The largest bicycle touring data set in the world.

Long Distance Cycle Journeys (LDCJ) has data from over 400 cyclists with a combined experience of 500 years and almost 7 million kilometres on the road.

The LDCJ acts a record of bike journeys over 6,000 miles (10,000km) and a resource for anyone planning a cycle tour.

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Longest, cheapest, fastest journeys; popular kit, most visited countries and more.

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Who's on the database?

List of cyclists registered (for the most up to date names, view the database):

Josie  Dew, Mark Beaumont, Alastair Humphreys, Francisco Elias, Frank van Rijn, Marc Freedman, Graham Suffield, Lars and Jon, Adam Wolley, Parys Lisiecki, Stephen Fabes, Martina Gees, Tyson Schimschal, Melissa Yule and Kate Harris, Adam Coppola, Christy Coppola, Andy Purkis, Nat Faulkner, Alex Lester, Ryan Sclar, Pablo Mandado and Ilze Zebolde, Vidko, Anna and Szymon Belka, Dan Calverley, Jerich Abon, Filippo Graglia, Eleanor, Cassie and Cedric, Dorothee Fleck, David Cook, Luke Johnston, Matthew Gibson, Vin Cox, Leon McCarron, Bill, Paulius Kemesis, Robbie Sage, Sean Conway, Richard Clark, Thamar Houliston, Andreas Tridimas, Chris Tucker, Lucas Russo, Patrick De Barr, Joakim & Wej, Eric Alarie, Martin and Susanne, Brad McCartney, Vitor Bellon, Peter Richter, Matt Bridgestock, Lionel Arnould, Thiago Ghilardi, Alan & Annie Lukehurst, David Nelson, Leana Niemand, Ernest Markwood, Mirjam Wouters, Erik Straarup, Emma Philpott and Justin Hewitt, Eric and Lydie, Steven Primrose-Smith, Chris Gruar, Matthew Blake, Tom Cartledge & Rhys James, Max Goldzweig and Emily Conradi , Regis, Jane Mountain, Stephen Ewashkiw, Jeremy Reed, Barbara Schertenleib, Liliana Cuenca and Daniel Rodriguez, Serhan mert, Kakakin Kura, Koen Van huut, Scott Sharick, phill hargreaves, david clarke, Anna Marie Bom, Erik van Leeuwen, Keiichi Iwasaki, Igel Zimmermann, Paola Zimmermann, Leon Steber, Terry & Isa, Nicolai Bangsgaard, Mark Biffen, Tyler Kellen & Tara Alan, David Byrne, Julie Retka, Ian Ferguson, Roger & Dee, Bruce Gordon, Abi wingate, Maarten Wagenmakers & Line van den Hout, Jilly Sherlock, Henrik Frederiksen, Keith & Tamar, Rick Arnett, Michael Haeuslmann, Hajar Sadeghinezhad, Jamie Anderson, Dean McMenamin, Andy Rutherford, Tony & Vicky, Jude Walter and Astrid Abele, Karolina and Aleksander laja, Will Frazer, Johan du Plessis, Gökben Bağcı & Nicolas Ayme, Cedric, Veronika and Fernando, Jonas, Baden Campbell; Shelley Campbell, Richard Stuart Riding, Maaike Felstead, Helen Dainty, Matthew Taudevin, Julia Guadalupe Torres Ventura, Patrick Hugens, Gregory Yeoman and Kate Leeming, Bob Rogers, Claire Rogers, Paul Schmidt, Tom Kevill Davies, Joff Summerfield, Glen Saberton, Carlos Dufour, David Burns , Maghnus Collins, Simon, Lehel Benedek, Előd Keresszegi, Jamie King and Henry Brydon, Ken McCallum, Eleanor Moseman, Lee Hughes, Patrick Mottram and Laura Mottram, Dominic Luther, Stephan Schreckenbach, Cinderella Servranckx, Tom Boughton, Kieran Rowley and Natasha von Memerty, Ed Cox, Heike Pirngruber, Rafael Vacas, Janice Ebenstiner, Paul vanPeenen, Gary Hewitt-Long, Andrew Hughes-Onslow, Antonie Vervenne, John, James Harvey, Russ, Sam Pougher, Barry Warner, Birgit and Martin, Tom Richter, Josiah Skeats, Isobel Sibbald, Kostyantyn Samchuk, Max Skoryk, Max Semak, Olexandr Chupryniuk, Olexandr