The companies listed here have at some stage provided support for the Big Africa Cycle.
Lyon Equipment selected The Big Africa Cycle for their expedition award scheme.
Littlefish provided IT support for the website.
Juno Web Design designed and developed the site.
Brooks have been making bicycle saddles since 1882. The B17 is a classic touring saddle and was supplied to me before I started the journey.
Multi-functional headwear manufacturers, Buff supplied a range of colourful headscarfs.
Park Tools provided various bike tools.
Surly provided me with a front rack It has remained solid and strong on Africa’s worst roads.
Schwalbe’s XR range of tyres make a suitable choice for Africa’s roads.
Lifesystems provided water purification tablets and a First Aid kit before starting the journey.
Lowepro provided a camera bag.
Craghoppers kindly supplied a pair of zip-off trousers and some lightweight clothing.
Tilley make quality hats, and have kept my head out of the African sun.
MSR provided me with their very popular Hubba Hubba tent – ideal for Africa as it offers plenty of ventilation for sleeping in hot conditions.
Solar Technology make a range of solar powered devices and supplied a Freeloader charger for the journey.
Carvalho Custom designed and made cycling jerseys and shorts.
LightHouse Network Services supplied and shipped a replacement Laptop keyboard.
Rohan kindly provided some travel clothing.
Wheelsmith built a new front wheel with a dynamo hub. A relatively new edition to my rig (May 2014).
Polar Bikewear kindly supplied a range of bike clothing to me in 2015.