'It's for an important cause, even if it is very childish': Phallic Strava art drawn for testicular cancer awareness

Jake Colling set out on 69km ride around Manchester for fun, but then to raise awareness over cancer

Strava art around Manchester
(Image credit: Strava)

A Manchester-based graphic designer has raised eyebrows with a rather - err - phallic piece of Strava art around his city.

Jake Colling, 26, set out on his 69km (nice) ride to the south of Manchester at the end of July to make the interesting map on Strava. It came from a desire to be funny, but then took on more meaning, as Colling sought to use the art to raise awareness about testicular cancer.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.