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(44) Bowyers back-up on Bridgo’s bike

January 28, 2013

A quick update on the bike situation – a massive thank you for all of your kind comments and words of encouragement and support.  We haven’t felt alone for a second even though we are so far from home.

No news of Winston and thanks to the kindness and generousity of the Bowyer family at home in Devon, we will soon have a replacement bike on its way to Khartoum. Andrew donated most of his bike, Julian drove to Devon from Bristol especially to build it up for Tim and David and Tina have arranged to have it sent out to us.

We’d also like to thank Yousif and Huda for their support and help in dealing with the police and providing a home from home for us. We’d also like to thank our current hosts Simon and Amanda and their 2 boys who have been a great distraction – we have learned a new game ‘sticky glue’ which is great fun!

All being well, the bike should be with us by the weekend and we hope to get on the road soon after.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. stephanie permalink
    January 28, 2013 2:29 pm

    what a relief! So happy you’ve had all these great supporters so the amazing journey can continue. 🙂

  2. Mum and Dad Pitts permalink
    January 28, 2013 7:32 pm

    Great news. What a wonderful family the Bowers are. We owe them so much. love you both LOTS Mum and DadXXXXX

  3. January 29, 2013 4:47 pm

    Fantastic News! I’m so pleased, R*

  4. IAN NORTH permalink
    January 30, 2013 3:26 pm

    Excellent effort I feel very envious good luck on the rest of your journey.

  5. Andrew permalink
    February 4, 2013 4:39 pm

    Have you found the other crank? Mum said to look through all the packaging!!! Jules said has he got to come out and do this for you!!!

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