A fun consequence of working at Wandrer is getting to see lots of different maps of where wandrers have ridden. And sometimes those maps have hidden surprises contained within!
Take this map of Seattle, for example. This wandrer has ridden 37% of the 1919 unique miles of road in Seattle (that’s 714 unique miles ridden).
If you zoom in on the Capitol Hill neighborhood, it looks pretty much like any other neighborhood in the map:
Given the pace that this wandrer is covering ground in Seattle, I’m guessing it won’t be visible for too much longer. We love seeing examples of keeping riding fun and silly!
It came from Wandrer Earth
Craig and I thoroughly enjoyed watching this video from OPE! Cycling showing an attempt to ride a century on city streets without backtracking while maximizing new roads. There are so many classic Wandrer-ing moments captured here – unexpected no trespassing signs, climbing over fences, paths that are on the map but disappear into a huge pile of weeds, dead ends at a river.Read article
Interview with Craig on Kentucky Cycling
Our friends at Kentucky Cycling invited Craig to chat about Wandrer in this video. Nathan and Craig discussed the origins of Wandrer, the details of the data and how the game works, as well as personal details like how Craig got into cycling and how many bikes he owns (an ever changing number).Read article