A bike tour around Iceland.




Full video diary (1hr27min) of a 26 day bicycle trek. Clockwise round Iceland. July/August 2010. 1495km. Not much cycling action until about 15min into the film, but lots from then onwards, so you may want to skip the first 15min.

The full route:
Cycle Keflavik to Reykjavik via Grindavik and lake Kliefarvatn. Bus from Reykjavik to Borgarnes, then Cycle Borgarnes to Grundarfjordur. Cycle Grundarfjordur to Stykkisholmur. Cycle Stykkisholmur to Budardalur. Cycle Budardalur to Reykir Campsite (Hrutafjordur) Cycle Reykir to Blonduos. Cycle Blonduos to Hofsos. Cycle Hofsos to Olafsfjordur. Cycle Olafsfjordur to Akureyri Cycle Akureyri to Godafoss Cycle Godafoss to Myvatn. Cycle Myvatn to Asbyrgi on F862 (very tough) Bus Asbyrgi back to Myvatn. Bus Myvatn to Egilsstadir. Bus Egilsstadir to Briedalsvik, then cycle Briedalsvik to Djupivogur. Cycle Djupivogur to Hofn. Cycle Hofn to Jokulsarlon. Cycle Jokulsarlon to Skaftafell (no food shops) Cycle Skaftafell to Kirkjubaejarklauster. Cycle Kirkjubaejarklauster to Vik i Myrdals. Cycle Vik i Myrdals to Skogafoss (finish line). Bus Skogafoss to Reykjavik Bus Reykjavik to Keflavik.

Music: snowy red – nowhere, the metronomes – a circuit like me, melanesian choirs – procession chant 1, dj krush & toshinori kondo – tobira 3, nick cave & warren ellis – martha’s dream, nick drake – horn, mum – moon pulls, the valerie project – an end to enchantment, clara rockmore – tchaicovsky valse sentimentale, lindrum larry cocopipe – fk.ping, lindrum larry cocopipe – i only pour a circled rpm, voice of the seven woods – dusk cloud, aphilias – collective memory loss, datach’i – mthel VII, geino yamashirogumi – kaneda, sonic youth – pocketful of sen sen, polygon window – quino-phec, acid mothers temple – untitled (vanishing version), chris clark – fossil paste, aphex twin – I, autechre – krib, chris clark – oaklands, wisp – around corners, mr projectile – i am back, melanesian choirs – procession chant 4, venetian snares – hiszekeny, plaid – tak 5, melanesian choirs – sunday service hym, aphex twin – avril 14th.