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Blanca on a Bike

In the last decade, we've seen more and more women setting off to cycle the world solo. This new generation of female solo cyclists is mostly made up of younger women in their 20's and 30's.  Does this mean women of

Juli Hirata

Juli Hirata conducted a quick survey of solo cyclists pedaling across the Americas.  What she discovered was that for every 15 men pedaling alone, there was just one woman undertaking a similar solo bicycle touring adventure. Her response? Hop on

Women on Wheels

In 2009, Loretta Henderson set off to cycle the world.  During her five-year solo cycling tour, she biked through 41 countries on five continents. She is the creator of the popular Women on Wheels Wall, a rapidly-growing online bicycle touring community. Loretta's

Anna McNuff

Anna McNuff is a British adventurer who describes herself as a 'sport loving, cake baking, outdoor feind.' In 2013, she cycled her way through all 50 American States.  Along the way, Anna spoke in schools and spread the word about

Wandering Nomads

A gutsy 20-year-old Shirine Taylor set off to cycle the world solo. Not only was she successful on her tour, but she managed to do it on just 5 dollars a day.  Solo. This is how the multi-talented adventurer from Oregon describes herself:

MAIRAWA

Ann Johansson is cycling solo from Sweden to New Zealand.  She set off on the 1st of April 2015 from Växjö, Sweden and headed East. Her plan was to ride through 25 countries and span over 25,000 km. In October 2015, after almost 7 months

Pushbikegirl

Heike Pirngruber (AKA the Pushbikegirl) was born in Germany in 1972 and wanted to explore the world ever since she was a child. Before setting off on her round the world solo bicycle tour, she worked as a camera woman

Universe with Me

Jin is a young South Korean woman who is cycling the world solo. On September 1, 2011, she set off to visit every continent by bicycle. Jin savours every moment of her tour, taking time to chat with locals, gaze at the night

Cycling Cindy

Cinderella Servranckx (AKA Cycling Cindy) is a Dutch solo cyclist born in 1972. She loves adventure travel and diving deep into the discovery of our planet.  Her desire is to wander about by bicycle, admiring nature and witnessing the world

The Bike Ramble

The Bike Ramble is an unsupported solo bicycle tour equivalent in length to a ride around the equator.  Fredrika set off from her home country of Sweden in 2015 and is currently riding across South America. With a tent, reliable

Anne Westwards

In September 2015, Anne Por packed up her touring bike and boarded a flight to the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan. A vague idea of 'cycling westwards' swirled around in the back of her mind. In the world of long-distance bicycle touring, Central

That Emily Chappell

Emily's is the story of a London bike courier who set off to see the world.  She spent 2011-13 cycling across Asia, from Wales to Japan. In February 2014, she biked across Iceland and in 2015 cycled from Anchorage to

Aim Outside

At the young age of five, Amy Tunstall lost her father to his battle with depression. Growing up, she was constantly exposed to society's negative perceptions of those struggling with mental health issues. In response to these challenges, Amy founded Aim Outside 

Ewcyna

Polish solo round-the-world cyclist Ewa Świderska is an unrepentant bike touring addict. Even if she's off the bike for just a few days, she begins to miss the simple joy of pedaling. Along with inspiring images and intriguing travel tales, Ewa

Margo Polo

“She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.” -FRANCES E. WILLARD, HOW I LEARNED TO RIDE THE BICYCLE "Margo" Polo is actually, Tara, an enthusiastic Canadian solo female cyclist on a round the

World Bike Girl

Ishbel Taromsari is a British-Iranian woman cycling solo around the world. She's been on the road for over two years and has explored 16 countries by bicycle. Ishbel is upfront about her fear of creepy, crawly things and doesn't hide her

Cycling Dutch Girl

The ever-upbeat Mirjam Wouters of Cycling Dutch Girl fame is one of the most inspiring bicycle touring bloggers on the internet. Mirjam's evocative images bring to life the intriguing people she meets and beautiful places she rides her bike. But it's

Juliana Buhring

In 2014, solo long-distance cyclist Juliana Buhring became the fastest woman to circumnavigate the globe by bike.  She rode over 29,000 kilometers (18,000 mi) in a total time of 152 days (144 actual days in the saddle). The British-German cyclist is