Round the World with just one gear... Markus Stitz tells all on Sunday 26th March


From 3 Sep 2015 to 27 Aug 2016 Markus Stitz rode around the world on this bike, a customised Surly Ogre with only one gear. During his journey he saw the Aurora Borealis in Iceland, braved minus 17 C in New Mexico, pushed up the world's steepest street in Dunedin, crossed the Australian Outback, cycled through 40 C in Thailand, climbed up to 3150 m in Iran, cycled the Anatolian Highlands and the Alps and rode the famous cobbles of Flanders. All to prove that it can be done. One gear is enough to cycle the world. 

‘warm, engaging and fun, with an infectious enthusiasm that had the audience charmed from beginning to end. Watch out for this guy... he’ll be tearing up the adventure film festival circuit for many years to come!’ (Rich Rowe, Peebles Outdoor Film Festival)

This event is part of Velocity's GoByCycle Project which aims to increase cycling, walking and liftsharing in place of driving. There is no financial payment. Instead you will be asked to pledge the number of miles you will cycle, walk or liftshare instead of driving in the 4 weeks after the event and this information will be collected on the door. Please think about the number of miles you will pledge before arriving!

There is a simple website where you will be asked to log these miles.

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