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  • 12 Day Land's End to John O'Groats - A 12 scenic Land's End to John O'Groats cycle. Solo and unsupported.

  • 2 Wheels to China - A charity bike ride from Reading, England to China and back, in aid of Cancer Research UK. Departing in June 2006 and covering 28 countries.

  • Across Canada on a bike - This website tracks a 7,000 km bike journey in the summer of 2004. From the Pacific Ocean and Vancouver through mountains, valleys, rain, sun and five timezones to Halifax and the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Antipodes Expedition - Antipodes meaning opposing poles, the expedition will be from one pole to the other (in practice). Starting at the very tip of South America and covering twenty-three thousand (23 000!) km of ardurous trails, barren plains, covering jungle and peak, we will share our experiences on this website as we head towards the far reaches of North America.

  • A North American Bicycle Journey - A colourful travelogue of a tour from San Francisco to Mexico, via Alaska. No compass, no direction, no worries.

  • Around the Pond: 5000km on the North Sea Cycle Route - A travelogue of my bike trip around the north sea on a recumbent bike.

  • Around the world by bike - Leana Niemand from South Africa travelling around the world for the past 4 years.

  • Baz & Mike Bike LEJOG - Describes our LEJOG tour scheduled for June 2011.

  • Back In The World - Extensive written and photographic journal of an ongoing ride around the world!

  • Bangkok-Beijing by bike - 1 woman | 2 wheels | 4 countries | 6 months | 8000km !

  • Bicycles to Australia - Mark & Juliette's bike trip to Australia.

  • Bill and Michelle Kyle's 2004 Cross Canada Cycling Trip - About our three month journey across Canada, with maps, journals, a log and lots of photos.

  • BikeAndSee - Mainly covers a 5200 mile tour across USA. Also has various bicycle related info.

  • Biking the Stuart Highway - Fernando's travelogue about his journey across Australia via the historical Stuart Highway. Useful links and over 50 pictures are included .

  • The Blazing Saddles! - We are Henry Brydon and Jamie King, and on the 3rd May 2010 we begin an epic bike adventure from London to Sydney, cycling 25,000km through 25 countries. In doing this, we hope to raise a significant sum of money for Brain Tumour Research (Henry) and the MS Society (Jamie), charities we feel very passionate after being personally affected by the diseases.

  • Bliss on Wheels - For nearly 20 years we've been riding the mountains down on four continents.  We've created this site to share some of our photos and diary entries with you. If you like to cycle in the South East of England (Hampshire, West Sussex, Surrey), I've added some ride reports for routes accessible by train or car from London, with digital mapping and GPS waypoints to download.

  • www.crazyguyonabike.com - A great place for cycle touring journals, you can even use the site to write your own journal on route.

  • Cape2Cape - New web site about my proposed 20,000KM tour from North Cape in Norway to Cape Town, Sth Africa to commence in June 2008. This tour has been endorsed by the NGO WaterAid Australia to promote them, but its also about my love for adventure. The Outback Bicycle Diaries. It is a travelogue about my 5000KM bicycle tour I made from Melbourne to Darwin in 2002. Its good reading material for anyone who is serious about cycling Australia and needs a bit of inspiration for the trip.

  • Cycle UK to China - Description including 93 photographs of an epic 13-month 16,500-mile ride from the United Kingdom to Beijing, via Europe, the Middle East and India. The site also includes a sample chapter from the book 'Why Don't You Fly?' and detailed maps of the route.

  • Cycling Around The World - Paul van Roekel's excellent site with tips, travelogues and hundreds of pictures by and for around the world cyclists. Sites covers destinations like Myanmar, India, Indonesia, Ecuador, USA, Nabibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa and many more. Also ton's of tips, and an interactive packinglist and a 12 languages bike dictionary.

  • Cycle Trails Australia - Guide to 12 of the best epic bike trail adventures in Australia. An in-depth, full-on, all-you-need-to-know, but not hand holding, account of the useful stuff. Includes: Mawson Trail, Oodnadatta Track, Tanami Track, Gibb River Road.

  • Cycling on Iceland - "During July 2008, we had a fantastic cycling journey in Iceland. We would like to share some of our experiences with you and inspire to further adventures on this magnificent island." - Iceland travelogue by Markus & Tora from Sweden with some great photos.

  • Canada to Mexico - A 1700mile solo and unsupported ride from Vancouver, Canada to Tijuana, Mexico along the Pacific coast of America.

  • Cycling Norway - Account of Lasse Meholm's bike ride from Lindesnes lighthouse to Slettnes lighthouse, 2 779 km (approximately 1737 miles). This is from the southernmost lighthouse in beautiful Norway to the northernmost lighthouse on the Norway mainland.

  • Daves Travel Pages - My current trip for 2006-2007 is a year long bicycle expedition from England to South Africa. If you're interested in cycling to Africa, then please visit my travelogue which I will try to keep updated once every two weeks.

  • Elisa's Bike Trip: From Lisbon to Istanbul - Long distance cycling trip from Lisbon to Istanbul, 7633 kms of adventure, sightseeing, and chit-chatting with the locals.

