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The Epic Story of One Man's Journey Around the World By Bicycle Solo & Unsupported

Anzob Pass

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Montenegrin Coast

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Queensland, Oz

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The Epic Story of One Man's Journey Around the World By Bicycle Solo & Unsupported

Krygyz Highway

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The Epic Story of One Man's Journey Around the World By Bicycle Solo & Unsupported

Krygyz Plateaus

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The Epic Story of One Man's Journey Around the World By Bicycle Solo & Unsupported

Tajik Himalayas

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The Epic Story of One Man's Journey Around the World By Bicycle Solo & Unsupported

How It All Began

LONDON 2 NYC

The rain lashed down, driven by autumn winds, as I struggled free of London, everything I owned strapped to the back of a bicycle, on the first day of what would become a forty thousand kilometre, four year journey around the earth. The year was 2O11, I was alone, unsupported and afraid, riding east into the unknown with my tent, a camera and the memories of my past…

26 Countries

Reached

39 Months

Passed

25,200KMs

Cycled

4000M

Highest

-14'c

Coldest

49'c

Hottest

I’m Rob Lutter, a photographer & writer from England, and this is The Lifecycle. A challenge to circumnavigate the world, without a support crew, carrying all I need to survive on the bicycle and heading always east, flying only between continents, until I reach London again.

Charity Donations

MENTAL HEALTH

The bicycle had been my escape route from a lifelong battle with OCD and depression. But now, after three years on the road, the adventure has grown into a global charity challenge to help those still trapped by mental health. In Year One we raised over $2OOO for WaterAid. Now I’m cycling for charities Mind and OCDUK who support children suffering from mind disorders.

Twitter

NEWS

Yes!! Painted enough caravans in a month to get me & the bike across the Pacific to America & maybe all the way back home too! #WorldCycle
about 3 weeks ago |

Latest Highlights &

JOURNALS

Georgia /

Horns of Wine

Horn Drinking
My first night in Georgia was spent behind a small petrol station, on the grass, beneath a tree, beside a pond with some ducks on it. The roads entered forest the next day, along the coast, through rundown cities, left over from the soviet era.
Georgia /

Cradle of Life

Day 265 | Georgian Border
Georgia welcomed me with open arms. Glistening lands full of life and colour. Crystal rivers flowed through swampy farmlands and deep, green forests where the homes of bee keepers, wine growers & shepherds lay hidden. I’d crossed through the