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Reduce. Re-use. Re-cycle.

By Jeremy Ford | February 5, 2024

Today, we want to share a story about recycling. A story that will fill your heart with joy, and will blow your mind at the scale… Firstly, the science bit. The United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO) both…

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It Takes a Village

By Kimberly Coats | January 9, 2024

Most of you who follow African cycling and the challenges and obstacles we face on the continent will not be surprised by the following story. What you may not fully understand and appreciate is the deep love for the sport.…

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Together We Ride and ReSeed Charity Delivering Bicycles

By Jeremy Ford | December 19, 2023

ReSeed Charity teams up with London affinity cycling group Together We Ride. The groups will deliver bicycles to those in need in London and Sierra Leone Today, Sierra Leone’s Reseed Charity and London’s fastest-growing affinity cycling group, Together We Ride,…

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Sierra Leone Cyclists Training in Benin

By Roxanne Hargreaves | November 17, 2023

Roxanne Hargreaves is Head of Development for Sierra Leonean Cycling. She shared her impressions from a recent training camp in Benin, to which two Sierra Leonean talents were invited. The sun beats down on the road outside Porto Novo. Five…

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What African Cyclists Need

By Kimberly Coats | August 15, 2023

I have been working in African cycling since 2009. I started in Rwanda, forming the National Cycling Team of Rwanda with my partner. Jock Boyer had been on the ground since 2007. I clearly remember asking him early on why…

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Road To The Worlds: Inside the UCI World Cycling Centre Development Programme

By Kimberly Coats | August 9, 2023

If you are not familiar with the World Cycling Centre (WCC), it is an elite coaching and training centre in Aigle (Switzerland). It also houses the headquarters of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The WCC opened in 2002 and welcomes…

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Malawian Cyclist supported by local Scottish bicycle shop for Glasgow Worlds

By Jeremy Ford | August 4, 2023

Malawian cyclist, Macpherson Mbeya, will be the solo Malawian athlete taking part in the UCI 2023 Cycling World Championships, being held across Scotland (UK) from the 3rd to 13th August. Macpherson, who works as a clinical officer in Mzimba, will…

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Tour de France Launches #Qhubekaday on 18 July 2023

By Jeremy Ford | July 17, 2023

Le Tour de France is excited to announce that during the sixteenth stage of the race on Tuesday, 18 July, we will be promoting our continued partnership with the Qhubeka Charity (“Qhubeka”). The #QhubekaDay campaign seeks to encourage fans around…

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Brent Copeland Talks African Cycling

By Kimberly Coats | July 9, 2023

Brent is the General Manager of Team Jayco AlUla, an Australian World Tour Team Team Africa Rising’s European Correspondent hit the first few stages of this year’s Tour de France and interviewed one of the most tenured General Managers in…

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Qhubeka Charity: The Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift extend long-term partnership

By TAR Editorial Team | July 8, 2023

These two high-profile cycling events have announced the continuation of their partnership with Qhubeka for 2023. Qhubeka is a high-profile and highly effective African social mobility charity. This support has already led to the distribution of over 1,500 Qhubeka bicycles to schoolchildren across South Africa. Qhubeka is also one of…

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