  • End to End on Two Wheels - This site was set up to help raise sponsorship for a charity JOGLE (cycle ride from John O'Groats to Land's End) for the National Autistic Society in 2003, it now details the tour and the others I have completed since.

  • Europe to Asia by Bike - Bike adventure from Sweden to South-East Asia. This site is about Tallabomba's 15000 kilometer bike trip through 14 countries, and about bicycle touring in general. You'll find the photos, journals, route maps, planning information, links and more here.

  • Family on a Bike - Family on a Bike is part of the Family Adventure Project, a family run project to inspire others to adventure together as a family. Our site hosts our own stories of cycling adventures with young children as well as links to other family adventurers around the world with or without bikes.

  • Fietstoeristenclub Olympia Hasselt Belgium - The annual cycling rally of the “Alliance Internationale de Tourisme”, in short AIT, is organized in a different country each year. In 2002 it took place in Mafra (Portugal). The AIT rally 2003 was held in Svendborg (Denmark). In 2004 Hasselt-Belgium will be your host. For this week of cycling fun more than 1000 participants out of 15 different countries are expected. FTC Olympia Hasselt, in cooperation with the KBWB (Royal Belgian Cycling Organisation), the town of Hasselt and many others, is organising of a superb program.

  • Finland-Nordkapp-Norway - Link to Adrià and Núria's google map of their 2 month tour summer 2008.

  • France coast to coast - 2005... A cycle trip from la Havre to Montpellier - Coast to Coast. 2007... A cycle trip from St Malo to Narbonne - Coast to Coast

  • Glen & Margaret's Bicycle Trips - Cycling in the Netherlands & Belgium 2006.

  • Hannover Bike Boys - A collection of independent cycle tours in Europe, all planned and executed by the bike boys from Hannover. Cycle tours are about the people you meet, the food you eat and the amazing places you end up staying.

  • HIT THE ROAD 4,000 miles on a bike - Rob's account of his tour from Lincolnshire to Gibraltar.

  • Ian and his Biking - Ian started biking in earnest at the ripish age of 42 when he happened upon, what can best be described as, a bike with only a few pedal turns left in it. How Ian kept it going for the next few years and even had the temerity to call it his ‘Silver Dream Racer’ is beyond belief. He has kept diaries of all his rides and has used these, to good effect, to give talks about his travels and has written six books.

  • Impressions from bicycle travels - 'Visual stories from America and Asia' - Grace Johnson & Paul Jeurissen's excellent site, which has some stunning photos from their cycling tours, well worth a visit.

  • International-cyclist - Bicycle tours, routes and resources. Cycling in Norway: Trondheim to the North Cape (June-July 2009)/p>

  • LEJOG - The Great British End to End. An account of our LEJOG cycle giving advice and information that hopefully gives others the incentive to do it themselves. It gives details of our route, directions, GPS waypoints, preparation, bikes, training, and any other information I can think of that might prove helpful to somebody else who has considered having a go themselves.

  • Lofoten Kinki Tour, Mayo 2008 - The adventures of six characters cycling through the Lofoten Islands, in May 2008 (In Spanish).

  • long-expeditions.de - Chris Breier's cycling site with travelogues of various expeditions by bycycle in USA, Alaska & Canada and Scandinavia. He has an interesting trike and trailer set up.

  • Love thy bike | A love of photography, cycling and exploring places on two wheels. - Jodie's cycling blog with travelogues and photos of their cycle tours in Cornwall, Devon, Cumbria, France, French Alps, Kent, Northumberland, USA, New Zealand and along the Danube.

  • Mark's 2006 'tour' - On Monday, July 3rd 2006 I will set out on a three week solo cycling tour of the north of Scotland, starting in Elgin, Moray.  My tour will finish in Ullapool, Wester Ross, on or around July 23rd 2006.

  • Mistymornings - Here is some information about our experience of the NSCR in Denmark and two signed routes in Norway. In August 2006 we made our second long cycle trip from Flensburg in Germany to Randers in Denmark, following the West and East coast routes (aka the Danish North Sea Cycle Route).

  • New Zealand Bike Tours - Four trips to New Zealand from the very top of North Island to the far south of South Island with many pictures. In addition there is also a bike trip from Melbourne to Sydney and a very nice trip in Scotland.

  • NoFear.it - Extreme is possible - Nofear.it is available to anyone who has travelled in one or more countries located on our planet earth. Whoever wishes to do so may submit his written contribution.

  • No Hanging Around - When Adventure Becomes Reality. Derek, An Irish Adventurer currently cycling across

  • Penny Farthing World Tour! - This is the story of Joff's attempt to cycle around the world on his Penny Farthing!

  • Our Cycling Trip Across the Icefield Parkway from Jasper to Banff - This a description of our cycling trip across the Icefield Parkway from Jasper to Banff in Canada. It is cinsidered one of the most beautiful roads in the world.

