Stagg Cycles in Lucan, West Dublin are the latest bike shop to volunteer to become a drop-off point for unwanted cycling kit as part of The Africa Kit Appeal.
The Africa Kit Appeal was launched earlier this year by Team Dimesnion Data for Qhubeka pro Matt Brammeier. The idea is to ask cycling enthusiasts around the globe to donate their unwanted cycing kit to local drop off points – the cycling kit will be used to help young African cyclists realise their goal one day of joining their national team.
Brammeier who will race with new Irish UCI Pro Continental team Aqua Blue Sport next season was inspired by Rwandan team mate Adrian Niyonshuti’s bicycle academy back home and his incredible achievements, despite the Rwandan genocide.
Matt was inspired by Rwandan team mate, Adrian Niyonshuti’s, bicycle academy back home and his incredible achievements, despite the Rwandan genocide.
Since the appeal was set up, numerous drop-off points in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Spain and the US have become involved and the appeal has also received support from other pro cyclists including Dan Martin, Daniel McClay, Lars van de Haar, Paul Voss and Rory Sutherland.
Contact details for Stagg Cycles are available through this link: http://staggcycles.com/
Information about The Africa Kit Appeal can be found here: http://www.africakitappeal.com/