Vynohradov, Vasyl Pidgirny, Eugene Fuzik, William Hsu and Charles Stevens, Birgit Martin, Birgit RawCandyRides, Maksym Semak, Kostiantyn Samchuk, Dmytro Trokin, Yaroslav Matviichuk, Serhii Konoval, Johannes Wagner, David Byrne, Harvie Porter, Nancy Sathre and John Vogel, Annette Lewis  William Heimann, Martin Moschek, Stefan Löw, James Brooman, David Piper, Kyle Archer, Amaya Williams, Eric Schambion, Andrew Welch, Tom Allen, Nancy Sathre-Vogel, John Vogel, Davy Vogel, Daryl Vogel, Julian Sayarer, Leigh Timmis, Ryan McAfee, Michelle Cassel, Zita Zarug, Arpad Harkanyi, Jude Kriwald, Natalie Simpson & Matthew Grant, Ana Vivian, Tieme, Thomas Bramall, James Ketchell, Zoltan Szabo, Rhys Guard, Nick Raybould, Elliott, Shane Hutton, Daniel Dorosz, John Whybrow, George Agate, Martin & Joan Ford, Lorenzo Rojo, Chris Edie, Jenny Sprent, Rick Gunn, Rob Thomson, Dave Briggs, Éric McComber, SImon Taylor, Isabelle Bedard, Sebastien Gros, Aidan Pedreschi, Harry Kikstra, Ivana Coria, Julian Bloomer and Eleanor Beck, Olivier Peyre, Ann Wilson, Helen and Ed Watson, Helen Lloyd, Dave Conroy, Ollie Slee, Ashley Hooper, Sean Newall, Charlie Walker, Morrigan McCarthy and Alan Winslow, Ian Lacey, Loic MUNARO, Juliana Buhring, Markus Weber, James Desmond, Adam and Beth, Alleykat – Alee Denham, Kat Webster, Gayle Dickson & John Burnham, naomi johnson, john chevis, Moritz Koch, Andrew Charnley, Ruth Jarvis & Will Fulford-Jones, Rob, Sam Gunter, Sheena Lydon, Tim Snaith, Rob and Ness Howard, Blanca Fernández , Sarah Poynter and Andrew Connolly, Thiago and Flávia, Trystan & Josephine, Edward Coombe, Emily Day, Karen McLinton, Anna Heywood and Luke Skinner, Richard Thomas/Jodine Thomas, Peter Andrew Gostelow, Alexandre Correia, Ana Batista, Sarah, Tom, Morgan Monchaud, Siphay Vera, Brian Mathé, Etienne Houlès & Bertrand Dolci, Helen Lloyd, Lars Bengtsson, Peter and Ian, Andy Madeley & Matt McDonald, Reza Pakravan & Steven Pawley, Laura and Tim Moss, Fraser Baillie, Doğa Can Yaman, Adam Riches, Rômulo A. Ceccon, Alexander Neumann, Stephanie Neumann, Andrew Prenty, Amanda Prenty, Daniel, Jacqueline, Steve Hiniker and Mel Vollbrecht, Charlie Ledger, Steven K. Roberts, Jacqueline Edwards, Peter John Sloan, Chris Dalton / Jane Medway, Scott Stoll, Riaan Manser, Rob Lilwall, Rachel & Patrick Hugens, Friedel Grant, Andrew Grant, Dan Martin, Harriet and Neil Pike, Max Goldzweig, Emily Conradi, Matt Cross, Debs Rawnsley, Rebecca Holliday & Ryan Davies, Rob Lutter, Thomas Grosserichter, Betzgi, Luke Weller, Alf Chappell, Sam Tucker, Maxime Mussard, Sam Mitchell, Elliot Macdonald, Wade Luscombe, Elmar & Ellen van Drunen, Simon , valentin, charles, JD, Alison Wheeler, Ward De Doncker, Sean Hoban, Pete Abel and Debbie Ellen, Barry Warner, Glynn Aymes, Rachel and Patrick Hugens, Robert Halkett, Oli Broom, Thomas Andersen, Arcot Naga Raj, Frank Jensen, Toby Brown, Katie Gimson, Derek Cullen, James Finnerty, Mieke Niko, Taneli Roininen, Andi Weiss, Matt W. Dawson, Remao Tummers, Mr.Mahandra Kumar, Mr.Makhan Singh, Mr. Satish Amberkar, Rachel Lorton (Hugens), William Heimann, Shane Little, Robin & Olivia, Raf Polus, Neil Dallaway , Dave Gill, J. Randy Houk, JB Dodane, Derek Boocock, La Trottineuse, Louise and Philip Shambrook, Benji Rodgers-Wilson, Tauru Chaw and Christi Bruchok, Chris Hussey and Melanie Newman, Ronnie de Jong and Linda Hofstra, Charlie & Pip, Jesse Merz, Alex Braund, and Surjit Kumar.