  • Outland OUTLAND.pl - Bicycle Travels of Aleksandra Nikitin and Michal Sitarz through Scandinavia (Sweden, Norway, Finland), the Baltic countries (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia), the Balkans (Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia) and many more. Welcome to Outland.pl

  • OzByBike - OzByBike: cycling 30,000 kms around Australia to promote sustainable transport for a greener future. Over 18 months, Anthony Mann will ride to the 7 extremes of the planet's 5th largest country: the most southern, eastern, northern, western, central, highest and lowest points - through deserts, over beaches, salt lakes, mountains and rainforests. Diary entries are updated every few weeks.

  • Recycling Mum's 1939 Europe - The site contains the journal of a 1939 8,000km ride around Europe by two 25 year old women and the journal of a repeat of the ride seven decades on.

  • RideHimalaya, London to Lhasa - Our aim is to travel sustainably, live simply and create peaceful connections with the people we meet. We also will be raising money for Rainforest Rescue, an organisation committed to protecting the world’s forests and helping combat climate change.

  • Rob's Bike Touren - Travelogues of Rob's bike trips in the alps and information on his tour around the Noth Sea cyce route.. (in German)

  • Rolling Tales - We are two New Zealanders with bicycles and a tent cycle touring East from Santander in Spain towards Turkey, and eventually Russia or Central Asia through to South East Asia. Read our recent updates, view our photographs from the road and keep track of our route.

  • Steephill.tv bike travelogue - Virtual bicycle tours (including video) of the most beautiful (and difficult) cycling destinations in California, North America and beyond (Pyrenees, Alps and Dolomites) plus coverage of California cycling road races by photographers and cyclists Steve Hill and Rebecca Heald.

  • Take On Africa - Helen Lloyd's journey cycling from the UK to Cape Town. Online journal and lots of great photography covering the places she travels through and the people she meets.

  • The 7 Year Realtime Around the World Bicycle Tour - The online bicycle touring story of how we, saved our money, quit our jobs, sold our possessions, and set off to budget travel around the world on a multi year bike tour adventure. We left Prescott, Arizona, USA on March 30, 2002 after we had saved enough money to hopefully go for at least seven years. Our bike journey takes us from Arizona, south to Mexico, Central America, South America, Africa, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand and more. We will try to see much of the world as we can with the least amount of money. We have no plans after that. We will just travel on a basic, bare bones, shoestring budget till our money is gone.

  • The Hungry Cyclist - The website dedicated to one man's gastronomic tour of North and South America -by bike. Using this website you can determine where The Hungry Cyclist goes to satisfy his hunger at the end of a long days cycling.

  • The Travelling Two - Friedel & Andrew excellent site. They have ridden their bicycles 50,000km, though 30 countries. Their site is all about inspiring and helping you to get out and travel by bike as well.

  • Tilmann Waldthaler - Adventurer, Photographer, Journalist and cycle Nomad!

  • Tim Barnes - Adventure - Accounts and photos from Tim and Rowena Barnes' pedals in Central Asia and South America.

  • To China on Two Wheels - Edward Genochio's solo bicycle ride from England to China via Europe, Ukraine, Russia, and Mongolia. The website includes information on planning, route description, kit list and notes, diary, travellers' tips, "notes from the road", and photos. There is also a links page and a books page.

  • TravelBike - Bicycle, cycling, adventoure, travel, trips. Relation and pictures from Tour des Alpes 2005 in 6 countries.

  • Two fat-bottomed girls are going to get on their bikes and ride! - The account of Alison and Ellie's cycle ride from England to Lake Maggiore in Italy which raised £2053 for breast cancer research in memory of their dear old mum and much loved grandma Beryl (link opens as a pdf file).

  • Two Sisters Cycle Manchester to Stockholm - Sylvie and Hana 'The Cycling Sisters' travelogue of their ride from the UK to Stockholm in Sweden that raised £4000 for the MS Society.

  • Tyretracks - Angus Rivers' website of cycle tours in South America, the United States and Europe.

  • What a wonderful world tour - Having sold all our belongings and paid our debts; having said goodbye to our friends and packed up the bikes, we are totally excited about the big bicycle adventure. Starting off in The Netherlands on 31 July 2006, we believe we can stay on the road for about five years. That should give us enough time to stay longer in some countries, while avoiding bad weather in others.

  • World Biking - Eric and Amaya set off in June 2006 to explore Africa by bicycle. After pedaling more than 55,000 kilometers and traversing 55 countries they arrived back at their starting point, Obernai, France. The next stage of their tour begins in June 2009 as they set off from New York to cross the USA before heading towards South America. Worldbiking.info is the web's most comprehensive Africa Cycling Expedition site and includes lots of amazing photos, tales from their adventure plus touring tips, practical information and gear reviews.

  • WorldRiders2 - Pat & Cat Patterson, Crazy Senior Citizen and Hearty Heart Attack Victim, cycling the world. Sold the house, the business and car and hit the road on April 12, 2002. Now 3 years + into the journey (5/17/05) we have experienced North America, Europe, Africa and are now working our way toward home from Peru.

 

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