sponsors for our world cycling tour.


Bikemax helped us out with a generous discount on two top-class Koga Miyata World Travellers. These are tough touring bikes with a robust 26" aluminum frame, that have fared well on Africa's rough roads.  We wouldn't ride anything else.

Continental  makes tough and long lasting tires that are perfect for an around the world cycling tour. 
SealSkinz makes socks and gloves that are completlely waterproof to keep your hands and feet dry.

Salewa makes excellent apparel and outdoor gear
Salewa is another quality German company that manufactures some of the best outdoor gear and apparel on the market.

Ahnu engineers gear to live by and redefines performance footwaer.
Ahnu engineers footwear to live by.  They use sustainable materials such as hemp and charred bamboo in their product line and a significant portion of Ahnu's ownership is held in trust on behalf of outdoor and environmental nonprofits.  We love their sports sandals and shoes because they're comfortable and sturdy enough to hold up to the rigors of international travel.

Tubus makes the best racks around.  We've been using them since our cycling expedition began in 2006 and wouldn't change for anything.

Ortlieb makes waterproof paniers that last.
Ortlieb waterproof panniers are the way to go.  Easy to attach, easy to pack and their special roll-up design keeps dust and rain out.

Big Agnes is a Colorado-based company that makes quality tents able to withstand the heavy wear and tear of a cycling expedition. 

Primus has been a part of people's adventure since 1892.  This Swedish company makes top quality, lightweight,dependable multi-fuel stoves that are a must for cycle touring.
Green Earth Pure offers the world's simplest water purification system in a bottle. Green Earth Pure produces the go-anywhere bottle with a patented filtration system that removes up to 99.99% of pollutants. It's easy to use, and dramatically decreases your risks of water-related illness.
Diva Cup makes life easier. DivaCup is an award winning environmentally-friendly alternative to messy tampons and pads
Soft and compact pillows to make camping comfortable. Quixote pilows and pillowcases are built  for the adventures of the current day traveler.  A good night's sleep starts with a great pillow.

Busch + Mueller produces bicycle lighting systems and mirrors that ensure you'll see and be seen.  Think safety, think B+M.

Lonely Planet guidebooks give you the low-down on places you'll be visiting and make travel easier.
Outdoor footwear by Teva Step into comfrot with Teva shoes and sandals.

Footprint guidebooks are a fine alternative or back-up to the LP bible. They provide in-depth information on outdoor activities and out-of-the-way places.

Rough Guides are packed with essential information that make preparations easy and traveling fun.  
Reise Know How is a German company that makes detailed maps. Reise-Know-How is a German company that produces some of the most detailed maps on the market.  A must-have for planning your next adventure.

Nelles makes great maps.
Nelles Maps will make finding your route easier.

Aquapac keeps equipment dry.
Aquapac manufactures waterproof phone cases, waterproof camera cases, underwater iPod cases, drybags, waterproof backpacks and waterproof cases for MP3, GPS, VHF, Radio, laptop, notebooks and more.

The world leader in drinking water purification.
General Ecology, Inc. started with a single objective - to create an ideal water purification technology with an ecological and healthful balance. Developed by multi-disciplined scientists and engineers to protect against modern environmental and ecological water borne problems, "Structured Matrix" purification technology combines truly advanced concepts and purification techniques not available from any other product.
Chaco Footwear Chaco fits your adventure and attitude.  Quality footwear for your next cycling expedition.

Icelandair is a cyclist-friendly company that has great connections between Europe and North America.

Michelin maps guided us safely through Africa.

Mc Nett manufactures aquasure and seamgrip products which are
Ideal for field repairs on panniers, stuffbags and tent materials.  A real life-safer and a must if you're planning a long tour.

Katadyn make water drinkable.
Katadyn is the Swiss company that manufactures Micropur tablets and drops that make water drinkable.

Solarc is the maker of the highly-useful Scotty solar battery charger.  Don't set off on a cycling tour without one.

Stay safe with Adventure Medical Kits
Adventure Medical Kits makes fully-stocked first aid kits for all your adventures - at a price that any adventurer can afford.

Pletscher knows how to make kick stands that can take the weight.  Swiss quality means you won't have to worry about the product letting you down.

Petzl has provided us with two of the best headlamps on the market.
Brooks has been making quality leather saddles since 1866. Brooks has been making quality leather saddles for over a century and a half.  Brooks has provided us with a comfortable ride for more than 30,000 miles.
AB Maritime Ferry Service between Egypt and Jordan. AB Maritime ensured our safe and comfortable passage between Egypt and Jordan.

Sapim makes spokes that last.
Sapim makes quality spokes that last.

Your best defense against dogs: get the Dazer.
Dazer sells a wide range of ultrasonic devices that keep dogs at bay.