Bikes is the premier bike shop in Bath, offering a wide
range of bikes and spares with expert advice. Johns
bikes have supplied to us components and clothes at
a reduced price. Thanks to all of you. Be sure to pop
in next time you are in Bath, UK.
many years Dawes cycles have been synonymous with good
quality touring bikes that perform well. We are proud
to call Dawes one of our sponsors as they have provided
us with a 1 Down touring frame and components each.
Thank you Andy Hicks. For their full product range please
London's Trekmate Adventure Travel stores in Covent
Garden and Earls Court are leading retailers of outdoor
equipment and accessories. They are proudly the primary
stockist of Macpac in Europe, stocking everything in
the entire Macpac range. We have been given reduced
priced Macpac Névé 3-4 season down sleeping
bags - Thank you. www.trekmate.co.uk.
Camera Exchange started life in Guildford, Surrey in
1952. The current shop in Guildford is on the same site
as the original studio but the business has grown -
the London Camera Exchange Group remains one of the
largest privately owned chains of Photographic dealers
in England today. LCE branches sell a wide range of
the latest photographic equipment together with a large
selection of used stock. LCE have given us a Pentax
automatic SLR with two lenses, an Olympus MJU II compact
camera and Fuji Sensia RD100 slide film. For more information
please visit www.lcegroup.co.uk.
provides its customers with a diverse range of innovative
products and services. The Company's businesses span
manufacturing to service sectors: information and communications;
power; automation and control; medical; transportation;
lighting and household and it lies behind daily and
business life in the UK and across the globe. Much of
the cycle route will be following that of the London-Calcutta
telegraph line which their UK founder, Sir William Siemens,
helped design and build in 1869 and which was a milestone
in the history of communications engineering. Andrew
Hay won a Sir William Siemens medal last year for outstanding
academic and practical achievement in engineering and
Siemens are now delighted to support Andrew and his
cycling companions in this charity cycle ride. Siemens
is producing 120 specially branded T-shirts which will
be sold on to raise money for the charities. Please
and Renate Hilleberg have spent over 25 years testing
and developing tents and their range are regarded by
many as the first choice for lightweight mountaineering.
Three reduced priced Hilleberg Akto tents have have
been supplied for this expedition. Please visit www.hilleberg.se.
years Psion have been market leaders in innovating palmtop
computer technology. Their highly successful range of
handheld computer devices can be seen the world over,
helping many people work and play on the move. Psion
have given us three Series 5mx palmtop computers, travel
modems, extra memory and carry cases. Web site maintenance
will be performed from these machines. Many thanks Elita
Software Solutions can provide total e commerce solutions
tailored for all specific needs. Web site hosting is
kindly provided to us, thank you Rupert Woolger. Please find out more about Calculus at www.findesolutions.com.
International have been producing the Dog Dazer ultrasonic
dog repellent for several years. They are internationally
acclaimed for their effectiveness at deterring dogs
away from vulnerable cyclists and pedestrians. Please
visit their site at www.dazer.com.
Three dog dazers have been given to us with thanks.
is the United Kingdom's leading specialist retailer
of photographic equipment and accessories. Operating
from a network of almost 200 stores nationwide, Jessops
sells the most comprehensive range of cameras, camcorders,
digital photographic products, binoculars and accessories
in the country. Jessops have given us a large quantity
of 100 speed colour slide film. Thank you. www.jessops.com.
Planet gather information for everyone who's curious
about the planet - and for those who explore it first
hand. Through guidebooks, phrasebooks, activity guides,
maps, literature, newsletters, image library, TV series
and website, Lonely Planet act as an information exchange
for a worldwide community of travellers. All relevant
guide books have been provided for us by Lonely Planet
- Thank you. www.lonelyplanet.com.
digital satellite radios produce near CD quality sound
that can be heard from all corners of the globe - from
mountains to deserts to the high seas. A large number
of radio stations are are available to cater for most
needs, including the BBC. Worldspace have given us a
Hitachi KH-WS1 Worldspace radio to keep us up to date
and entertained where ever we are. www.worldspace.com.
publish travel guides to over 120 countries worldwide.
Each guide is packed with practical, concise and colourful
information for everybody from first-time travellers
to travel aficionados. Please visit their site: www.footprintbooks.com.
Footprint are providing us with several guide books
for the journey.
Bath University Students Union shop has provided us
with clerical equipment. www.bath.ac.uk/BUSU.