Wheels4Life – Providing Low Cost Quality Bikes for Third World Countries

Wheels 4 Life Team wins Cape Epic!!!

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Esther Süss and Sally Bigham who raced the 2012 Absa Cape Epic Race in South Africa as the ‘Wheels 4 Life’ Team have won the ladies category. Thank you and your teams (Wheeler and Topeak-Ergon) for the great publicity and awareness for our cause. We are proud of you. 

Cape Epic

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Wheels 4 Life Team at Cape Epic Race in South Africa

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The favorite female riders in this years Cape Epic Mountain Bike Race in South Africa are no others than Sally Bigham (Team Topeak-Ergon Canyon) and Esther Süss (Team Wheeler). They will start this year as Team “Wheels 4 Life” and are already in the lead after the first stage. Thank you - Go Girls!!!!

Sally and Esther

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A message from one of our project leaders in Uganda

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Hello Carmen,
How are you and how are you doing?
The message from the bikes is that  last saturday a Wheels4Life bike saved a 8 year old boy’s life.This boy was swimming in a fish pond and uncerstainly he drown in water. there was no public means of transport at that time to take the boy in the hospotal.But because the father received a Wheels4Life Bike,The elder sister asat on the bicycle with the little brother and the father used the bicycle to reach boy in hospital.and luckly enough,the servived death when was recahed to the hospital for treatment..
I was called on sunday to see the boy and the perents highly thanked me and appreciated Wheels4Life for the bicycle.
However for the rest of bikes are all well and in  good condition.
Thanks,
yours faithfully 
Mugega Sulaiman.

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A message from one of our recipients

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One Bike uplifting our life:

My name is Betty  Otoo  37 year  a widow and peer counselor in my village Acet (Gulu District). I would like to greatly thank Wheels4 life and VAC-NET for providing us free bikes that have changed our lives, I received my Bike in September 2011, and this bike has brought an indisputable change into our family.

Apart from me using the bike to attend weekly reproductive health meetings, I use my Bike to transport greens which I plant in my garden to the market and in return  I buy posho (Cone) for my children this has never happened before  I got this bike.  My son John Bosco uses the bike to go to school and on the same rout he carries our milk to diary where we sell and get some money. The bike which was given to me turned to be a great tool within our family the change we are realizing within the ...

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Rotwild R2 Worldcup Crank Brothers Dreambike for auction now

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This weeks Crank Brothers Dreambike auction: Rotwild R2 Worldcup (M)

Link to auction: http://www.ebay.com/itm/170774205393?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649#ht_560wt_1110

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frameRotwild R2 World Cupframe sizeMediumframe colorblack w/ red/orangeparts colorRed/Blackframe materialCarbonheadsetMixed TaperedforkRock Shox SID Teamfork travel100mmrear shockDT Swissshock travel110mmfront axle spacing110mm QRrear axle spacing135mm QRwheel size26”wheelsCrankbrothers Cobalt 3handlebarCrankbrothers 11 - 700mmstemCrankbrothers Cobalt 3 - 700mmgripsCrankbrothers CobaltbrakesAvid Elixir CRshiftersSRAM XO 9 speedcranksTruvativ Noir - 3x9pedalsCrankbrothers Candy 3rear der.SRAM XO 9 speedfront der.SRAM X9cassetteSRAMseatpostCrankbrothers Cobalt 11saddleFizik TundratiresContinental Race King 2.2estimated msrp$7,000

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