Ishbel Rose Holmes

Adventurer – Cyclist – Author – Public Speaker

Cycling Adventures

France – Spain – Andorra – Portugal – Switzerland – Slovenia – Italy – Croatia – Bosnia & Herzegovina – Montenegro  Albania – Macedonia – Greece – Turkey – Iran – Argentina – Chile – Bolivia – Brazil

Pyrenees – Alps – Andes – Pantanal Jungle

I don’t have a driving license.  Thank goodness for that!

Ishbel Holmes, also known as World Bike Girl, is one of the most experienced female cyclists in the world.

The bicycle has taken her from commuting to road racing to velodrome sprinting to exploring the world.

Pedalling History

2014 to present:

Cycling the world solo; 16 countries and still pedaling.

2012 to 2014

Velodrome Sprinter for Iranian National Team

Pedal Power Race Team (UK)

Scottish Institute of Sport Athlete

Glasgow Life Athlete

British Masters Sprint Champion; Gold Medal (Match Sprint)

British Masters Sprint Champion; Silver Medal (500 m Time Trial)

Rollapaluza National Champion

2009 to 2012

Road Racing 2nd Cat

Top 10 Scottish National Championships

4th Scottish National Criterium Championships

National Women’s Race Series (UK Racing)


Cycled length of Pyrenees mountains from Mediterranean to Atlantic; 3 times consecutively

Cycle toured France, Spain, Andorra, Portugal

Pre 2009

Cycled Emirates

Cycle touring Scotland & England


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