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 is another quality German company that manufactures some of the best outdoor gear and apparel on the market.|
|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.|
waterproof panniers are the way to go. Easy to attach, easy
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 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.|
|DivaCup is an award winning environmentally-friendly alternative to messy tampons and pads|
|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.|
guidebooks give you
the low-down on places you'll be visiting and make travel easier.
|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 produces some of the most detailed maps on the market. A must-have for planning your next adventure.|
|Nelles Maps will make finding your route easier.|
waterproof phone cases, waterproof camera cases, underwater iPod cases,
drybags, waterproof backpacks and waterproof cases for MP3, GPS, VHF,
Radio, laptop, notebooks and more.
|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 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.|
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 is the Swiss company that manufactures Micropur tablets and drops that make water drinkable.|
the maker of the highly-useful Scotty solar battery charger.
Don't set off on a cycling tour without one.
|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 for over a century and a half. Brooks has provided us with a comfortable ride for more than 30,000 miles.|
|AB Maritime ensured our safe and comfortable passage between Egypt and Jordan.|
|Sapim makes quality spokes that last.|
|Dazer sells a wide range of ultrasonic devices that keep dogs at bay.|