List of trip names:

Raid ciclístico Argentina–Canadá, World Cycle 1986-1994, The Wind in my Wheels – around the world by bicycle, Bicycle Bound, On the way 2009, London to Cape Town for Malaria Consortium, America en Bici, Cycling The Six, Colorfish on the Road, Spinning my Wheels in North America, Cycling Silk, Give A Bike 50 State Tour, Bangkok to Beijing, 2013 bike tour, roundpeanut ride, Across Eurasia, The Crazy Travel, Riding New Zealand 2015, Wlasna Droga, Self-Propelling Particle, Southeast Asia Tour 2016, A-Round About, NZ back to Germany, first round the world trip, 10k 4 10k European cycling challenge, Circumnavigation Guinness World Record 2010, Asia 2011, Nomad Touring, Global Guitar, World Cycle 2012, Beyondthewall, Second round the world trip, Cycling Doctors- South America 2013, From Home to Home, Crazy Laowai En Vélo, TwistingSpokes, BikeHikeSafari, Bicytrip, Overland to Australia, World On Wheels, Paris – Shanghaï (PAGAÏ), Planet by Bike 2005, The Big Bike Ride, Around the world, Africa and Beyond by Bicycle, 1 life 2 wheels, Around Australia, Rolling Tales, Un tour en vélo, UniCycle50, cycling4cancer, Cycling to every Major League Baseball ballpark, Saddle Sore 2013, Cycling to China, Live and Cycle through Europe, My Five Acres, Just popping out for a cycle ride…..to Australia, A Tale of Two Bikes – UK to Japan, M-to-M 2016, Cycling for tiger’s, Strokes to Spokes, De reis 97/98, Left Maebashi, Japan, haven’t looked back, Grenzenlos Weltumradlung, A North American Bicycle Journey, Big Trip (Worcester to the Antipodes), Worldtravellers, Four years round the world, Going Slowly, reCycling the World, Long Road to Katmandu, Rog & dee cycle round the world, GlobeBent2011, CycleInstead, Marcovelo | Op de fiets Marco Polo achterna / Cycling the Silk Road, Sherlock Tales, World On Bike, ThreeWheeling, All over US Tour 2012, Cycling The World, Ireland to Nepal (maybe to NZ), Foonsonbikes, Across Asia with a tandem, Riding for Rhinos, Frogs On Wheels, Cedric a velo, Around the Baltic Sea and to the North Cape, Cycling home to NZ 2015-16, Enlaza ideas en Latin America, Enlaza – ideas, World Trip 1992-94, Trans-Siberian Cycle Expedition 1993, Tandem, An American Love Story, Australia 2000, The Alcoa Great Australian Cycle Expedition, The Hungry Cyclist – Americas, Penny Farthing World Tour, A Very Long Bicycle Rider, Orienting, The Man Who Cycled The Americas, Bike Africa 2009, Vienna to India, Europe by bike, The Blazing Saddles, Better Life Cycle, Wander Cyclist, South American loop, OneBikeOneWorld, Cycling Eurasia, CyclingCindy, Newcastle – Muscat, Downhill from here, Bristol 2 Brisbane, Let’s go East – Cycling solo from Germany to Australia, De Coruna a Nepal en Bici, The Bike Trip 2013-14, Long Bike Ride, Alaska to Argentina 2014-2016, Cycling Europe 2016, ManBikeWorld.com Bucket List 2.0, onemanandhiscog, London to Singapore, Auf Liegerädern mit Kind durch Asien, World Bike Tour, Cross Canada 2016, Charity bike ride – Ukrainians in Europe, Beijing to Tehran, Raw Candy Rides, RawCandyRides, Chumak Way to North America, 12000 für Europa, Cycling the World 1975, Round-the-World 1980-82, Indian subcontinent 1990/91, 50/50, Transasia – from Germany to India, North to South, Tra-velo-gue, Bikevoyage, World Biking, PanAm 2008 – 2011, This Is Not For Charity, Pedal360, America Bycycle: TransAmazing! and America ByCycle: Coast Protocol, Honeymoon Around The World, England To India, Riding