Welcome to A Bike Journey

Bike Journey is the account of our bicycle tour from the UK to Australia. Over the course of 15 months we cycled 18,168km, our route took us through Europe, Turkey, Iran, India, South East Asia and finally through the Australian Outback. We arrived at our destination, Point Lonsdale (just south of Melbourne) on the 2nd of September 2011.

To find out more, have a read of our journal and if you're looking at planning your own trip browse the tips for cyclists section.


Route Map


Fun Facts

Total distance cycled: 18,168 km

Number of countries visited: 17

Time on the road: 15 months

Average daily distance: 70km

Shortest day: 6km

Longest day: 125km

- 112 campsites
- 53 wild camping
- 240 hostel/hotel
- 45 home stays
- 1 ferry
- 1 Mosque