Juliana Buhring is an ultra-endurance cyclist, bestselling author and children’s rights activist.
She holds the first Guinness World Record for Fastest Woman to Circumnavigate the World by Bicycle.
Juliana was the only woman to race the inaugural 2013 Transcontinental Race from London to Istanbul, coming in 9th place overall.
In 2014, Juliana participated in the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race across America, winning the women’s category and coming in 4th place overall.
Books by Juliana
Juliana’s first book, Not Without My Sister, was written with her two sisters, Celeste Jones and Kristina Jones and published by Harpercollins in 2007.
The book details their lives growing up in the Children of God group. It was number 1 on the Sunday Times best-seller list for 5 weeks, and remained in the top 10 list for 15 consecutive weeks. It has been translated into ten languages including French, German, Greek, Portuguese, Czech,
Estonian, Slovenian, Swedish, Italian and Dutch.
Her second book, This Road I Ride, published in 2016 by WWNorton in the US and Piaktus in the Commonwealth,
describes her record-breaking journey around the world by bicycle
‘What are you most afraid of?’ the journalist asked me at the starting line of the 2015 Transcontinental Race, the dictaphone in his right hand hovering uncomfortably near my mouth. This was an interesting question, one that I have often asked myself before embarking on any particularly grueling or potentially dangerous challenge. Well, it isn’t […]
‘Irony,’ my brother wrote, ‘brought to your knees by your knees.’ Actually, it was my stubborn head that did that. You know how they say you are your own worst enemy and your greatest strength is also your greatest weakness? It all strikes painfully true right now. I have functioned throughout all my rides and […]
People were turning into trees and trees into people. Objects and animals leapt out at me from nowhere, but when I looked again, there was nothing. The road ahead appeared fluid and immaterial. “Woah! Either I am in the matrix,” I thought, “or the stress of the last 19 days is finally getting to my […]
There’s some good news this year! Scratch that, it is downright earth-shattering fabulous news. I have a sponsor for my races. Those who have followed my rides and races will know that this has been a dearest wish since the day I clipped into a bike for the first time and decided to cycle the […]