Ishbel Rose Holmes is author of ME, MY BIKE AND A STREET DOG CALLED LUCY, published by Bradt Travel Guides on 5th Aug 2018.

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Ishbel has pedalled across 20 countries. Before cycling the world, she was a velodrome sprinter for the Iranian National Women’s Team, and also road raced extensively in the United Kingdom. Ishbel is an avid wearer of socks with sandals – much to the dismay of her friends.

Public Speaking

Ishbel gives talks all over the world about her adventures and street dogs, and is a motivational speaker, promoting the positive effects of adventure and the great outdoors on mental health and quality of life.

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World Bike Girl – Pedal For Paws

Volunteering at dog shelters and frontline rescue projects around the world, Ishbel cycles with a dog trailer and helps injured cats and dogs with the help of her loyal and big hearted online community

Follow Ishbel’s adventures on World Bike Girl

The Honest Blog

The World Bike Girl UK Speaking Tour

  OMG I’m so excited to announce the World Bike Girl UK Tour which I’m cycling with my dog Maria! Venues, Dates & Tickets  LONDON, Wed 15th Aug, Prince of Wales Pub http://www.wegottickets.com/event/446396 MILTON KEYNES, Fri 17th Aug, Twenty3c Bike Shop/Cafe http://www.wegottickets.com/event/446824 COVENTRY, Mon 20th Aug, Twisted Barrel Ale http://www.wegottickets.com/event/446862 NOTTINGHAM, Fri 24th Aug, Nottingham …