AFRICAN BICYCLE DESIGN'S ARCHIVE

  • People living with disabilities in Africa face huge challenges accessing education and employment. Even getting about at home and in the locality can be fraught with difficulties. Inadequate infrastructure in and around many schools, offices and houses can force people to become socially excluded from their communities. Bicycles are a common mode of transport across […]

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  • The Green Hub Kenya is producing bicycle ambulances for our bicycles for health care workers in Kenya. Support CooP-Africa (Cycling out of Poverty) to mobilise more to improve access to education, health care and income. http://www.coop-africa.org/en/donate

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  • The Green Hub Kenya is producing bicycle frames for our bicycles for students, health care workers and small entrepreneurs in Kenya. Support CooP-Africa (Cycling out of Poverty) to mobilise more to improve access to education, health care and income. http://www.coop-africa.org/en/donate

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  • The Green Hub Kenya is producing bicycle carriers for our bicycles for students, health care workers and small entrepreneurs in Kenya. Support CooP-Africa (Cycling out of Poverty) to mobilise more to improve access to education, health care and income. http://www.coop-africa.org/en/donate

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  • Timmermansfietsen.nl from Nijmegen, Netherlands has improved the design of the new bicycle which will be manufactured in the Green Hub in Kenya from 2015. Timmermansfietsen is refurbishing supper cool secondhand custom and retro bicycles and sells them in his workshop. Thank you so much Teun for your volunteer work. Become also a volunteer for CooP-Africa […]

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  • The flat trailer was developed by a team of students of the Delft University of Technology (Jan, Rianne, Nico and Joo) as part of the African Bicycle Design Contest. The idea and design of the trailer is based on the Kipepeo. The trailer is being produced at the Cycling Blue Workshop in Kisumu Kenya. • […]

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  • The Kipepeo is a multipurpose trailer. The trailer comprises different components. For this reason the trailer can be formed in various positions. If the side walls are in upside position, it results in a box. As the front and rear walls are folded it creates a long trailer, which can be used for the transport […]

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  • The communities in the areas in which CooP-Africa  operates raised a request for a hand-driven tricycle for disabled entrepreneurs. Within this group there is a need for a custom-made ​​bike, so they can make a living independently. The hand-driven tricycle  finds a balance in opportunities for business applications, weight, maneuverability, price and quality. • Period: […]

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  • There are no bicycle factories in East Africa. Bicycles are mostly imported from Asian countries. The poor quality of these bicycles and the high import tax has CooP-Africa encouraged to investigate whether it is possible to start bicycle production in East Africa. Both to create employment and also to bring affordable quality bicycles on the […]

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  • The Pedicab is a new and sustainable expansion of public transport in African cities. It is a durable and cheaper alternative to motorised transport, like motor cycles and tuktuks. Due to its modern and sleek appearance the new pedicab is a good alternative to the simple traditional pedicab. This will appeal to the middle class […]

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