Herby begins: “It was a long, bumpy road to Ouagadougou, Africa’s best-named capital and ground zero for the Tour de Faso. We loaded into the rickety minivan that’s transported the Benin team to races for over a decade. Owned by a former cyclist, the ‘Miracle de Dieu’ has transported the Benin team to races for over a decade and has become a fixture on the West African racing scene.” Read the full story here.
Our favorite former pro racer turned Peace Corps Volunteer and CyclingNews.com blogger, Christoph Herby, has stirred up tremendous interest in supporting the Benin National Team with his recent “Cycling in Benin” posts. His most recent post is “Dreaming of the Champs Elysées.” (more…)
When you have 18th century infrastructure, what’s better to use than 19th century transportation technology?
The Bicycle Ambulance Project by the Bicycle Empowerment Network in Namibia produces bicycle-pulled ambulances for use by HIV/AIDS Home Based Care (HBC) workers, HIV/AIDS self help projects, communities, clinics, and hospitals in rural Namibia.
The bicycle ambulance has wide tyres, a removable and adjustable stretcher, a handle for pulling by bicycle or hand, and a sun shade.
To provide the best experiences, we use technologies like cookies to store and/or access device information. Consenting to these technologies will allow us to process data such as browsing behavior or unique IDs on this site. Not consenting or withdrawing consent, may adversely affect certain features and functions.
The technical storage or access is strictly necessary for the legitimate purpose of enabling the use of a specific service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, or for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network.
The technical storage or access is necessary for the legitimate purpose of storing preferences that are not requested by the subscriber or user.
The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, information stored or retrieved for this purpose alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
The technical storage or access is required to create user profiles to send advertising, or to track the user on a website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.