

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