LifeCycle Challenge


Day 5 & 6 – Deeper into the Tanzanian Wilderness

Day 5 started early as they set off for their first full ride in Tanzania. The harsh African terrain has taken a toll on bikes with morning maintenance being more common and taking longer. They began with a harsh climb up the Kilimanjaro foothills, a climb that took the cyclists 7000 feet up. The tough […]

Day 4: The Road to Tanzania

Today was the fourth day of the Foster Clark’s LifeCycle Challenge the cyclists woke up to a great start of the day, a reward for the hell they have been put through in the past 48 hours. After some extra time to rest they filled up on a buffet breakfast in the lodge they slept […]

The Trials and Tribulations of Days 2 & 3

Day 2 (185km) Today was day 2 of the LIfeCycle Challenge, and after a relatively easy first day, the team was quickly brought back to the reality of the challenge. We all knew it would be a long day with 185 km to cover but still very little could prepare the cyclists for what was […]

Day 1: Tress, Wide Open Planes and a Big Big Hill

Today marked the first day of official cycling. It was 6:30 when the cyclists started their ride, when even the sun was just starting it’s day.We started in Nairobi where the cyclists were faced with heavy traffic from cars to lorries. While in Nairobi our title sponsor, Foster Clark’s, had a surprise for the cyclists, […]

Preparation Day: The Calm Before the Storm

Today was a day of preparation. After a sleepless night the cyclists set up their bikes and had a short ride to their campsite for the night. It’s evening time now and after all the mental and physical preparation there’s a lull before the storm. The look on the faces of those experienced cyclists has […]