Cyql is partnering with Ridemeister!

We are partnering with Ridemeister. Ridemeister opens the world of special and unique cycling adventures.

Ridemeister offers cyclists worldwide the opportunity to experience a personal cycling adventure together with a local pro: fully customized and with a personal ridemeister who guarantees you the best routes, professional expertise and the latest hotspots, both on and off the bike.

Together we will look at how to make the global offer of unique cycling adventures together with Ridemeisters also relevant for Cyql users.

GPS/GPX Art: Push your limits and create masterpieces on your cycling routes!

Cycling is not only a great way to be active and enjoy nature, but it can also be a creative outlet. One popular trend taking the cycling world by storm is GPS/GPX Art. Using modern technology and your imagination, you can create unique and visually stunning works of art during your bike rides. In this blog post you will discover all about GPS/GPX Art, how to practice it and some inspiring examples.

What is GPS/GPX Art?

GPS/GPX Art, also known as “bike art,” is a form of art where you use GPS navigation to plan your bike route in the form of a specific design, figure or pattern. Through clever use of roads, paths and streets, you can plan your route to form the desired artwork on the map. The result is a masterpiece visible only from the air or on a map.

How do you practice GPS/GPX Art?

To get started with GPS/GPX Art, you need a bike computer or a smartphone with GPS navigation and an app or platform that supports GPX files. Popular apps such as Strava, Garmin Connect and Komoot offer features for planning and recording your routes. You can sketch the desired shape or design on a map in advance or you can use special websites that help you create GPS/GPX Art.

Inspiring Examples of GPS/GPX Art:

GPS/GPX Art offers endless possibilities for creativity. You can bring your favorite animals, symbols, words or even portraits to life using your bike routes. There are beautiful examples of GPS/GPX Art around the world, ranging from intricate geometric patterns to detailed images of famous landmarks. Get inspired by these examples and let your own imagination run wild.

Tips for Creating GPS/GPX Art:

  • Plan your route carefully based on your desired design. Consider roads, paths and streets that you can use to follow the contours of your artwork.
  • Take advantage of elevation changes and hilly terrain to add dimension and depth to your GPS/GPX Art.
  • Be patient and precise while cycling to ensure you follow the desired shapes and lines.
  • Share your creations with the cycling community and inspire others to take up GPS/GPX Art as well.

GPS/GPX Art is a challenging way to combine cycling and creativity. It allows you to transform your cycling routes into stunning works of art that are both visually impressive and unique. Using GPS navigation and modern technologies, you can make your own mark on the cycling world and inspire others.

So what are you waiting for? Get on your bike, let your imagination run wild and take on the challenge of creating breathtaking GPS/GPX Art on your cycling routes. Who knows what hidden masterpieces you can discover while paddling through beautiful landscapes. Push your limits, become a cycling artist and show the world your creativity on the map!

Have fun creating your own GPS/GPX Art and don’t forget to share your masterpieces in the Cyql app and then rejoin the adventure with your (maybe new) cycling friends!

World Bike Day: An ode to global cycling

June 3 marks World Bike Day, a day when we celebrate the beauty, versatility and benefits of cycling worldwide. As proud advocates of cycling culture and promoting healthy and sustainable modes of transportation, at Cyql, we want to use this special day to share the love of cycling and highlight its positive impact. Let’s pedal together and celebrate World Cycling Day in all its glory!

  1. A world in motion: On World Bike Day, we reflect on the immense role the bicycle plays in moving people around the world. From crowded cities to remote villages, the bicycle provides an affordable, accessible and sustainable means of transportation for millions of people. It promotes mobility, reduces traffic congestion and contributes to a cleaner and healthier environment.
  2. Health and wellness: Cycling is not only good for the environment, but also for our own health and well-being. On World Cycling Day, we want to emphasize that cycling is a great way to stay active, get fit and reduce stress. It is a form of exercise suitable for all ages and fitness levels. So get on your bike and enjoy the benefits to your body and mind.
  3. Sustainability and environmental protection: At a time when climate change and environmental issues demand our attention, cycling is a powerful tool to reduce our carbon footprint. World Bike Day reminds us that choosing a bicycle over motorized transportation helps reduce air pollution, CO2 emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. Let’s raise our awareness and embrace cycling as a sustainable mode of transportation.
  4. Connection and community: Cycling connects people and communities around the world. It brings people together, creates camaraderie and promotes social interaction. On World Bike Day, we want to celebrate the sense of community that is created when people cycle together. It’s about the joy of sharing rides, discovering new routes and forming friendships that can last for life.
  5. Cyql and World Bike Day: At Cyql, we believe in fostering a bike-friendly culture and supporting cyclists around the world. Our app is designed to connect cyclists, organize group rides, share routes and share the love of cycling.

On World Bike Day, we encourage everyone to use the Cyql app and participate in the global cycling movement. Here are a few ways you can celebrate World Bike Day with Cyql:

  • Organize a group ride: Invite your friends, family, colleagues or fellow cyclists to go on a group ride together on World Bike Day. Use the Cyql app to plan the ride, share the route and match the speed and distance with participants. It’s a great way to enjoy cycling together and strengthen bonds.
  • Explore new routes: On World Bike Day, take the opportunity to explore new routes and broaden your horizons. Use the Cyql app to find interesting cycling routes in the GPX library and be surprised by beautiful landscapes and picturesque places. Don’t forget to share your adventures with the Cyql community and inspire others to get on their bikes too.
  • Share your cycling stories: World Bike Day is a perfect opportunity to share your cycling stories with the world. Use social media and the Cyql app to share photos, experiences and inspiring stories about your bike rides. Encourage others to share their cycling adventures and show how cycling can have a positive impact on our lives and society as a whole.
  • Make a difference: Cycling is not only fun, but it can also make a difference in the world. On World Bike Day, consider participating in a charity ride or organizing a sponsored bike ride to raise money for a charity close to your heart. With the support of the Cyql community, you can make a positive impact and contribute to a better world.

On World Bike Day, let’s celebrate our love of cycling, pedal together and spread the benefits of cycling. Whether you are a passionate cyclist, an avid mountain biker or just love to ride your bike to work, your contribution to the cycling community is valuable. Cyql is ready to support and connect you with other cycling enthusiasts around the world. So get on your bike, enjoy the ride and celebrate the power of cycling on World Bike Day!