out the recession, Pedal América do Sul Pedarilhos, Netherlands to Indonesia, World Cycle 2013, Góbéságok a Föld körül, Europe Tour 2015, European Tour 2015, Canada/Europe 2015, Dosh Goes East, The Tandem Men World Circumnavigation 2016/17, Mediterranean to Arctic Circle and back again, Round the world 1991, Ozbybike, Soulcycler world tour 2005-2008, 14 Degrees Off The Beaten Track, England to Cape Town, Roule Rosie Roule !, Decadence, Un peu plus loin, A bicycle trip around this small blue planet, Worldonabike.com, Alaska – Argentina, The Slow Way Home, Fly’n’Roll – En route avec Aile, Through Europe and Beyond, Cycle to China, Alaska to Argentina, Take On Africa, Around the world since 2009, Africa Cycle, Ashventures, The CommonwealthChallenge, The Geography of Youth, 350South, world tour 2011-2015, First Woman World Cycle, For a coffee to Togo, Bike to the Future, West From Japan, Alleykat Adventure 2012-2014, “Sloths on Wheels”, The world at 15mph, Never ending World trip, Contours of a Country, Samandsheenacycle, Westbound RTW 2014-15, Wonderingnewlyweds, Dreaming, Alaska to Argentina 2017/2018, 2fortrips World Cycle Tour, GoinginCircles, Two Wheels No Worries, Retirement Millennium, Round the World by Bike, Africe By Bike, The Man Who Cycled The World, Long Ride Home and The Big Africa Cycle, KebeKanal, Browsing Europe, Americas Trip, Solidream, Take On The Americas, Pete and Ian Hit the Road, The Cycle Diaries, Kapp to Cape, The Next Challenge, Cyclehacker World Tour, The Medium is The Message, RidingRound, cicloviajando/BRASIL, Tandem Down Under, Let’s Ride Bikes!, Jackdanielsbiketrip, world cycle 2016-17, Round the World with a surfboard, Computing Across America, Travelling home to Australia, Falling Uphill, Around Africa On My Bicycle, Cycling Home From Siberia, Asia Trip 2006-07, World Bike Tour 2006-2009, Korea to Cape Town, Andes by Bike, Cycling to Africa, On the road with Toad, UK to Cape town 2010-2012, World Cycling Tour, The LifeCycle, GWR – World Circumnavigation, Gone Riding, Just Around The Corner, Norway-Nigeria 2013-14, round the world cycle 13/14, Cycling the Americas by Fietsjunks, Latino Vuelta, Europavelo, Ireland to Asia: a year on my bike, World Tour 86-88, London – Capetown, South America 1999-2000, Die Welt im Liegen, Robsbikeride, Cycling to the Ashes, Cycling The Globe, Africa 2012/2013, Tour of India on Pedal and Saddle, Nz – Australia 13/14, NZ Overland to UK/IRELAND, Cycle Across Africa, 121 Degrees – From London to Shanghai, rideatandem, Gonebikefishing, New Zealand, Utah to Ushuaia and back, South America bu Bike, Around the World Cycling Expedition 1989-90, Australia-NZ-Africa-Western Europe, Ozzi/Kiwi 2003/2004, Spinning My Wheels in South America, Last Continent, Shane Cycles Africa and more…, Wecycletour: Bali to Beijing, Cycling To Mongolia, Cycling home from New Zealand, Vague Direction, Nothing Better To Do (than to cycle tour), FreeWheely, Derek’s Bike Trip, Europe Tour by footbike “A Simple Life”., World tour 1994-1997, Earth Odyssey Expedition, Two Blind to Ride the Americas, youjustpedal, travelbybike.nl, Back To Blighty, Round the World Part 2 (Vietnam to London), Cascadia Panamericana, America to Colombia, and all india tour on bicycle for new india.

What does the LDCJ look like?

Here are a few images from the Long Distance Cycle Journeys database:

Long Distance Cycle Journeys (LDCJ)

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