A number of companies have generously provided support for the Big Africa Cycle. If you are interested in supporting the expedition then please get in contact.
Lyon Equipment have selected The Big Africa Cycle for their expedition award scheme 2009.
Littlefish are providing the IT support for the website.
Juno Web Design designed and developed the site as well as being a great SEO Company.
Brooks have been making bicycle saddles since 1882. The B17 is a classic touring saddle and has been supplied for the expedition.
Multi-functional headwear manufacturers, Buff have supplied a range of colourful headscarfs for the expedition.
Park Tools have been manufacturing bicycle specific tools since 1963. They are the world’s largest bicycle tool manufacturer.
Surly are an American company with a growing reputation for building some of the best frames and bicycle parts. They’ve provided a Nice Front Rack – solid, strong and conveniently offering the possibility of mounting panniers in two different positions.
Schwalbe make some of the most strong and durable tyres. Their XR range will be used throughout Africa.
Lifesystems are at the forefront of outdoor health protection and are providing water purification and a First Aid kit for the expedition.
Lowepro are leaders in designing, producing and distributing protective and stylish bags for photographers.
No long distance cycle tour would be complete, in my opinion, without a pair of Craghopper trousers. My last pair of Kiwi zipoffs lasted the entire duration of the Long Ride Home. Craghopper have kindly supplied another pair, along with some lightweight clothing.
Tilley are a Canadian based company World-famous for their hats. They’ve supplied a T3 hat, which is indestructible even by elephants apparently.
MSR are leaders in making tents and cooking equipment. The Hubba Hubba tent is ideal for an expedition through Africa as it’s lightweight, free-standing and offers plenty of ventilation for sleeping in hot conditions
Trailblazer publish adventurous guidebooks and have supplied a copy of Morocco Overland.
Solar Technology make a range of solar powered
devices and are supplying a Freeloader charger for the expedition.
Carvalho Custom have kindly designed and made cycling jerseys and shorts.
LightHouse Network Services supplied and shipped a replacement Laptop keyboard.
Rohan are kindly providing some travel clothing