Archive | May, 2016


Nick from Charge and Fabric took part in the Hack Bike Derby so made his bike here at The Bicycle Academy, including some pretty shonky workmanship in the true spirit of things…”Hacked” seems like an appropriate title.

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TBA Africa Bikes in Namibia!

We’re proud to say that our TBA Africa Bikes have safely arrived in Namibia, and are already being given out to teachers, students and healthcare workers.

Many of our TBA Africa Bikes have been donated to Kindergarten Teachers working in Outapi, Namibia. A collaboration between SunCycles Namibia, BEN Namibia, DAPP Namibia, and supported by the FNB Foundation (FNB Namibia) and The Bicycle Academy.

You can see pre-primary teachers learning to take care of their bikes, as well as riding them.

There are currently 30 bikes being assembled for a youth after school programme in Otjiwarongo, and the rest are in Walvis Bay being assembled for use by health outreach workers.

Pre-primary school teachers in Outapi being taught how to maintain their TBA Africa Bikes, this one was made by Dereck Cutler, one of our first students…

One of our TBA Africa Bikes being tested out along the skeleton coast in Namibia…

We’re going out to Namibia later this summer to help with the assembly and distribution of the bikes, so will keep you posted …

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