Annie Londonderry

The First Woman to Bicycle Around the World

Annie Londonderry

The First Woman to Bicycle Around the World

Annie in the Press

Bicycling Magazine Article: “Chasing Annie

I am obsessed with a young woman on a bicycle. I bought a bike just like hers. I have chased her through snow-covered cemeteries in icy rain, and across cyberspace. When I ride, I think about her. When I don’t ride, I think about her, too.

~ Peter Zheutlin

Radio Interview with Peter Zheutlin

(Discussing his great-grandaunt on Public Radio International’s program, The World)

Radio Interview with Peter Zheutlin

by Public Radio International | The World

Podcasts Featuring Annie Londonderry

THE ROUND-THE-WORLD CYCLIST Annie Londonderry

by What's Her Name Podcast

Annie Londonderry’s Dubious BikeTrip Around the World

by Stuff You Missed in History Class | iHeartRadio

Stage, Film, and Print Featuring Annie Londonderry

SPIN

Stage Production inspired by Annie Londonderry
opened in Toronto in March 2011 to critical acclaim.

Stage Production inspired by Annie Londonderry
opened in London in February 2020, also to critical acclaim.

Documentary Film
The New Woman: Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky
Directed by Gillian Willman

The Arizona Daily Star

Travel Channel

Great Big Story/CNN

Additional Press

“A Tale of Two Annies: The Unraveling Mystery of Annie Londonderry,” Adventure Cyclist, June 2021.

“Spin by Peter Zheutlin,” The Southern Bookseller Review, June 2021.

“For Your Summer Reading List: New Jewish Books, Authors and Themes,” The Jewish News of Northern California, June 11, 2021.

“The Fantastical Adventures of Annie Londonderry, ‘the First Woman to Cycle Around the World,'” The Journal Daily (Assam, India), June 5, 2021.

“Interview: Spin,” Jean Book Nerd, June 4, 2021.

“Spotlight for Spin by Peter Zheutlin,” A Soccer Mom’s Book Blog, June 2, 2021.

“Spin: A Novel Based on a (Mostly) True Story,” Book Club Buzz, June 1, 2021.

“Spin by Peter Zheutlin,” Herstory Podcast, June 1, 2021.

“8 Jewish Books We Can’t Wait to Read this June,” alma., June 1, 2021.

“Taking a Spin with…Peter Zheutlin,” Kakahai Kitchen, June 1, 2021.

“Gemma Sutton and Bronte Barbe Will Lead New Musical RIDE in the West End,” Broadway World, May 27, 2021.

“Celebrate Go By Bike Week With Film of Cycling,” Salmon Arm Observer (Salmon Arm, British Columbia), May 27, 2021.

“Arts Group Screening Film About Woman’s Improbable Bike Journey,” The Daily Courier (Kelowna, British Columbia), May 27, 2021.

“Arts Group Sreening Film About Woman’s Improbable Bike Journey,” The Penticon Herald, (Penticon, British Columbia), May 26, 2021.

“The Fantastical Adventures of Annie Londonderry, ‘the First Woman to Cycle Around the World,'” South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), February 27, 2021.

“Flying Solo: Annie Londonderry,” Grand Circle Travel, September 29, 2020.

“For Women, Riding a Bike is Still A Revolutionary Act,” Conde Nast Traveler, August 18, 2020.

“How Bicycles Transformed Our World,” National Geographic, June 17, 2020.

“How Two Boston Women Became Legends in the Sport of Cycling,” The Boston Globe, February 21, 2020.

“The First Woman to Travel the World on Two Wheels,” We Love Cycling, April 1, 2019.

Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie ‘Londonderry’ Kopchovksy,” Trek Travel, March 5, 2018.

“The Wheels That Set Her Free: The Humble Bicycle Continues to be a Key to Women’s Empowerment,” Salon, March 11, 2017.

“Seven Jewish Heroines Disney Should Make a Movie About,” Tablet Magazine, December 5, 2016.

“Annie Londonderry: The Self-Promoting Feminist Who Biked Around the World,” Vice, September 22, 2016.

“Traveling the World — A Lady and Her Bicycle,” Huffington Post, May 3, 2016.

“Annie Londonderry, First Woman to Cycle Around the World,” Mental Floss, December 9, 2015.

“Annie Londonderry: 10 Facts You Didn’t Know,” Total Women’s Cycling, November 27, 2014.

“The First Woman to Bike Around the World,” Kveller, May 27, 2014.

“In 1894, the ‘New Woman’ Was a Bicyclist Who Changed History,” Bloomberg, April 16, 2013.

“Annie Kopchovksy Londonderry: Rode a Bicycle Around the World,” Forgotten Newsmakers, 2010.

“The First Woman to Bike the ‘World,’ 1894,” Wanderlust, February 2009.

“Jewish Mother Rode Bicycle Around the World,” Jewish Review (Portland, OR), July 2008.

“Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride,” Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 2008.

“Jewish Mother Who Biked ‘Round the World in 1895 is Author’s Topic, Relative,” Arizona Jewish Post, March 21, 2008.

“Breaking Away,” Nextbook, March 4, 2008.

“Girl Power,” London (U.K.) Cyclist, February/March 2008.

“Freewheeler,” The Jerusalem Report, February 4, 2008.

“Freewheeler,” The Jerusalem Post, January 22, 2008.

“Peddling a Cyclist’s Tale, The Jewish Advocate, January 18, 2008.

“Bicycling From Oblivion,” Ancestry, July/August 2007.

“It Was the Ride of Her Life,” The New Hampshire Union Leader, May 14, 2007.

“On the Road: Summer of the Spokes Person,” The Washington Post, August 9, 2006.

“Annie ‘Londonderry’ Kopchovksy,” Jewish Women’s Archive, Undated.

“Annie Londonderry: 1870-1947,” Wander Women Project, Undated.

“Annie Londonderry’s Legacy: Women Breaking Boundaries on Bicycles,” World Bicycle Relief, Undated.

“Annie Londonderry: From Peddler to Pedaler,” New England Historical Society, Undated.

“Annie ‘Londonderry’ Kopchovksy,” The Glinda Factor, Undated.

“Annie Kopchovksy: The Fearless Woman Who Cycled the World inthe 1890s,” Wired for Adventure, Undated.

“Annie Londonderry,” The West End Museum, Undated.

“Annie Ha Voluto la Bicicletta,” Elle Extra (Italy), Undated