Wheels4Life – Providing Low Cost Quality Bikes for Third World Countries

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Wheels 4 Life revisits Ndeiya, Kenya with Danny MacAskill on their way to summiting Africa’s two highest peaks

In October Hans Rey, Danny MacAskill, Gerhard Czerner, Martin Bissig and the Freeride Entertainment film crew popped in to visit one of our former projects in Ndeiya, Kenya, on their way to summiting Africa’s two highest peaks.

2013, Hans and I did the ultimate road trip, visiting 24 of our field project leaders in both Kenya and Uganda. We made a film about it, I wrote a story about it and took one or two thousand photos showing it. Fast forward to 2016….Hans, Danny and Gerhard are off to tackle the most physically and mentally challenging adventure of their lives. Hans as many know, has thirty years experience of expedition adventures, but even for him, this was going to be a huge one ...

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Give a bicycle for Christmas and change a life, or four!

You can change a family’s life for the better, with the gift of a bicycle. One bike equals approximately four people having the benefit. One bike costs on average $150. This holiday season, if you would like to purchase a bicycle in lieu of a gift for someone, that person will receive a personalised wooden postcard letting them know that they will have changed lives through the gift of their bicycle.

If you would like to gift a bike as a gift, please add to your PayPal memo, the address and the name of the person you are gifting.

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The Wheels 4 Life Story

Our Story:

For most of us bicycles are recreational equipment, but for some people a bicycle can mean survival.

A bicycle can make all the difference in a persons life. It can be the difference between having a job or not, going to school or not, seeing a doctor or not…

Hans with a woman in Africa

Wheels4Life is a non-profit organization that provides bikes for people in developing countries in need of transportation to get to work or to school, including health care workers. Wheels4life was founded by extreme biking legend and former Mountain Bike World Champion Hans Rey [hansrey.com].

Hans has been a professional athlete for 20 years, he still travels the world promoting biking and riding the unridable. He has been competing and demonstrating his talents in 60 countries, in recent years he been filming documentaries with his ‘Hans Rey Adventure Team’, combining his extreme biking skills with different cultures, always in search of something historical or mysterious.

Wheels4Life is Hans’s way of giving something back to the people he has met on his journeys; Hans remains grateful for the opportunities and career he had through the sport.