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Hello. I’m Dave Gill, an author, filmmaker and adventure aficionado.

My first book, ‘Vague Direction: a 12,000 mile bicycle ride, and the meaning of life’ was released in 2015.

“A philosopher on wheels” – BBC’s William Crawley
“A wake-up call for anyone sleepwalking through life” – Boneshaker


The Bicycle Journey started back in 2012 as a place to document a 12,000 mile bicycle journey. I stepped away from my job as a commercial producer to cycle around North America for a year, whilst talking to as many people en-route as possible about their lives.

See: The Book (on, and | The route | my TEDx talk | the interviews I conducted along the way | the YouTube channel | the gallery of images | the blog archives (everything up to December 2013).



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