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12 Bike4All’s received in great spirit in Gugulethu

The Gugulethu Community, Movement of Change and Social Justice (MCSJ), Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN), Pedal Power Association (PPA) and Qhubeka handed over 12 Bike4All bicycles to the Gugulethu Community Neighbourhood watch.
This distribution was held at the Gugulethu Sports complex in NY, Gugulethu. MC’s Noxolo Mayekiso and Phelisa Dlangamandla carried out the ceremony with guest speakers Neighbourhood watch speaker Ntobeko, Cycling sport speaker Xola Sono, distributor of chronic medication Ncedo Makhamba, Elliot Nombayeka who advises how using bicycles can generate income, Tim Mosdell CEO of BEN and closing off the ceremony was Ncedisa Quabazi.

Gugulethu community entertained us in true community style as they welcomed the bicycles to help serve the community.
Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) Pedal Power Association Qhubeka Charity

On Bike Tours in Westlake

Meshack Nchupetsang, our BEC in Westlake, is proud to present “On Bike Tours”. It forms part of his growth strategy in diversifying his product to reach more people.
Tours will officially commence daily from 19th November 2019. Join him as he showcases the diverse beauty of Cape Town. Call Meshack on 078 279 6460 to secure a booking.  We wish you all the very best in your new venture.

120 Bicycles into Malmesbury

100 Ilingelethu scholars received their bicycles on 17th October 2019 on the Qhubeka “Learn to Earn” programme and a further 20 bicycles went to community safety volunteers in the community.  Bicycles were funded by Spar and Team Dimension Data.  Proudly partnered with Qhubeka Charity, Pedal Power Association and Bike4All.

Holiday Cycling Clinic in Mitchell’s Plain

30 September 2019 – School holidays are meant to be fun, so we headed off to the Weltevreden Community Center in Mitchell’s Plain for some cycling fun! Together with Coot B Community Watch and our BEC, Vyvan Bean from Mr B’s Bikes, we conducted a safe cycling school holiday program with at least 100 children from the community. Such well behaved children who enjoyed every minute of the training and cycling. Special thanks to Dragon Sports for the donation of Avalanche cycling gloves and to Cape Town Cycle Tour for the water bottles. The children were beyond excited to receive your donations. Well done to Coot B Community Watch for helping keep the community safe. Thanks to everyone for a great event.

Trainees assemble their 1st bicycles

10 October 2019 – Congratulations to Nuriya Rustin and Richard Smith for completing their 1st bicycle essembly. They are both currently doing a 3 week bicycle mechanical training course at BEN under the capable hands of Solly Jones. Well done – great achievement!

New Bicycle Mechanics in the making!


1st October 2020 – Welcome to Nuriya Rustin and Richard Smith who enrolled with our 3 week bicycle mechanical training course. If anyone interested in doing a bicycle mechanical course then contact BEN on 021 7884174 or email info@benbikes.org.za . We offer a basic 3 day course and an intense 3 week course.

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