A fascinating insight into bicycle culture in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe – a city where pure necessity makes the bicycle one of the most widely used form of transport. Yet in Bulawayo, little provision is made for safety or facilities for cyclists and going by bike is strictly for the brave.
On April 9th 2016, a 3-person team of mobile journalists will begin an epic 14,000 km trans-African cycling expedition from Cape Town, South Africa to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Traveling unsupported for up to 10 months, carrying all their equipment, the team will produce documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community […]
Getting on a bicycle and riding down what used to be known as Lansdowne Road with a bunch of other people might not be revolutionary, not even much of a physical challenge (the total distance is 26km), but it will be a concrete way to make inroads into one of the biggest challenges this city […]
This month we asked UK-based photographer and blogger Dan Carter to share his experience of the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour – a race that would fuel his passion for South Africa and demonstrate the power of solidarity to overcome all odds.
When notorious bicycle-adventurer Tom Allen held a competition ‘coolest adventure plan gets a free touring bike and gear’, two things became obvious. #1 a lot of people had a lot of exciting plans for adventures. #2 while these adventures couldn’t happen concurrently, they could happen one after another! So began the story of Charlie, the […]
On Sunday 29 March 2015, Capetonians from all over the city discovered that streets have power to connect people…
As an explorer and long distance cyclist Brenna understands how simply owning a bicycle and knowing how to fix it can change one’s life. Together with Peace & Love International she runs a Bike Club at Fisantekraal School where shares her knowledge and passion, inpiring others to do the same and pass it forward – […]
Exploring the highlights of Cape Town’s first Freedom Ride – a truly memorable event which over 2000 cyclists of all ages, across diverse cultural backgrounds come together to ride 27km to honor Madiba and celebrate his legacy of freedom and unity.
On Saturday the 9th of August Cape Town will host its first Freedom Ride – a fun, social ride through the streets of Cape Town to celebrate the power of the bicycle to connect our communities and honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
What does it take to provide 67 school children with bicycles in SA? Join Qhubeka this Mandela Day and help give 67 schoolchildren a chance to experience the freedom of riding and owning their a bicycle!