This cyclist traced the cover of the Nirvana album in the streets of Adelaide using a GPS


“Earlier in the year [I was] going through my old record collection and saying, ‘Oh my god, this album is 30 this year,’ and just thinking, ‘You know what, this deserves its own little track,’ said Stokes.

The album was officially released on September 24, 1991, and Stokes scheduled their tribute to coincide with the 30th anniversary date. He began his tour of Adelaide with a ride that took him from Campbelltown in the northeast to Plympton in the southwest. As for the hardest part of the ride, for Stokes it all boiled down to the face. “The face was really tough… but it’s pretty good,” he said.

“We have so much green space, so many parks which, in my opinion, are great for being able to cut and take shortcuts.”

This is not the first piece of art that Stokes has produced through his cycling diary on Strava. Previously, he also performed a performance of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Doing such a thing requires a lot of sharp turns and tight corners, and for Stokes that means getting up early to get out on the road before traffic. Usually he starts such a ride at 3 or 4 in the morning, “Then it’s just a matter of having the map on a small screen on a phone on my bike and plotting this route – and stopping to take in a cafe or in bakeries wherever I need it, ”he added. .


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