From the Panjab Digital Library’s Instagram account comes this photo:
“Dhanna Singh Chahal Patialvi picked up his camera, having left his job as a driver in the royal garages of Patiala, and set off on his cycle to visit Sikh shrines in places as far out as the North West Frontier Province and Assam in the East. He wrote eight diaries and took more than 200 photographs during his travels. These have now been digitized by Panjab Digital Library.”
He did this in the 1930s with no Strava nor Instagram. This distance probably was near 1,000 miles!