to mark the journey of Polish exiles

SYBIRAK Cycle

8,000 km - 7 countries - 6 months on bicycle

8,000 Kilometres

7 Countries

                     6 Months

SYBIRAK Cycle is an 8,000 km cycling expedition following the path of Polish citizens deported to labour camps across Northern Russia, Siberia and Kazakhstan, and their journey to freedom. The expedition was completed in 2015.

'Sybirak' - A person imprisoned or exiled to Siberia, including those Polish citizens specifically sent to Siberia, Arctic Russia and Kazakhstan in the 1940s.The expedition in 2015 marks the 75th anniversary of the mass deportations of 1940, and is inspired and dedicated to their journey. 

We are currently working on the Documentary Film FREEDOM SPOKE about the expedition. 

FREEDOM SPOKE Film Teaser

Help share the story! 

If you would like to see this remarkable, unknown story following the route of 1.7 million citizens of Eastern Poland secretly deported to Siberia and Kazakhstan, please support the making of the film!  

Your name will be included in the film credits with a donation of $50 or more.                                                         

                                                    Thank You!  Dziękujemy!

This expedition is dedicated to all those who made this journey - 
to honour the suffering endured, and the dignity and courage demonstrated.  
Ta wyprawa jest organizowana i zadedykowana tym którzy przebyli tą drogę.  W ten sposób chcemy uhonorować ich cierpienia, odwagę i godność.

*NEW  Polish Studio TV interview  (2017-02-18) with Ewa on the 77th anniversary of the first deportation. Po Polsku - in Polish.

Supporters and Partners

With deep gratitude to those companies and individuals who have given their time, money, expertise and energy in helping make the expedition and film project successful. 

                                              Thank You!  Dziękujemy!