Earn your Strava name with three clicks

Portland agency taps into Strava API for ride-based nicknames

Are you an Eddy Merckx or a Wiggo? Me, I’m a Winnebago.

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Portland agency The Program just launched a funny little site called Earn Your Name, which gives you a nickname based on your Strava activities. 

 Along with your nickname and basic ride stats, Earn Your Name generates a digital poster for you.  

It’s free and it takes just three clicks: one to the site earnyour.name, one to sync Strava and one to authorize Earn Your Name to use your Strava info. 

 I took the click bait and did it. My name? Winnebago. Ouch. 

 Your results may vary.  

A couple of clicks and your internet legacy is created
A couple of clicks and your internet legacy is created
Courtesy Earn Your Name

The site has a couple of short videos — including one of a dude sprinting across the salt flats of Utah on a road bike — as well as scenic background videos. 

“Our goal was to create a digitally compelling visual experience from data cyclists already have and use and film,” said Ethan Smith Gillespie, president of The Program, which created Earn Your Name. 

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Check it out at earnyour.name

A Winnebago? Ouch. Well, I guess that's better than a Pinto
A Winnebago? Ouch. Well, I guess that’s better than a Pinto
Courtesy Earn Your Name